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Gen. David Berger Assumes USMC Command

Gen. David Berger has begun his tenure as the U.S. Marine Corps' 38th commandant and a Joint Chiefs of Staff member, succeeding Gen. Robert Neller. Berger received commandant authority during a ceremony at Marine Barracks Washington, the Department of Defense said Thursday

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Report: USMC Requests Additional 50,000 M27 Automatic Rifles for Military Troops

The U.S. Marine Corps has requested for an additional 50,000 automatic rifles for the service branch’s riflemen, combat engineers and light armored reconnaissance battalion scouts, Marine Corps Times reported Wednesday. The 5.56 mm M27 Infantry Automatic Rifles, which will replace the service branch’s current M4 assault rifles, feature a 30-round magazine and can fire …

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Gen. John Paxton Retires as Marine Corps Assistant Commandant

Marine Corps Gen. John Paxton Jr. has retired from his position as assistant commandant of the service branch after 42 years in military service. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Robert Neller, Marine Corps commandant, attended a ceremony Thursday at the Marine Barracks Washington to recognize Paxton’s accomplishments during his military …

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