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  1. Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton hosted the Environmental Law Training Symposium at the Pacific Views Event Center aboard MCB Camp Pendleton, California, on March 19, 2018.
    Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton hosts the annual Environmental Law Training Symposium
  2. Marines are some of the toughest people you’ll meet. With stone-cold stares that would frighten an enemy, the children of Santa Margarita Elementary School witnessed something entirely different when a sinkhole disrupted their lives.
    U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, and contractors with Facilities Maintenance Department, Marine Corps Installations West, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, receive “thank you” letters from students at Santa Margarita Elementary School on MCB Camp Pendleton, California, March 18, 2019. The students of the elementary school wrote personal “thank you” letters to the Marines and contractors for building a bridge over and repairing a sinkhole in Carnes Road that resulted in the evacuation and temporary closing of the school on Feb. 4. The sinkhole was caused by erosion resulting from persistent heavy rain storms that swept through Southern California.
  3. The Marine Corps is enhancing an existing forensics exploitation capability used to differentiate between friend or foe on the battlefield. The Corps is updating the Expeditionary Forensics Exploitation Capability, or EFEC, with newer IT technology. The EFEC is a portable forensic laboratory used by Law Enforcement Battalions to recognize, collect, analyze, preserve and store data.
    Marine Corps enhances forensics capability to make gathering data simple
  4. Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan- Air tanks, rebreathers and scuba fins sit on metal shelves lining the dimly-lit hallway of the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion compound. Chatter, echoing through the corridor, can be heard over the distinct noise of dive gear being tested and prepared.
    Petty Officer 1st Class Will Crampton, a first class navy diver with 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, III Marine Expeditionary Force, monitors Marines inside a Standard Navy Double Lock Hyperbaric Recompression Chamber at Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 9, 2019. Crampton observed the Marines to ensure their safety while in a SNDLRCS during a training scenario to simulate the pressure felt when diving up to 60 feet in order to enhance combat readiness.
  5. The U.S. military has always been fertile soil for firsts throughout our nation’s history, and the
    Lieutenant General Carol A. Mutter, Marine Corps, was the first woman in the U.S. military to achieve the rank of three star general.