The Marine Corps Association & Foundation podcasts connect Marines to the Corps past, present, and future.
2020 Professional Event Series: VADM Merz in Okinawa
In keeping with the Commandant’s Planning Guidance and its emphasis on Naval integration and meeting the demands of the Naval Fleet, Vice Admiral William R. Merz, Commander, U.S. Seventh Fleet, spoke to the Marines gathered at the Camp Butler Officer’s Club about the history and the future of the Marine Corps and Navy’s relationship as a Joint Task Force.
Professional Event Series: Ep 11 Gen David H. Berger "Inside Force"
At the 2019 MCA&F Ground Dinner, The Commandant, General David H. Berger, provided an overview of the Marine Corps’ planning process for the next 10 years to emphasize its roll as an “Inside Force” in control of “Contested maritime space in support of fleet operations.”
Professional Event Series: Ep 10 Gen James N. Mattis at the Combat Development Dinner
From the Marine Corps Association & Foundations 2019 Combat Development Dinner, General James N. Mattis, USMC (Ret) former Secretary of Defense, spoke on a range of topics from getting his Marines surrounded in the desert to the Commandant’s Planning Guidance of General Berger. He shared stories of his time in Washington and answered questions about China and Russia.
Professional Event Series: Ep 9 LtGen Lori E. Reynolds “Its the Fast that eat the Slow”
From the 26 September, 2019 Intelligence Awards Dinner in Crystal City, Virginia: LtGen Lori E. Reynolds spoke of the evolution of Marine Corps Intelligence, how video games are more active than social media these days, and how it is “No longer The big that eat the small. It is the fast that eat the slow.”
Professional Event Series: Ep 8 LtGen Eric M. Smith "This Is Important"
From the 16 September, 2019 Wounded Warrior Leadership Awards. Lieutenant General Eric Smith speaks about the importance of the Wounded Warrior Regiment, recognizing the individual efforts of the awards recipients, and the MCA&F.
Professional Event Series: Ep. 7 Mr. James Geurts "The Acquisition Community"
From the 15 August 2019, Mr. James F. Geurts spoke at the MCA&F Acquisition Awards Dinner about the acquisition community within the Marine Corps.