United States Marine Corps Organization and Missions
- MEFs: Foundation of the Marine Corps. // Sea Power;Jan2004, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p93
Provides information about the Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF) of the U.S. Marine Corps. Operations of the MEF; Various headquarters; Generic structure.
- Study Will Examine Future Make-Up of Marine Corps Post-Afghanistan. // Helicopter News;8/17/2010, Vol. 36 Issue 17, p8
The article reports on the study conducted by the Force Structure Review Group (FSRG) on the make-up of the post-Afghanistan structure of the U.S. Marine Corps. It states that the review will take several opinions from Marine Corps commandants to propose the future structure of the organization....
- 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...
- Personnel facts. // Marines;Feb99, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p24
Offers a summary of information concerning the United States Marine Corps personnel as of the end of fiscal year 1998. Department of Defense strength; Marine Corps total force; Marine Corps reserve forces; Commands where the Corps got its officers in 1998; Regular Marine Corps enlistments in...
- HQMC notes. Garamone, Jim // Marines;Jul99, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p2
Presents news items related to the United States Marine Corps as of July 1999. Preparations for the Year 2000 date conversion; Concerns of service members at Combat Center in Twentynine Palms; Presentation of the National Defense Industrial Association's Carlos Hancock II Memorial Award.
- Who We ARE. Amos, James F. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Nov2012, Vol. 138 Issue 11, p16
The article reports on the role played by the U.S. Marine Corps in the warfighting heritage of the nation from the American Revolution to Afghanistan. Marines are part of an on-scene naval presence that demonstrates America's commitment to be there for its allies. Their ability to rapidly...
- LETHAL, SCALABLE, & RESPONSIVE. Conway, James T. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Dec2006, Vol. 132 Issue 12, p20
The article presents the author's comments on his job responsibilities as the 34th Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps. He gives utmost priority to the troops in combat. He wishes to prepare a modernized naval force and improve the quality of life for the Marines. According to him, the combatant...
- 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.