Marine Corps

Meet the Presidential Rank Awardee who’s had a career focus on military manpower

Juliet Beyler is the first-ever executive director of U.S. Naval Forces for Europe and Africa, and one this year’s distinguished senior executives in the…

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(Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Carla Ocampo/U.S. Navy via AP)This May 18, 2011 photo made available by the U.S. Navy shows the guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd in the Pacific Ocean. On Saturday, April 26, 2020, the Navy said the number of sailors aboard the ship confirmed to be infected with the COVID-19 coronavirus has nearly doubled, rising from 18 to 33. (Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Carla Ocampo/U.S. Navy via AP)

Navy Ready Reserve still has some vaccine holdouts as omicron rages

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49th Public Affairs Detachment/Spc. Vincent LevelevParatroopers participate in a division run along Long Street during the All American Run on Fort Bragg, N.C. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Vincent Levelev)

Next year’s $770B defense authorization act includes a raise

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Sgt. Travis Snyder, Jose Picart

Across services, troops face discipline for refusing vaccine

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U.S. Navynavy, sailors, recruits, graduates

Navy has fewer vaccinated sailors than previously reported, but still over 97%

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(Photo courtesy 3rd Marine Expeditionary Brigade)Ready at a moment's notice. Marines from the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Brigade conducted a rapid deployment drill at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Aug. 18. The drill is designed to ensure Alert Contingency Marine Air Ground Task Force personnel are able to respond to a crisis swiftly, even in the midst of the COVID pandemic. 

The Marine Corps has not granted any religious exemptions to COVID-19 vaccine

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MarinesMark Faulkner, Marines

Nonprofit connecting Defense and industry marks 25 years, new leadership

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Sgt. Serita Unin, a fireteam leader with Bison Company, 1st Battalion, 297th Infantry Regiment, Alaska Army National Guard, poses for a photo on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, March 16, 2021. Unin made Alaska National Guard history by becoming the first infantry qualified woman in the organization after she reclassified into the infantry military occupational specialty last month. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Edward Eagerton)

Growing numbers of service members getting COVID vaccine exemptions

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FILE - Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, appears before a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing to discuss vaccines and protecting public health during the coronavirus pandemic on Capitol Hill, on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, in Washington. Collins says he is stepping down by the end of the year, having led the research center for 12 years and becoming a prominent source of public information during the coronavirus pandemic. A formal announcement was expected Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021 from NIH. (Michael Reynolds/Pool via AP, File)

Got a great mentor? Cherish that relationship

You can’t force a mentoring relationship. But when it happens, the results last a lifetime.

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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2021, file photo provided by the Department of Defense, Hickam 15th Medical Group hosts the first COVID-19 mass vaccination on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Military service members must immediately begin to get the COVID-19 vaccine, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said in a memo Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021, ordering service leaders to “impose ambitious timelines for implementation.” (U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr./Department of Defense via AP)

Pentagon: US troops must get their COVID-19 vaccines ASAP

Military service members must immediately begin to get the COVID-19 vaccine, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin says in a memo Wednesday, ordering service…

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GAOCary Russell, GAO

123 service members killed in training vehicle accidents over 10 years, GAO review says

The Army and Marine Corps have sustained thousands of non-combat vehicle accidents. A review by the Government Accountability Office found the services don’t always employ preventive practices. GAO’s Cary Russell explains.

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