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Manpower Marines switch BIC inventory system

By Cpl. Codey Underwood | September 23, 2014

Billet identification codes are given to every Marine when they report to a unit. These BICs are designed to place Marines at the right place with the right job, according to the needs of the Marine Corps and that Marine’s qualifications. Headquarters Marine Corps, Marine Forces Reserve, and Marine Corps Recruiting Command uses these assignments to MORE

President declares Sept. 21-27 Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve week

By Courtesy story | September 23, 2014

President Barack Obama signed a proclamation declaring Sept. 21 – 27, as National Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Week. The week recognizes the important contributions employers have made in supporting the military service of their National Guard and Reserve employees.  “Throughout our history, patriotic Americans have always stepped up MORE

Active Reserve program officer new applicant accession board

By Sgt. Jessica Ito | September 10, 2014

Marine administrative message 417/14 announces guidance on the qualifications and application process of the fiscal year 2015 Active Reserve Officer Accession Board. The board will convene at Headquarters Marine Corps Oct. 20, 2014.  Qualified Marine officers can now submit applications to HQMC requesting accession into the AR program. Marine MORE

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Did you know? Service members, including Reservists and retirees, are prohibited from wearing military uniforms when participating in activities such as  unofficial public speeches, unsanctioned interviews, soliciting funds for any purpose from the public (e.g. "ice bucket" challenges), picket lines, marches, rallies or any public demonstration.  For more information, see DoD Instructions 1334.01 and 1325.06, or go to