Monday, April 19, 2021

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Five Marine Officers Nominated, Renominated to Lt. General

ARLINGTON, Va. – Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III announced April 16 that the president has made the following nominations:  Marine Corps Lt. Gen. David G. Bellon for reappointment to the grade of lieutenant general, and assignment as commander, Marine…

Boeing to Sustain Compact Lasers for Marines

ST. LOUIS — Boeing was awarded a $2.5 million contract by the U.S. Marine Corps to sustain the service’s Compact Laser Weapon System (CLWS) units, the company said in a March 29 release.  The five-year contract includes maintenance services for…

SECDEF Announces Marine General Promotions

ARLINGTON, Va. — Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III announced on March 4 that the president has made the following nominations:  Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Jay M. Bargeron has been nominated for appointment to the rank of major general. …

Admiral Praises Marine Corps’ Last Hornet Carrier Deployment

ARLINGTON, Va.—The last deployment of the F/A-18C Hornet on an aircraft carrier ended last week with the return of the “Death Rattlers” of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 323 (VMFA-323) from a deployment with Carrier Air Wing 17 on board USS…

Oshkosh Defense Celebrates Production of the 10,000th JLTV

OSHKOSH, Wis. — Oshkosh Defense LLC, an Oshkosh Corp. company, recently produced the 10,000th Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV), the company said in a Feb. 9 release.  This significant milestone represents over a decade of proprietary experience in designing, building, and delivering…

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