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  1. Seven United States Marines played a vital role in saving the life of a U.S. Airman with 353rd
    United States Marine Corps Sgt. David Lam, an assistant warehouse chief with 3rd Transportation Support Battalion, pictured here aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Hansen in Okinawa, Japan, was one of seven Marines who acted quickly to save an U.S. Airman’s life following a recent motorcycle accident Dec. 31, 2018.  Lam, a native of San Jose, Calif., reported the accident, checked the injured and stood in the middle of the road directing traffic to allow emergency services to arrive.
  2. During the Korean War, Marine Corps prisoners of war (POW) in captivity spent time devising ways to
    Owen Conner, uniforms and heraldry curator with the National Museum of the Marine Corps, inspects medal collection belonging to U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Russell Rose at warehouse 2288, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Jan. 10, 2019. Several Marine Corps artifacts were collected from the MCB Camp Pendleton History Museum Branch for transport to the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, Virginia.
  3. *Editor’s Note: The original article appeared on Marine Corps Systems Command’s website Nov. 16,
    LAV Anti-Tank Weapon System to reach FOC by end of 2019
  4. From working in comprised facilities and temporary trailers to repairing damaged homes, the Marine Corps community continues to face daily challenges following Hurricane Florence. Although the storm made landfall on September 14, 2018, Marines at Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Lejeune, Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) New River, and MCAS Cherry Point are still recovering.
  5. Behavioral health specialists report depression and suicide ideation rates increase during the holiday season and into the post-holiday period in the Marine Corps, according to the Headquarters Marine Corps Force Preservation Directorate. Marines may feel lonelier during these times as a result of being away from their families and supporters, said Shannon Hutchinson, the 3rd Marine Division behavioral health specialist.