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The year ahead: Crucial issues for the Corps in 2014: Transition will take many forms for the Marine ... #marines

The year ahead: Crucial issues for the Corps in 2014: Transition will take many forms for the Marine ... #marines

Amos will continue his reawakening tour in early 2014, visiting Marine Corps Installations in Hawaii, Japan and elsewhere to brief noncomissioned officers on changes coming to garrison life as the Corps adapts to a peacetime routine. The tour and its message are a response to incidents of sexual assault, drunken driving and other evidence of slipping standards following a decade of war, Amos has said. Highlights of the “reawakening” include: increased barracks oversight by staff NCOs and officers; service uniforms and the elimination of television and video game distractions for Marines standing duty watches; the arming of duty standers; and the installation of cameras in barracks facilities.

Full article: http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20131230/NEWS/312...

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