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  • MCX Anniversary Contest

    Join in the fun and help us celebrate the 117th Anniversary of the MCX! You won't want to miss these great prizes!


    Visit https://www.facebook.com/MarineCorpsExchange for more info!


  • Devil Dogs of Comedy Contest


    The response to voting has been exciting. On behalf of the Single Marine Program, I would like to express my sincere appreciation to Leatherneck.com and all the Marines and Sailors who took the time to share their talent and make us laugh.


    Following the public voting 8 August, the Contest Committee will make a final decision on the winner based solely on the Public Votes and final confirmation of eligibility. The winner will be announced at the “For The Leathernecks” show, 22 August, at MCB Camp Lejeune. Please join us at Leatherneck.com on 22 August from 1330 to 1600 EST to watch the Livestream of the event.


    To those who submitted videos and to all our voters, we thank you!


    Semper Fi!!


    Contest Director

  • Marine Corps News

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    Marines and other U.S. forces in Europe are on a heightened state of alert in response to a deteriorating security situation in the Libyan capital of Tripoli, two U.S. officials said Friday.

    The alert order applies to a U.S. special operations ...
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    Snipers have been the focus of envy and the personification of legends in the Marine Corps since men like Carlos Hathcock and Chuck Mawhinney looked down their scopes in the jungles of Vietnam. The recent exploits of Chris Kyle, the retired Navy SEAL who now has the most confirmed sniper kills in U.S. military history, modernized the mystique of the military sniper, but few have what it takes to join the ranks.

    One such man is Cpl. Miles Cooley, team ...
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    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Former Marine Staff Sgt. Matthew Benack is the one to watch at the Wounded Warrior 2013 games.

    He’s taken gold medals in archery and air rifle for the last three years and thinks he has a good shot at gold again this year.

    However, he may have a problem winning this year, a problem of his own making. He explains:

    “I love to ...
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    More than 60 years ago, a group of Native-American Marines, known as the Navajo Code Talkers, used the Navajo language to transmit secret tactical information using radios during World War II, leaving the enemy unable to decipher their messages.

    That’s what Lance Cpl. ...
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