Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.


Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.

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December, 2009

D&B performs at the reopening of the National Museum of the Pacific War December 11, 2009 — To mark the 68th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps performed at the National Museum of the Pacific War Dec. 7 in Fredericksburg, Texas. Approximately 5,000 people attended the ceremony that honored World War II veterans and their accomplishments in the Pacific War. Distinguished guests included former MORE
Company B Spartans win Flag Football championship, remain undefeated December 9, 2009 — Company B Spartans win Flag Football championship, remain undefeatedMarine Barracks Washington, Washington D.C. —The finals ended in a shootout, but the Spartans of Bravo Company overtook the Guards from Guard Company to claim the 2009 Marine Barracks Washington Flag Football championship Dec. 8.The finals looked to be a fair match-up between the MORE
The Big Decision December 2, 2009 — Suddenly, a career in the Marine Corps looks promising. With unemployment creeping higher each month, and the national average now past 10 percent, the steady paycheck and free healthcare provided by Uncle Sam isn’t such a bad idea. However, after four years of service, 80 to 85 percent of first-term Marines will return back to civilian life, said MORE
From Combat Zone to Parade Deck December 1, 2009 — The leadership of non-commissioned officers is vital to the success of the Marine Corps world wide. Marines appointed under them look for guidance through experience and knowledge that NCOs have gained over their career. At Marine Barracks Washington, infantry NCOs have the special challenge of leading ceremonial marchers, a new addition to MORE