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Today, the first female Marine to retire from the Corps was laid to rest @arlingtonnatl.
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Semper Fidelis, Master Sgt. Murray.
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#Marines #MarineCorps #ArlingtonCemetery #FemaleMarine #First #SemperFidelis #HonorTheFallen #Memorial #Arlington #MarineLife #USMC

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Just now, the first female Marine to retire from the Corps was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery.

Master Sgt. Catherine G. Murray enlisted during WWII in 1943 and served honorably for 20 years. Murray lived to be 100 and passed away peacefully last month.
Semper Fidelis, Marine.

#Marineforlife #USMC #trailblazer #Firsttofight #Marinelife #FemaleMarine #USMChistory #Yut #SemperFi #fidelis #OohRah #Marines

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Friendly Forces and Fighting Styles

Reconnaissance Marines from 1st Marine Division train side by side with Japan Ground Self Defense Force soldiers during Exercise Iron Fist 2018.

#Marines #IronFist #2018 #Kill #Yut #Motivation #SemperFidelis #USMC #Recon #Japan #Ocean #Beach #Squad #SquadGoals #Training #Alpha

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Dust Devil

A Marine with 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 1st Marine Division, fires an M136 AT4 light anti-tank rocket launcher during a live fire and maneuver range at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton during exercise Iron Fist 2018, Jan. 18. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Gunnery Sgt. Robert B. Brown Jr.) #Marines #USMC #DevilDog #Dust #DustDevil #Training #IronFist #California #1stMarDiv #exercise #MarineLife #OohRah #Yut

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Get motivated with 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment.

#MondayMotivation #Kill #Yut #Marines #MarineLife #Moto #USMC #Squad #SquadGoals #Training #Endurance

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CONTACT!

Pfc. Jose Martinez, an infantrymen with 1st Marine Division, aims down the sights as part of live-fire training during exercise Iron Fist 2018, Jan. 17. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jacob Farbo)

#Marines #MarineCorps #Training #Exercise #IronFist #Rifle #Weapon #LiveFire #Yut #Contact #OohRah.

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Welcome Home, Marines

Today, Marines & sailors with Task Force Southwest returned home to Camp Lejeune from a 9-month deployment to Helmand province, Afghanistan.
The Task Force of ~300 personnel from II MEF deployed in Spring '17 in support of the NATO-led Resolute Support mission. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Sgt. Matthew Callahan)

#marinelife #homecoming #deployment #welcomehome #oorah #semperfi #usmc #marinecorps

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Down 'n Dirty

Rct. Travis Lebron, Platoon 2009, Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, provides security during a combat training course Jan. 11, 2018, on Parris Island, S.C.

#Marines #MarineCorps #Recruit #ParisIsland #RecruitDepot #Training #Combat #MarineLife #Dirty #Mud #OohRah

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KERPLUNK

Soldiers with the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force conduct Marine Corps intermediate swim qualifications as part of Exercise Iron Fist 2018 at Camp Pendleton, California, Jan.16, 2018. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Dylan Chagnon)

#Marines #Japanese #Training #Swim ##SwimQual #Splash #Water #MarineLife #OohRah #Yut

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Seeing Double

Lance Cpl. Benton Allen exits a tunnel during the endurance course at the Jungle Warfare Training Center in Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 15, 2017. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Ricky Gomez)

#Marines #Warfare #Jungle #Training #MarineCorps #Mud #Reflection #Dirty #MarineLife #Yut

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11th Marines from 1st Marine Division celebrate St. Barbara's Day the only way a Marine should.

#11thMarines #1stMarineDivision #Yut #Artillery #Yut #USMC #StBarbarasDay #Marines #SemperFidelis #Fidelis #Oohrah

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Tip of the Spear

Marines, assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, depart on patrol in a Light Armored Vehicle-25 during Talisman Saber 17. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Diana Quinlan)

#Marines #USMC #Navy #Exercise #Australia #Training #MEU #MarineCorps #OohRah #Yut #MarineLife

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Dawn to Dusk

Marines with 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, dig fighting holes during a Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California, Nov. 29, 2017. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Prado)

#Marines #MarineCorps #Sunset #FightingHole #Training #29Palms #California #Training #Dig #Yut #OohRah #MarineLife

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Right Place, Right Time

1st Lt. Aaron Cranford with 3rd Marine Division saved divers caught in a rip current off the coast of Okinawa, Japan.

#Marines #MarineCorps #USMC #Yut #Diver #Save #Lifeguard #Motivation #MarineLife #Recon #3rdMardiv #Okinawa #Japan.

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The Good ol' Days
Recruit Bianca A. Jimenez of Platoon 4002, Papa Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, passes ammo cans to fellow recruits during the Crucible Jan. 9, 2018, on Parris Island, S.C.
#Marines #MarineCorps #Recruits #RecruitTraining #Crucible #Teamwork #BootCamp #ParrisIsland

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Frozen Fighter

Lance Cpl. Kwan Walker, assigned to Marine Wing Communication Squadron 28, braces the cold during a conditioning hike during exercise Ullr Shield on Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, Jan. 13, 2018. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Cody Rowe)

#Marines #Frozen #Ullr #USMC #Cold #Brr #MarineCorps #ColdWeather #Training #Hike #OohRah #Yut

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Feel the Burn

A Marine with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit equips his gas mask during a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear training event at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Dec. 18, 2017. (U.S Marine Corps photo by Cpl Austin M. Livingston)

#Marines #USMC #CBRN #Gas #GasMask #26thMEU #Training #Yut #Kill #MarineLife #Burn

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27 years ago today, President George H. W. Bush announced an attack on Iraqi forces in response to their invasion of Kuwait — Operation Desert Storm began the next day, Jan. 17.
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#MarineCorps #Iraq #DesertShield #DesertStorm #GulfWar #PresidentBush #USMC #Marines #OohRah #SemperFidelis

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Just because the sun is down doesn’t mean the job is done. While you were sleeping …

#MarineCorps #Marines #USMC #NightOps #OohRah #Yut #Motivation #Monday #mondaymotivation

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He inspired a nation to begin a journey toward civil rights for all. That journey continues in the U.S. Marine Corps.
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(U.S. Marine Corps illustration by Sgt. Elize McKelvey)
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#MartinLutherKingJr #MartinLutherKingDay #Marines #MarineLife #USMC #SemperFi #MarineCorps #CivilRights #MLK #MLKDay

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Ready for Takeoff

Maj. Eric D. Porter, an AH-1W Super Cobra Pilot assigned to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 167, fills out a flight log before take off on Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C., Dec. 21, 2017. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Cody Rowe)

#MarineCorps #USMC #Marines #Pilot #Helicopter #Flight #FlightLine #TakeOff #OohRah #Yut #MarineLife.

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Laying rounds and raising grounds while training in Romania.
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Marines with Marine Forces Europe and Africa enhance proficiency with different weapon systems and explosives.
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#Marines #USMC #Fire #Explosion #Training #MachineGuns #50Cal #MarineLife #Exercise #Boom #Yut #OohRah

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Toward the Sound of Chaos

Recruits of Charlie Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, perform a practice patrol during the Crucible Jan. 9, 2018, on Parris Island, S.C. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Jacob)

#Marines #MarineCorps #ParrisIsland #PI #Recruits #RecruitDepot #Crucible #Patrol #Hike #BootCamp #MakingMarines #Training #OohRah

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Swift, Silent, Deadly

2nd Reconnaissance Battalion Marines refine their skills as they prepare to deploy. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. Matthew Callahan and Lance Cpl. Taylor W. Cooper)

#Marines #MarineCorps #USMC #Reconnaissance #Recon #Raids #Patrol #Deployment #LiveFire #Yut #OohRah

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"We have to have more than valor. We have to have values."
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Retired Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Charles Krulak gives his viewpoint on Marine Corps values.
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#MarineCorps #USMC #GenKrulak #CoreValues #Valor #Value #Commandant #HueCity #Fallujah #OohRah #AlwaysFaithful #SemperFi.

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Where the Wild Things Train

Lance Cpl. Luke Verhoef walks through the woods during military operations in urban terrain training in Okinawa, Japan, Dec. 28, 2017. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Ricky Gomez)

#Marines #USMC #Jungle #Training #Infantry #Gunner #Weapon #MarineCorps #MarineLife #OohRah #Yut

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Make like a Bush

A Marine assigned to Scout Sniper School operates a radio during an exercise at SR-9 aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Nov. 21, 2017. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Evan Falls)

#USMC #USMarines #MarineCorps #ScoutSniper #Training #Kill #Yut #SemperFi #0317

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Marines with Task Force Southwest are working with the Afghan National Security Forces to clear northern and southern Marjah of Taliban fighters during operation Maiwand 10.
#Marines #MarineCorps #USMC #MarineLife #Afghanistan #Marjah #Maiwand10 #Yut #Kill #SemperFi #TaskForce

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“What came out of Desert Storm was the realization that the woman Marine was a combat multiplier,” — retired Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Charles Krulak.

#Marines #USMC #GenKrulak #Commandant #MarineCorps #Combat #FemaleMarines #Yut #Kill #Motivation #MarineLife

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