U.S. Marines ( @USMC ) Twitter Profile

USMC

U.S. Marines

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Washington, D.C.

Joined on 10 November, 2007

http://www.marines.mil/

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Touch Down

A UH-60 Black Hawk extracts Marines with 3d Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment at @catc_campfuji during Joint Exercise Littoral Strike, the culminating event for #FujiViper 21.2. #FreeandOpenIndoPacific

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Up, Up and Away!

Lance Cpl. Braxton Lee, a rifleman with 3d Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment launches a drone to scan for enemy positions during joint training exercise Littoral Strike at @catc_campfuji.

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The Weight of the World

Marines with @1st_Marine_Div carry track wheels during an Amphibious Combat Endurance Test on @MCIWPendletonCA. The intense assessment tests a Marine's physical ability and knowledge from their basic school.

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Regardless of what may come, we are prepared. Happy Monday Marines!

#MondayMotivation

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Deferment Details

Marines and civilian employees, you now have more time to repay deferred 2020 Social Security tax withholdings.

More info at

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Replying to @LloydAustin: To everyone on the force: I'm proud to be back on the team.

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To everyone on the force: I'm proud to be back on the team.

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Quoted @MCRDPI

Friday's within reach...

(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Tyler Hlavac)

Almost There

That #FridayFeeling when the weekend is even closer now.

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"... I will do everything in my power to support your efforts and safety, as well as the safety and well-being of your families. I look forward to serving alongside you."

– Acting @SECNAV Harker

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A Day On, Not A Day Off

Today, we salute the legacy of diversity and civil rights fueled by the courage of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Shield to Storm

Thirty-years-ago today, President George H. W. Bush announced the start of Operation #DesertStorm, after Iraqi forces who had invaded neighboring Kuwait refused to withdraw.

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Legacy Honored

Today, @SECNAV announced a @USNavy expeditionary sea base has been named after Medal of Honor recipient Pfc Robert Simanek.

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It's The Climb

Lance Cpl. Ethan Sawyer, a rifleman with @3d_Marine_Div, conducts route reconnaissance during the division’s rifle squad competition at Camp Gonsalves, Okinawa, Japan. The competition involves jungle survival skills, basic infantry tactics, and weapons handling.

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Permissible and Prohibited

Marines, read MARADMIN 016/21 about permissible and prohibited conduct related to public demonstrations.

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Crank It Up

Cpl. Ivan Ramirez, @15thMEUOfficial, maintains an MV-22 on the flight deck of the @USNavy’s #USSMakinIsland in the Indian Ocean. The MEU and Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group are operating in #US6thFleet’s area of responsibility.

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Fair Winds and Following Seas

Join us in saying goodbye to Sgt. Dorothy (Schmidt) Cole who passed away last week as the oldest living Marine.

Last year, “Dotty” shared her story as she celebrated her 107th birthday. Semper Fi, Marine.

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Replying to @USNavy: America's #BlueGreenTeam in action! #FreeAndOpenIndoPacific

@31stMeu F-35B Lightning II aircraft conduct flight-ops aboard the…

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America's #BlueGreenTeam in action! #FreeAndOpenIndoPacific

@31stMeu F-35B Lightning II aircraft conduct flight-ops aboard the #USNavy amphibious assault ship #USSAmerica while underway in @US7thFleet helping to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region.

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A Maritime Nation

America's security and prosperity depend on the Marine Corps, @USNavy and @USCG maintaining our #AdvantageAtSea.

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Holiday Help

Marines join @usarmy Soldiers, @usnavy Sailors and @usairforce Airmen in picking up and disposing of wreaths at @arlingtonnatl.

In December, wreaths were laid on headstones there as part of the annual #WreathsAcrossAmerica observance.

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Replying to @1stMAW_Marines: Marines from HMLA-267 fly in support of 3rd Medical Battalion to certify Sailors as capable en-route care for casualty…

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Marines from HMLA-267 fly in support of 3rd Medical Battalion to certify Sailors as capable en-route care for casualty evacuation (CASEVAC) missions. The Sailors worked drills on a dummy patient in a Huey while flying to gain familiarization with providing care. #FightNow

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