Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.


Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.

8th & I

"Oldest Post of the Corps"
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August, 2005

Former CMC laid to rest; Corps legend honored for service August 4, 2005 — Marines from the "Corps' Oldest Post" recently took part in laying to rest former Commandant of the Marine Corps and Medal of Honor recipient, General Louis H. Wilson.  General Wilson, one of the Corps' true heroes, died June 21 at the age of 85 at his home in the Birmingham suburb of Homewood, Ala.  He was laid to rest in Arlington National MORE
MCI testing made easier August 1, 2005 — In April, the Commandant of the Marine Corps, General Michael W. Hagee, in returning from a trip to Iraq, asked members of the Marine Corps Institute to look for ways to better serve deployed Marines. The result has generated an initiative that will benefit every Marine and the Corps itself—online MCI testing. Marines are now able to take MCI tests MORE