7 Marine Corps online-training classes are on the chopping block

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — The Marine Corps is axing some online courses and adding more face-to-face training, according to an early copy of an internal message obtained by Stars and Stripes. The cuts, which include seven classes representing five hours of annual training, take effect May 1, the message said. Those courses are Hazing, Tobacco Cessation, Unit Marine Awareness and Prevention Integrated Training, Marine Corps Records Management, Combating Trafficking in Persons, Violence Prevention and Social Media Conduct. Online training on operational security, terrorism awareness and cybersecurity will continue, the…

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