The following is an Aug. 18, 2021 letter from Gen. David Berger and Sgt. Maj. Troy Black to Marines on the current situation in Afghanistan. Read More
Marines and sailors practice sword manuals in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN-68) on July 11, 2020. US Navy Photo
The COVID-19 pandemic may leave a legacy of focusing more on the health and physical readiness of individuals serving in the military, the sergeant major of the Marine Corps said today in an online forum. Read More
Sergeant Maj. Ronald L. Green, 18th Sergeant Major the Marine Corps, left, Sergeant Maj. Troy E. Black, 19th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, middle, and Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. David H. Berger, right, stand in the reviewing area at the conclusion of a relief and appointment ceremony at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C., July 26, 2019. The emblematic passing of the sword of office signifies the transfer of the senior enlisted leader of Marines and advisor to the commandant from 18th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Ronald L. Green to Sgt. Maj. Black. US Marine Corps photo.
Sgt. Maj. Troy Black took over as the 19th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps on Friday, in a relief and appointment ceremony at Marine Barracks Washington on July 26. Read More
U.S. Marine Sgts. Maj. Troy E. Black (left) and Lonnie N. Travis shake hands after the 1st Marine Logistics Group Relief and Appointment Ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif. on April 7, 2017. US Marine Corps Photo
THE PENTAGON – The Marines have announced the next senior enlisted leader of the service. Read More