U.S. Marines (@USMC )

U.S. Marines

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Location Washington, D.C.
Tweets 15,7K
Followers 1,3M
Following 232
Account created 10-11-2007 14:16:48
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Twitter Media Studio : Always Ready

A recruit with Echo Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion participates in the Bayonet Assault Course at MCRD San Diego. The course builds a combat mindset as loud noises play over a speaker to simulate combat.

Twitter Media Studio : Perfect View
A crew chief with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 looks out of a CH-53E Super Stallion during a training mission at @mcb_hawaii. The mission increased proficiency through integrated training to sustain readiness and project power.

Twitter Web App : Another Marine will be making history today. Get to know (Ret.) Col. Col. Doug Hurley before he becomes a part of history today when Americans return to space from American soil.

We'll stream #LaunchAmerica live 4:33 p.m. ET.
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Twitter Media Studio : Let It Shine
Fire support Marines assigned to Fox Company, Battalion Landing Team 2/8, 26th MEU, observe an 81mm mortar illumination during a Fire Support Coordination Exercise in the United Arab Emirates, during routine sustainment training.

Twitter Media Studio : Hold Your Breath

A U.S. Navy corpsman (left) and a Marine assigned to 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, participate in a Combat Diving Supervisors Course on Camp Schwab, Okinawa.

TweetDeck : Natural Habitat

A CH-53 Super Stallion with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 164, lands during a helicopter raid course on Camp Pendleton. The training enhances air raid operations tactics, techniques and procedures.

Twitter Media Studio : This #MemorialDay, we pause to honor our fallen brothers and sisters. We will always remember their sacrifices for our nation.

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TweetDeck : Honest Work

A Force Reconnaissance Marine with the 31stMEU carries ammo cans during a close-quarters tactics range on Camp Hansen, Okinawa. The MEU provides a flexible, lethal and ready force in the Indo-Pacific region.

TweetDeck : Collateral

A Force Reconnaissance Marine with the 31stMEU fires his M4A1 service rifle during a close-quarters tactics range on Camp Hansen, Okinawa. The MEU provides a flexible, lethal and ready force in the Indo-Pacific region.

TweetDeck : New Horizon

Marines assigned to I MIG Marines, conduct simulated fire missions with a M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System during an exercise at San Clemente Island. HIMARS engage & destroy artillery, air defense concentrations, light armor & fortified stationary targets.

Twitter Media Studio : Although time may separate us from the past and social distancing separates us physically in the present, we are united by reverence to the warrior spirit that lives on. #MemorialDay

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Twitter Media Studio : Hangin’ On

Lance Cpl. Elijah Gomez, a rifleman with the 15th MEU, repels during fast-rope training at Camp Pendleton. Fast-rope training enables the MEU to conduct hasty insertions directly onto their objective, improving their ability to conduct missions.

Twitter Media Studio : Sea Services Celebration

The Marine Corps is joining the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard to overcome #COVID19’s challenges. For the first time, a virtual Virtual Fleet Week New York is underway. Join the week-long celebration now with #VirtualFleetWeekNYC.

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TweetDeck : Splashdown

An AAV-P7/A1 Amphibious Assault Vehicle with the Assault Amphibian School splashes into the Del Mar Boat Basin on Camp Pendleton. Students are participating in a 55 day-long assault amphibian crewman course to learn how to maintain and operate an AAV.

TweetDeck : Dock and Deliver

Marines assigned to I MIG Marines, unload equipment and personnel from a landing craft utility at San Clemente Island, California. The LCU, which launched from the U.S. Navy’s #USSComstock, conducted ship to shore movement.

TweetDeck : Hi, Mars!

Marines assigned to I MIG Marines, fire a M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) during an exercise at San Clemente Island. HIMARS engage and destroy artillery, air defense concentrations, light armor and fortified stationary targets.