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helicopters heavy-lift CH-53K

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md. – Engineers at Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. in Stratford, Conn., are preparing to build six new CH-53K King Stallion heavy-lift helicopters and integrated avionics systems for the U.S. Marine Corps under terms of a $107.4 million order announced Monday. Officials of the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command at Patuxent River Naval Air [...]

August 15th, 2019 | Posted in Marines | Read More »

EDITORIAL: Salute to Marine role model

Melvin G. Carter gets pinned to the rank of brigadier general by Brig. Gen. Dimitri Henry and Maj. Gen. Michael Groen during a ceremony in which he was promoted to brigadier general in the United States Marine Corps at the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, Virginia, August 9, 2019. Photo by Lance [...]

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SAIC Wins $14 Million U.S. Marine Corps Cyberspace Operations Contract

RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) won a $14 million contract with Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific supporting the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace Command to provide full spectrum cyberspace support. “We are proud to continue our partnership with and help ensure our Marines have the latest capabilities in cyberspace operations,” said Jim [...]

August 15th, 2019 | Posted in Marines | Read More »

Marine major who emailed classified information to warn of a potential Afghanistan insider attack should be retained, panel finds

“For example, if communications prior to the Marine Corps Times article indicate that the Navy did not contemplate a BOI [board of inquiry], or indicate an affirmative decision not to initiate a BOI, such communications would be highly relevant to Major Brezler’s claim that the BOI was retaliatory,” Bianco wrote in the decision, previously reported [...]

August 15th, 2019 | Posted in Marines | Read More »

Your Ideas Matter: The Making of Marine Strategic Planning and the Future of War

Maybe you’ve already heard about the Marine commandant’s new planning guidance. Maybe you haven’t. If you care about how strategy at the service level can work at its best, then you should take a close look. This episode digs into how tough questions from Congress, hard-hitting and public writing by servicemembers, and bold thinking by senior [...]

August 11th, 2019 | Posted in Marines | Read More »

Marine Corp veterans gifted with new house by Purple Heart Homes

DENVER, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – Purple Heart Homes continues to get results for our veterans. After years of planning and construction, the organization handed the keys to a brand new house over to two deserving Marine Corp veterans. For Angela and Ben Cherico the Denver home they stood in front of on Thursday was [...]

August 11th, 2019 | Posted in Marines | Read More »

The future called the Marine Corps. It refused.

Summary: The Marine Corps is trying to reform, again. After 9/11 they had an opportunity to become great but refused. Now they are on a dead-end path. As America’s institutions fall like dominoes, each will face a similar difficult choice. Their leaders’ choices will determine if who has a good future.  (This is an expansion [...]

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Marine shot in the head in Afghanistan gets back helmet that saved his life

Cpl. Nicholas DeSantis-Austin was providing security on a rooftop in Sangin, Afghanistan, in August 2018 when he was shot in the head by a sniper. Article source: https://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/your-marine-corps/2019/08/08/marine-shot-in-the-head-in-afghanistan-gets-back-helmet-that-saved-his-life/

August 11th, 2019 | Posted in Marines | Read More »

National Purple Heart Day: Recognizing heroes

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August 7th, 2019 | Posted in Marines | Read More »

Cash settlement for troops whose cars were repossessed

The amounts the government contended Nissan failed to refund were capitalized cost reduction (CCR) payments, which are initial payments, including the value of a trade-in, intended to reduce the cost of financing. Nissan argued that those payments do not qualify as “lease amounts” that need to be refunded under the law. Nonetheless, Nissan revised its [...]

August 7th, 2019 | Posted in Marines | Read More »

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