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Commandant: Marines who lose jobs in the new force plan will have other opportunities

Tank crews, military police or bridge builders in the Marines who saw their jobs eliminated in the new 10-year plan to restructure the force will not be kicked out of the service right away, the commandant said Wednesday.

Ingalls launches amphibious transport dock ship Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale is part of the San Antonio-class of U.S. Navy warships. The 684-foot-long, 105-foot-wide ships are used to embark and land Marines, their equipment and supplies ashore via air cushion or conventional landing craft and amphibious assault vehicles.

Thousands of US Marines won’t be deploying Down Under this spring after all

The Marine Corps is delaying the deployment of thousands of Marines to northern Australia for a six-month rotation starting in April due to travel restrictions associated with the coronavirus, U.S. officials said Monday.

'Do not give our guards any grief': Marine, Navy base commanders in Japan urge cooperation on anti-coronavirus measures

Sasebo Naval Base commander Capt. Brad Stallings took an urgent tone and cited “folks who are not following the guidance, which is placing the force and the community at risk.”

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