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HQMC News
Silver Star award-upgrade presented to Marine Corps veteran for heroic actions By Pfc. Samantha Schwoch | November 21, 2017
SPMAGTF-SC Marines conclude their deployment in Central America By Marine Corps Sgt. Ian Leones | November 21, 2017
Breaking language barriers, building bonds By Lance Cpl. Muriah King | November 21, 2017
SPMAGTF-CR-AF Marines and Sailors conduct evacuation control center training By Lance Cpl. Patrick Osino | November 20, 2017
Return of the Workhorse: Combat Logistics Regiment 3 completes Korea Marine Exchange Program 18.1 By Sgt. Tiffany Edwards | November 17, 2017
Big Bear Lake honors service members on Veterans Day By Courtesy Story | November 16, 2017
VMGR-152's PME, a flight you wouldn't want to miss By LCpl. Mason Roy | November 14, 2017
Mission
Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps (HQMC), located in Arlington, Virginia, consists of the Commandant of the Marine Corps and those staff agencies that advise and assist him in discharging his responsibilities prescribed by law and higher authority. The Commandant is directly responsible to the Secretary of the Navy for the total performance of the Marine Corps. This includes the administration, discipline, internal organization, training requirements, efficiency, and readiness of the service. The function, composition, and general duties of HQMC are defined in the United States Code, Title 10, Subtitle C, Part 1, Chapter 506 (Headquarters, Marine Corps).

The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the U.S. military responsible for providing power projection from the sea, utilizing the mobility of the U.S. Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces to global crises. Alongside the U.S. Navy, the Marine Corps operates under the United States Department of the Navy.

The Marine Corps, with authorized end strength of 202,100 active duty and 39,600 reserve Marines, is the smallest of the United States armed forces in the Department of Defense.
Marines TV
DAS 17: NAVCENT/MARCENT Aircraft Staging
BRoll of aircraft being staged for the 2017 Dubai Air Show. Marine Central Command aircraft being staged include the MC-22 Osprey and CH-53E Super Stallion. Navy Central Command aircraft include the MH-60 Seahawk.
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