Tag Archives: Marines

When service members first don their uniforms and pick up their rifles, they do not set aside their citizenship. They reaffirm it, vow to guard it and assume the responsibility to maintain the professionalism of their station. Exercising civic rights …
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This video provides guidance for how to apply for veterans health benefits online, paying special attention to the most complicated aspects of the online application form. Are you being discharged or released from the military?  Are you a veteran of …
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When over 1,200 U.S. and West African service members train, eat, sleep and live together in an austere environment, there is the risk of injuries, illnesses and medical emergencies. In order to keep the force fit for duty during Exercise …
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Even those who are deployed to combat zones need money. Sometimes Marines need cash to buy basic gear or hygiene necessities, other times units need to pay for battle damages they’ve caused. Corporal Steven Kessler, disbursing agent, 1st Marine Logistics …
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Before the American Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, racial segregation was an unfortunate fact of life – even in the U.S. military.  Sgt. Todd Hunter tells us about the Corps’ first black Marines and what has come of their …
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