17.75K is the first step toward the Marine Corps Marathon Sat, 19 Apr 2014 04:00:00 GMT
Just under 1,750 runners tackled the hills of Prince William Forest Park located just outside the main gate of Marine Corps Base Quantico during the Marine Corps 17.75K on April 12, 2014. Those who finished were given “Access Granted” passes that qualified them to sign up for the 39th Marine Corps Marathon on Oct. 26, 2014. Steven Henry, from
MCBH hosts walk, expo to support families Sat, 19 Apr 2014 03:28:00 GMT
Marine Corps Base Hawaii hosted a Pinwheels for Prevention Walk, followed by the annual Keiki Aloha Expo for families, April 11, 2014.

NMCRS Active Duty Fund Drive extended Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:40:00 GMT
If potential donors had any doubts about whether Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society needs their help, then a talk with Cpl. Astin Crawford can set them straight.

Newly renovated Pop Warner Field reopens Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:30:00 GMT
Gathering around the new gridiron, Marine Corps Base Hawaii officials reopened Pop Warner field with a morning blessing held April 11.

MCB Hawaii teens soar in track, field events Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:31:00 GMT
Four Marine Corps Base Hawaii teens achieved first place in various track and field events last week and the week prior.

MCB Hawaii volunteers honored during annual ceremony Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:28:00 GMT
Marine Corps Base Hawaii volunteers were honored at the annual Volunteer Recognition Ceremony, April 4, 2014.

Base community pauses for its kids Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:13:00 GMT
Each April, the Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany community pauses to focus on its littlest hero — the military child. Although they don’t deploy or go off to war,they serve their country alongside their service member parents and are affected by those events just the same. April was designated as the Month of the Military Child by former

New exhibit center set to open Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:11:00 GMT
The Natural and Cultural Resources Center will open on Monday, April 21, at Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany giving people various opportunities to engage with nature.  The center will offer a walk through exhibit, art stations, which will allow children to draw while visiting the center, nature books, a reading corner, games and a variety of

NBHC Albany expands dental care to retirees, families Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:05:00 GMT
The Naval Branch Health Clinic Albany now offers dental services to TRICARE eligible retirees and their families on a space available basis at its clinic aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany. “In an effort to expand dental services in the Albany area, we created our new space available services to provide additional dental care to our retiree

Base to celebrate Earth Day Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:02:00 GMT
Tuesday marks the 44th anniversary of Earth Day. In an effort to help preserve the environment, Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany’s Installation and Environment Division will hold several events in recognition of Earth Day. Brian Wallace, branch head, Environmental Branch, Installation and Environment Division, said the events include: • An Earth
Retiree dedicates ceremony to soul mate Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:00:00 GMT
Dedicated to the memory of her late husband, “best friend and soul mate” Ralph (Randy) Linahan, Marine Corps Logistics Command retiree, Glenda Hanson, said farewell to her staff, to the command and to a 30-year, nine-month civilian career at a ceremony held in her honor. A supervisory information technology specialist, Information Acquisition

DoCo Crusaders get jump on Base team Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:57:00 GMT
Bouncing basketballs and screeching sneakers were the amplified sounds heard during the spring season’s final play-off game held in Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany’s Thomason Gym, April 10. The DoCo Crusaders and MCLB Albany’s basketball teams faced off in a head-to-head, toggle game for the championship title. From the jump, the unstoppable

SP-MAGTF Africa Marines continue donating to relief society Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:50:51 GMT
Every year between March and April, Marines and sailors participate in an annual fund drive for the Navy and Marine Corps Relief Society.  The NMCRS provides financial assistance to service members with the Navy and Marine Corps, their family members, widows and survivors.  According to 1st Lt. Wes Roberts, the adjutant for Special-Purpose Marine

4th ANGLICO works alongside British 16th Air Assault Brigade Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:37:00 GMT
Marines with 4th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company took part in exercise Joint Warrior 14, alongside the British 16th Air Assault Brigade, April 1 -10, 2014.  During the exercise, the Marines and their British counterparts traded military concepts and training techniques to better increase interoperability between the two nations.  “This is the

U.S., Estonian service members meet with Latvian high school students Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:30:00 GMT
United States Marines with 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division assigned to Black Sea Rotational Force 14, are currently in Latvia training with the local army for exercise Summer Shield along with Estonian and Lithuanian service members, but they were able to make a special trip to a small school in the rural Latvian countryside

Service members care for Alaska natives Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:29:00 GMT
In the 1992 presidential campaign, Bill Clinton challenged Americans with his “Rebuild America” initiative. As president, he tasked the Department of Defense to search for innovative programs, which would serve American communities in need and provide realistic military training benefits. The Innovative Readiness Program does just that.  For many

Competition heats up at Boiling Points cooking challenge Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:07:00 GMT
Chefs from the Marine Corps Installations West region took first place against three other services in the Boiling Points cooking competition held at the Del Mar Fairgrounds April 16.  The teams’ dish, which consisted of an appetizer of fried eggplant and seared scallop caprese, and an entrée of seared duck, sweet potatoes and a fruit medley with a

June industry briefing postponed; new date to be determined Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:50:00 GMT
By MCSC Corporate Communications  The Advanced Planning Briefing to Industry originally scheduled for June has been postponed. A new date has not yet been set, but the event will likely not take place in 2014, according to Marine Corps Systems Command officials. More information will be provided when available via the MCSC website and Facebook
Leaving Nimroz, Combat Logistics Battalion 7 returns Marines, sailors, equipment to Camp Leatherneck Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:24:00 GMT
Marines and sailors with Combat Logistics Battalion 7 were instrumental in returning more than 302,000 pounds of equipment and supplies as well as the last of the Marines and sailors of Security Force Assistance Advisor Team 4-215 back to Camp Leatherneck from Forward Operating Base Delaram II in Nimroz province, Afghanistan, April 7 and 8.  Combat

Las Vegas native gets his chance to fight war on terrorism Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:19:30 GMT
Earned by few, envied by many, the title Marine appeals to individuals in several different ways. The prestige of the Marine Corps especially appealed to one individual when he enlisted at the age of 17.  “There are a lot of people who have given their lives for this country,” said Lance Cpl. Kyler Nielson, a rifleman and mine sweeper with Charley