MCAS Iwakuni, Iwakuni city leadership conduct Joint Leadership Walk

Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni and Iwakuni City officials met with local business owners and community members during the 11th Joint Leadership Walk. The goal of the walk is to reinforce friendly bonds between the Iwakuni community and members of the air station. This is Colonel Richard Fuerst’s last Joint Leadership Walk as the commanding […]

Tactical Tuesday: MK-154 Mine Clearance Launcher

Marine Corps Systems Command is bringing the Corps back to its amphibious roots with the upgrade of the MK-154 – the only amphibious breaching capability in the Department of Defense. To meet current and future requirements of the Corps, the MK-154 Mine Clearance Launcher was upgraded in January 2017 with a more efficient, reliable, less […]

Relief in Place | 31st MEU

What I hope the battalion and the BLT gains from this deployment? Number one is experience. We’ve had, you know, so many years that we were in Iraq and Afghanistan, and, you know, what I really hope is that those, especially those younger Marines, you know, this is a chance for them to really get […]

The C-Shop | III MEF Marines Come Out of the Woodwork

I think the most challenging thing when I first got here, It’s different now but when i first got here, I didn’t know anything about carpentry. We didn’t learn this at our MOS school. So you Youtube it, or you ask somebody. You look at it, you learn You practice, you perfect it. And it […]

What it Means to Me | Metalworking

My name is Cpl. James Tedder and I’m a 1316, metal worker. We weld, fabricate parts, for Marine Corps equipment basically anything that comes down that has to do with metal, we work it. I enjoy what I do because, I mean, it’s really nice taking all those raw ingredients and turning it into something […]