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Fox Company navigates through field week December 18, 2014 — Equipped with compasses and maps, recruits of Fox Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, maneuvered through the Land Navigation Course at Edson Range, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 16.Recruits learned the basic fundamentals of combat throughout the rugged terrain of Camp Pendleton and performed practical application in everything MORE
Recruits learn hand-to-hand combat with bayonets December 17, 2014 — Recruits of Bravo Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, learned how to employ their bayonets during a Marine Corps Martial Arts Program class at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Calif., Dec. 9.The purpose of MCMAP is to teach recruits hand-to-hand combat techniques and instill in them the warrior ethos. Part of this training focuses on how MORE
Echo Company toughened by Circuit Course December 17, 2014 — After stretching, warm-up exercises and a half mile run, recruits of Echo Company worked through 14 different exercises to complete the Circuit Course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Dec. 11.     Company E worked out for a total of an hour and a half to finish the Circuit Course, which is just one of many requirements to pass recruit MORE
Co. C learns fundamentals of rifle through practical application December 16, 2014 — Before aiming for perfection, learning the fundamentals and practice is always neccesary.Recruits of Charlie Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, learned rifle fundamentals during Grass Week at Edson Range, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 24 The purpose of Grass Week is to teach recruits the basic fundamentals of marksmanship and MORE
Marine loses weight, gains strength, confidence during training December 12, 2014 — Sitting on a bus, late at night aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, waiting to step onto the yellow footprints, Recruit Mark D. Crum could hear the footsteps of a drill instructor.  He had only one thought on his mind.“This is going to suck,” said Crum.Crum, Platoon 1015, Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, overcame personal and MORE
Company G’s combat care and military knowledge tested before graduation December 12, 2014 — Test dummies with various injuries such as open fractures and sucking chest wounds were used to test recruit’s combat care skills as part of a practical examination test at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Calif., Dec. 2.Recruits of Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, were not only tested on their combat care skills but also tested MORE
CMC awards Marine Corps Recruiting Command and stations December 10, 2014 — One of the most important jobs in the Marine Corps is finding new Marines.  The men and women tasked with this job are responsible of creating the future of the Corps and recognition was given to those charged with overseeing and managing the task.Leaders from the Marine Corps Recruiting Command held a Superior Achiever Award Ceremony at the MORE
Recruits learn the basic fundamentals of marksmanship December 10, 2014 — Once recruits have reached the second phase of training, they take on the challenge of becoming a rifleman at Edson Range, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif. Recruits of Kilo Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, were taught the basic fundamentals of firing the M16-A4 Service Rifle during Grass Week, while under constant supervision of MORE
WFTBn major wins world championship December 02, 2014 — His world title in the ancient martial art of Pankration didn’t come with ease. The road to his great achievement began with hard work at an early age.At five years old, his father taught him Filipino Martial Arts and by 6th grade, Maj. Jackson T. Doan, operations officer, Edson Range, Weapons Field Training Battalion, earned his first black belt MORE
Boise, Idaho native overcomes tumor in spine to become a Marine December 02, 2014 — When Esra D. Mullner was taken to a doctor for consistent back pain he had no idea doctors would find a tumor in his spine.At the time, he was just 11 years old and doctors advised against the surgery because of the high risk and low success rate of the procedure.“I remember my mom told me and at the time I didn’t understand what a tumor was,” said MORE

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