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For the first time since former President Ronald Reagan’s Administration, the Marine Corps is fielding a new service-wide pistol replacement. Marine Corps Systems Command began fielding the M18 Modular Handgun System in September. This striker-fired, semi-automatic, 9-mm pistol is based on the Sig Sauer Model P320. The M18 will replace all other pistols in the Marine Corps inventory, including the M9, M9A1, M45A1 and M007... A Marine instructor shoots the M18 Modular Handgun System at a firing range during Instructor and Key Personnel Training, June 25, aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia.
Sexual Assault Response Coordinators oversee the immediate safety needs of those who report sexual assault, connecting them to resources and assigning a Victim Advocate to provide advocacy and assistance throughout the medical, investigative, and legal processes. They train thousands of Service Members each year to respond more effectively to victims and on prevention initiatives... The Department of the Navy Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office congratulates the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps 2020 Exceptional Sexual Assault Response Coordinators of the Year: Mrs. Raquel Hernandez with the Fleet and Family Support Center Naval Air Station Lemoore as well as Ms. Shirley D. Stephens, Marine Corps Installations Pacific.
Shipmates, in my first 100 days as your Secretary, I have had several opportunities to engage with many of you across the fleet. As some of you may have heard during my confirmation hearing, re-establishing a strong culture starting with leadership, trust up and down the chain of command, upholding good order and discipline, and empowering people to embrace their responsibilities have all been top priorities for me. My conversations with many of you have filled me with great pride and confidence in where our force is headed. These interactions reinforced what I already knew when I took this job... SECNAV Graphic
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