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Former NFL Lineman Joins Marines

Giving up the fame of the football field at 29 years old, one Company B recruit looked for the glory that was more permanent than any trophyAt age 13, Pfc. Jeremy Staat was 75...

Recruits Prepare for Combat | Theusmarines.com

The Table 2 Basic Combat Marksmanship Course is the first step in transitioning a Marine from fundamental marksmanship to becoming a proficient combat marksman.During Field Week, the second three-week phase of recruit training, Company...

Caging the Warrior; Marine Martial Arts Instructors Participate In MMA

Robert Abrantes is relaxed, calm, and collected. Each stroke is delivered carefully to his canvas. A design unfolds, and as time wears on, the finished product moves into focus. Working as a painter before...

Every Marine a Rifleman, Heavy Machine Gunner

In support of the Global War on Terrorism, Marines from all job fields are finding themselves on the front lines of the fight, performing both their military profession and also acting as basic riflemen.In...

FMFM 6-4 Marine Rifle Company/Platoon

This manual sets forth doctrine, tactics, and techniques for operations and training conducted by Marine rifle companies and platoons. Information includes amphibious operations, helicopter-borne operations, offensive combat, defensive combat, patrolling, auxiliary operations, and counterinsurgency...

The Oath of Enlistment | Theusmarines.com

I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to...

Core Values | Theusmarines.com

Generations of Americans have given special meaning to the title United States Marine. These same men and women live by a set of enduring Core Values which form the bedrock of their character. These...

Overcoming The Rappel Tower at MCRD

For three months the recruits of Company C have overcome obstacles, swim qualification, the confidence course, and countless other challenges. On August 5 they overcame their biggest challenge to date.“The recruits will be going...

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