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  1. The Marine Corps Marathon Kids Run kicked off the runs for the weekend at The Pentagon, Oct. 21, 2017. The Marine Corps Marathon will be the morning of Oct. 22, 2017. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Samantha Bray)
    MCM Kids Run 2017
  2. I'm Lance Corporal Troy Saunders with your Marine Minute. U.S. Marines and soliders with the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force concluded Exercise Active Shield at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Oct. 18th. Active Shield is an annual exercise that tests the combined abilities of U.S. and Japanese forces to work together in order to defend U.S. assets in the Asia-Pacific region. Also in the Corps, Marines from Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron 1 conducted an offensive anti-air warfare exercise at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona, Oct. 13th. The exercise was part of Weapons and Tactics Instructors Course 1-18, which is a seven-week course designed to provide tactical training for pilots, air crew, ground support, and intelligence personnel across the Corps and joint-coalition services. On this day in Marine Corps history in 1926, U.S. President Calvin Coolidge ordered 2,500 Marines to guard the U.S. mail after a string of armed robberies around the country. That's it for your Marine Minute, for more news around the Marine Corps go to Marines.mil.
  3. I'm Corporal Savannah Mosby with your Marine Minute. Naval Amphibious Force, Task Force 51, 5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade is currently conducting exercise Iron Magic, from October 15th to November 2nd. Iron Magic is a two-week, bilateral amphibious exercise that enables regional partners to coordinate amphibious landing, infantry training, Military Operations in Urban Terrain, mechanized assault and maneuver, live fire, helicopter assault and internal security training events off the coast of the Middle East. Also in the news, October is domestic violence awareness month, and the Corps is raising awareness by coordinating a campaign to energize and empower people within the community to take a stand and help prevent domestic violence. In 1968 the Corps, Conducted Operation Maui Peak, the U.S. initiated an air raid during the Vietnam War that began October 6th, and ended October 19th. The combined regimental-sized operation killed more than 300 enemies in the 13-day operation. That's it for your Marine Minute, for more news around the Marine Corps go to Marines.mil.
  4. Lance Corporal Samantha Bray tells us about October being National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 264 providing disaster relief in Puerto Rico.
    Marine Minute, October 19, 2017
  5. I'm Lance Cpl. Troy Saunders with your Marine Minute. Marines and Sailors kicked off Exercise Bold Alligator 17 on October 18th at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Bold Alligator is a two-week, events-driven exercise, which provides the Marine Corps and Navy tactical-level training for amphibious operations and maritime power projection. Also in the news, The Marine Corps acquired land from the Sansavilla Wildlife Management area on October 16th. The acquistion is part of the DOD's Enviromental Protection Integration program and will allow Marine pilots from Marine Corps Air Stations Beaufort and Cherry Point a critical buffer at the Townsend Bombing Range in McIntosh County, Georgia. Col. Timothy Miller, Commanding Officer for Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, talked about the importance of the acquistion for the Corps: SB(0:07:25): "This is a great initative for the Marine Corps because as part of that readiness I have a responsibility to my squadrons to give them a range to train on." That's it for your Marine Minute, for more news around the Marine Corps go to Marines.mil.