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December, 2003

Every Marine is a Rifleman December 23, 2003 — It’s 6:10 am.  The sun has yet to rise.  The snow on the ground hasn’t begun to show signs of melting away.  Weather conditions might play a significant role in the weeks’ training evolution.  A bus full of Marines from Marine Barracks, Washington, D.C., pulls into the shooters’ parking lot on Marine Corps Base Quantico.  Among these Marines are a MORE
Drill Team Silences "Philly" Fans;Marines Patrol NFL Stadium December 23, 2003 — Marine Barracks' own Silent Drill Platoon paid a visit to Philadelphia, the city of Brotherly Love, Dec. 21 to participate in the Philadelphia Eagles week 16 game against the San Francisco 49ers at Lincoln Financial Field.At the start of the game, the Color Guard marched onto the field and presented the colors during the National Anthem. When the MORE
8th & I Marines lay former Barracks officer to rest December 23, 2003 — Colonel Michael J. Godfrey, Commanding Officer of 3rd Transportation Support Battalion, 3rd Force Service Support Group returned home from Okinawa Tuesday to receive a full honors funeral and burial at Arlington National Cemetery. Godfrey, who died Nov. 11, was in charge of Brigade Service Support Group 3 and was assigned as the 3rd Marine MORE
Infinite Obstacles, Marines combat more than just enemy December 23, 2003 — With the threat of harsh winter storms over the horizon, Marine Barracks, Washington, D.C., sent the combined forces of Headquarters and Service Company and "A" Company Marines to the training fields of Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., for the day. The biggest question of the morning -- Does anyone know why we are out here? The Commanding Officer MORE
Friend in "Fight" - Colombian CNO Touted for Leadership December 13, 2003 — Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Michael W. Hagee, joined Colombian Navy Commander-in-Chief Vice Admiral Mauricio Soto Gomez for a full-honors parade Dec. 10 in recognition of the Vice Admiral's admirable performance during his duties for the past few years.After a concert by the Marine Band and 19-gun salute, Vice Admiral Soto, Gen. Hagee and MORE