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  1. I'm Corporal Troy Saunders with your Marine Minute. The Marine Corps is currently hosting a sports competition with the Royal Marine Sports Association at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. The competition, also known as the #CorpsWars, will pit marines from the two allied nations against each other in multiple sport competitions including boxing, soccer and AMERICAN football! The competition helps to reinforce the friendship and camaraderie between the U.S. Marine Corps and British Royal Marines. Be on the lookout for live-stream coverage of the events on the MCB Quantico Facebook page! Also in the Corps, Marines with the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit recently took part in helicopter-support-team training at Camp Beuhring, Kuwait. The training builds and sharpens skills needed to maintain combat readiness, as the 22nd MEU is currently deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet Area of Operations. On this day in Marine Corps history in 1864 during the Civil War, Marines, aboard Union warships, joined a sea battle against the Confederate warship, CSS Albermarle, near New Bern, North Carolina. That's it for your Marine Minute, for more news around the Corps go to Marines.mil.
  2. Sgt. Alex Smith tells us about MAWTS-1 training and Pacific Blitz 2019.
    Marine Minute: External Lift
  3. I'm Corporal Troy Saunders with your Marine Minute. U.S. Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force - Crisis Response - Africa 19.2, recently conducted an alert step-down procedural training-exercise at Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy. This unique type of training increases combat proficiency, decreases crisis-response time, and promotes regional stability. Also in the Corps, Marines with 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, recently participated in Exercise Bougainville III at Marine Corps Base Hawaii. Bougainville III is a pre-deployment training exercise that enhances the unit's proficiency, cohesion, and combat readiness. The exercise allows Marines to take the skills learned from exercises Bougainville one and two and apply them in an adaptable-realistic training scenario. On this day in Marine Corps history in 1966 during the Vietnam War, Marines with 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, participated in Operation Virginia near the Marine Corps' Khe Sanh Combat Base. That's it for your Marine Minute, for more news around the Corps go to Marines.mil.
  4. Sgt. Alex Smith tells us about exercise Bougainville III.
    Marine Minute: Readiness Training
  5. I'M CORPORAL BEN WHITTEN WITH YOUR MARINE MINUTE. APRIL 15TH 2019, EXERCISE PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP OFFICIALLY KICKED OFF. PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP, NOW IN ITS 14TH ITERATION, IS THE LARGEST ANNUAL MULTINATIONAL HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE AND DISASTER RELIEF PREPAREDNESS MISSION CONDUCTED IN THE INDO-PACIFIC REGION. EACH YEAR, THE MISSION TEAM WORKS COLLECTIVELY WITH HOST AND PARTNER NATIONS TO ENHANCE REGIONAL INTEROPERABILITY AND DISASTER RESPONSE CAPABILITIES, INCREASE STABILITY AND SECURITY IN THE REGION, AND FOSTER NEW AND ENDURING FRIENDSHIPS IN THE INDO-PACIFIC. ON THIS DAY IN MARINE CORPS HISTORY, APRIL 16TH, 1898: THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY ORDERED MAJOR GENERAL CHARLES HEYWOOD, 9TH COMMAND AND OF THE MARINE CORPS, TO ORGANIZE A BATTALION FOR DUTY IN CUBA. IN JUNE OF THAT YEAR, MARINES TOOK PART IN THE BATTLE AT GUANTANAMO BAY AND BECAME THE THE FIRST AMERICANS TO RAISE THE AMERICAN FLAG OVER CUBA. THAT'S IT FOR YOUR MARINE MINUTE, FOR MORE NEWS AROUND THE CORPS GO TO MARINES.MIL.