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  I Marine Expeditionary Force change of command

Marines and sailors of I Marine Expeditionary Force welcomed aboard their new commanding general, Lt. Gen. David H. Berger, during a change of command ceremony here July 11, 2014.  Lt. Gen. John A. Toolan, who served as the I MEF commanding officer for nearly two years, relinquished command of the unit to Berger, who most recently served as the commanding general of Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center.. MORE



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Lt Dan Band performs concert for service members

Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band perform a concert for service members before an evening colors ceremony aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., June 7. The concert was op to Marines, Sailors and family members to attend.
Picture of the Week
Infantrymen engage Taliban insurgents during 4th of July weekend
Corporal Deshaun Jackson, rifleman, Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, takes cover behind a berm during a firefight in Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 6, 2014. Jackson, a native of Chicago, and the company operated in Gereshk for three days and were involved in numerous kinetic engagements with Taliban insurgents. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Scanlan / released)
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  Infantry engage Taliban Insurgents during 4th of July Weekend
While many Americans in the United States were celebrating during the Fourth of July weekend, Marines with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, were engaging Taliban insurgents in Helmand province, Afghanistan.  The infantrymen along with Afghan National Army soldiers operated within close proximity of Camp Leatherneck to continue  MORE

 

NFL Football Star Experience brings football stars and service members together
Marines, Sailors and family members watched football players from the National Football League train during the NFL Football Star Experience aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., July 15.  This was the first year having the NFL Football Star Experience aboard this air station. The event helped show the support of the military from these professional athletes.  MORE 

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Women Marine Association members share career experiences
Retired Gunnery Sgt. Nancy Arroyoavila, president of the Edith Macias Vann, Southern California Chapter of the Women Marines Association, along with fellow WMA members, spoke to Marines at the Pacific Views Event Center aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 8, 2014.   Retired and former Marine women from the WMA teamed with the MORE


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