Tag Archives: USMC

Ray Mabus: DDG 125 & 126 Destroyers Named After Two WWII Marines

U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has named the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers DDG 125 and DDG 126 after two former Marines who were awarded Medals of Honor for their efforts during World War II. The service branch said Saturday DDG 125 and DDG 126 will be called USS Jack H. Lucas and USS Louis H. Wilson Jr., …

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Gen. Robert Neller: Marine Corps Mulls Added Assistant Squad Leaders

Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Robert Neller has said the service branch plans to add assistant squad leaders to its units to lead the flight of unmanned aerial vehicles, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Scott Maucione writes Neller told an audience at the Center for Strategic and International Studies that the Marine Corps will …

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Marine Corps F-35 Pair to Fly at Farnborough Airshow

A pair of U.S. Marine Corps F-35 fighter jets will perform at the week-long Farnborough International Airshow and conduct practice runs for the Royal International Air Tattoo, Defense News reported Tuesday. Valerie Insinna writes two F-35B units have completed validation flights with the U.K. government on Tuesday where the fighter jets flew from RAF Fairford …

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Navy Medicine Publishes Updated Zika Virus Guidelines for Staff

Navy Medicine posted an updated Zika virus mitigation guidance for U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps personnel on Thursday through a Navadmin message. The Navy said Friday the updated Navadmin requires installation commanders to implement the defense secretary’s guidance to control virus-carrying mosquitoes at Navy installations and in housing areas while installation commanding officers …

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