Bolduc relinquishes command of MALS-14 to Horvath Sun, 21 Sep 2014 23:41:50 GMT
 Lt. Col. Jeffrey M. Bolduc relinquished command of Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 14 to Lt. Col. Bryan T. Horvath during a change of command ceremony at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., Sept. 18, 2014. MALS-14 provides logistical support to an Aviation Combat Element with a variety of aircraft configurations. It also facilitates
Saved by an Angel Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:01:12 GMT
For Larry T. Flesher, an electrical technician from Valdosta, Georgia, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, started out like any other day. Flesher was driving over the Sneads Ferry Bridge on his way to work on Camp Lejeune when the unthinkable happened. Flesher’s vehicle struck another car in a head-on collision, causing his femur, arm and ankle to break.  He

Bravo Company Marines, sailors, ANA deter insurgent operations in Helmand Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:22:26 GMT
Marines and sailors with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, alongside Afghan National Army counterparts, disrupted insurgent activity during a security operation in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Sept. 9-11.  During the 72-hour operation, two sections of Marines and ANA soldiers conducted dismounted patrols on foot at alternate

Prevent suicide with help from MCB Hawaii Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:06:00 GMT
Marine Corps Base Hawaii’s agencies are ready to help prevent the suicide of more service members and their family members with several free programs. Among the many options for help is talking with the mental health care staff of the Community Counseling Program under Marine and Family Programs.
Navy corpsman receives valor award for actions in Helmand province Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:01:45 GMT
Petty Officer 2nd Class Joshua Van Horn was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with Combat Distinguishing Device, Sept. 17, during a small ceremony aboard Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan.  Van Horn is currently on his second deployment in Helmand province. The 28-year-old Akron, Ohio, native wanted to join the Navy to serve his

Recruit uses Marine Corps to follow dream Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:55:00 GMT
As Pvt. Alfonso A. Medinaarellano, Platoon 3223, Kilo Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, made his way through each event of the Crucible, he knew he was one step closer to becoming a part of the Marine Corps’ brotherhood. Twenty-two-year-old Medinaarellano, a Guerro, Mexico, native, joined the Marine Corps to follow his dreams and help

Leadership 101: Marine from Toxey, Ala. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:53:10 GMT
The Marine expeditionary unit represents everything the Marine Corps offers.  The Marines that comprise the MEU are the first responders to crisis around the world. The MEU’s young Marines, dedicated to maintaining a force in readiness, are the building blocks of its success. However, this would not be possible without exceptional senior leadership

Combat Logistics Battalion 15 learns valuable lessons during Mountain Exercise 2014 Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:52:18 GMT
Combat Logistics Battalion 15 celebrated the end of Mountain Exercise 2014 on Sept. 13, 2014. The training that took place here aboard Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center tested the unit’s ability to support the Marines of 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment in mountainous terrain. Marines with CLB-15 will become the 15th Marine

Charlie Company complete Final Drill Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:51:00 GMT
Moments prior to one of Charlie Company’s final tests, recruits looked nervous. Hours of drill practice had finally led up to one final evaluation and many recruits were worried about the possibility of creating an error for their team. Company C, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, conducted Final Drill at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Calif.,

'Island Warriors' splash, raid Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:50:00 GMT
2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment conducted predeployment training during Exercise Island Viper, Sept. 16, 2014.

POW/MIA speaker shares story, remembers fallen comrades Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:38:00 GMT
Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany’s Town and Country Restaurant was the scene where more than 100 attendees, including retirees, veterans and base personnel, assembled to commemorate the installation’s annual Prisoners of War/Missing in Action Recognition Day ceremony, Friday. Former POW and guest speaker for the event, William Dewey Freeman,

Silent miles: Base order prohibits music while running Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:33:00 GMT
Some say listening to music while jogging or walking is a great way to relax; however, base officials argue it is distraction and may lead to an accident.  To avoid such an occurrence, Base Order 5560.9D, Motor Vehicle and Traffic Regulations, states in part, using listening devices while running, walking, skating, skateboarding, bicycling or even

Vetting process protects base personnel, families Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:30:00 GMT
All nongovernment issued identification card holders wanting to gain access to Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany must go through a vetting process administered by the Marine Corps Police Department. Sgt. Samuel Edwards, base access background investigator, MCPD, MCLB Albany, is responsible for ensuring criminal backgrounds are conducted on all

MCX saves patrons $$$ at the pump Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:24:00 GMT
What is it that brings retirees and veterans from every branch of service, in large numbers, to Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany? Whether it’s a trip to the Commissary, medical services at the clinic or movie night with the family, there is no shortage of services and benefits available to the military community, who have sacrificed so much to

Rollin’, rollin’, rollin’: Blount Island Command Marines offload Maritime Prepositioning Ship Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:22:00 GMT
A casual observer looking at the assortment of tan and green camouflaged military vehicles parked in tight rows on a concrete lot at Blount Island Command, Jacksonville, Florida, might have a hard time visualizing all of them fitting on the United States Navy Ship Pfc. Dewayne T. Williams. Those numerous vehicles almost filled the mammoth floating

Gnat invasion: What’s all the buzz about? Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:09:00 GMT
People residing or working on Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany have come to expect three things during the summertime: 90-plus degree temperatures, humidity and gnats. Most deal with the temperature and humidity by staying indoors with air conditioning. However, it’s the gnats people have to cope with once outdoors. According to Julie Robbins,
LOGCOM hosts first logistics operational advisory group Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:05:00 GMT
Maj. Gen. John J. Broadmeadow, commanding general, Marine Corps Logistics Command, hosted the inaugural Operational-Level Logistics Operational Advisory Group aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany, Georgia, recently. Attendees included senior representatives from the Marine Corps Component Commands (Marine forces), Headquarters Marine Corps,

Jobs summit offers networking, employment opportunities to Marines and spouses Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:39:00 GMT
Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton held a Hiring Our Heroes jobs summit at the Pacific Views Events Center here, Sept. 17-18, to provide service members, veterans and spouses with networking opportunities and improve their competitiveness in the workforce. Approximately 600 participants attended the event, which hosted 109 companies from a diverse

Your vote is your voice Fri, 19 Sep 2014 01:18:00 GMT
The things that are important to Marines and their families like basic pay and allowances, GI Bill, childcare subsidies, medical and dental care and retirement among others are given, modified  or taken away per local, state and national policies. The time has come for voters to let their voices be heard. Not a California resident?  Not a problem.

Fit to fight: personal trainer helps Service members get fit after injury Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:52:00 GMT
Trainers with the Return-to-Readiness program ensure injured Service members have the help they need to heal and get back into the fight.