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Marine Walks Away After Getting Shot in Head

Pfc. Fred M. Linck was shot in the head and walked away from the incident. The enemy round struck his Kevlar helmet, which saved his life by stopping the bullet...

Marine Security Guard Duty

April 18, 1983, a building in Beirut, Lebanon was bombed, killing 63 people. Sept. 20, 1984, 24 people were killed when a bomb slams a shopping annex in Aukar, Lebanon....

Marine Scouts Swim Undectected

Stars and chemical lights provide the only illumination for a squad of scout swimmer students as they provide security for a mock raid force during Special Operations Training Group’s Scout...

Marine Corps Combat List of Top 20 Must-Haves

Advanced Combat Optical Gun Sight or Binoculars: “When you’re on post, you can tell what individuals walking down the street (blocks away) are carrying,” said Cpl. Michael Fredtkou, an M-203...

Leadership by Example

Cpl. Zachary R. Mendenhall, 21-year-old from Poseyville, Ind., pauses while explaining tactics to his Marines. As a squad leader with Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marines he is responsible for...

Keeping it Healthy Smoke Free

With a new year upon the world, it’s time once again to make resolutions for 2006. Whether it’s weight-loss, saving to purchase a new car, getting out of debt, or...

Every Marine a Rifleman, Heavy Machine Gunner

In support of the Global War on Terrorism, Marines from all job fields are finding themselves on the front lines of the fight, performing both their military profession and also...

Infantry Gear

The standard fighting load for Marines in Iraq is anything but “standard.” Sure, there are the “must-have” items – weapon, first aid kit, helmet and flak jacket – but when...

Brothers in the Corps

When Warren Peugh returned home from boot camp at San Diego, Calif., he expected to meet with his two brothers and tell them all about his experience. When he got...

Substandard Armour Passes Ultimate Test – Combat

The Interceptor System, a personal body armor system, is comprised of the Outer Tactical Vest and the Small Arms Protective Inserts. The OTV was designed for use with SAPI plates...