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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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Kansas City-native promoted to rank of master sergeant in U.S. Marine Corps August 08, 2013 —  A native of Kansas City, Mo., was promoted to the rank of master sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps, Aug. 1.    Master Sgt. Keith Martinez enlisted in the Corps as a private first class in May 2000 and attended recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, with the goal of serving in the U.S. Marine Drum & Bugle Corps. Martinez then 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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Salina-native commands Marine Corps’ Silent Drill Platoon August 03, 2012 — A native of Salina, Kan., served as the Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon commander during a special Friday Evening Parade at Marine Barracks Washington Aug. 3. Staff Sgt. Scott Wilkie led the precision drill team in front of thousands of spectators, including the sergeant major of the Marine Corps and more than 100 other Marine sergeants major. 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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