Marine Corps University
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Training and Education Command
Quantico, Virginia



Marine Corps University/Education Command educates Marines to prevail in combat.



Heritage - Upholding our legacy as an elite fighting force, we preserve and present the history of the United States Marine Corps to our successors and the public.​

Innovation - ​We educate Marines to be pioneers and lifelong learners of critical thinking, collaboration, initiative, and leadership.​

 ​Decisiveness - Highly disciplined in planning, decision making, and execution, we develop Marines to deliver timely, relevant, and compelling solutions to complex problems.​



Be the premier institution where warfighters explore history’s lessons, integrate novel technology, and emerge as the most capable, sought-after leaders in the ever-evolving landscape of conflict. We are dedicated to fostering a culture of continuous professional military education, strategic thinking, and excellence, equipping our graduates to face future challenges with resilience and to lead with unwavering honor, courage, and commitment.​

25 Mar 2024. Major Jeff Caselton of Canada leads his School of Advanced Warfighting (SAW) classmates in a study of the 1944 Fifth Marine Amphibious Corps assault on Tinian (background) with 2nd and 4th Marine Divisions and the 20th Air Force’s use of Tinian in air operations against Japan. (Photo by Dr. Gordon Rudd)
28 March 2024. School of Advanced Warfighting (SAW) student Major Tom Fiammetta, USMC, on a flight from Guam to Incheon, prepares for the Vietnam battle stop that he will lead the following week as SAW conducts its annual Asia-Pacific Battle Staff Ride to the Philippines, Peleliu, Saipan, and Vietnam. (Photo by Colonel Greg Poland, USMC - SAW Director)
Quantico Faculty Advisor Support to Joint Training in Puerto Rico


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