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Powering the Barracks August 21, 2014 — Marine Barracks Washington, D.C., supports events throughout the National Capital Region every day. With thousands of ceremonies and training exercises every year, it takes a dedicated team to make sure everything goes smoothly.    The Marines in the operations section, known as the S-3, at the Barracks coordinate what Marines and materials go MORE
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Marine Aide Program August 07, 2014 — The morning sun is just beginning to rise as Cpl. Michael Haynes enters the gate at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C., and heads straight for his kitchen workspace.            He will spend the next several hours preparing food for an event hosted by a general officer later that evening.            Haynes is one of only 21 Marines in the entire MORE
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Forging leaders July 25, 2014 — For more than two centuries, the Corps has produced countless leaders who have excelled both in and out of the military. That legacy continues today with thousands of young men and women within its ranks rising up to become leaders.    Cpl. Andre Brown is one of those people the Corps is shaping into a mentor and leader.    Growing up, Brown, a MORE
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Marine Barracks Washington hosts 2012 BGSOC parade honoring Corps’ newest general officers August 20, 2012 — Eight brigadier generals and brigadier general-selects, and six general officer-equivalent civilians were honored here during a ceremony commencing the 2012 Brigadier General Select Orientation Course Aug. 20. BGSOC is a week-long course held in the National Capital Region to indoctrinate newly promoted and soon-to-be promoted brigadier generals MORE
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Scottsdale-native commands Marine honor guard at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier August 13, 2012 — A native of Scottsdale, Ariz., commanded a Marine Corps honor guard detail during a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Aug. 13. Capt. Greg Frankenfield, Company A second platoon commander, led his platoon in the ceremony honoring Gen. Harald Sunde, Norway’s chief of defense. Foreign MORE
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MarForCom commander retires at 8th and I July 23, 2012 —  Lt. Gen. Dennis Hejlik, commanding general of Marine Forces Europe and Marine Corps Forces Command in Norfolk, Va., bade farewell to the Corps at his retirement ceremony at Marine Barracks Washington July 23.  Hejlik served as both an enlisted Marine and infantry officer during his more than 40 years of military service.  “I’m going to miss Gen. MORE
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