Warrior Wednesday: Platoon Leader Skellie

This edition features a story about Sergeant First Class Michael Skellie a Platoon Leader with Bravo Company of the 1-5 First Brigade 25th Infantry Division, originally from Glens Falls, NY, tells us about how the role of his team contributes to the security of Afghanistan. Produced by Marine Cpl. Liz Cisneros.

Fighting On

Combat-wounded veterans prove being a warrior is all in the mindset.

Implementation of New Marine Corps Combat Pistol Program Underway

Due to be totally implemented by late 2014, the Marine Corps' new Combat Pistol Program is already being introduced to marksmanship trainers at Marine Corps Bases Quantico and Camp Lejeune.

Chester Nez, Last of the Navajo Marine Code Talkers, 93

The Navajo Code Talkers, responsible for passing along vital intel in the Pacific theaters, have lost their last Talker. Rest in Peace, Chester Nez.

'Lava Dawgs: A Fight for Fallujah' Book Review

A Marine gives his thoughts on "Lava Dawgs," a vivid account of the second battle of Fallujah during the Iraq War.

Troy Industries Offers Savings for Military Appreciation Month

Troy Industries is providing a number of discounts to show appreciation for the military. Military members can also email the company for a special appreciation package.

Marines Consider Adopting M855A1 Cartridge

The U.S. Marine Corps is considering the adoption of the M855A1 cartridge used by the U.S. Army, provided that it meets certain performance criteria.

Fightin' Iron: The Marine Corps Ka-Bar Knife

Among U.S. Marines’ combat gear, the Ka-Bar is especially prized.

Fightin' Iron: General Robert Barrow's Type 14 Nambu

Some firearms stick in your memory, regardless of how useful they may (or may not) be. Here's the interesting sidearm used by Marine Corps Gen. Robert Barrow while he was a lieutenant in WWII: a Type 14 Nambu pistol.

Classic Guns: The FN-49

The FAL might be the “right arm of the free world,” but there was an FN design before it. Here's a look at the FN-49.

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