What is a “Leatherneck”?

What is a “Leatherneck”?

In today’s podcast, Chuck Meadows, Operations Manager of the Flying Leatherneck Historical Foundation, answers the frequently asked question “What is a Leatherneck?”
Training and Nicknames

Training and Nicknames

“Mustang Mike”, Major Mike Wifler (USMC-retired), answers questions posed by Evan about USMC training and nicknames.  Justin Whitney interviewed Major Wifler on the grounds of the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum at MCAS Miramar.

Major Wifler served in the Marine Corps with honor, courage, and commitment for over 26 years. His dedication to the Corps has extended his service as docent at the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum for an additional 16 years.

Listen to the podcast by clicking below.  Get instructions on how to get your questions answered by our experts on The Inside Loop page under the education tab.

Happy 245th Birthday Marines!

Happy 245th Birthday Marines!

Although the Marine Corps was formed by the Second Continental Congress on November 10, 1775, it was not until 1921 that the Corps began celebrating the day officially as its birthday.

Listen to the 2020 birthday message from the Commandant of the USMC, General David H. Berger.

Inside Loop Weekly Podcast: Corsair Wings

Inside Loop Weekly Podcast: Corsair Wings

Introducing “The Inside Loop” Podcasts where kids of all ages can get their questions by our experts.  There will be a new session every Thursday morning.

In the first episode, Dr. Joe Bassi, a retired Air Force officer and lecturer at the University of Texas/El Paso, explains why the Corsair has bent wings.