Saturday, January 2, 2010

Times changing for the US Marines

Our church is located within half an hour of one of the largest Marine bases in the world, so naturally, we try to stay informed of what's going on in the military world. What affects them affects us, and likewise, our church needs to know how to minister to the many demands facing families in our US Marines.

Here are twelve areas the Marines anticipate change in the new year:
  1. A new commandant
  2. Pay and bonuses
  3. New combat swim qualifications
  4. New training for PFT, CFT
  5. Expanded safety push
  6. Unit training plans
  7. New personal gear
  8. Vehicle upgrades
  9. Aviation upgrades
  10. The Japan-Guam shift
  11. Don't ask don't tell
  12. Marines in pop culture

You can read the whole article here.

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