Toys for Tots is a charity closely associated with the United States Marine Corps. Its history shows some of the Marines’ best qualities.
Space Marines: These are our 5 favorite sci-fi troopersOff Duty
Space Marines are sci-fi’s best trope. These scrappy, elite commandos deal with the worst the universe has to offer and do it with style.
Female Marines now have more options as hair regulations are relaxedOn Duty
“These changes are indicative of our disciplined approach to uniformity without sacrificing the health and safety of our female Marines,” the Corps said.
Green Berets and Marines bring Halloween cheer (sort of) to BoliviaOff Duty
One of the Marine corporals placed himself in the coffin, located in front of our house to greet passersby and invited guests.
Mixed-gender Marine Corps Boot Camp units reveal surprising findingsOn Duty
The Marine Corps was the last service to gender-integrate Boot Camp for recruits, with female Marine recruits finally taking training at San Diego, which had always been a male-only recruit training station. Despite many objections to this new policy, the results point to some encouraging news for the success of the program. One of the […]
These are the 7 standout combat shotguns from around the worldGear
From designs that use airplane parts to old classics and mysterious weapons from the East, these are seven combat shotguns to know about.
What exactly is a Marine Corps Littoral Regiment?Marine Corps
A lot has been said about the Marine Littoral Regiment, but what exactly is it, and how will it work? Well, let’s dive in.
Machine guns have the Marines to thank for their role in warfareHistory
Ask any infantrymen in a line company about the value of a machine gun, and you might get a long, complicated answer based on years of training and practical experience. Or… you might get Private Snuffy telling you, “Machine gun good, machine-gun fire lots of bullets.” They’d both be right. In the modern infantry, machine […]
Why the Marines chose an LPVO (it makes sense)Gear
The Marine Corps prides itself on being a Corps of riflemen. A big part of Marine Corps culture involves the rifle. “Every Marine is a rifleman” defines the Marine Corps, and as such, every Marine must be rifle qualified. Rifle qualification holds a lot of weight in the Marine Corps and affects everything from social […]
5 USMC facts that even Marines don’t knowMarine Corps
The Marine Corps is a small fighting force deep in lore, history, culture, and intricacies that can be tough to navigate. Marines can serve for years and not find their way to the bottom of Marine Corps knowledge. As such, I’ve come to learn a few things as both a Marine, and now a civilian […]