Meet Captain Matt Pottinger, United States Marine Corps
Matt Pottinger is a sandy-haired ... a very important set of messages about the wars the United States is fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan. After a tour in Iraq as an intelligence officer with an infantry battalion in the initial troop surge and two ...
How many U.S. troops are still in Afghanistan?
Roughly 38,000 American service members remain in Afghanistan, the U.S. military told CBS News Thursday, as troop levels hang in the balance with a U.S.-Afghan security agreement still unsigned. The number of American troops reached 101,000 in June 2011 ...
Marine combat instructors share Infantry tactics
"We want to get a better understanding of what our sister service is doing with their Infantry," he said. "Right now, we're mostly learning we have a lot of similarities. On the battlefield, there have been many ... Soldiers in Marine Corps tactics and ...
3M to Supply Enhanced Combat Helmets to United States Marine Corps
The helmet also is compatible with all currently-used components of infantry ... According to the Marine Corps, the requirements for the Enhanced Combat Helmets proved to be a tall order. Working in collaboration with the United States Army, the Corps ...
Building the ethical warrior: How the United States Marine Corps embraced martial arts
At the sight of the kneeling soldiers ... This article is dedicated to Marine Officer Candidate Michael Miller of Chicago, an Aikidoka who heard the call to serve his country and is currently undergoing the Marine Corps Officer Candidate School at Quantico.