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Warrant officer’s promotion honors USS Arizona Marine’s sacrifices February 01, 2006 — Surrounded by friends, coworkers and with his wife on the cell phone from North Carolina, Todd D. Nicodemus was promoted from gunnery sergeant to warrant officer during a ceremony at the USS Arizona Marine Corps Remembrance at Pearl Harbor, Feb. 1.    Nicodemus chose the location of the ceremony in honor of the 73 Marines that gave their lives and MORE
Security Force ups their arsenal January 25, 2006 — Marines from the Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Security Augmentation Force sent thousands of rounds down range as they honed their combat pistol skills and qualified with the M-1014 Combat Shotgun at Puuloa range, Jan. 17-18.   ”This training is to prepare you for combat, that’s what its all about gentleman,” said Sgt. Matthew E. Nale, the MORE
New year, new MREs January 03, 2006 — If you are tired of trying to make Meal-Ready-to-Eat menus more palatable, then your search may be over.   The field rations have progressed a long way from the C-rats of the past, and they continue to change even to this day.   Four of the current 24 MREs have been removed and are being replaced by new and improved menus, according to the U.S. MORE
Families, survivors pay tribute to Pearl Harbor December 07, 2005 — Shots fired by Marines from the 3rd Marine Regiment firing detail echoed through the waters of Pearl Harbor in remembrance of a day that echoes throughout history at the 64th Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Dec. 7.   Along with the firing detail, wreath laying ceremonies and an F-15 missing man formation flew over the heads of the attendees. Each MORE
Camp Smith's finals trip blown with melee November 28, 2005 — Ten seconds left in the game, the score 21-6. Camp Smith Mad Dogs’ quarterback takes a knee to run the time off the clock. It should have been a semi-final intramural football championship win over the 3rd Marine Regiment “Dirty Third” at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay, Nov. 28.   When it all seemed said and done, both teams let their MORE
Senior leaders give thanks to Marines November 23, 2005 — Senior enlisted Marines at U.S. Marine Corps Forces Pacific shared the spirit of Thanksgiving by treating their Marines to a pre-Thanksgiving luncheon at the Camp Smith Sunset Lanai, Nov. 23.   Sgt. Maj. J.D. Williams, Headquarters and Service Battalion sergeant major, was one of the Marines that volunteered his time when he got his hands clean MORE
Marines practice parachute ops over paradise October 24, 2005 — Over the clear waters of Kaneohe bay, Marines with 4th Force Reconnaissance Company recently performed parachute operations. The Marines made jumps from a CH-53D helicopter from five thousand feet.   This insertion method is designed to put recon or special forces teams into an objective area undetected to conduct clandestine operations, either MORE
4th Force Reconnaissance Company practices parachute operations over Kaneohe Bay October 24, 2005 — Five thousand feet above Kaneohe bay in a CH-53D helicopter, Marines from 4th Force Reconnaissance Company, performed parachute operations, Oct. 18.   The reconnaissance Marines were training to make silent, undetectable insertions for future missions.   This insertion method is designed to put recon or special forces teams into an objective area MORE
Security force sets sights on range September 28, 2005 — The U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, Security Augmentation Force conducted their first quarterly training exercise at the combat pistol course, Puuloa range, Sep. 23.   The SAF Marines are specially trained to assist security forces already attached to the base in any emergency situation, or if the base goes to a higher threat condition.   “We MORE
Through the highways and byways of the Marine Corps, one road is for you September 23, 2005 — The Marine Corps has taken steps to help Marines enhance their careers by compiling word-of-mouth and hand-me-down advice into small, convenient and understandable packages which were released in April.   Gen. Michael W. Hagee, Commandant of the Marine Corps, commissioned the release of the Military Occupational Specialty Roadmaps in 2004. Since MORE

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