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  1. Here are 11 Marines widely viewed as strong candidates to be the Corps' next top leader: Top row: Sergeant Major Lee D. Bonar Jr; Sergeant Major James E. Booker; Sergeant Major Ronald L. Green; Sergeant Major Michael Jones. 2nd row: Sergeant Major Bradley Kasal, Sergeant Major Justin D. LeHew, Sergeant Major Anthony A. Spadaro; Sergeant Major William T. Stables. Bottom row: Sergeant Major Robert 'Grant' VanOostrom; Sergeant Major Gary W. Weiser; Sergeant Major Bryan K. Zickefoose.

    Your next SMMC: Meet 11 Marines who could get the call

    As Gen. Joseph Dunford prepares to take over as commandant of the Marine Corps, one of the early items on his agenda will be selection of a new sergeant major of the Marine Corps.

    • Sep. 11, 2014
  2. As the selection process for the next sergeant major of the Marine Corps nears, both Sgt. Maj. Angela M. Maness, left, and Sgt. Maj. Sgt. Maj. Bonnie Skinner, may qualify for consideration. Marine Corps

    Is it time for a female SMMC? The Marines to watch

    The past two years have seen some significant new steps for female enlisted leaders. In 2013, Sgt. Maj. Angela Maness became the first woman to serve as sergeant major for Marine Barracks Washington, the oldest post in the Marine Corps.

    • Sep. 8, 2014
  3. Members of MARSOC attend the Advanced Sniper Training Course near Jacksboro, Texas. A recent Marine administrative message calls for reservists to consider joining Marine Corps Special Operations Command. Vance Jacobs/Marine Corps

    MARSOC offers operator spots to reservists

    Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command put out a call for enlisted reservists to join the ranks of critical skills operators.

    • Aug. 30, 2014
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