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Lance Corporal Leadership Ethics Seminar Training

Lance Corporal Leadership Ethics Seminar Training

By Cpl. J. Gage Karwick | September 02, 2014

Marine Corps Reserve senior enlisted advisors gathered in the Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans auditorium Aug. 27, 201,4 to attend a training seminar dedicated to the rejuvenation of the Marine lance corporal. The course exposed the senior enlisted personnel to the seminar their junior Marines will be taking by having the advisors play the MORE

Temporary suspension of non-critical SMCR and IMA affiliations

By Sgt. Jessica Ito | September 02, 2014

Marine administrative message 429/14 directs a temporary suspension of non-critical prior service Selected Marine Corps Reserve and Individual Mobilization Augmentees affiliation upon completion of the fiscal year 2014 mission. What does that mean?The authorized Selected Reserve end-strength is 39,600 Marines. In order to ensure that the force does MORE

Reserve Marines demonstrate personnel recovery methods to Slovenian soldiers

Reserve Marines demonstrate personnel recovery methods to Slovenian soldiers

By Cpl. Codey Underwood | August 27, 2014

During the expected chaos of combat, Marines are unfortunately killed without regard to their rank or military status. The casualties, when pronounced ‘killed in action’ are removed from the battlefield and returned to their respective families by a group of highly trained Marines who specialize in the processing of human remains.   Marines with 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