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  1. I'm Sergeant Drew Tech with your Marine Minute. The 10th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Robert E. Cleary, was laid to rest in Virginia Beach, Va., Feb. 20th. Cleary held the highest enlisted position in the Corps from 1983 to 1987. He was the last Korean War veteran to serve as Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps. He also fought in the Vietnam war where he was awarded the Silver Star, the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with valor device and two Purple Hearts. He passed away Feb. 11, at the age of 86. Semper Fi, Marine. Also in the Corps, U.S. and Thai service members visited Pong Ka Sang School during Exercise Cobra Gold 2018 in Korat, Kingdom of Thailand, Feb. 19. Servicemembers visited the school to teach the students English, play games shared by both cultures and present gifts. The U.S. Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps servicemembers are at Korat Air Force Base during Cobra Gold to support the aviation combat element of the exercise. That's it for your Marine Minute, for more news around the Marine Corps go to Marines.mil.
  2. Sergeant Annika Moody tells us about the Commandants visit to Thailand and U.S. Marines with Combat Assault Battalion, 3rd Marine Divisions participation during a live-fire range with Royal Thailand Marines.
    Marine Minute, February 20, 2018
  3. I'm Lance Corporal Nathan Hall with your Marine Minute. U.S. Marines with 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment conducted jungle survival training Feb. 17th in the Kingdom of Thailand as part of exercise Cobra Gold 18. Cobra Gold is an annual exercise conducted in the Kingdom of Thailand. This year the exercise started Feb.13th and will conclude Feb. 23rd. Also in the Corps, The Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Robert B. Neller visisted Marines Feb. 19th in the Kingdom of Thailand as part of Cobra Gold. During his visit, Gen. Neller observed training, dicussed joint-training and readiness with Royal Thai Marine leadership and addressed Marines about his latest Message to the Force. On this day in Marine Corps History in 1991, Marine Attack Squadron 331 conducted the first combat missions with the AV-8B Harrier, operating from the USS Nassau during the Gulf War. That's it for your Marine Minute, for more news around the Marine Corps go to Marines.mil.
  4. I'm Lance Corporal Nathan Hall with your Marine Minute. Marines with Marines Forces Reserve took part in the Zulu Parade during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Feb. 13th. The Marines participation highlighted their military presence in the New Orleans area and their support for community outreach events. Also in the Corps, U.S and Royal Thai Marines conducted helocast training from a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter Feb. 12th in the Kingdom of Thailand. Capt. Robert Handley, a CH-53E pilot who took part in the training, said, "What an evolution like this does, it allows us to strengthen the bonds of friendship that we have between the United States as well as Thailand." The training is part of Exercise Cobra Gold 2018, an annual exercise conducted in the Kingdom of Thailand. This year the exercise started Feb.13 and will conclude Feb. 23. That's it for your Marine Minute, for more news around the Marine Corps go to Marines.mil.
  5. Intro: I'm Corporal Julien Rodarte with your Marine Minute. Part 1: Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Glenn Walters testified on the current readiness of the Marine Corps at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee's subcommittee on readiness, February 14th. Gen. Walters had this to say: SB: "With your commitment and continued support we will move forward with our responsibility to ensure your Marine Corps is organized, manned, trained and equipped, and postured to protect our fellow Americans, assure our allies and deter and defeat any adversary." Part 2: Also in the Corps, Commanding General of III Marine Expeditionary Force, Lt. Gen. Lawrence Nicholson, visited Marines with 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment aboard USS Bonhomme Richard, off the coast of Thailand, February 14th. 3/3 Marines, along with U.S. Sailors and Thai troops, are currently participating in Exercise Cobra Gold 2018. Closing Outro: That's it for your Marine Minute, for more news around the Marine Corps go to Marines.mil.