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Remarks Remarks
Gen. James F. Amos, Commandant of the Marine Corps, addresses Marines during a deactivation ceremony for II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) aboard Marine Corps...
Wounded warriors return to Leatherneck Wounded warriors return to Leatherneck
Wounded warriors with Operation Proper Exit talk over lunch at DEFAC 5 aboard Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, March 2. The service members visited the base as part of...
Pizza Pizza
Dining facility workers aboard Camp Leatherneck cook pizzas in preparation for Super Bowl XLVII Feb. 4. The pizzas were provided by Pizza4Patriots, a nonprofit...
The Strength of a Warrior The Strength of a Warrior
Starting in 2014, female Marines will be required to complete pullups as part of the annual physical fitness test. Female Marines will have to complete a minimum of...
"Eye" See You "Eye" See You
Free Rome Academy wrestler Antonio DeLuo puts Cortland wrestler Zack Alexander in a headlock during the Section III wrestling championships Feb. 11. DeLuo defeated...
"Eye" See You "Eye" See You
Free Rome Academy wrestler Antonio DeLuo puts Cortland wrestler Zack Alexander in a headlock during the Section III wrestling championships Feb. 11. DeLuo defeated...


Recent Video

Bold Alligator MV-22 Ospreys - Broll Bold Alligator MV-22 Ospreys - Broll
U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft deliver cargo to the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during exercise Bold Alligator...
TRAP Excercise TRAP Excercise
Marines from II MEF recover a downed pilot during an amphibious exercise. Available in High Definition.
Operation Western Storm Operation Western Storm
Package of U.S. Marines with 2nd Platoon, weapons Company, 1st Battalion 6th Marine Regiment inserting by helicopter across the Helmand River as part of Operation...
MRAP Egress Trainer MRAP Egress Trainer
U.S. Soldiers from 96th Transportation Company, conduct Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Egress Training (MET) aboard Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan on Dec 12,...
Operation Steel Rain Operation Steel Rain
U.S. Marine assigned to Regimental Combat Team 5 and Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers with 4th Kandak, 1st Brigade, 215th ANA Corps conduct live fire artillery...
Treeline Black Treeline Black
B-roll of U.S. Marines with 3rd Combat Engineer Battalion, fire Mine Clearing Line Charges into Treeline Black near Kajaki, Afghanistan on Oct. 26, 2011. The line...


Recent News Stories

Delivering a 'slice' of home to deployed Marines Delivering a 'slice' of home to deployed Marines
Service members aboard Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan were treated to a “slice” of home as they watched Super Bowl XLVII Feb. 4.
II Marine Expeditionary Force (FWD) deploys
Marines and sailors of II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) are in the process of deploying to Helmand Province, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring...
Pennsylvania native makes connections in Helmand
Showers and cold drinks in the 120-degree heat of the Afghan summer exist only in a Marine’s memory at some of the smaller patrol bases in the area, but one Grove...
MAG-26 CO flies his last 'Phrog' MAG-26 CO flies his last 'Phrog'
The Marine Corps' CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter, more affectionately known as the "Phrog," has been a staple of Marine Corps aviation for more than 40 years. However,...
Marine's mentorship leaves lasting impression Marine's mentorship leaves lasting impression
Sometimes in life, people are lucky enough to find a mentor whose experience and wisdom follows them throughout their careers and makes a personal impact on the way...
'Purple Fox' reaches 5,000 flight hours with Sea Knight 'Purple Fox' reaches 5,000 flight hours with Sea Knight
For 17 years, Staff Sgt. James McGuinness has dedicated his life to keeping CH-46 Sea Knights, or "Phrogs," operational and their crews out of harm's way. From the...


Recent Audio

Petty Officer 3rd Class Stanley Maculewicz
talks to a reporter from the South Jersey Times about stabilizing a wounded service member to be transported to further medical attention
Cpl. Matthew J. Troutman
Cpl. Matthew J. Troutman, Saugatuck, Mich. speaks to a Holland Sentinel reporter about his duties as an assistant ops chief, rifle training Marines, life back...
Lt. Andrew Lee
Lt. Andrew Lee from Vancouver, Wash. currently deployed to Afghanistan, talks with a Columbian news reporter about his duties and responsibilities while deployed and...
234th Marine Corps Birthday Cake Cutting Ceremony
B-roll of Marines in Iraq celebrating 234 years of service with a traditional cake-cutting ceremony.
Gunnery Sgt. Smith
Talks to a KWA-I, Broadcast 50 reporter in Honolulu, HI, about his family's history in the military and the Marine Corps, his own family, his future in the military,...
Capt. Bennett
Talks to a reporter about joining the military, how many deployments he has been on, the biggest challenges he faces, using technology to stay in touch with family...


Recent Publications

Field Report - 12.31.2013
Field Report - 12.31.2013
The Field report is a quarterly publication produced by the II Marine Expeditionary Force (Fwd)
Field Report - 11.20.2012
Field Report - 11.20.2012
A look inside II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) and their preparation for their upcoming deployment to Afghanistan


Podcasts

Anbar In Focus
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Features stories about U.S. Marines serving in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. Provided by II Marine Expeditionary Force (Fwd).