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U.S. Marines

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Washington, D.C.

Joined on 10 November, 2007

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A Day On, Not A Day Off

Today, we salute the legacy of diversity and civil rights fueled by the courage of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Shield to Storm

Thirty-years-ago today, President George H. W. Bush announced the start of Operation #DesertStorm, after Iraqi forces who had invaded neighboring Kuwait refused to withdraw.

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Legacy Honored

Today, @SECNAV announced a @USNavy expeditionary sea base has been named after Medal of Honor recipient Pfc Robert Simanek.

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It's The Climb

Lance Cpl. Ethan Sawyer, a rifleman with @3d_Marine_Div, conducts route reconnaissance during the division’s rifle squad competition at Camp Gonsalves, Okinawa, Japan. The competition involves jungle survival skills, basic infantry tactics, and weapons handling.

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Permissible and Prohibited

Marines, read MARADMIN 016/21 about permissible and prohibited conduct related to public demonstrations.

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Crank It Up

Cpl. Ivan Ramirez, @15thMEUOfficial, maintains an MV-22 on the flight deck of the @USNavy’s #USSMakinIsland in the Indian Ocean. The MEU and Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group are operating in #US6thFleet’s area of responsibility.

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Fair Winds and Following Seas

Join us in saying goodbye to Sgt. Dorothy (Schmidt) Cole who passed away last week as the oldest living Marine.

Last year, “Dotty” shared her story as she celebrated her 107th birthday. Semper Fi, Marine.

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Replying to @USNavy: America's #BlueGreenTeam in action! #FreeAndOpenIndoPacific

@31stMeu F-35B Lightning II aircraft conduct flight-ops aboard the…

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America's #BlueGreenTeam in action! #FreeAndOpenIndoPacific

@31stMeu F-35B Lightning II aircraft conduct flight-ops aboard the #USNavy amphibious assault ship #USSAmerica while underway in @US7thFleet helping to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region.

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A Maritime Nation

America's security and prosperity depend on the Marine Corps, @USNavy and @USCG maintaining our #AdvantageAtSea.

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Holiday Help

Marines join @usarmy Soldiers, @usnavy Sailors and @usairforce Airmen in picking up and disposing of wreaths at @arlingtonnatl.

In December, wreaths were laid on headstones there as part of the annual #WreathsAcrossAmerica observance.

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Replying to @1stMAW_Marines: Marines from HMLA-267 fly in support of 3rd Medical Battalion to certify Sailors as capable en-route care for casualty…

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Marines from HMLA-267 fly in support of 3rd Medical Battalion to certify Sailors as capable en-route care for casualty evacuation (CASEVAC) missions. The Sailors worked drills on a dummy patient in a Huey while flying to gain familiarization with providing care. #FightNow

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Quoted @MCSC_Quantico

Check out the full article on our website.

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Quoted @MCSC_Quantico

#TacticalTuesday: The command recently began fielding thousands of suppressors to infantry, reconnaissance and special operations units. We talked to Maj. Mike Brisker, weapons product manager with Program Manager for Infantry Weapons, to learn more.

“There has been an overwhelming excitement to receiving the suppressors, which we anticipate will serve as an effective capability for the warfighter.”

– CWO4 David Tomlinson
Infantry weapons officer, @MCSC_Quantico

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Shot Through The Dark

Cpl. Matthew Tovar, a digital wideband systems maintainer with Marine Wing Communications Squadron 18, @1stMAW_Marines, fires an M16A4 rifle during ground combat table 4 at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan.

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Looking Back, Moving Forward

Say a final goodbye to last year with one more look back at 2020. #MondayMotivation

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Warm Welcome

Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command prepare to debark #USNSBurlington at @jeb_lcfs after supporting the @usnavy expeditionary fast transport’s deployment to the @NAVSOUS4THFLT area of operations.

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Changes

Sgt. Shane Holum, a combat engineer with Headquarters and Support Battalion, @PacificMarines – Marine Corps Base Camp Smedley D. Butler, welds a fence on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan.

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Looking Back, Moving Forward

As we enter 2021 as America's naval expeditionary force-in-readiness, take a look at some of 2020 in the Marine Corps.

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#Bye2020

Wishing everyone a safe and #HappyNewYear.

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