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A creative Marine’s interesting journey into the Corps

CAMP PENDLETON — Thousands of civilians answer the call to serve their country every year. A love for music was how one Leatherneck with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit originally intended to answer his. Lance Cpl. Richard B. Orellana started playing the drums at the age of five after receiving his first drum set. Through […]

Unit builds confidence through rifle skills

CAMP PENDLETON — The old adage, “every Marine is a rifleman,” is taken seriously by the Marine Corps, reminding its Marines that regardless of their military occupational specialty, they all are riflemen first. Recently Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit Command Element focused on refining their marksmanship skills at a familiarization fire range July […]