Marine Military Expos


February 14, 2018

Show Report: Modern Day Marine Expo
The Latest Innovations in Military Equipment and Systems

Now in his third year as Commandant with a third visit to Modern Day Marine (MDM), four-star General Neller delivered his keynote address, “Littoral Operations in a Contested Environment,” to an overflow crowd on Wednesday in the cavernous Briefing Center tent at the 2017 Modern Day Marine Expo. Read more >>

January 25, 2018

Pendleton Hosts Most Kinetic “Fire and Maneuver” Military-Relevant Action Sport
Competition with a purpose, the Military Battle Challenge combines fitness and combat-skills

Camp Pendleton, Calif. – The Military Benefit Association ( will sponsor the Military Battle Challenge at the west coast’s largest military exposition on Camp Pendleton, Calif., from Feb. 6 to Feb. 8, 2018. The most kinetic fire-and-maneuver competition is a unique fitness and ability-based military action competition designed for the U.S. Armed Forces. Read more >>

Largest West Coast Expeditionary Military Exposition Features New Electric Concept Vehicle, HMMWV Replacement and Kinetic Action Packed Competition
The 27th anniversary of the Marine Corps West Exposition Visits Camp Pendleton from 7 to 8 February

January 18, 2018

Camp Pendleton, Calif. — The west coast’s largest military exposition dedicated to expeditionary capabilities will visit Camp Pendleton, Calif., from Feb. 7, 2018 to Feb. 8, 2018. Featuring a new electric utility concept vehicle, the Military Battle Challenge and the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) – which is the replacement for the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV). The Marine Corps League and Marine Corps Installations West will jointly host the 27th Marine Corps West Exposition. Read more >>

37th Modern Day Marine Military Expo Set for Quantico, Virginia, September 19-21

September 11, 2017

Washington, DC—The 37th anniversary of the world’s largest military exposition focused on enhancing expeditionary force capabilities will be presented at Marine Corps Installations National Capital Region (MCINCR) – Marine Corps Base (MCB), Quantico, Virginia, September 19 – 21. This year marks the 25th consecutive year the show has staged at MCINR – MCB Quantico, and the 12th year at Lejeune Field, the main parade deck on base. The Modern Day Marine Military Exposition is proud to be the largest multi-day annual event taking place aboard historic MCB, Quantico, known as the “Crossroads of the Corps,” especially on this 100th Anniversary of the founding of the Cops’ most iconic installation. Read more >>

Marine Military Expositions Announces New Show Director

July 25, 2017

Quantico, VA—The Marine Military Expositions, comprised of three events – Marine West, Marine South and its flagship show Modern Day Marine – recently announced the hire of a new Show Director, Alex Hetherington.

Alex Hetherington is a Marine aviator who retired in 2010 and has been working as a program manager for Marine Corps Training & Education Command, developing requirements and methodologies for Marine Corps capabilities assessments. His twenty-one year career flying the AH-1W included combat deployments to both Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as a tour as a Border Transition Team leader embedded with the Iraqi armed forces. Read more >>

February 7 - 8, 2019
Marine Corps Base
Camp Pendleton, CA

April 11 - 12, 2018
Marine Corps Base
Camp Lejeune, NC

Sep 25 - 27, 2018
Marine Corps Base
Quantico, VA