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U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Nikita Chesnokov, a legal services specialist assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, reads a book in the Cherry Point Library at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, July 10, 2019. Chesnokov uses his extra time to read a book from the Commandant’s reading list to not only improve his knowledge, but learn different ways to become a better leader for his Marines. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alexandra Amor Santos Arambulo)

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National Book Lovers Day

9 Aug 2019 | Lance Cpl. Alexandra Amor Santosarambulo Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point

It’s National Book Lover’s Day.

Time to get our noses out of our phones and into a good book. Whether it’s for good entertainment or to expand knowledge, books have been an important staple throughout history. So spend the day turning pages, there is no such thing as reading too much.

Don’t know where to start? The commandant of the Marine Corps has a few already hand selected. Books are designed to educate Marines on leadership and tactics as they advance in rank.

Commandant’s reading list: https://grc-usmcu.libguides.com/usmc-reading-list


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