Follow Marine Corps Times as it blogs from Modern Day Marine


Modern Day Marine, the Marine Corps’ premier expo event, kicks off today at 9:45 a.m. at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va. More than 500 companies will be on hand displaying everything from flashlights and clothing to tactical vehicles and weapons, and the Corps also will make presentations about its future needs to industry.

Marine Corps Times will be on hand throughout the week, walking the floor and chatting up Marines and exhibitors. In conjuction with our sister newspaper, Defense News, we also will be live-blogging here throughout the week.


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I'm a senior writer with Marine Corps Times, covering ground warfare, manpower, weapons acquisition and other beats. I embedded in Afghanistan in spring 2010, and plan to return at least once in 2011.

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