Advertisement

You will be redirected to the page you want to view in  seconds.

  1. A female lieutenant in the Infantry Officer Course hangs from the rope during the obstacle course portion of the initial Combat Endurance Test at Marine Corps Base Quantico in 2013.

    Marines developing gender-neutral MOS tests as 11 new jobs open to women

    The Corps' top general said the service plans to adopt a gender-neutral screening test that would assess Marines' physical qualifications for various military specialties.

Featured Video

Classifieds Powered by SargesList

MilitaryTimes Green Trusted Classifieds

Free, trusted classifieds for military communities

Now you can buy, sell, trade and connect across hundreds of military installations online.
Browse expanded listings, sell products or services, or promote your business- all within the military community.
  1. SEARCH THOUSANDS OF LISTINGS



  1. More Options:
  2. Search Listings | Browse Bases | Post a Free Listing | See All Listings

Jobs

  1. Post-9/11 vet unemployment rate jumps again in July

    • August 1, 2014 - 12:16 PM

    The volatile unemployment rate for the youngest generation of veterans jumped again in July, reaching 9.2 percent, matching the highest monthly rate …

  1. FIND GREAT CIVILIAN JOBS
    Military Times & Career Builder



  1. MORE JOBS:
  2. Get Hired | Explore Careers | Entrepreneurs | Best for Vets

VA Loan Center

What's In Your VA Mortgage Payment?

  • February 18, 2014
When you apply for a VA loan, your loan officer will provide you with all the necessary information needed to evaluate your future loan.
  1. GET REAL TIME PRICING ON VA LOANS




Answers sponsored by RallyPoint

Join trending discussions in the military's #1 professional community. See what members like yourself have to say from across the DoD.

Marine Corps Times Prime is an all-access pass to exclusive, premium content from the largest independent newsroom covering the U.S. military, including...

Web & mobile

For exclusive content, look for the keys.

In print

Convenient delivery for as little as 58¢ a week.

Digital Edition

A digital replica of the print edition.

To your in-box

Early-Bird Brief, Daily News Roundup, E-Reports.

Exclusive content for subscribers like you.

  1. Individual Training Course students with Marine Special Operations School at Stone Bay, N.C., participate in the field training exercise Raider Spirit. Cpl. Donovan Lee / Marine Corps

    Prime Content MARSOC demystified: Officials to unveil training details

    Notoriously shrouded in secrecy, Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command may soon lift the veil on its training pipeline, beginning with the assessment and selection course that is held several times per year at undisclosed locations, and continuin

    • Jul. 27, 2014
  2. A MARSOC critical skills operator. MARSOC

    Prime Content MARSOC uses applicants' feedback to redesign workout prep program

    MARSOC fitness tips: don't skimp on the swimming and carry a 50-pound pack everywhere.

    • Jul. 21, 2014
  3.  MARSOC A&S Workout App

    Prime Content App lets Marines share their workout progress with friends

    If you're interested in tracking and sharing your progress on the new MARSOC 10-week prep workout, it turns out, there's an app for that.

    • Jul. 21, 2014
  4. Mullen

    Prime Content One star: Survival is crisis response, not combat ops

    With the Corps focused on crisis response and disaster relief in place of major combat operations, a major amphibious landing on contested soil wouldn't look too pretty, according to a one-star general.

    • Jul. 19, 2014
  5. A Marine looks through the Commandant's Reading List section at the library aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif. The Commandant's Reading List is being overhauled to align the professional reading tracks of officers and enlisted Marines. Lance Cpl. Rebecca Eller/Marine Corps

    Prime Content Reading list overhaul puts lance cpls., lieutenants on same page

    Lieutenants are way more likely to do their recommended professional reading than lance corporals, right?

    • Jul. 14, 2014
  6. A retention board has cut 233 staff sergeants who have been at least twice passed over for promotion and who have served for at least 15 years. Cpl. Sonia N. Rodriguez/Marine Corps

    Prime Content One-third of boarded staff sergeants get the ax

    Nearly three in 10 staff sergeants considered by the service's first Staff Sergeant Retention Board held in June were denied further service.

    • Jul. 14, 2014
  7. A small team of reconnaissance Marines and sailors from a riverine unit deployed to Panama through the month of June to train local troops on amphibious operations. Courtesy of Capt. Jacob Auchincloss

    Prime Content Reserve recon Marines lead training in Panama

    A Reserve captain led a small team of Marines and sailors on a monthlong deployment to the jungles of Panama, where they teamed with Colombian special operators to train three local forces to operate together on land and at sea.

    • Jul. 13, 2014
  8. Rear Adm. Margaret Kibben, the chaplain of the Marine Corps, talks with a colleague downrange. Kibben will become the Navy's first chief of chaplains later this year. Marine Corps

    Prime Content Chaplain of the Marine Corps: 'Nobody comes back from combat unaffected'

    Rear Adm. (lower half) Margaret Kibben made history in 2010 when she became the first woman to be named the chaplain of the Marine Corps. Later this year, she will do it again when she becomes the Navy's first female chief of chaplains.

    • Jul. 12, 2014
  9. Pvt. Gloria Murphy cleans a machine gun during Marine Combat Training at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Female Marines may now enroll in the machine gunner course on an experimental basis. The Marines' restriction on women holding infantry jobs may change in 2016. Scott Olson/Getty Images

    Prime Content Seven new ground combat schools open to women

    The first enlisted female Marines will start training in mortarman and infantry assaultman specialty schools next week as the Marine Corps kicks off the next phase of its Women in Service Review study.

    • Jul. 7, 2014
  10. Prime Content Initiatives that give vets an edge

    Federal agencies aren't trying to hire veterans just because they think it's a nice thing to do. They've been ordered to do so by their chief executive and board of directors ó the president and Congress.

    • Jul. 7, 2014
  11. DARPA officials are partnering with industry to develop a barrier in a can, which could self-deploy with the push of a button and be used downrange instead of Hesco barriers, or perhaps even as a personal protective shield. Cpl. John McCall/Marine Corps

    DARPA calls on industry to develop compact, push-button wall

    The military's lead research agency is working to develop what some are calling a ballistic '

    • Jul. 5, 2014
  12. Staff Sgt. Alejandro Santiago speaks with a member of the Afghan Uniformed Police. Advising became an important piece of counterinsurgency operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Sgt. Michael Cifuentes/Marine Corps

    Prime Content Shuttering of elite unit spells end of 7-year mission for Marines

    The training group that prepped thousands of Marines to serve as advisers in Iraq and Afghanistan has been deactivated.

    • Jul. 4, 2014
  13. Marines with Landing Support Company, Combat Logistics Regiments 2, attach external 500-gallon fuel drums to a CH-53E Super Stallions on June 20 in Camp Leatherneck, Helmand province, Afghanistan. Sgt. Anthony L. Ortiz / CLR-2

    Prime Content Minor injuries, damage after CH-53 hard landing in Afghanistan

    A Marine CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter was damaged during a hard landing at Camp Bastion, Afghanistan June 1, according to new data released by the Marine Corps.

    • Jun. 29, 2014
  14. Lance Cpls. Nathanael Shoemate and Quinn Schweher, and Cpl. Matthew Worrell, Marines with Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 1, Marine Air Control Group 38, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward), prepare an unmanned aerial vehicle for launch on Sept. 22 at Forward Operating Base Dwyer, Afghanistan. Sgt. Deanne Hurla/Marine Corps

    Prime Content Marine drone community gets more officers

    Results of the latest selection board for officers making a lateral move into the burgeoning unmanned aerial vehicle officer specialty show the community continues to grow.

    • Jun. 28, 2014
  15. A Republic of Korea amphibious assault vehicle enters the surf from a U.S. Navy landing craft utility during an exercise in Manripo, Republic of Korea, in 2006. The Marine Corps' current procurement strategy risks the service's ability to 'kick in the door' during a mid-intensity amphibious assault, according to two armored vehicle experts who served as career infantry officers. JO2 Adam R. Cole/Navy

    Prime Content Experts: Amos' procurement plans risk making Corps irrelevant

    The Marine Corps' current procurement strategy risks the service's ability to 'kick in the door' during a mid-intensity amphibious assault, according to two armored vehicle experts who served as career infantry officers.

    • Jun. 23, 2014
  16. Prime Content Friend of Marine trapped in Mexico speaks about ordeal

    A close friend of a Marine veteran imprisoned in Mexico for the past 70 days said he can hear the heartbreak in his friend's voice when they talk on the phone.

    • Jun. 16, 2014
  17. An illustration of the Ground-Based Air Defense Direct Energy On-the-Move laser, under development by the Office of Naval Research. Courtesy of ONR

    Prime Content Meet the Corps' new drone killers: Humvee mounted lasers

    Naval researchers are working to provide Marines a vehicle-mounted laser that can zap unmanned aerial vehicles out of the sky.

    • Jun. 15, 2014
  18. Sgts. Maj. Jonathan Henry, left, and Scott D. Hamm set a new milestone. Lance Cpl. Samuel Fernandez/Marine Corps

    Prime Content First enlisted graduates of Command Staff College usher in sea change of Corps leadership

    Two sergeants major have become the first enlisted Marines to graduate from the Marine Corps Command and Staff College, both earning master's degrees in military studies on June 4 following a 10-month resident course.

    • Jun. 14, 2014
  19. On June 5, Gen. Joseph 'Fighting Joe' Dunford was nominated to be the 36th commandant of the Marine Corps. Pending Senate confirmation, he is expected to assume command from Gen. Jim Amos sometime this fall. Ahmad Jamshid/AP

    Quiet brawler: Everything you need to know about the next commandant

    He commanded the unit that led the 2003 invasion of Iraq, oversaw the bulk of the politically fraught drawdown of combat operations in Afghanistan, and earned a spot this year on Fortune Magazine's list of the world's 50 greatest contemporary leaders.

    • Jun. 9, 2014
  20. Marines of 12th Marine Regiment fire M982 GPS-guided Excalibur ammunition. Global Military Review

    Prime Content Marine howitzers return to Afghanistan to mark the war's end

    For the first time in years, M777 howitzers are defending the Marines' stronghold in Helmand province.

    • Jun. 7, 2014
  21. Sgt. Anthony Christy, right,acting commanding officer for Combat Logistics Battalion 2, and Sgt. Jason Kiernan the acting executive officer of CLB-2, plan out their day during the battalion's NCO day aboard Camp Lejeune, N.C., on May 6. Cpl. Shawn Valosin/Marine Corps

    Prime Content Step aside, gunny: Corps takes steps to shift leadership power

    Months after noncommissioned officers were called on to 'reawaken the soul of the Corps,' unit leaders are looking for ways to best empower and develop their junior Marines -- and some are even stepping out of their jobs to allow a corporal or sergeant to step in.

    • Jun. 2, 2014
  22. Brig. Gen. Daniel Yoo, right, talks with regional leaders at a shura outside Forward Operating Base Sabit Qadam in Sangin, Afghanistan. Hope Hodge Seck / Staff

    Prime Content Top Marine in Helmand: Victory will be a quiet exit

    The commander of the skeleton Marine Corps force remaining in Afghanistan has a laundry list of goals he'd like to see accomplished before the last Marines leave later this year: improve the counter-IED capabilities of the Afghan National Army's 215th Corps in Helmand province; boost recruiting and force sustainment for the Afghan National Security Forces, and institutionalize base maintenance and sustainment.

    • Jun. 1, 2014
  23. Afghan students at the Regional Corps Battle School at Camp Shorabak, Afghanistan, conduct a training course on a D-30 122mm howitzer. Advisers said indirect fire is the most complex skill they'll learn at the battle school. Hope Hodge Seck/Staff

    Prime Content For Afghan advisers, it's the moment of truth

    Just days after the Marine Corps pulled the remainder of its forces out of the embattled Sangin valley, a small mobile training team of all-Afghan instructors deployed there from the Regional Corps Battle School that abuts Camp Leatherneck.

    • May. 31, 2014
  24. Retired Marine Cpl. Kyle Carpenter will be awarded the Medal of Honor for valor in Afghanistan, the White House announced May 19. He is just the third Marine from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to earn the military's highest award. James Sanborn / Staff

    Prime Content 'I am thankful for Afghanistan'

    Since that fateful day in Afghanistan when he covered a grenade to shield a friend from the blast, retired Marine Cpl. Kyle Carpenter has endured tremendous pain and countless surgeries. But the experience also profoundly changed his outlook on life.

    • May. 27, 2014
  25. Prime Content 2015 early out programs drop

    The service has released details of its highly anticipated voluntary force-shaping measures for fiscal 2015, which will offer thousands of staff noncommissioned officers a lump-sum payment to leave uniform or an early retirement.

    • May. 24, 2014
  1. Marine Corps responds to Gold Star family's allegations of 'misleading, offensive' information

    The Marine Corps responded in part to a 10-page letter from a Gold Star family that accused the Corps of misleading the public about events in the aftermath of their son's death....

      4:47 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
  2. Ask the Lawyer: 'Concealed weapon' has broad meaning

    A. The General Article of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, Article 134, prohibits service members from carrying concealed weapons....

      3:43 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
  3. Marines developing gender-neutral MOS tests as 11 new jobs open to women

    The Corps' top general said the service plans to adopt a gender-neutral screening test that would assess Marines' physical qualifications for various military specialties....

      2:40 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
  4. Boy found dead in C-130 may have been seen near other planes

    Investigators are looking into whether the boy found dead Sunday in a C-130J wheel well was seen earlier trying to reach aircraft at an airfield in Bamako, Mali, said Eberhard Bayer, a spokesman for the German prosecutor's office....

      3:09 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
  5. Gold Star family blasts Marines' communication on insider attack case

    An outraged Gold Star family has levied new accusations which contest information the Marine Corps released concerning events following a 2012 insider attack in Afghanistan....

      4:01 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
  6. Case of missing Marine wife Erin Corwin on cover of People Magazine

    The story of missing Marine wife Erin Corwin made the cover of this week's People Magazine, set to hit newsstands Friday....

      7:05 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
  7. Camp Pendleton's 'Godfather' sentenced to two years

    The self-proclaimed 'Godfather' of Camp Pendleton, California, was sentenced to two years in prison on Friday after he pleaded guilty to accepting bribes in exchange for funneling construction projects to contractors....

      8:24 PM, Jul. 28, 2014
  8. Marines approve new primary MOS for MARSOC officers

    The commandant of the Marine Corps has approved a new primary military occupational specialty that will allow Marine officers the opportunity to spend a career in the Corps' special operations command....

      2:21 PM, Jul. 29, 2014
  9. Couple channel grief into retreat for veterans

    Before shipping out for Iraq, Army Sgt. Trevor Blumberg asked his father to do two things if he didn't return: Look after his puppy, Scrappy, and 'take care of my guys.'...

      7:42 AM, Aug. 1, 2014
  10. MARSOC demystified: Officials to unveil training details

    Notoriously shrouded in secrecy, Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command may soon lift the veil on its training pipeline, beginning with the assessment and selection course that is held several times per year at undisclosed locations, and continuin...

      8:16 AM, Jul. 28, 2014
  11. Marine Corps responds to Gold Star family's allegations of 'misleading, offensive' information

    The Marine Corps responded in part to a 10-page letter from a Gold Star family that accused the Corps of misleading the public about events in the aftermath of their son's death....

      4:47 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
  12. Marines developing gender-neutral MOS tests as 11 new jobs open to women

    The Corps' top general said the service plans to adopt a gender-neutral screening test that would assess Marines' physical qualifications for various military specialties....

      2:40 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
  13. Sergeant major portrayed in 'Generation Kill' faces child sex charges

    A retired battalion sergeant major who was depicted in the HBO miniseries 'Generation Kill,' was arrested in Yuma, Arizona, and charged with sex offenses involving a minor. It's the second time in a month he has faced child sex abuse allegations....

      4:27 PM, Jul. 23, 2014
  14. Marine Corps responds to Gold Star family's allegations of 'misleading, offensive' information

    The Marine Corps responded in part to a 10-page letter from a Gold Star family that accused the Corps of misleading the public about events in the aftermath of their son's death....

      4:47 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
  15. Marines developing gender-neutral MOS tests as 11 new jobs open to women

    The Corps' top general said the service plans to adopt a gender-neutral screening test that would assess Marines' physical qualifications for various military specialties....

      2:40 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
  16. Clinton, in 2001, on bin Laden: 'I could have killed him'

    Former President Bill Clinton told an audience in Australia just hours before the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks that he passed on the chance to kill Osama bin Laden with a military strike, according to an audio tape just released....

      3:56 PM, Aug. 1, 2014
  17. Family of murdered Marine 'betrayed' after Afghan killer gets 7-year sentence

    The family of a Marine killed during an insider attack in Afghanistan says they were outraged to discover this week that the attacker's trial took place recently in an Afghan court without their knowledge....

      9:39 AM, Aug. 1, 2014
  18. Marines developing gender-neutral MOS tests as 11 new jobs open to women

    The Corps' top general said the service plans to adopt a gender-neutral screening test that would assess Marines' physical qualifications for various military specialties....

      2:40 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
  19. $16.3B VA reform bill passes Senate 91-3; Obama expected to sign

    The Senate overwhelmingly gave final approval to a $16.3 billion Veterans Affairs reform bill on Thursday night, sending the measure to the White House and giving Congress a legislative victory before the start of its summer break....

      2:09 PM, Aug. 1, 2014
  20. Marines certify female airman as martial arts instructor

    Meet the first female airman to become a certified martial arts instructor through the Marine Corps Martial Arts Center of Excellence at Quantico, Virginia....

      12:26 PM, Jul. 28, 2014

New to ?

Start your day with a roundup of top defense news.

Quick Question



This Week's Marine Corps Times

This Week's Marine Corps Times

Top TA & GI Bill schools
Most popular colleges cater to troops by taking classes to them

Subscribe for Print or Digital delivery today!

Classifieds
MilitaryTimes Green Trusted Classifieds Looking to buy, sell and connect on Military Times?
Browse expanded listings across hundreds of military installations.
Faces of valorHonoring those who fought and died in Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom.
hall of valorThe Hall of Valor is a searchable database of valor award citations collected by Doug Sterner, a Vietnam veteran and Military Times contributing editor, and by Military Times staff.
Woman who cried rape
(3 replies)
   Last Post: TJMAC77SP
        May 3, 2014 1:32 PM
   Last Post: garhkal
        May 1, 2014 5:03 PM
Cliven Bundy
(45 replies)
   Last Post: Chief_KO
        Apr 26, 2014 9:49 AM
Handbooks

All you need to know about your military benefits.

Benefits handbook

Guard & Reserve All you need to know about the Guard & Reserve.

guard and reserve handbook