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The Making of a Marine Officer

March 3, 2010

Date: 03/03/2010 Location: Quantico, Virginia Description: Foreign Press Center tour on "The Making of a Marine Officer." - State Dept Image
March 3-4, 2010; Quantico, Virginia

Contact: Department of Defense Press Liaison Officer Andrew Strike
Telephone: 202-504-6356; email:
The reporting tour "The Making of a Marine Officer" is the latest in a series of programs on the U.S. Marine Corps designed to explain the Corp's core values of honor, courage, and commitment and their role as the U.S. military's global 0-11 force.  This particular tour focused on urban warfare training, cultural role-playing, and martial arts training.  Over forty media participated from the following nineteen countries: Russia, Australia, Japan, Korea, China, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Indonesia, Mongolia, Vietnam, France, Austria, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK, Turkey, Denmark and Iceland.