Death of General Carl E. Mundy, Jr., 30TH Commandant

2014/04/03

Date Signed: 4/03/2014 ALMARS Active Number: 008/14 R 031935Z APR 14 UNCLASSIFIED/ ALMAR 008/14 MSGID/GENADMIN,USMTF,2007/CMC WASHINGTON DC DMCS(UC)/F002// SUBJ/DEATH OF GENERAL CARL E. MUNDY, JR., 30TH COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS// GENTEXT/REMARKS/ 1. IT IS WITH GREAT SADNESS THAT I ANNOUNCE THE DEATH OF GENERAL CARL E. MUNDY, JR., U.S. MARINE CORPS, RETIRED, THE 30TH…

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Corps is going sleeves up

2014/02/27

Headquarters Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James F. Amos: Corps is going sleeves up By Gen. James F. Amos | Headquarters Marine Corps | February 25, 2014 WASHINGTON Sgt. Maj. Barrett and I have now spoken to the majority of you about our efforts to “Reawaken the Soul of our Corps.” Each time that we have…

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How the Marines have survived, and why

2013/05/01

MAY 6, 2013, VOL. 18, NO. 32 • BY MACKUBIN THOMAS OWENS In 1957, the commandant of the Marine Corps, General Randolph Pate, sent a brief note to the director of the Marine Corps Educational Center, Brig. Gen. Victor Krulak, in which he asked, “Why does the U.S. need a Marine Corps?” Krulak, already a…

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V-22 Joins HMX

2013/03/27

The first of up to 12 Bell-Boeing MV-22 Osprey tiltrotors are joining Marine Helicopter Squadron (HMX) 1, the unit tasked with transporting the President, other VIPs and their entourages. The Marine Corps was expected to take formal delivery of the first HMX-1 MV-22 last month. The MV-22s are replacing the CH-46E Sea Knights attached to…

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Leading the Charge: Why Marines set the example

2012/08/06

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United States Marine Corps Commercial (USMC)

2012/07/21

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USMC: Commitment, Semper Fi

2012/01/07

Our strength lies not in our numbers, but in our commitment. In the Marine Corps, it’s called Semper Fidelis. It means always faithful — to our country, to the Corps, to each other. Link to this post!

USMC 236th Birthday Message

2011/10/25

The Commandant of the Marine Corps and Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps present the 236th Marine Corps birthday message and honor the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, and how the events shaped the lives of Marines past and present. http://www.usmc81.com…

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Sgt. Maj. to Marines: Read these books

2011/08/23

By Dan Lamothe – Staff writer Posted : Monday Aug 22, 2011 10:06:50 EDT Sgt. Maj. Mike Barrett has unveiled a new reading list for Marines, highlighting 54 titles that he said capture the history, culture and evolution of the Marine Corps. The development of the “Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Library” shows the…

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2011 USMC Recruiting Commercial

2011/07/24

2011 USMC Recruiting Commercial OUTSTANDING! SEMPER FI! http://www.usmc81.com Link to this post!

Marine Corps Reading List 2011

2011/07/14

REVISION OF THE MARINE CORPS PROFESSIONAL READING PROGRAM LIST  Date Signed: 7/8/2011  ALMAR  Active  Number: 027/11  2011  R 082003Z JUL 11, UNCLASSIFIED//, LMAR 027/11, MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC DMCS//, SUBJ/REVISION OF THE MARINE CORPS PROFESSIONAL READING PROGRAM LIST//, REF/A/MSGID:MSG/CMC WASHINGTON DC CMC/081912ZSEP2009//, AMPN/REF A IS ALMAR 029/09, UPDATE TO MARINE CORPS PROFESSIONAL READING LIST.// GENTEXT/REMARKS/ 1. …

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USMC Eagle Globe Anchor 1868-1968

2011/07/03

Courtesy: HISTORY AND MUSEUMS DIVISION, HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS, WASHINGTON, D.C., 1968 The purpose of this study is to explore and describe the development of the emblem and to provide students of Marine Corps history with a reference for its display on the diversity of uniforms worn by Marines since 1868. EGA 1868-1968 Part…

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HMX-1 to get MV-22s

2011/04/14

from defensetech.org Here’s another piece of cool V-22 Osprey news to emerge from the Navy League’s Sea, Air, Space conference; HMX-1, the Marine Corps chopper squadron that operates the fleet of Marine One presidential transport helos is set to receive the first of what will be a fleet of 14 MV-22s, starting in 2013 ….

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17th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Announced

2011/04/12

from Marine Corps Connection WASHINGTON — The commandant of the Marine Corps announced April 11 his selection for the next sergeant major of the Marine Corps. Sgt. Maj. Michael Barrett “I’m pleased to announce Sgt. Maj. Micheal P. Barrett as the 17th sergeant major of the Marine Corps,” said Gen. James Amos, commandant of the…

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Marine Corps will be smaller, lighter but just as deadly, commandant promises

2011/02/09

Feb 8, Los Angeles Times The Marine Corps of the future will be smaller and use lighter vehicles and lighter personal protective gear but retain its ability to respond swiftly and with intimidating firepower to any global crisis, Commandant Gen. James Amos said Tuesday night. General Amos The Marine Corps will add more personnel and…

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Gates Challenges Marine Corps’ Mission

2011/01/22

The Marine Corps is facing a historic defeat at the hands of Defense Secretary Roberts Gates, and hardly anyone inside or outside the Corps seems to grasp what is happening. On January 6, Gates disclosed a series of proposed budget cuts that included termination of an amphibious vehicle the Marines have been developing for 15…

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Marine commandant reconfirms Marines as expeditionary

2011/01/15

1/13/2011 By Cpl. Scott Schmidt, Headquarters Marine Corps ARLINGTON, Va. — The relevance of the Marine Corps as America’s expeditionary force in readiness was among the commandant of the Marine Corps’ key talking points during a visit to the Surface Naval Association Jan. 13. Gen James Amos discussed the Corps’ success in the last decade…

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It’s Official! Once a Marine, Always a Marine!

2011/01/10

“A Marine is a Marine. I set that policy two weeks ago – there’s no such thing as a former Marine. You’re a Marine, just in a different uniform and you’re in a different phase of your life. But you’ll always be a Marine because you went to Parris Island, San Diego or the hills…

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U.S. Marines – When It Counts!

2010/10/11

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Marine Corps Troop Levels to Decrease

2010/08/12

By Julian E. BarnesAugust 12, 2010, 4:21 PM ETSAN DIEGO — The U.S. Marine Corps will begin to reduce its size as the number of troops in Afghanistan is cut, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said today. Under the strain of large deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan in recent years, the Pentagon expanded the Corps…

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