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December 18, 2005

U.S. Marines Going More Extreme - In Hand To Hand Combat

Topics: Our Nation's Warriors in the war on terror

If Col. Shusko has his way, every Marine -- and everyone near them -- will benefit from the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program (MCMAP). Unlike men and women in the other branches of the armed forces, every Marine is taught how to fight hand-to-hand, up close and personal.

For the first time in the U.S. military, an effort has been made to combine the most effective techniques of martial-arts disciplines from around the world into a single course of study -- MCMAP.

At the Marine Corps Martial Arts Center of Excellence, fighting instruction is merged with character-building lessons as a new breed of warrior is forged.

Semper Fi - my Marine Corp is becoming just a bit more extreme ...

Cross posted to Jawa Report

Posted by Richard at December 18, 2005 5:56 AM



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