USMC Life http://usmclife.com A community page for everything Marine Corps. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 05:07:17 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 Ten things veterans should know about burn pits http://usmclife.com/2014/11/ten-things-veterans-know-burn-pits/ http://usmclife.com/2014/11/ten-things-veterans-know-burn-pits/#comments Sun, 23 Nov 2014 02:26:49 +0000 http://usmclife.com/?p=13727 ShareJust five months ago, VA launched the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry in response to concerns that Veterans were experiencing a range of respiratory illnesses possibly associated with exposure to burn pits. The registry is open to many Veterans and active-duty Servicemembers who deployed to various locations. This post describes why you should …

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Some U.S. troops authorized for Iraq may go soon – Pentagon http://usmclife.com/2014/11/u-s-troops-authorized-iraq-may-go-soon-pentagon/ http://usmclife.com/2014/11/u-s-troops-authorized-iraq-may-go-soon-pentagon/#comments Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:34:02 +0000 http://usmclife.com/?p=13724 ShareThe U.S. Defense Department says some of the additional 1,500 U.S. troops authorized to advise and train Iraqi forces for their fight against Islamic State militants will begin deploying to the country in the next few weeks. Share

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USGMC Magnet Work Mat Review for Gun Cleaning http://usmclife.com/2014/11/usgmc-magnet-work-mat-review-gun-cleaning/ http://usmclife.com/2014/11/usgmc-magnet-work-mat-review-gun-cleaning/#comments Fri, 21 Nov 2014 06:25:22 +0000 http://usmclife.com/?p=13711 ShareWe’ve got another great product review for you. USGMC gave Marines connected to USMC Life the opportunity to review the Magnetic Work Mat Combo Set, valued at $84.99, which consisted of three mats of various sizes: Small – 9″ x 12″ featuring 6 large outer and 6 lower corrals ($19.99) Medium – 12″ x 18″ …

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Combat instructor receives award after saving Marine’s life http://usmclife.com/2014/11/combat-instructor-receives-award-saving-marines-life/ http://usmclife.com/2014/11/combat-instructor-receives-award-saving-marines-life/#comments Thu, 20 Nov 2014 06:32:33 +0000 http://usmclife.com/?p=13704 ShareBy Cpl. Jared Lingafelt Marines from School of Infantry – East gathered after a motivational run to honor Sgt. Joseph Liefer as he received the Navy Marine Corps Medal for heroism for his actions almost a year ago after saving the life of a Marine while acting as a combat instructor aboard Camp Geiger, Marine …

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This WWI-themed Christmas ad is blowing up the Internet http://usmclife.com/2014/11/wwi-themed-christmas-ad-blowing-internet/ http://usmclife.com/2014/11/wwi-themed-christmas-ad-blowing-internet/#comments Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:57:02 +0000 http://usmclife.com/?p=13698 ShareTis the season for holiday videos and this one is no different. This World War I-themed ad depicting Christmas Eve 100 years ago, where both sides laid down their weapons in celebration of Christmas. It shows a spontaneous game of soccer both the German and British forces played before the reminder of war is brought upon them. …

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Toys for Tots: Learn More About This Amazing Program http://usmclife.com/2014/11/toys-tots-learn-amazing-program/ http://usmclife.com/2014/11/toys-tots-learn-amazing-program/#comments Wed, 19 Nov 2014 02:52:32 +0000 http://usmclife.com/?p=13687 ShareOnce upon a time, there was a hero… not just any hero, but a special kind of hero. He was a man who gave hope to millions of families struggling during the holidays for nearly 50 years of his life.  It all began with a simple journey to help children at Christmastime and it exploded …

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Marines and sailors now eligible for Enlisted-to-Medical-Degree Preparatory Program http://usmclife.com/2014/11/marines-sailors-now-eligible-enlisted-medical-degree-preparatory-program/ http://usmclife.com/2014/11/marines-sailors-now-eligible-enlisted-medical-degree-preparatory-program/#comments Wed, 12 Nov 2014 18:37:43 +0000 http://usmclife.com/?p=13685 ShareMarine Corps Base Quantico — A medical school preparatory program that has been open for several years to enlisted Air Force and Army personnel is now also open to enlisted Marines and sailors. According to a statement by Uniformed Services University of Health Services, the two-year program, known as EMDP2, is open to service members …

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239 Pull-ups, Happy 239th Birthday Marines http://usmclife.com/2014/11/239-pull-ups-happy-239th-birthday-marines/ http://usmclife.com/2014/11/239-pull-ups-happy-239th-birthday-marines/#comments Tue, 11 Nov 2014 05:18:00 +0000 http://usmclife.com/?p=13677 Share Did you miss the way this Marine is celebrating 239 years? Happy Birthday Marines! Share

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Hope For The Warriors® Unveils New Monument Aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton http://usmclife.com/2014/11/hope-warriors-unveils-new-monument-aboard-marine-corps-base-camp-pendleton/ http://usmclife.com/2014/11/hope-warriors-unveils-new-monument-aboard-marine-corps-base-camp-pendleton/#comments Sun, 09 Nov 2014 05:04:13 +0000 http://usmclife.com/?p=13675 ShareSculptor Inspired by Famous Photograph and Son’s Memory CAMP PENDLETON, CA, October 17, 2014 – The unveiling and dedication of a new monument will take place on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 2 p.m. The monument is a gift to the Department of the Navy and to the U.S. Marine Corps from Hope For The Warriors® and …

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F-35C Makes First Arrested Landing on Aircraft Carrier http://usmclife.com/2014/11/f-35c-makes-first-arrested-landing-aircraft-carrier/ http://usmclife.com/2014/11/f-35c-makes-first-arrested-landing-aircraft-carrier/#comments Tue, 04 Nov 2014 17:13:23 +0000 http://usmclife.com/?p=13652 ShareThe first aircraft carrier arrested landing with the F-35C is scheduled this week aboard the USS Nimitz off the coast of California. (Nov. 3)     Share

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