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  1. I'm Corporal Savannah Mosby with your Marine Minute. For Marines about to EAS and want to teach as a career this could benefit you. The Marine Corps set up a program to benefit those wanting to give back again. Troops to Teachers or TTT, a veteran-only program, offers a unique approach to becoming a teacher at the end of your military career. They provide military members with an opportunity to shadow a teacher for two days, and TTT provides financial assistance, to those interested in teaching, up to 10,000 dollars to assist in the transition for service members. Some basic requirements to be aware of are, 1. you must be a current or former member of the U.S. Armed Forces, and 2. you must apply within three years of leaving active duty or reserve retirement date with no minimum education requirement. If this program interests you please visit www.proudtoserveagain.com, and if you are interested in the reason behind this program visit www.ncpublicschools.org/troops/brass. That's it for your Marine Minute, for more news around the Corps go to Marines.mil.
  2. I'm Corporal Troy Saunders with your Marine Minute. U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force – Darwin, recently participated in the opening ceremony for Exercise Southern Jackaroo at Shoalwater Bay Training Area in Queensland, Australia. Southern Jackaroo is a trilateral training-exercise hosted by the Royal Australian Infantry Corps, and also includes service members from the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force. The exercise focuses on reinforcing military relationships, trust, and co-operation between the three regional partner nations. On this day in Marine Corps history in 1912, Marine 1st Lt. Alfred A. Cunningham was assigned for aviation duty by the Corps, effectively becoming the first Marine aviator. With aviation, let alone military aviation, still in it's infancy, Cunningham spear-headed the challenge of building a formidable combat element for the Corps. He was later awarded the Navy Cross for his service in organizing and training the first Marine aviation forces during World War I. Cunningham was a longtime and outspoken supporter for Marine Corps Aviation, and May 22nd is formally recognized as the birthday of Marine Corps Aviation. That's it for your Marine Minute, for more news around the Corps go to Marines.mil.
  3. Cpl. Taryn Escott tells us about how Marines and Sailors are taking on new challenges and finding ways to beat the heat this summer.
    Marine Minute:Beat the Heat
  4. I'm Corporal Nathan Hall with your Marine Minute. This week Communication Strategy and Operations Marines conducted a memorial ruck run , May 16 ,at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan. The run is an annual event dedicated to Cpl. Sara A. Medina, a combat photographer, and Lance Cpl. Jacob Hug, a combat videographer,both assigned to Marine Corps Installations Pacific, who were on board a UH-1Y Huey helicopter with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 469 that crashed during a humanitarian assistance mission after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on April 25, 2015, killing nearly 9,000 people and injuring 22,000 more. This year marks the fourth iteration of the Medina-Hug Memorial 5K Run, the memory of these Marines and the sacrifice they made continues to live on with the Marines and Sailors of Marine Corps Installations Pacific and across the world. That's it for your Marine Minute, for more news around the Corps go to Marines.mil.
  5. I'm Corporal Savannah Mosby with your Marine Minute. Music brings people together and what better way to bring two cultures together then "The President's Own" playing for the first time this month, in Okinawa, Japan. This is the first time that "The President's Own" performed outside the United States 18 years ago in Switzerland. Around 1,200 Japanese locals and air station residents attended the performance in Iwakuni City, Yamaguchi Prefecture. This historic moment not only affected military service members but also touched the heart of the Iwakuni City mayor's wife, she said she heard that this was the first time that "The President's Own" had come to Japan, and the concert was both dynamic and heartwarming. "The President's Own" traveled around Japan performing for eight days. Through music, this created a special bond that resonates between the people of Japan and the United States. That's it for your Marine Minute, for more news around the Corps go to Marines.mil.