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A grave at the New Bern National Cemetery is decorated

A grave at the New Bern National Cemetery is decorated

A grave at the New Bern National Cemetery is decorated with memorabilia in New Bern, North Carolina. Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for America's service members who fought and gave their lives for the Un... More

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Soldiers and civilians assigned to the U.S. Army Reserve

Soldiers and civilians assigned to the U.S. Army Reserve

Soldiers and civilians assigned to the U.S. Army Reserve Command headquarters at Fort Bragg, N.C. gathered together, April 20, 2016, to celebrate 108th anniversary of the of the U.S. Army Reserve. The U.S. Army... More

Pea Island Boathouse dedication

Pea Island Boathouse dedication

MANTEO, N.C. - Pictured is a close up of a Beebe rocker keel type 26-foot wooden surf boat that was in the Coast Guard's service from approximately 1910-1939, and is now on loan from the National Park Service t... More

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Weston Rushing, a machine gunner

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Weston Rushing, a machine gunner

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Weston Rushing, a machine gunner with Weapons Training Battalion, Marine Corps Installations East-Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, fires a Taurus 1911 pistol during the Weapons Training Ba... More

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Nicholas Pirrone, a reconnaissance

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Nicholas Pirrone, a reconnaissance

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Nicholas Pirrone, a reconnaissance Marine with 2d Reconnaissance Battalion, 2d Marine Division, loads magazines on Stone Bay, North Carolina, Aug. 26, 2020. 2d Recon conducted Close Quart... More

Col. Gregory H. Kitchens, officer in charge and marksmanship

Col. Gregory H. Kitchens, officer in charge and marksmanship

Col. Gregory H. Kitchens, officer in charge and marksmanship training unit and shooting for Marine Corps Forces Reserve Division Team, checks his time before firing the National Match M16A4 service rifle with i... More

Capt. Nicole Bastian, an Officer Selection Officer

Capt. Nicole Bastian, an Officer Selection Officer

Capt. Nicole Bastian, an Officer Selection Officer based out of Tallahassee, Fla., talks with Cayla Cowherd, Miss Virginia Union University 2014, about Marine Corps officer programs at the Time Warner Cable Are... More

Marine officers speak with college students about leadership

Marine officers speak with college students about leadership

Marine officers speak with college students about leadership opportunities in the Marine Corps during the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association's career expo at the Charlotte Convention Center Feb. 27, 2... More

Marine Capt. Zubah Koewh, the Marine Corps Recruiting

Marine Capt. Zubah Koewh, the Marine Corps Recruiting

Marine Capt. Zubah Koewh, the Marine Corps Recruiting Command’s G-6 officer, motivates the Shaw University Lady Bears basketball team before the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association women’s final game, ... More

Marines recognize CIAA commissioner

Marines recognize CIAA commissioner

Lt. Col. David Rodgers (right), Marine Corps Recruiting Command's assistant chief of staff for diversity recruiting, and Master Sgt. Mark McArthur, Marine Corps Recruiting Command's diversity recruiting chief, ... More

Staff Sgt. Darrell Rich, the 6th Marine Corps District

Staff Sgt. Darrell Rich, the 6th Marine Corps District

Staff Sgt. Darrell Rich, the 6th Marine Corps District enhanced marketing vehicle chief, speaks to Charlotte, N.C.-native students attending a career exploration event at the Charlotte Convention Center Feb. 26... More

Sgt. Wayne Mann, a recruiter from Recruiting Station

Sgt. Wayne Mann, a recruiter from Recruiting Station

Sgt. Wayne Mann, a recruiter from Recruiting Station Columbia and Livingston College alumnus, motivates the Livingston College Blue Bears basketball team before the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association ... More

Marines attend CIAA

Marines attend CIAA

From left to right, Lt. Gen. Ron Bailey, the Marine Corps' deputy commandant for plans, policies, and operations; Army Col. Lawrence Anyanwu, the commander of 4th Brigade of Army Cadet Command; and Cornell Wils... More

Shaw Univ. point guard earns Marine Corps Excellence in Leadership Award

Shaw Univ. point guard earns Marine Corps Excellence in Leadership Awa...

Capt. Travis Perkins (right), Marine Corps Recruiting Station Baltimore's executive officer, and Gunnery Sgt. Amy Romero, administration chief at Marine Forces Command, presents Shaw University senior point gua... More

Staff Sgt. Darrell Rich, the enhanced marketing vehicle

Staff Sgt. Darrell Rich, the enhanced marketing vehicle

Staff Sgt. Darrell Rich, the enhanced marketing vehicle chief, speaks to students during the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association fan experience at the Charlotte Convention Center Feb. 27, 2014. The Cen... More

CIAA Hall of Fame breakfast

CIAA Hall of Fame breakfast

Lt. Col. David Rodgers, Marine Corps Recruiting Command's assistant chief of staff for diversity recruiting, speaks with Stan Lewter, known as the voice of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association, abou... More

Marine recruiter Staff Sgt. Darrell Rich shakes hands

Marine recruiter Staff Sgt. Darrell Rich shakes hands

Marine recruiter Staff Sgt. Darrell Rich shakes hands with a Charlotte, N.C.-area high school student during a career exploration event at the Charlotte Convention Center Feb. 26, 2014. Marines from across the ... More

Shaw Univ. forward earns Marine Corps Excellence in Leadership Award in CIAA finals

Shaw Univ. forward earns Marine Corps Excellence in Leadership Award i...

Retired Maj. Gen. Cornell Wilson Jr. (left), and Sgt. Maj. Michael A. Logan, Marine Corps Recruiting Command's senior enlisted advisor, present Shaw University senior forward #3 Ariel Hatcher with the Marine Co... More

Livingstone College guard earns Marine Corps Excellence in Leadership Award

Livingstone College guard earns Marine Corps Excellence in Leadership ...

Lt. Col. David Rodgers (right), Marine Corps Recruiting Command's assistant chief of staff for diversity recruiting, and Capt. Nicole Bastian, an Officer Selection Officer based out of Tallahassee, Fla., presen... More

Marine 1st Lt. Kia Login, a communications officer,

Marine 1st Lt. Kia Login, a communications officer,

Marine 1st Lt. Kia Login, a communications officer, speaks to a local student during the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association’s career expo at the Charlotte Convention Center Feb. 27, 2014. The Central ... More

Fayetteville Univ. guard earns Marine Corps Excellence in Leadership Award

Fayetteville Univ. guard earns Marine Corps Excellence in Leadership A...

Lt. Col. David Rodgers (right), Marine Corps Recruiting Command's assistant chief of staff for diversity recruiting, and Capt. Zubah Koweh, the operations officer for Marine Corps Recruiting Command's communica... More

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Marines from 6th Marine Corps District

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Marines from 6th Marine Corps District

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Marines from 6th Marine Corps District conduct a Marine Corps Pull-up Challenge during the National Education Association Career Day at the Charlotte Convention Center. The NEA Career Day was on... More

Winston-Salem State Univ. guard earns Marine Corps Excellence in Leadership Award

Winston-Salem State Univ. guard earns Marine Corps Excellence in Leade...

Capt. Nicole Bastian (right), an Officer Selection Officer based out of Tallahassee, Fla., and Master Sgt. Mark McArthur, Marine Corps Recruiting Command's diversity recruiting chief, present Winston-Salem Stat... More

CIAA President's Dinner

CIAA President's Dinner

From left to right, Army Col. Lawrence Anyanwu, the commander of 4th Brigade of Army Cadet Command; Brig. Gen. Ray Royalty, the commanding general of the 95th Training Division; and Lt. Col. David Rodgers, Mari... More

Lt. Gen. Ronald L. Bailey, the Marine Corps' deputy

Lt. Gen. Ronald L. Bailey, the Marine Corps' deputy

Lt. Gen. Ronald L. Bailey, the Marine Corps' deputy commandant for plans, policies, and operations, encourages a chinup challenge participant during the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association's Fan Experi... More

Capt. Nicole Bastian, an Officer Selection Officer

Capt. Nicole Bastian, an Officer Selection Officer

Capt. Nicole Bastian, an Officer Selection Officer based out of Tallahassee, Fla., gives a pre-game speech to the Fayetteville State University Lady Broncos before the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Associati... More

Soldiers from the 308th Infantry Regiment (part of

Soldiers from the 308th Infantry Regiment (part of

Soldiers from the 308th Infantry Regiment (part of the 77th Inf. Div.) and 166th Infantry Regiment (part of the 42nd Inf. Div. {the Rainbow Division}) as "...they liberate a French town in 1918..."

Army ROTC Cadet Joshua Dunn speaks about the history

Army ROTC Cadet Joshua Dunn speaks about the history

Army ROTC Cadet Joshua Dunn speaks about the history of the ROTC program to his classmates before a 5k fun run held at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte campus, April 23, 2016. This year marks the 100t... More

Marines, Sailors and civilians attended a commemorative

Marines, Sailors and civilians attended a commemorative

Marines, Sailors and civilians attended a commemorative luncheon celebrating Women’s Equality Day at the mess hall at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., Aug. 26, 2016. Women’s Equality Day is a day to... More

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Muscatatuck chosen to host first live public affairs exercise

Muscatatuck chosen to host first live public affairs exercise

MUSCATATUCK, Ind. – Once used as a mental hospital, the structure built in 1938 is now in use by civilian and military personnel coming in to conduct urban training. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Capt. Megan McFa... More

William Dunn, British Royal Air Force Squadron 71 pilot,

William Dunn, British Royal Air Force Squadron 71 pilot,

William Dunn, British Royal Air Force Squadron 71 pilot, is the first American Ace of World War II. Although Dunn was the first American ace, the title originally went to Gregory Daymond, a fellow pilot with No... More

Eugene “Red” Tobin (left), Vernon “Shorty” Keough and

Eugene “Red” Tobin (left), Vernon “Shorty” Keough and

Eugene “Red” Tobin (left), Vernon “Shorty” Keough and Andy Mamedoff, volunteers with the Royal Air Force Eagle Squadrons, fought in the Battle of Britain during World War II. Considered the founding fathers of ... More

Holocaust survivor recounts his experiences

Holocaust survivor recounts his experiences

Abram Piasek, a Holocaust survivor shares his story of prison camps surviving through cruel and harsh conditions in the base theater on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, April 14. The Naval Hospital Diversity Com... More

World War II

World War II

Navy and Marine Personnel posing for a photo opportunity during WWII.

For the next several weeks in advance of the Marine

For the next several weeks in advance of the Marine

For the next several weeks in advance of the Marine Corps’ 243rd Birthday, we are republishing stories that appeared on our pages on this date in history. We hope it will give you an appreciation for our Corps’... More

Korean War PSYOP

Korean War PSYOP

The workhorse of air delivery of leaflets in the Korean War was the C-47 Transport Aircraft. Also used was the B-29 Superfortress, which could distribute one million leaflets per flight. Some B-26 gunships were... More

Korean War Leaflet PSYOP

Korean War Leaflet PSYOP

Leaflet 2508 Back Side: Brave Pilots! If you have the courage, if you love freedom, and if you want to live a better, honorable life, this is your opportunity! Free yourself from Communist tyranny! Get into you... More

Korean War PSYOP Leaflet

Korean War PSYOP Leaflet

Front Side Leaflet 2508: TO: Courageous Jet Pilots SUBJECT: The way to the Free World The Far East Command is fully prepared to aid all the pilots who wish to liberate themselves from the vicious whip of the Co... More

Death Is Coming Leaflet 7079

Death Is Coming Leaflet 7079

The black and red leaflet 7079 is targeted at the Chinese Army and the theme is to accentuate the enemy's fear of U.N. artillery. The front depicts a single Chinese soldier in the center of a giant target. The ... More

The Korean War

The Korean War

This week we will honor those who served in the Korean War. The war was between North Korea, with the support of China and the Soviet Union and South Korea with the support of the United States. We honor the sa... More

Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Thomas J. McHugh, 3rd sergeant

Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Thomas J. McHugh, 3rd sergeant

Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Thomas J. McHugh, 3rd sergeant major of the Marine Corps, is honored during a wreath-laying ceremony at the Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery in Jacksonville, N.C., Nov. 10, 2018. ... More

close up of CLAM SHELL.  NC-130B Aircraft.  A Study of STOL Operational Techniques. BLC instrumentation ARC-1961-A-28245

close up of CLAM SHELL. NC-130B Aircraft. A Study of STOL Operationa...

close up of CLAM SHELL. NC-130B Aircraft. A Study of STOL Operational Techniques. BLC instrumentation

Lockheed NC-130B (AF58-712) Aircraft.  A Study of STOL Operational Techniques; landing approach. Nose-low pitch attitude of the aircraft was required in wave-off (or go-around) at 85 knots with flaps 70 degrees. An increase in stall-speed margin could be required to produce a more positive climb angle. (Nov 1962) Note:  Used in publication in Flight Research at Ames;  57 Years of Development and Validation of Aeronautical Technology NASA SP-1998-3300 fig. 104; 60yrs at Ames, Atmosphere of Freedom NASA SP-2000-4314 ARC-1961-A-28249

Lockheed NC-130B (AF58-712) Aircraft. A Study of STOL Operational Tec...

Lockheed NC-130B (AF58-712) Aircraft. A Study of STOL Operational Techniques; landing approach. Nose-low pitch attitude of the aircraft was required in wave-off (or go-around) at 85 knots with flaps 70 degrees... More

Lockheed NC-130B STOL turboprop-powered aircraft with ailerons drooped 30 degrees. Note trailing-edge flaps deflected 90 degrees for increased lift. Two T-56 turboshaft engines, which drove wing-mounted load compressors for boundary-layer control, are mounted on outboard wing pods. Landing approach speed was reduced 30 knots with boundary-layer control ARC-1961-A-28387

Lockheed NC-130B STOL turboprop-powered aircraft with ailerons drooped...

Lockheed NC-130B STOL turboprop-powered aircraft with ailerons drooped 30 degrees. Note trailing-edge flaps deflected 90 degrees for increased lift. Two T-56 turboshaft engines, which drove wing-mounted load co... More

Lockheed NC-130B aircraft in flight over Santa Clara Valley, CA ARC-1961-A-28388

Lockheed NC-130B aircraft in flight over Santa Clara Valley, CA ARC-19...

Lockheed NC-130B aircraft in flight over Santa Clara Valley, CA

Maj. Brent Gallant (left), 4th Security Forces Squadron

Maj. Brent Gallant (left), 4th Security Forces Squadron

Maj. Brent Gallant (left), 4th Security Forces Squadron commander, speaks during the opening ceremony for Police Week, May 16, 2016, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. In 1962, President John F.... More

The Deeper The Snow The Better For Cold Weather Field Indoctrination

The Deeper The Snow The Better For Cold Weather Field Indoctrination

This week we are republishing a story that appeared on our pages on this date in history. We hope it will give you an appreciation for our Corps’ illustrious heritage and a unique look at the style and tone of ... More

Happy Birthday, 2d Division

Happy Birthday, 2d Division

REDEDICATION OF COLORS--Marines, dependents and civilian spectators will be able to witness a typical mass rededication of colors, as shown above, tomorrow at the 2d division's anniversary parade ceremony. The ... More

Six 2d Marine Division Marines were credited today

Six 2d Marine Division Marines were credited today

Six 2d Marine Division Marines were credited today with saving the life of a traffic accident victim last Sunday following a two-car head-on collision near Wilmington, Delaware.

‘Essex’ Marine Quartet Hoping For Big Break

‘Essex’ Marine Quartet Hoping For Big Break

THE SWINGING’ ‘ESSEX’-Pooling their voices, these four Camp Lejeune Marines, left to right, LCpl. Walter Vickers, Pfc’s Billy Hill, Anita Humes and Rudy Johnson, make up the singin’, swingin’ team of the “Essex... More

Battalion Landing Teaqm 2/8 Host 50 Greek Trade School Students

Battalion Landing Teaqm 2/8 Host 50 Greek Trade School Students

IN THE MEDITERRANEAN—Students from the Technical Trade School of Mires, Crete look over the 150-mm Howitzers attached to Battalion Landing Team 2/8 during their visit with the Marines. The visiting students als... More

Div. Marine Second In Mr. Metropolis Contest

Div. Marine Second In Mr. Metropolis Contest

Photo courtesy of 1963 Camp Lejeune Globe.

Present day John F. Kennedy Memorial Chapel, Nov. 11,

Present day John F. Kennedy Memorial Chapel, Nov. 11,

Present day John F. Kennedy Memorial Chapel, Nov. 11, 2019 on Fort Bragg, North Carolina. John F. Kennedy Memorial Chapel is seen at the Special Operations Forces Chapel since it's dedication in 1965. (U.S. Arm... More

An Air National Guard nurse takes an Airman's pulse

An Air National Guard nurse takes an Airman's pulse

An Air National Guard nurse takes an Airman's pulse during a physical exam at the North Carolina Air National Guard Base, Morris Field, Charlotte, N.C.

Korea War PSYOP

Korea War PSYOP

Once Seoul was retaken by UN Forces, Mathews augmented the station in the capitol city with a 50-kilowatt medium transmitter and a 10 kilowatt short wave transmitter under the command of the General Headquarter... More

Korean War PSYOP

Korean War PSYOP

In 1951, the Eighth Army authorized a unit with the innocuous name "G3 Miscellaneous Division." G3 is the general staff title for operations. G3 Misc. was to be responsible for the planning, training, and suppo... More

Korean War PSYOP

Korean War PSYOP

The Army, to find enlisted men for jobs that required a university degree, set up a special classification and assignment unit at Ft. Myer, in Arlington, Va. Towards the end of 1950, orders went out to send all... More

Korean War PSYOP

Korean War PSYOP

The structure of clandestine psychological warfare activities in Korea is complex and confusing. The State Department, the CIA, the Army, the Air Force and the Navy wanted control of PSYOP activities, but only ... More

PSYOP Korean War

PSYOP Korean War

Early in the Korean War the military did not have a dedicated artillery leaflet shell. The 105 mm howitzer smoke shell and the British “25 pounder” smoke shell were most suitable to convert to leaflet shells. W... More