Marine Corps Headquarters is modernizing the retention model and will conduct enlisted career retention boards in November, 2020. This will allow the Marine Corps to better retain its qualified Marines. For more information, refer to MARADMIN 661-20 at Marines.mil. (Video by LCpl. Joseph Cooper)
In this episode of the Video Marine Minute, Cpl. Taryn Escott tells us about the new technology that is going out to the Corps' infantrymen.
In this episode of the Marine Minute, Lance Cpl. Fernando Moreno tells us about how Marine Corps history has shaped what the Marine Corps is today.
In this episode of the Marine Minute, Cpl Ben Whitten tells us about the 2019 HITT Championship competition.
In this episode of the Marine Minute, Lance Cpl. Fernando Moreno tells us about what Marines are doing in the jungle and in the outback.
In this episode Lance Cpl. Fernando Moreno tells us about High Frequency Comms training in Okinawa.
In this episode of the Video Marine Minute, Cpl. Taryn Escott tells us about the new and upcoming changes on promotions and reenlistments.
In this episode of the Video Marine Minute, Lance Cpl. Fernando Moreno tells us about the joint training carried out by U.S. and Indonesian Marines.
In this episode Lance Cpl. Fernando Moreno tells us about the new pay changes.
In this episode of the Video Marine Minute, Cpl. Taryn Escott tells us about the tactical technology that is helping our warfighters.
In this episode of the Video Marine Minute, LCpl. Moreno tells us about how you can access an online USMC workout program called "FitForce".
Corporal Samantha Bray tells us about the new changes to the tuition assistance program. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Samantha Bray)
In this episode of the Video Marine Minute, Cpl. Taryn Escott tells us about the upcoming changes to annual rifle qualification.
The U.S. Marine Corps released it's newest doctrine since the late 1990s, Marine Corps Doctrinal Publication 7, or MCDP 7. MCDP 7 describes the Marine Corps’ learning philosophy and explains why learning is critically important to the profession of arms. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Fernando Moreno)
To help ease the PCS transition process, Headquarters Marine Corps is sharing the ABCs of a successful move. The formula ensures Marines are informed, proactive and considerate during all stages of their individual PCS. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Soline Skrzypczak)
School of Infantry-West
P.O. Box 555061
Camp Pendleton, CA 92055-5061
All Coronavirus/COVID-19 information can be located at the U.S. Government and USMC links listed below:
MCB Camp Pendleton COVID-19 Base Impacts/Resources
Know Your Rights as a Federal Employee:
What can you do if you believe a "Prohibited Personnel Practice - PPP" has been committed?
Current and former federal employees, including probationary employees, and applicants for federal employment can file a written complaint with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel. Complaint forms are available on the Web at https://osc.gov. Employees do not need attorneys to file a complaint. OSC is an independent and prosecutorial agency. It will investigate allegations of prohibited personnel practices and seek the appropriate corrective and/or disciplinary action.
Whistleblower Protection Resources: (Select Documents Below *REVIEW*)
Encl 1 - New PPP Poster 1.18.18
Encl 2 - Whistle Blower (WB) Poster
Encl 3 - Your Rights as a Federal Employee
Encl 4 - WB Retaliation Poster 1.19.18
Encl 5 - Know Your Rights When Reporting Wrongs
Encl 6 - TRNGCMD Memo for Annual OSC Notice
Encl 7 - Supervisors Responding to Complaints
Encl 8 - TECOM Whistleblower Memo
URC Emergency Announcement (Fake Website):
A fake veteran website called "Hire Military Heroes" (http://hiremilitaryheroes.com), has been recently reported attempting to take advantage of Americans who may be seeking a job, especially military veterans. The web address is strikingly close to the legitimate web service from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (https://www.hiringourheroes.org). Please select the "URC Emergency Announcement" link above for additional details.
* USMC Eagle Eyes - Official Suspicious Activity Reporting Website of the U.S. Marine Corps. "See Something Suspicious, Say Something"; Call 910-451-3333 or 911 Immediately.
* Marine Corps Community Services Camp Pendleton - Site provides information for Marine & Family Programs, Recreation, Shopping/Services/Food, Lodging, and Jobs. Also, the site offers an up-to-date "Calendar of Events" for current and future activities occurring on-base/off-base in the surrounding areas.
* MarineParents.com - Website provides support, information, and services to Marines and their family members and creates opportunities for the public to support troops through the organizations outreach programs.
* SOI-West Shooting Team (PKI/CAC Required) - Volunteer to be a member of the SOI-West Shooting Team. Select link for more information.
* USMC Fitness Program - Official USMC site for PFT/CFT fitness requirements. Select link for more information.
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