In 2005, the musical atmosphere buzzed with a unique kind of electricity as “Rockin’ the Corps” took center stage, not just as a concert but as a heartfelt salute. Designed primarily to shower appreciation on the United States Marines and sailors returning from the Iraq War, this concert went beyond melodies; it was a testament to valor and sacrifices. Join us in saluting the incredible dedication … Continue reading Rockin’ the Corps 2005: A Tribute Rekindled
In a recent video post, the 39th USMC Commandant, General Eric Smith (awaiting confirmation), along with the Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, SgtMaj Carlos Ruiz, unveiled their vision for a more interconnected Marine Corps community through social media. They emphasized the importance of fostering a culture of open communication, sharing, and feedback from service members across all ranks. The Rise of Social Media in … Continue reading Building Bridges: USMC’s New Initiative to Connect with the Fleet through Social Media
Established on August 29, 1916, by an act of Congress, the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve has flourished into a force of steadfast warriors, ready to defend and uphold the principles upon which our great nation was founded. Throughout its storied journey, the Marine Corps Reserve has been a crucial component of our national defense strategy. From its pivotal role in World War I to its … Continue reading Happy Birthday to U.S. Marine Corps Reserve
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — Aug. 13, 2023 marks 105 years since the first woman enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. During World War I, 305 women were accepted for duty in the Marine Corps Reserve on this day in history. Opha May Johnson became the first known woman to enlist as she was reported to be first in line at the recruiting station, Camp Pendleton explained. … Continue reading 105 years since the first Woman enlisted in the USMC
WASHINGTON, DC, August 1, 2023 – Parade Deck proudly announces Riccoh Player as their newly appointed Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. In his capacity as CEO, Riccoh is slated to drive brand marketing campaigns, orchestrate strategic collaborations to bolster the brand’s internal and external presence, and steer the company’s content and social media strategies towards a unified goal. With a robust 32-year service history in … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: Parade Deck Announces new CEO
Military service has played a significant role in American politics, particularly when it comes to the presidency. Of the 45 presidents of the United States, 31 had some form of military experience, according to the US Department of Veterans Affairs. This includes some of the most prominent and respected figures in American history, such as George Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, and Dwight D. Eisenhower. The value … Continue reading Does having Military Experience make a better President?
US Navy Birthday: The US Navy Celebrates 247 Years in 2022 IN AN EFFORT TO CURB BRITISH SEA CONTROL, the Continental Congress established the Continental Navy, which later, on October 13, 1775, became the United States Navy. When the infant Navy was first formed, it consisted of just two armed vessels – tasked with disrupting munition ships supplying the British Army in America. Yet over the … Continue reading Happy 247th Birthday Navy!
A new DOD survey asks service members whether they are being exposed to ‘extremist activity’ in the military. The Department of Defense sent a survey to service members last month asking dozens of questions about race relations and equity, along with a range of new questions about the “estimated prevalence of exposure to extremist activity in the military.” According to a draft of the Workplace and … Continue reading Here’s what DOD wants to know about race, diversity, extremism in the military: Read the survey
“Can I see your ID?” is a familiar question for anyone that has served or currently serves in the United States Military. And like most areas of the armed forces, there can be much confusion about the rules and process of obtaining a valid military identification card based on your status. A Department of Defense (DoD) Identification Card is used to show your military status … Continue reading Do you have the right ID?
With a record low number of Americans eligible to serve, and few of those willing to do it, this “is the year we question the sustainability of the all-volunteer force,” said an expert. Every branch of the U.S. military is struggling to meet its fiscal year 2022 recruiting goals, say multiple U.S. military and defense officials, and numbers obtained by NBC News show both a record low … Continue reading Every branch of the military is struggling to make its 2022 recruiting goals, officials say