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  1. I'm Corporal Savannah Mosby with your Marine Minute. U.S. Marines with 1st Law Enforcement Battalion conducted K9 explosive material detection training Jan. 15th, at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton California. This training is important to Marines and the K9 animals involved to help hone their skills in detection and safety for future missions. Also in the Corps, Landing support specialist Marines with Landing Support Company, 3rd Transportation Support Battalion, conducted helicopter support team training Jan. 14th, at Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan. This training is crucial to ensure the safety and communication between pilots and landing support specialists are functioning properly, while transporting gear to it's correct destination. Also in the news Marine Corps security force Marines attached to Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response – Central Command are a forward deployed unit currently serving as a multiple force provider in the CENTCOM area of responsibility. That's it for your Marine Minute, for more news around the Corps go to Marines.mil.
  2. Cpl. Mosby tells us about the honorable service of Navajo Code Talker Alfred K. Newman.
    Marine Minute: Navajo Code Talker
  3. I'm Corporal Savannah Mosby with your Marine Minute. U.S. Marine dog handlers with the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit conducted training with military working dogs that involved hold bite and tracking techniques Jan. 10, in Souda Bay, Greece. This training not only provides the dogs the opportunity to refine their skills, but also allows the trainer to target what each dog specializes in to aid in detaining suspects. Also in the Corps, Alfred K. Newman was one of the nine remaining Navajo code talkers alive to this day. He passed away Jan. 13, in New Mexico at the age of ninety-four. Newman served during World War II and saw duty in places such as Bougainville Island, Guam, Iwo Jima, and New Georgia. Navajo Code Talkers were Native Americans that enlisted in the Marine Corps for their abilities to utilize the Dine language as a means of secret communication during wartime. Due to their ability to communicate effectively and stay undetected by the Imperial Japanese army, the Marine Corps was able to win the Battle of Iwo Jima. Not only did they help win the battle and defeat enemy forces during WWII, but their efficient code use aided in saving thousands of American and allied lives throughout their time in the Marine Corps. That's it for your Marine Minute, for more news around the Corps go to Marines.mil.
  4. I'm Corporal Savannah Mosby with your Marine Minute. U.S. Marines with 12th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, conducted Reconnaissance and Selection of Position training Jan. 10 through the 12th, at Camp Fuji, Japan. This training is part of Fuji High Mobility Artillery Rocket System Exercise which provides Marines with the opportunity to hone their skills in firing positions and warfighting in a cold weather environment. Also in the Corps, In a continuous effort, the Marines and family members with Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C. continue to volunteer to pick up trash along MCB Camp Lejeune’s Wilson and Holcomb Boulevard. These efforts are coordinated to support the community after Hurricane Florence and keep the surrounding area clean for residents. On this day in Marine Corps history, Operation Desert Storm took effect Jan. 16, 1991, as the allied coalition launched an all-out air campaign against targets in Iraq. That's it for your Marine Minute, for more news around the Corps go to Marines.mil.
  5. Sgt. Annika Moody tells us about a pre Exercise Cobra Gold blood drive.
    Marine Minute: Cobra Gold Blood Drive