U.S. Marines (@USMC )

U.S. Marines

Bio The official Twitter account of the United States Marine Corps.

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Location Washington, D.C.
Tweets 14,5K
Followers 1,1M
Following 218
Account created 10-11-2007 14:16:48
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iPhone : ***UPDATE*** (1315/Dec 11, 2018)

Marine Corps declares remaining Marines involved in F/A-18 and KC-130 aviation mishap deceased; search and rescue operations concluded... To read more click the link: facebook.com/IIIMEF/posts/2…

Twitter Web Client : What? You’re not prepared to handle the awkward family conversations waiting for you when you go home for the holidays? Use these five tips at your family’s holiday gathering. #holidaysurvival #usmc #marines #mccs


Twitter Media Studio : What’s cooler than being cool?


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TweetDeck : Fire & Ice

Marines with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 19.1 fire a M252 81 mm mortar system in Setermoen, Norway, Nov 27, 2018.

TweetDeck : PT … Good For You, Good For Me

Marines with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 211, The Fighting 13th, carry a tire while participating in a squad competition on the flight deck aboard the Wasp-Class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2).

TweetDeck : Light It Up

Lance Cpl. Guillermo Ibarra, with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit attached to Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force, Crisis Response-Central Command, fires a Javelin shoulder-fired anti-tank missile, Nov. 18, 2018.

Twitter Web Client : We shot this last week, but I have to be honest: right now my mind is completely on finding the Marines involved in the aircraft mishap off the coast of Japan. Cannot thank enough the US, Japanese, and Australian forces assisting in the rescue of our teammates.

Twitter Web Client : Pumped up for game day! Almost half of the Navy football team seniors (16 of 34) have chosen to lead Marines. Sorry, we just didnt have room for everyone. Now, take care of business today at the 119th Army-Navy game in Philly. GO NAVY, BEAT ARMY!

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Twitter Media Studio : From 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing and MCAS Miramar Navy-Marine Corps team, GO NAVY! BEAT ARMY!

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Twitter Media Studio : This week, the Marine Corps Museum installed a special section dedicated to the attacks of 9/11.

An I-beam from the World Trade Center and a fragment from the Pentagon were installed.

The new exhibit will open in the spring of 2019.

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iPhone : As Marines, Navy, and Japanese partners continue search and rescue efforts off the coast of Japan for those involved in the tragic aviation mishap last night, we ask that you keep the families in your thoughts and prayers as we investigate.

iPhone : ***UPDATE*** (2300/Dec 6,2018)

The United States Marine Corps confirms that two Marines have been found. One is in fair condition and the other has been declared deceased by competent medical personnel. For more information visit facebook.com/iiimef/

Android : We are thankful for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force's, the Japanese Coast Guard's, and the U.S. 7th Fleet's efforts as they continue to respond to the search and rescue operation. Media can contact the III Marine Expeditionary Force media desk at [email protected]

Twitter Media Studio : Leaders at the fire team and squad levels are critical to the mission’s success.

These small unit leaders have played a crucial role during Integrated Training Exercise 1-19.

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iPhone : UPDATE:

One of the personnel involved in the mishap is being evaluated by competent medical authorities at MCAS Iwakuni. The search and rescue operations continue for the remaining six Marines.