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  1. The Marine Corps has a long-established history, which is cherished and preserved by all Marines who earn the title. The History and Museum Branch's Base Archives Section aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton works to aid in preserving the history and distinguished legacy of the Marine Corps. "It is the mission of the History and Museum Branch to collect, preserve, research, exhibit and provide educational programming to promulgate the history of MCB Camp Pendleton and its personnel for present-day and future generations..."
    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, Calif., Jan. 10.
  2. Marine Corps Systems Command recently launched an easy-to-use, Common Access Card-enabled website that allows fleet Marines to provide feedback on the command’s communication equipment. Equipment Feedback Portal offers an avenue for Marines to virtually submit feedback on Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance gear in real-time. C4ISR equipment includes MCSC-fielded systems such as ground radios, tactical tablets, satellite systems and more...
    A U.S. Marine receives over-the-shoulder Networking On-the-Move training from Dylan Cummiford aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 12.
  3. Initial training for Navy and Marine Corps recruits is continuing, as the services have adapted to keep the training pipeline open while maintaining safety measures necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. William F. Mullen, commanding general of Marine Corps Training and Education Command and Navy Rear Adm. Milton J. Sands, commander of Naval Service Training Command, briefed reporters at the Pentagon by telephone, July 7...
    A drill instructor prepares to initiate "Lights" - the start of her platoon's morning routine - on Parris Island, S.C. July 7.
  4. The III Marine Expeditionary Force and the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force 15th Brigade bands performed together from June 15 to 18 on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan. The two bands came together to perform a rearrangement of “Cap’s Promise,” a piece composed by Henry Jackman, to thank all frontline workers, first responders and health care officials for all their contributions and continuing efforts while life surrounded by COVID-19 becomes the new normal...
    The III Marine Expeditionary Force and the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force 15th Brigade bands performed together from June 15 to 18, 2020, on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan.
  5. It is common knowledge that nearly all Marine Corps duty stations are next to the ocean, and that surfing comes with the territory. With surfing comes a community strengthened by a shared desire to be mentally, emotionally, and physically strong, creating a basis for life-long friendships. Surfing truly is a more than just a sport; it is a community made up of people from all walks of life, whose similar interests unite them and allow them to support one another through the tribulations of life...
    Darren Klassen, co-founder of Torrey Pines Surf Ministry, watches the waves at San Onofre Beach on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 24.