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Video by Lance Cpl. Jordy Morales
Rifleman's Creed
Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island
July 11, 2024 | 1:48
U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Evan P. Lee, company commander for Headquarters Company, Headquarters and Service Battalion, Marine Corps Recruiting Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, recites the Rifleman's Creed, July 11, 2024. The Rifleman's Creed was created by Gen. William H. Rupertus and published March 14, 1942 serving as an oath that creates a bond between a Marine and their rifle. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Jordy Morales)
189th Infantry Brigade
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189th IN BDE (CATB) observes, coaches, and trains our ARNG and USAR partners to provide trained and ready units to support combatant commander requirements around the world. O/O, conduct Mobilization and Large Scale Mobilization Operations (LSMO) in support of our ARNG and USAR partners to meet combatant commander OPLAN requirements.
Our purpose is to support First Army’s mission to achieve FORSCOM directed readiness and deliver trained and ready NG and RC forces. We accomplish this through partnership with the National Guard and US Army Reserve as FORSCOM’s proponent for the integration of the Army’s Total Force Policy (ATFP) and execution of Mobilization Training Centers (MTC) operations as part of the Army’s LSMO effort.