By Cpl. Raquel Barraza

At the 2014 Miramar Air Show spectators will see many military aircraft, but this year, one particular aircraft will be making its first appearance. Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 121, from Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona, is scheduled to show off the capabilities of the F-35B Lightning II during demonstrations at the air show, Oct.

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Source:: F-35 makes Miramar Air Show debut

By Cpl. Anna Albrecht

Marines with Bravo Company, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, participated in their fourth week of a close-quarters tactics course aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014. This course is designed to help the Marines maintain speed and accuracy while applying close-quarter tactics before compositing with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit in

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Source:: Recon Marines sharpen communication during CQT

By Lance Cpl. Brandon Thomas

The United States Marine Corps takes part in many community outreach events and programs, though arguably nothing leaves a fonder memory in the public’s mind then being present at a performance of the illustrious Marine Corps Band. Thirty-seven Marines with the Parris Island Marine Corps Band made their way to West Springfield, Mass. to perform at

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Source:: Marine Corps Band Lands at the Big E

By Sgt. Valerie C. Eppler

Marines have several elective services andprocedures they may not know are offered on base, like sleep apnea studies to smoking cessation and LASIK eye surgery to laser hair removal. Marines know every year they have to do the periodic healthassessment and audiogram, but what they may not know is many medicaldepartments and clinics on base offers a

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Source:: Did You Know: Elective medical services