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- The U.S. Marine Corps in Review. Hoffman, Frank G. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;May99, Vol. 125 Issue 5, p84
Focuses on developments related to the United States Marine Corps as of May 1999. Marines' efforts to combat Iraq's obstruction of United Nations weapons inspectors; Participation in military exercises hosted by different countries in 1998; Recruitment activities; Resources and programs.
- Enlisted Leaders Deserve Training. Holub, Robert W. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Mar2000, Vol. 126 Issue 3, p64
Looks at training programs for the staff noncommissioned officers (SNCO) and noncommissioned officers (NCO) of the United States Marine Corps. Advantages of improving relations on the enlisted level; Marine Corps' support for all aspects of security assistance as authorized by the Foreign...
- The Marines Have Quit Their Posts. Holland Jr., William J. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jun2002, Vol. 128 Issue 6, p112
Focuses on the changes in duty of the United States Marine Corps as provider of security to ships and naval bases. Shift of the responsibility to the Navy; Impact of the changes on national security issues.
- U.S MARINE CORPS. Cooper, Jason // U.S. Marine Corps;2004, p1
The article offers information about the U.S. Marine Corps. Known for taking on tough, dangerous jobs in war, the Marine Corps is one of America's armed services, whose overall job is to defend the nation. The Marines are trained to fight on land after arriving by sea. That is why the Marines...
- Quantico Marine Base & University. // Monkeyshines on America;Mar2004 U.S. Military Marines, p8
The Quantico Marine base is located in Quantico, Virginia, near the Potomac River. The name "Quantico" comes from the Manohoac Indian tribe and means "by the large stream." Quantico was first used by the U.S. as a naval base during the Revolutionary War. The U.S. Marine Corps base at Quantico...
- Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base. // Monkeyshines on America;Mar2004 U.S. Military Marines, p10
Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base, in San Diego County, California, spans 12,500 acres. The U.S. Marine Corps use the base for housing, training, logistical and administrative support. Camp Pendleton was established on land that was originally colonized by a Spanish missionary named Gaspar de...
- Marine Boot Camp Training. // Monkeyshines on America;Mar2004 U.S. Military Marines, p11
Marine boot camp is considered by many to be the most demanding basic training program in U.S. military, both mentally and physically. There are two basic training locations for the U.S. Marine Corps; the Recruit Training Depot at Parris Island, South Carolina, and the Recruit Training Depot in...
- Battle of Iwo Jima: Raising the Flag. // Monkeyshines on America;Mar2004 U.S. Military Marines, p13
The United States Marine Monument in Washington D.C., is dedicated to all Marines who have given their lives in defense of the U.S. since 1775. The sculpture captured one moment of the Battle at Iwo Jima, Japan, six soldiers raising the American Flag. On February 19, 1945, the U.S. Marines...
- U.S. oversees Somalia pullout. // Current Events;3/20/95, Vol. 94 Issue 22, p2
Reports that the US Marines went on a final mission to Somalia in East Africa. Mission to help United Nations forces leave the country.