top story
  • 0

YUCCA VALLEY — The future aquatics center is truly a blank slate awaiting the community’s creative ideas and passion to deliver this massive project. The town is diving into the deeper end and exploring the details of how much it will cost and keep it afloat financially.

  • Updated
  • 5

JOSHUA TREE — Champion had been shot and beaten when he was found by a couple on their Joshua Tree property Sunday. But with the help of local residents and the Animal Authority Rescue Team, this dog has defied the odds.

featured
  • 0

The Communication Training Battalion, which is responsible for the training of groundside communication maintenance and operations for entry-level Marines and advanced schooling at the Marine Corps Communication-Electronics School, conducted a change of command at the Thunderdome aboard the …

featured
  • 0

The Reserve Marines of Mike Battery, 3rd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment, based in Chattanooga, Tennessee, put their skills to the test with an uncommon mission when they took part in a direct fire shoot during Integrated Training Exercise 4-18, June 13.

featured
  • 0

Maj. Gen. William F. Mullen III relinquished command of Marine Air Ground Task Force Training Command, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, to Brig. Gen. Roger Turner during a change of command ceremony at the base theater, June 8, 2018.

  • 0

Marine Corps Communication-Electronics School won the installation’s intramural soccer finals against Headquarters Battalion at Felix Field aboard the Combat Center, June 7. 

  • 0

Lt. Col. Erick T. Clark relinquished his role as commanding officer to Lt. Col. Robert M. Barnhart Jr. during the change of command ceremony for 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment aboard the Combat Center on Monday.

  • 0

The Air Combat Element, known as the ACE, plays an integral role in the Marine Air Ground Task Force, as it conducts offensive, defensive and all other air operations to support the Marine Air Ground Task Force mission. Marine aviation provides the Marines of the MAGTF the operational flexib…

  • 0

Twentynine Palms is renowned for its sweltering temperatures as summer reaches its peak. During this time of year, Combat Center residents find ways to keep cool and stay active in the rising temperatures.

  • 0

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. - Marines, sailors and guests gathered for the relief and appointment ceremony of Sgt. Maj Bradley Kasal and Sgt. Maj. James Porterfield on the parade field aboard Camp Pendleton, May 18. 

  • 0

The 4th Annual Ride for Freedom, Freedom to Ride (Sober) Motorcycle Ride took place aboard the Combat Center, on May 18. The event was held in an effort to spread awareness for safe and sober riding.

  • 0

The Command and Staff College, Marine Corps University at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., brought out international students to the Combat Center to observe training on May 3 and 4.

  • 0

YUCCA VALLEY, Calif. - In the Combat Center’s continuous quest to remain good stewards of the environment that we live and train in, the installation’s Environmental Affairs office participated in the annual Earth Day festival at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum on Saturday. 

  • 0

In the last few years, the Marine Corps has increased its exploration of additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, to quickly replace parts for weapons, vehicles and equipment.

  • 0

The Marine Corps promises few things to its members: discipline, shared hardships and for many, a fresh start. Among those promises is something else that many search for but not all find; a lifelong brotherhood. 

  • 0

On March 16, Candace Wimbish was in the right place at the right time. It was an ordinary Friday and Wimbish was driving down U.S. Highway 62 to attend a farewell event for a fellow soldier in Yucca Valley, Calif. Then, in the blink of an eye, a tow truck made a sharp left turn in front of h…

  • 0

7th Marine Regiment hosted the Child Abuse Awareness and Military Child Appreciation Carnival aboard the Combat Center on April 12. The event was held to provide resources for members of the community and provide fun for children of the parents attending the event.

  • 0

The 4th Annual Earth Day Extravaganza, hosted by Lincoln Military Housing and Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs, took place at Lincoln Military Housing Athletic Field aboard the Combat Center on April 13. 

  • 0

The Marine Corps Logistics Operations Group hosted its first-ever “True Grit” tournament at the Desert Winds Golf Course aboard the Combat Center on April 6. The tournament was open to anyone with access to the Combat Center’s golf course. 

  • 0

The 7th Marine Regiment hosted an Alumni Day for retired veterans from the Desert Cities Mitchell Paige Medal of Honor Chapter, 1st Marine Division Association aboard the Combat Center, March 28.

  • 0

The spouses of 1st Tank Battalion participated in a Jane Wayne Spouse Appreciation Day aboard the Combat Center on April 3. 

  • 0

TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. - The Officers’ Spouses’ Club, an institution established aboard the Combat Center in the 1950s, hosted their annual Havana Nights Gala & Benefit Auction at Smith’s Ranch, Saturday.

  • 0

Marines with Alpha Company, Headquarters Battalion, conducted a hike and shooting qualification on March 23. The event was held to foster camaraderie and reinforce the Marines’ readiness. 

  • 0

1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, hosted their second spring family day for the Marines and sailors of the regiment at Victory Field aboard the Combat Center, Saturday. Unit events are hosted to enhance camaraderie, bring spouses together to form positive relationships and create activitie…

  • 0

Marathon Targets participated in individual training exercises aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., March 1, 2018. Marathon Targets created a robotic device that simulates enemies in foreign countries to help enhance the training environment for pre-deployme…

  • 0

RUPHOLDING, Germany - Marines with the Mountain Leaders Section, Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, Calif., traveled to the Bavarian Alps in Germany to participate in the 1st International Mountain Warfare Patrol Competition in Rupholding hosted by the German Armed Forces from Mar…

  • 0

A Battle Colors Ceremony was held at Felix Field aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., March 14, 2018. This year, the Battle Color Detachment performed a ceremony to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Belleau Wood.

  • 0

QUANTICO, Va. — There it was, her name, Opha May Johnson, simply penned on the applicant line of a Marine Corps Reserve form. Although she typically signed her name Opha M., this was an official document and her middle name was necessary. Her decision to fill out that form entered her into a…

  • 0

Each year the Family and Victim Advocate Office hosts a Teen Dating Violence Awareness workshop that spans the month of February. The workshop is held to raise awareness about teen dating violence as well as provide attendees of the workshop with the tools and resources to protect themselves. 

  • 1

The Combat Center’s vast expanse of desert, more than 1,100 square miles, is home to many forms of wildlife and hidden archeological wonders. Conservation Law Enforcement Officers, or CLEOs, work to protect these unique and irreplaceable resources aboard the installation, helping the base pr…

  • 0

Marines honed their shooting skills during the Marine Corps Marksmanship Competition West 2018, which was held at the Marksmanship Training Unit aboard the Combat Center from Feb. 2 to Feb. 16.

  • 0

JOHNSON VALLEY, CALIF. — Every January, an army of HammerKing Productions employees and volunteers descend on Means Dry Lake bed here to build Hammertown, a 56-acre, high-tech encampment that serves as a hub for the annual King of the Hammers races held the first week in February. 

  • 0

D Company, 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, also known as “Dragoons”, was officially deactivated during a ceremony at Lance Cpl. Torrey L. Gray Field aboard the Combat Center, Feb. 9.

  • 0

The Tax Center aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., opened its doors Jan. 29, 2018, and is welcoming customers on a walk-in and appointment basis.

  • 0

1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, bravo battery, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, HI, arrived at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Jan. 11, 2018, for Integrated Training Exercise 2-18. One training exercise during ITX is a Fire Support Coordination Exercise, whi…

  • 0

The most recent training operation being conducted aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center is integrated training exercise 2-18, and the Marines of the Air Combat Element are a testament to the exercise’s ability to transform junior Marines into leaders. 

  • 0

The Navy Marine Corps Medal was awarded to the family of Staff Sgt. Enrico Antonio Rojo during a memorial ceremony held aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., Jan. 21, 2018. 

  • 0

Sgt. Maj. Michael E. Cedeno, off going sergeant major, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., relinquished his post as battalion sergeant major to Sgt. Maj. Brian E. Anderson, incoming sergeant major, 1/7, MCAGCC, at the commanding…

  • 0

The Officers’ Club hosted a dedication ceremony for a new sculpture at their establishment Jan. 9, 2018. The sculpture was gifted by Claudio D’Augustino, a sculptor who has created many Marine Corps-related pieces for the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego, Calif.

  • 0

Marines depart for Integrated Training Exercise 2-18 from Marine Corps Base Hawaii to Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms this week.

Top Ads

Newspaper Ads