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The United States Marine Corps (USMC), also referred to as the United States Marines, is the maritime land force service branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting expeditionary and amphibious operations through combined arms, implementing its own infantry, armor, artillery, aerial and special operations forces. The U.S. Marine Corps is one of the eight uniformed services of the United States.

Brief History of the United States Marine Corps
Brief History of the United States Marine Corps
Marine Air-Ground Task Force
Marine Air-Ground Task Force
Organization of the United States Marine Corps
Organization of the United States Marine Corps
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United States Marine Corps
Wasp-class amphibious assault ship
Wasp-class amphibious assault ship
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Second US F-35 squadron in Japan reaches full operational capability
Second US F-35 squadron in Japan reaches full operational capability
MARINE CORPS AVIATION CELEBRATES 110 YEARS OF SERVICE
MARINE CORPS AVIATION CELEBRATES 110 YEARS OF SERVICE
The USMC celebrate 246 years of service
The USMC celebrate 246 years of service
USMC plans AAV divestment, plots way to support vehicles sold to foreign nations
USMC plans AAV divestment, plots way to support vehicles sold to foreign nations
US Marines Deploy First Amphibious, Unmanned Robot System
US Marines Deploy First Amphibious, Unmanned Robot System
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More Lockheed Martin F-35s are ready to fly in Japan. The United States Marine Corps (USMC) says its second squadron of the fifth-generation stealth fighters based in Iwakuni, Japan is now at full operational capability (FOC). The USMC flies the short take-off and vertical landing (STOVL) “B” variant of the
ARLINGTON, Va. — May 22, 2022 marks 110 years of Marine Corps aviation. On May 22, 1912, 1st Lt. Alfred A. Cunningham reported to Naval Aviation Camp in Annapolis, Maryland, “for duty in connection with aviation,” sparking the birth of Marine Corps aviation. Marine Corps aviation has participated in every
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ARLINGTON, Va., November 10, 2021 — Today, Marines across the globe will recognize and acknowledge 246 years of service to their country, the sacrifices made to defend democracy, and the Marine Corps’ enduring legacy as America’s premier fighting force. The Marine Corps’ annual tradition celebrates the establishment of the organization on November 10, 1775, by
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The US Marine Corps (USMC) is poised to retire its family of assault amphibious vehicles (AAVs) in the coming years, with tentative plans to sell legacy platforms to foreign nations. As it plots the vehicle divestment roadmap it is now gauging industry interest in sustaining these vehicles sold under Foreign
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Brief History of the United States Marine Corps
Since its creation in 1775, the Corps’ role has expanded significantly. The Marines have a unique mission statement, and, alone among the branches of the U.S. armed forces, “shall, at any time, be liable to do duty in the forts and garrisons of the United States, on the seacoast, or
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Marine Air-Ground Task Force
Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF, pronounced MAG-TAF) is a term used by the United States Marine Corps to describe the principal organization for all missions across the range of military operations. MAGTFs are a balanced air-ground, combined arms task organization of Marine Corps forces under a single commander that is structured to accomplish a specific mission.
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Organization of the United States Marine Corps
The United States Marine Corps is organized within the Department of the Navy, which is led by the Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV). The most senior Marine commissioned officer is the Commandant of the Marine Corps, responsible for organizing, recruiting, training, and equipping the Marine Corps so that it is ready for operation under the command
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United States Marine Corps
The United States Marine Corps (USMC), also referred to as the United States Marines, is the maritime land force service branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting expeditionary and amphibious operations through combined arms, implementing its own infantry, armor, artillery, aerial and special operations forces. The U.S. Marine Corps is one of the eight uniformed services of the United States. The Marine Corps has been part
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Wasp-class amphibious assault ship
The Wasp class is a class of Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) amphibious assault ships operated by the United States Navy. Based on the Tarawa class, with modifications to operate more advanced aircraft and landing craft, the Wasp class is capable of transporting almost the full strength of a United States Marine Corps Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), and landing them in hostile territory via landing craft or helicopters as
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  • ARLINGTON, Va. — May 22, 2022 marks 110 years of Marine Corps aviation. On May 22, 1912, 1st Lt. Alfred A. Cunningham reported to Naval Aviation Camp in Annapolis, Maryland, “for duty in connection with aviation,” sparking the birth of Marine Corps aviation. Marine Corps aviation has participated in every major American conflict since. Deputy...
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    ARLINGTON, Va., November 10, 2021 — Today, Marines across the globe will recognize and acknowledge 246 years of service to their country, the sacrifices made to defend democracy, and the Marine Corps’ enduring legacy as America’s premier fighting force. The Marine Corps’ annual tradition celebrates the establishment of the organization on November 10, 1775, by the Second Continental Congress. Following...
Brief History of the United States Marine Corps
Marine Air-Ground Task Force
Organization of the United States Marine Corps
United States Marine Corps
Wasp-class amphibious assault ship