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  1. I'm Corporal Nathan Hall with your Marine Minute. The Marine Corps recently recognized Staff Sgt. Jason Pacheco, a recovering service member with Wounded Warrior Battalion West, and Staff Sgt. Destini Brown, a transmissions chief with 1st Combat Logistics Regiment, as Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton 2018 Male and Female, Athletes of the Year. Winners were chosen based on their athletic skills and how well they embody Marine Corps values. Also in the Corps, U.S. Marines with 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, conducted High Altitude Low Opening jump training at Marine Corps Outlying Field, Camp Davis in North Carolina, December 11th. The 2nd Recon Marines worked alongside Brazilian Marines during the HALO training, strengthening their relationship and increasing operational capability between the partner nations. This week in Marine history in 1948, The Secretary of the Navy signed a "Memorandum of Agreement" with the State Department which laid the basis for the modern Marine Security Guard program at U.S. embassies throughout the world. That's it for your Marine Minute, for more news around the Corps go to Marines.mil.
  2. Cpl. Taryn Escott tells us about what Marines are doing in Southwest Asia and the Toys for Tots campaign.
    Marine Minute: Tactical Recovery
  3. I'm Corporal Nathan Hall with your Marine Minute. Recovery efforts are still underway aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune from the extensive damage caused by Hurricane Florence, which made landfall in September. Marines reporting to the base were instructed by Administrative Message 627/18 to postpone dependent travel due to the limited housing available after the storm destroyed and degraded 70 percent of the infrastructure on and around the base. Onslow Beach, a portion of the base effected by the hurricane, will be reopened for recreational use on Dec. 14 as efforts continue to restore the base to its former condition. On this day in Marine Corps history in 1982, The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, containing the names of more than 13,000 Marines who lost their lives in Vietnam, was dedicated this date at the Memorial site in Washington, D.C. The dedication and parade that preceded it were part of a week-long National Salute to Vietnam Veterans. That's it for your Marine Minute, for more news around the Corps go to Marines.mil.
  4. I'm Corporal Nathan Hall with your Marine Minute. Marines with III Marine Expeditionary Force Support Battalion, conducted the unit's first field exercise at Camp Hansen in Okinawa, Japan, December 7th. The field exercise was a test of III MSB’s ability in field like conditions. Also in the Corps, The season of giving is here! Toys for Tots, a non-profit organization founded in 1947 and operated by the Marine Corps Reserves, has begun its annual mission to help families across the nation who may be in need of assistance in surprising their children with holiday presents. Unwrapped gifts can be donated at any one of the Toys for Tots boxes across the country. For more information on how and what to donate go to ToysforTots.org On this day in Marine Corps history in 1944, Marines participated in the Luzon Operation in the Philippines during World War II succesfully liberating the Philippine Islands. That's it for your Marine Minute, for more news around the Corps go to Marines.mil.
  5. Cpl. Taryn Escott tells us about 31st MEU's pre-deployment training and what 6th Marine Regiment is up to.
    Marine Minute: Mission Readiness