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Lack of experienced maintainers is fueling the Corps' aviation crisis

Some of the Corps' most experienced maintainers left during the drawdown.

The Marine Corps desperately needs people to fill its most high-profile assignments

Why Marines looking to make the Corps a career should take on one of the service's toughest assignme…

Sgt. major's new agenda: PME changes, special duty overhaul & more

The top enlisted Marine wants to arm his enlisted personnel with broader professional education and…

Marines' requirements for infantry officers are unrealistic, Army colonel says

A retired Army colonel asks how often Marine infantry officers carry 152-pound loads in combat, as t…

Marine Corps rolls out fitness MOS, PME to make gunny & more

Trained fitness instructors. Mandatory Resident PME to pick up staff seargent and gunny. Blending ma…

The Marines want to get better at logistics and they're looking to corporate America for help

The Marine Corps’ Installations and Logistics wants to cop best practices from Silicon Valley and co…

Aircraft shortage forces Recon Marines to jump from civilian planes

Recon Marines are training for some of the Corps' most challenging tactical jumps using a civilian s…

The Marines wants to start fielding new gear faster than ever

Marines are being asked to test out tons of cool new gear and share ideas on ways the Corps can fill…

The Marine Corps needs more counterintelligence specialists

Manpower officials are looking volunteers to become counterintelligence/human intelligence specialis…

Top Marine tactical athletes share tips for crushing the HITT championship

The Marine Corps has crowned two noncommissioned officers as the service's top tactical athletes, an…

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Marine vet helped seize a German U-boat off the Maine coast in WWII

Around 3 a.m. a Marine first sergeant shone a flashlight in Cpl. Edwin Glasberg's face and shook him…

Paxton: Women will be successful in infantry units

“This is not about women in uniform and it’s not about women in combat,” Paxton said.

U.S. Marines, sailors flex their amphibious muscles in Russia's backyard

U.S. Marines and sailors recently teamed with other NATO allies during a major show of force in Ukra…

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Senators want Sinai Peninsula reclassified as a war zone

The designation would allow hundreds of U.S. troops stationed there to get a break on payroll taxes.…

The nation's foremost military experts have 39 ideas for modernizing its personnel system

A new report from the Bipartisan Policy Center proposes sweeping reforms. But will Congress and Pent…

Insurance Guide 2017: How to protect your military move

Regardless of how you PCS, there are insurance and safety factors to consider before, during and aft…

Insurance Guide 2017: Don't overlook insurance for spouses, experts say

Policies for wives or husbands on the home front will lend peace of mind ... and much-needed support…

Insurance Guide 2017: What the new blended system means for your Survivor Benefit Plan coverage

BRS, SBP, TSP -- let our experts help sort out the new-look alphabet soup of your financial future.

Insurance Guide 2017: How the new retirement system may change your insurance plans

DoD's new blended system can mean big financial changes, even to staples like insurance coverage, ex…

Defense lawmakers take aim at fixing the 'widow's tax'

Federal rules take thousands in payouts from military families, but Congress has struggled to fix th…