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    Marine Minute

    Marine Minute

    UNITED STATES

    04.15.2019

    Audio by Cpl. Benjamin Whitten 

    Defense Media Activity - Marines

    I'M CORPORAL BEN WHITTEN WITH YOUR MARINE MINUTE.

    MARINES WITH THE 22ND MARINE EXPEDITIONARY UNIT PARTICIPATED IN EMBASSY REINFORCEMENT TRAINING DURING AN EXERCISE AT CAMP BEUHRING, KUWAIT ON APRIL 12. THE TRAINING SHARPENED MARINES’ SKILLS AND PREPARED THE 22ND MEU TO DEPLOY AT A MOMENT’S NOTICE. MARINES AND SAILORS WITH THE 22ND MEU AND KEARSARGE AMPHIBIOUS READY GROUP ARE CURRENTLY DEPLOYED TO THE U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS IN SUPPORT OF NAVAL OPERATIONS TO ENSURE MARITIME STABILITY AND SECURITY IN THE CENTRAL REGION.

    ON THIS DAY IN MARINE CORPS HISTORY, APRIL 15, 1962: MARINE CORPS OPERATIONAL INVOLVEMENT IN THE VIETNAM WAR BEGAN ON PALM SUNDAY WHEN MARINE MEDIUM TILTROTOR SQUADRON 362 A.K.A. THE UGLY ANGLES ARRIVED AT SOC TRANG IN THE DELTA SOUTH OF SAIGON. THE FIRST OPERATIONAL EMPLOYMENT INVOLVED LIFTING VIETNAMESE TROOPS INTO BATTLE.

    THAT'S IT FOR YOUR MARINE MINUTE, FOR MORE NEWS AROUND THE CORPS GO TO MARINES.MIL.

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    AUDIO INFO

    Date Taken: 04.15.2019
    Date Posted: 04.15.2019 13:25
    Category: Newscasts
    Audio ID: 57208
    Filename: 1904/DOD_106641055.mp3
    Length: 00:01:00
    Year 2019
    Genre Newscast
    Location: US

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