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Marine Corps Systems Command Commander Brig. Gen. Joseph Shrader (center) joined Navy and Coast Guard acquisition leaders to discuss the future of equipping and sustaining the sea services at the Navy League’s Sea Air Space Global Maritime Exposition at National Harbor, Maryland, May 18. He outlined the top four acquisition challenges and opportunities the Corps is addressing to ensure readiness today and tomorrow. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Ashley Calingo)
Corps acquisition chief lays out top challenges
Marine Corps Systems Command Commander Brig. Gen. Joseph Shrader (center) joined Navy and Coast Guard acquisition leaders to discuss the future of equipping and sustaining the sea services at the Navy League’s Sea Air Space Global Maritime Exposition at National Harbor, Maryland, May 18. He outlined the top four acquisition challenges and opportunities the Corps is addressing to ensure readiness today and tomorrow. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Ashley Calingo)
Gen. Robert Neller, commandant of the Marine Corps, presents Capt. Christine Taranto with the second place overall trophy at the 2015 Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C. Taranto, logistics analyst with Marine Corps Systems Command’s Acquisition Logistics and Product Support, was recognized on May 11 as the Marine Corps 2015 Female Athlete of the Year at the Marine Corps Combined Awards Ceremony at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Justin Bolling)
Marine athlete succeeds in competition, career
Gen. Robert Neller, commandant of the Marine Corps, presents Capt. Christine Taranto with the second place overall trophy at the 2015 Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C. Taranto, logistics analyst with Marine Corps Systems Command’s Acquisition Logistics and Product Support, was recognized on May 11 as the Marine Corps 2015 Female Athlete of the Year at the Marine Corps Combined Awards Ceremony at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Justin Bolling)
A Marine with Weapons Company, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, fires on virtual targets with an Mk-19 automatic grenade launcher during training at the Indoor Simulated Marksmanship Trainer aboard Camp Lejeune, N.C., Aug. 5, 2015. The ISMT—used to train Marines on Mk 19s, M2 50-caliber machine guns, M240 medium machine guns and M16 service rifles—will be part of the Marine Corps Systems Command display at Sea Air Space May 16-18. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Sullivan Laramie)
MCSC combines innovation, interaction at Sea Air Space 2016
A Marine with Weapons Company, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, fires on virtual targets with an Mk-19 automatic grenade launcher during training at the Indoor Simulated Marksmanship Trainer aboard Camp Lejeune, N.C., Aug. 5, 2015. The ISMT—used to train Marines on Mk 19s, M2 50-caliber machine guns, M240 medium machine guns and M16 service rifles—will be part of the Marine Corps Systems Command display at Sea Air Space May 16-18. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Sullivan Laramie)
Becky Marx, a reserve emergency medical technician, transports a role player to an ambulance during an active shooter exercise at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California. The Marine Corps is the first service to standardize E911 capabilities. The Consolidated Emergency Response Systems Program is implementing a product suite used across the nation by emergency dispatchers to locate the caller’s location on a graphical display by GPS, thus increasing response time. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Charles Santamaria)
911 enhancements speed emergency response on Marine Corps bases
Becky Marx, a reserve emergency medical technician, transports a role player to an ambulance during an active shooter exercise at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California. The Marine Corps is the first service to standardize E911 capabilities. The Consolidated Emergency Response Systems Program is implementing a product suite used across the nation by emergency dispatchers to locate the caller’s location on a graphical display by GPS, thus increasing response time. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Charles Santamaria)
Marine Corps Systems Command’s Expeditionary Power Systems recently conducted new equipment training for the Expeditionary Water Distribution System with Marine Wing Support Squadron 371 in Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona. EWDS is the Marine Expeditionary Force and division-level’s bulk water supply, distribution and dispensing system, replacing the Tactical Water Distribution System. The modular system is leaner and easier to assemble than the TWDS, and is capable of delivering 700,000 gallons of water a day. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Jennifer Stephens)
Leaner system goes distance to push water to Marines
Marine Corps Systems Command’s Expeditionary Power Systems recently conducted new equipment training for the Expeditionary Water Distribution System with Marine Wing Support Squadron 371 in Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona. EWDS is the Marine Expeditionary Force and division-level’s bulk water supply, distribution and dispensing system, replacing the Tactical Water Distribution System. The modular system is leaner and easier to assemble than the TWDS, and is capable of delivering 700,000 gallons of water a day. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Jennifer Stephens)

Corps acquisition chief lays out top challenges

By Emily Greene, MCSC Office of Public Affairs and Communication | May 23, 2016

Current and future readiness was top of mind May 18 at the Equipping and Sustaining the Sea Services panel at Sea Air Space, the Navy League’s global maritime exposition. Brig. Gen. Joseph Shrader, commander of Marine Corps Systems Command, joined his acquisition colleagues from the Navy and Coast...

Marine athlete succeeds in competition, career

By Mathuel Browne, MCSC Office of Public Affairs and Communications | May 13, 2016

Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Robert Neller named a Marine Corps Systems Command Marine the “Female Athlete of the Year” May 11. During the Combined Awards Ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, the commandant presented Capt. Christine Taranto, a logistics analyst with MCSC’s Acquisition...

MCSC combines innovation, interaction at Sea Air Space 2016

By MCSC Office of Public Affairs and Communication | May 12, 2016

Marine Corps Systems Command will bring some of its most innovative and interactive gear to this year’s Sea Air Space Exposition May 16-18 at the Gaylord Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. During the three-day event, attendees can try on Marine Corps combat gear while using the improved...

911 enhancements speed emergency response on Marine Corps bases

By Mathuel Browne, MCSC Office of Public Affairs and Communication | May 11, 2016

The Marine Corps is the first military service to meet a 2010 Secretary of Defense mandate to provide more precise location of 911 callers and expedite emergency response times on bases. After the 2009 Fort Hood shooting by an Army officer, the Pentagon began to take a closer look at security...

Leaner system goes distance to push water to Marines

By Mathuel Browne, MCSC Office of Public Affairs and Communications | May 02, 2016

Marine Corps System Command is fielding a new water distribution system that streamlines water delivery to Marines in austere locations. The Expeditionary Water Distribution System delivers water with a leaner design, solving challenges of its predecessor, the Tactical Water Distribution System. ...

Marine Corps marvels minds during largest US STEM festival

By Mathuel Browne, Office of Public Affairs and Communications | April 27, 2016

Science was on the minds of attendees of the fourth USA Science and Engineering Festival April 14-17 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. As the largest science festival in the U.S., the event features nationwide contests and school programs to advance and inspire...

Evans-Morgis becomes newest member of Senior Executive Service at MCSC

By Monique Randolph, Office of Public Affairs and Communication | April 26, 2016

Jeannette Evans-Morgis took the oath April 21 to become the newest member of the Senior Executive Service at Marine Corps Systems Command. The appointment ceremony, held at Harry Lee Hall aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, marked the latest in a list of accomplishments for the new chief engineer of...

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