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The News & Observer
5 Democrats vie for 13th District congressional seatand fight to ensure access to education from early childhood to the university
5 Democrats vie for 13th District congressional seat
The News & Observer / Posted 26 minutes ago
and fight to ensure access to education from early childhood to the university level. Having served two decades in the Marine Corps, “I know first-hand the difficulties faced by service families and the struggles too many veterans endure when... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Disabled veterans in fly fishing group work to protect Maine waterwaysinto the Penobscot River. “We fish in the river and we want to make sure it st
Disabled veterans in fly fishing group work to protect Maine waterways
Bangor Daily News / Posted 33 minutes ago
into the Penobscot River. “We fish in the river and we want to make sure it stays clean,” said Spaulding, a disabled Marine Corps veteran who suffered a traumatic brain injury while serving with the 1st Battalion, 8th Marines. “Some of our... Read more
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The Post-Standard
Art Wenzel, who raised $1,000s for others, dies at 58to write in his name on the ballot. Wenzel began booking bands while he was at
Art Wenzel, who raised $1,000s for others, dies at 58
The Post-Standard / Posted 44 minutes ago
to write in his name on the ballot. Wenzel began booking bands while he was at Port Byron High School. He joined the U.S. Marine Corps after graduation and after training was posted to Hawaii. To pick up money he began delivering a weekly... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Hilliard Staton speaks at monthly DAR meetingHilliard Staton, popular Hendersonville resident and retired Marine Corps capta
Hilliard Staton speaks at monthly DAR meeting
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 2 hours ago
Hilliard Staton, popular Hendersonville resident and retired Marine Corps captain, was the May speaker at the Joseph McDowell Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. The program, “Memories of Vietnam” — the war of which... Read more
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The Signal
Meet the candidates for SCV's congressional districtExperience: Three terms on the Agua Dulce Town Council What makes you differen
Meet the candidates for SCV's congressional district
The Signal / Posted 2 hours ago
Experience: Three terms on the Agua Dulce Town Council What makes you different from other candidates? I am a Marine Corps veteran and police lieutenant with the LAPD and I have devoted my life to public service. I am a long-time... Read more
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New York Post
The unprecedented way America is fighting ISISReaper Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs, a k a drones).A U.S. Air Force B-52 bomb
The unprecedented way America is fighting ISIS
New York Post / Posted 2 hours ago
Reaper Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs, a k a drones).A U.S. Air Force B-52 bomberPhoto: EPA Navy F/A-18E Super Hornets, Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier jump jets and the warplanes of a few allied nations also are taking part. In 2015, at least one... Read more
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Air Force Times
'Purge parties' and more tips from the real PCS proshad met some expat friends already who we could visit when we arrived,” said Ro
'Purge parties' and more tips from the real PCS pros
Air Force Times / Posted 3 hours ago
had met some expat friends already who we could visit when we arrived,” said Roth-Douquet, whose husband retired from the Marine Corps in April 2015. Particular contingencies If you’ll be driving for a few days to your next duty station,... Read more
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Air Force Times
PCS words of wisdom from a military kidThe family moved a lot — three foreign countries and five states — before her h
PCS words of wisdom from a military kid
Air Force Times / Posted 3 hours ago
The family moved a lot — three foreign countries and five states — before her husband retired last year from the Marine Corps. Kathy Roth-Douquet, who is also president of the nonprofit Blue Star Families, said the organization co-hosted... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
'American Sniper' Chris Kyle Medal Count New Detailsand dozens more probably killed or wounded. Petty Officer Kyle’s efforts were i
'American Sniper' Chris Kyle Medal Count New Details
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 3 hours ago
and dozens more probably killed or wounded. Petty Officer Kyle’s efforts were integral to the success of four U.S. Army and Marine Corps Battalion Task Force operations, establishing U.S and Iraqi Army combat outposts in previously insurgent-held... Read more
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Daily Mail
President Obama soothes crying infant during a stop in JapanPeace Memorial While on his was to Hiroshima, president Obama stopped in Iwaku
President Obama soothes crying infant during a stop in Japan
Daily Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
Peace Memorial While on his was to Hiroshima, president Obama stopped in Iwakuni, Japan He gave a speech at the U.S. Marine Corps Air Station then met the crowd While greeting people, someone handed Obama a crying baby in a diaper Obama... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Memorial dedicated in Boston to military killed in war on terrorismBoston Mayor Marty Walsh said. Walsh was among the speakers at the event, along
Memorial dedicated in Boston to military killed in war on terrorism
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 4 hours ago
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said. Walsh was among the speakers at the event, along with Gov. Charlie Baker and retired Marine Corps Gen. John F. Kelly, a Gold Star father. See more photos from the ceremonyThe memorial stands 50 feet tall, with... Read more
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Daily Record
Vape life: Are flavored e-cigs for kids or smokers trying to quit?"help to break the pace of tobacco," Conley said. Ed Bowkley started smoking c
Vape life: Are flavored e-cigs for kids or smokers trying to quit?
Daily Record / Posted 4 hours ago
"help to break the pace of tobacco," Conley said. Ed Bowkley started smoking cigarettes when he signed up for the U.S. Marine Corps in 1974, developing a three pack per day habit. Even after a pair of heart attacks, the most Bowkley could do... Read more
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Orange County Register
From San Clemente to La Habra, Orange County communities plan Memorial Day ceremoniesname rubbing. Information: northwoodmemorial.com or 949-724-6728. The city’s c
From San Clemente to La Habra, Orange County communities plan Memorial Day ceremonies
Orange County Register / Posted 4 hours ago
name rubbing. Information: northwoodmemorial.com or 949-724-6728. The city’s ceremony is 10-11:30 a.m. at Col. Bill Barber Marine Corps Memorial Park, 4 Civic Center Plaza. Attendees will have the opportunity to write a brief remembrance to be... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Veterans calendar8), 7 p.m.; Auxiliary general meeting, 7:30 p.m.;American Legion Post 137, 5443
Veterans calendar
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 4 hours ago
8), 7 p.m.; Auxiliary general meeting, 7:30 p.m.;American Legion Post 137, 5443 San Juan Ave. (904) 387-3373 or 387-1581. Marine Corps League Detachment 059, 7:30 p.m., 5 Star Veteran Center, 40 Acme St. (904) 693-0280. VFW Post 4761, 7:30 p.m.,... Read more
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CTV News
U.S. military restricts troops in Japan after ex-Marine accused of murderin Okinawa after the arrest of a former Marine suspected of killing a woman on
U.S. military restricts troops in Japan after ex-Marine accused of murder
CTV News / Posted 5 hours ago
in Okinawa after the arrest of a former Marine suspected of killing a woman on the southern Japanese island. The Marine Corps commander in Japan said Saturday the measures are not punishment but an effort to show respect for the victim's... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Nonprofit honors fallen soldiers by placing boots in parkthe field by the Temple to Music at the park throughout the weekend. A ceremon
Nonprofit honors fallen soldiers by placing boots in park
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 5 hours ago
the field by the Temple to Music at the park throughout the weekend. A ceremony is planned for 11 a.m. Saturday. Retired Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Todd Parisi will deliver the keynote address. Parisi served for nearly three decades and deployed... Read more
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Times News
Palmerton Area High School academic awards assemblyParents’ Association Award, $50; Evelyn and Joseph Plechavy Jr. Award, $75; Dr.
Palmerton Area High School academic awards assembly
Times News / Posted 6 hours ago
Parents’ Association Award, $50; Evelyn and Joseph Plechavy Jr. Award, $75; Dr. Harry A. Snyder Award, $100; United States Marine Corps Semper Fidelis Award Brynn Boehler: Carbon County Bar Association Award, $250; Meta M. Haupt Scholarship Award,... Read more
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Times News
Summit Hill parade lineupand Summit Hill Fire Company. Second division: Form on Ludlow Street, from Mar
Summit Hill parade lineup
Times News / Posted 6 hours ago
and Summit Hill Fire Company. Second division: Form on Ludlow Street, from Market to Chestnut streets — Schuylkill-Carbon Marine Corps League, Nolan Ritchie Stay Afloat Foundation, Carbon County Sheriff’s Department, Jim Thorpe AOH, Jim Thorpe... Read more
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Times News
Carbon Career & Technical Institute academic awardsMalorie Gorman and Zach Seiler Sen. John Yudichak Good Citizenship Award: Kenn
Carbon Career & Technical Institute academic awards
Times News / Posted 6 hours ago
Malorie Gorman and Zach Seiler Sen. John Yudichak Good Citizenship Award: Kenny Dotter and Miranda Green United States Marine Corps Scholastic Excellence Award: Brittany Higgins United States Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award: Owen... Read more
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Williamson Daily News
- Williamson Daily News - williamsondailynews.comto a man in a sharp-dressed blue uniform and the next thing he knew he signed o
- Williamson Daily News - williamsondailynews.com
Williamson Daily News / Posted 6 hours ago
to a man in a sharp-dressed blue uniform and the next thing he knew he signed on the dotted line. He had joined the U.S. Marine Corps. “It was an era where most people were patriotic, but the ones that weren’t took off,” Ooten said. (Many dodged... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Jimmy Fallon & Adam Sandler spoof Garth Brooks' 'Friends in Low Places' for Fleet Weekin Low Places." Brooks took to social media to praise the spoof of his seminal
Jimmy Fallon & Adam Sandler spoof Garth Brooks' 'Friends in Low Places' for Fleet Week
The Oklahoman / Posted 6 hours ago
in Low Places." Brooks took to social media to praise the spoof of his seminal hit: Fleet Week is a Navy, Coast Guard and Marine Corps tradition in which active military ships recently deployed in overseas operations dock in a variety of major... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Monday's Letters: Stop glorifying the use of marijuanayears. And Prince Harry got it right by deciding to create the Invictus Games.
Monday's Letters: Stop glorifying the use of marijuana
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 6 hours ago
years. And Prince Harry got it right by deciding to create the Invictus Games. As someone who served in the United States Marine Corps Reserves and Army Reserves, my experience in Orlando will stay with me the rest of my life. Santiago Garcia,... Read more
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Air Force Times
The military will need the Marines' electronic warfare squadrons beyond 2019Times and the views expressed here do not necessarily represent those of Milita
The military will need the Marines' electronic warfare squadrons beyond 2019
Air Force Times / Posted 7 hours ago
Times and the views expressed here do not necessarily represent those of Military Times or its editorial staff. The Marine Corps' decision to decommission four electronic warfare squadrons over the next three years is short sighted and... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Army Reservist to speak at Roselawn's Memorial Day serviceBoy Scout Troop 47 of Monroe. Other veterans’ groups taking part include the Am
Army Reservist to speak at Roselawn's Memorial Day service
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 7 hours ago
Boy Scout Troop 47 of Monroe. Other veterans’ groups taking part include the American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, Marine Corps League and Monroe County Chapter 142, Vietnam Veterans of America, and all of their auxiliaries. Monroe News -... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
All the details you need for Monroe's Memorial Day paradethe VFW, other area veterans’ organizations expected to march are Monroe County
All the details you need for Monroe's Memorial Day parade
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 7 hours ago
the VFW, other area veterans’ organizations expected to march are Monroe County Chapter 142, Vietnam Veterans of America; Marine Corps League, American Legion and AMVETS. Don Reed, who was sworn in May 17 as the new president of Chapter 142, and... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Islamic State creates city-wide hostage crisis as Iraq's army escalates bloody struggle for Fallujahthe destruction that will probably come with liberation. Fallujah was the scen
Islamic State creates city-wide hostage crisis as Iraq's army escalates bloody struggle for Fallujah
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 hours ago
the destruction that will probably come with liberation. Fallujah was the scene of two fierce battles in 2004 when the US Marine Corps retook the city from Sunni insurgents, but left much of it in ruins. Mr Issawi is also worried that Isil will... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Nashua parade detailsout from Holman Stadium on Amherst Street at 10:30 a.m. Monday. This year's gr
Nashua parade details
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 8 hours ago
out from Holman Stadium on Amherst Street at 10:30 a.m. Monday. This year's grand marshal is Robert Buonapane, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War and adjutant at the Disabled American Veterans Gate City Chapter 7. Buonapane will... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Elyria High principal challenges class to ‘fiercely protect your integrity’is doing just that. On Sept. 6, the new graduate will leave for basic training
Elyria High principal challenges class to ‘fiercely protect your integrity’
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 8 hours ago
is doing just that. On Sept. 6, the new graduate will leave for basic training after enlisting in the U.S Marine Corps. There, she will pursue a career in logistics. Finally, when all else fails, don’t be afraid to have a little... Read more
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examiner.com
Memorial Day Weekend in Gettysburg 2016organizations in Gettysburg: Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War – Gettysbu
Memorial Day Weekend in Gettysburg 2016
examiner.com / Posted 8 hours ago
organizations in Gettysburg: Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War – Gettysburg Camp #112; American Legion Post #202; Marine Corps League Detachment #705; and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #15. Click here to learn more about the Memorial Day... Read more
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FOX News
US military in Japan agrees to restrict troops' movements after Okinawa murderin Okinawa after the arrest of a former Marine suspected of killing a woman on
US military in Japan agrees to restrict troops' movements after Okinawa murder
FOX News / Posted 9 hours ago
in Okinawa after the arrest of a former Marine suspected of killing a woman on the southern Japanese island. The Marine Corps commander in Japan said Saturday the measures are not punishment but an effort to show respect for the victim's... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Fairfield
Fairfield Police Department Promotes TwoThe state Coalition Against Domestic Violence and U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal.
Fairfield Police Department Promotes Two
The Daily Voice - Fairfield / Posted 9 hours ago
The state Coalition Against Domestic Violence and U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal. Greene served four years with the U.S. Marine Corps and is a veteran of the Persian Gulf War. He is a graduate of Northwestern University’s School of Police Staff... Read more
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dna
Japan: US military restricts troops after murder in Okinawain Okinawa after the arrest of a former Marine suspected of killing a woman on
Japan: US military restricts troops after murder in Okinawa
dna / Posted 10 hours ago
in Okinawa after the arrest of a former Marine suspected of killing a woman on the southern Japanese island. The Marine Corps commander in Japan said on Saturday the measures are not punishment but an effort to show respect for the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
After the Marinesremember those who made the ultimate sacrifice by serving in the United States
After the Marines
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 hours ago
remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice by serving in the United States military. As a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, I cannot help but think of the brave people I've met and served with during my years in the Marines. People... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Obama mourns in Hiroshimanuclear gunpowder in the form of plutonium for 'peaceful purposes.'" Before th
Obama mourns in Hiroshima
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 hours ago
nuclear gunpowder in the form of plutonium for 'peaceful purposes.'" Before the ceremony in Hiroshima, Obama visited the Marine Corps Air Station about 25 miles south of the city, and spoke to a group of U.S. and Japanese troops. He told them... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
US military imposes restrictions on Okinawa troops after murderin Okinawa after the arrest of a former Marine suspected of killing a woman on
US military imposes restrictions on Okinawa troops after murder
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 11 hours ago
in Okinawa after the arrest of a former Marine suspected of killing a woman on the southern Japanese island. The Marine Corps commander in Japan said on Saturday the measures were not punishment but an effort to show respect for the... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Many events planned in Cape, Fort Myers to observe Memorial Dayattended. "We're kind of planning on more because of the speakers (this year),
Many events planned in Cape, Fort Myers to observe Memorial Day
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 12 hours ago
attended. "We're kind of planning on more because of the speakers (this year)," he said. The guest speakers are U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Jeff Kyle, brother of "American Sniper" Navy Seal Chief Petty Officer Chris Kyle, and U.S. Army POW Spc.... Read more
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examiner.com
Dearborn's Memorial Day parade switches direction this yearof his friends, Sam Tate (U.S. Army in Vietnam), writer of award-winning and hi
Dearborn's Memorial Day parade switches direction this year
examiner.com / Posted 12 hours ago
of his friends, Sam Tate (U.S. Army in Vietnam), writer of award-winning and hit song songs, and Tyler Jay (United States Marine Corps in Iraq) participate in #STOP22 to raise awareness of veterans' causes through music and storytelling.Suggested... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Many events planned in Cape, Fort Myers to observe Memorial Dayattended. "We're kind of planning on more because of the speakers (this year),
Many events planned in Cape, Fort Myers to observe Memorial Day
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 13 hours ago
attended. "We're kind of planning on more because of the speakers (this year)," he said. The guest speakers are U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Jeff Kyle, brother of "American Sniper" Navy Seal Chief Petty Officer Chris Kyle, and U.S. Army POW Spc.... Read more
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Japan Today
U.S. military says restrictions are to respect Okinawan murder victim's family ‹ Japan Todayin Okinawa after the arrest of a former Marine suspected of killing a woman on
U.S. military says restrictions are to respect Okinawan murder victim's family ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 13 hours ago
in Okinawa after the arrest of a former Marine suspected of killing a woman on the southern Japanese island. The Marine Corps commander in Japan said Saturday the measures are not punishment but an effort to show respect for the victim’s... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Many events planned in Cape, Fort Myers to observe Memorial Dayattended. "We're kind of planning on more because of the speakers (this year),
Many events planned in Cape, Fort Myers to observe Memorial Day
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 13 hours ago
attended. "We're kind of planning on more because of the speakers (this year)," he said. The guest speakers are U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Jeff Kyle, brother of "American Sniper" Navy Seal Chief Petty Officer Chris Kyle, and U.S. Army POW Spc.... Read more
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ABC News
US Military Restricts Troops After Murder in Okinawain Okinawa after the arrest of a former Marine suspected of killing a woman on
US Military Restricts Troops After Murder in Okinawa
ABC News / Posted 13 hours ago
in Okinawa after the arrest of a former Marine suspected of killing a woman on the southern Japanese island. The Marine Corps commander in Japan said Saturday the measures are not punishment but an effort to show respect for the victim's... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Many events planned in Cape, Fort Myers to observe Memorial Dayattended. "We're kind of planning on more because of the speakers (this year),
Many events planned in Cape, Fort Myers to observe Memorial Day
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 13 hours ago
attended. "We're kind of planning on more because of the speakers (this year)," he said. The guest speakers are U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Jeff Kyle, brother of "American Sniper" Navy Seal Chief Petty Officer Chris Kyle, and U.S. Army POW Spc.... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Many events planned in Cape, Fort Myers to observe Memorial Dayattended. "We're kind of planning on more because of the speakers (this year),
Many events planned in Cape, Fort Myers to observe Memorial Day
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 13 hours ago
attended. "We're kind of planning on more because of the speakers (this year)," he said. The guest speakers are U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Jeff Kyle, brother of "American Sniper" Navy Seal Chief Petty Officer Chris Kyle, and U.S. Army POW Spc.... Read more
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Daily Mail
US Naval Academy seniors caught sleeping before graduation ceremonyStates Naval Academy in Annapolis on Friday Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter
US Naval Academy seniors caught sleeping before graduation ceremony
Daily Mail / Posted 13 hours ago
States Naval Academy in Annapolis on Friday Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter delivered the commencement address at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium He announced that Keenan Reynolds, the quarterback for the school's football team, was cleared... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Seniors set to serve United States through military commitmentby his fellow recruits. Fallon and Kurz are headed for the U.S. Air Force whil
Seniors set to serve United States through military commitment
Craig Daily Press / Posted 13 hours ago
by his fellow recruits. Fallon and Kurz are headed for the U.S. Air Force while Wagoner and Hickman will be joining the Marine Corps. In addition to expressing a desire to serve the nation, the four young men recognized the unparalleled... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Moffat County High School graduates earn certificates, degrees from CNCCsaid. “My dad built them and raced them, and it’s something that I like.” “Thi
Moffat County High School graduates earn certificates, degrees from CNCC
Craig Daily Press / Posted 13 hours ago
said. “My dad built them and raced them, and it’s something that I like.” “This September I leave for the (United States) Marine Corps,” he said. “I’ll be a diesel mechanic in the Marine Corps.” Bekah plans to go into nursing, and she noted... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
94-old Pearl Harbor veteran has life savings stolen by thievesseen his older brother, Lance Corporal Travis Fannin, since September when he w
94-old Pearl Harbor veteran has life savings stolen by thieves
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 13 hours ago
seen his older brother, Lance Corporal Travis Fannin, since September when he was deployed to Kuwait with the United States Marine Corps. So you can imagine how surprised he was to see Fannin standing on the stage at Randall High's graduation,... Read more
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The News & Observer
Exclusive: Dale Earnhardt Jr. on racing, marriage and the latest Earnhardt family feudReed’s name will grace Earnhardt’s No. 88 Nationwide Chevrolet. In 2005, Reed w
Exclusive: Dale Earnhardt Jr. on racing, marriage and the latest Earnhardt family feud
The News & Observer / Posted 14 hours ago
Reed’s name will grace Earnhardt’s No. 88 Nationwide Chevrolet. In 2005, Reed was a 21-year-old lance corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps. From Ohio, Reed was killed in action in Iraq by an improvised explosive device, or IED. Some of Reed’s family... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Donald R. Singer Jr.at his home. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. June 4, 2016, at Sorge
Donald R. Singer Jr.
Altoona Mirror / Posted 14 hours ago
at his home. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. June 4, 2016, at Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg, with full military honors by the U.S. Marine Corps Honor Guard. A complete obituary will appear in Wednesday's edition of the... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Local man won peacetime Medal of HonorThe ranks of awardees are small - and those who also have Copper Country ties a
Local man won peacetime Medal of Honor
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 14 hours ago
The ranks of awardees are small - and those who also have Copper Country ties are even rarer. Albert Smith, a Marine Corps private born in Calumet, received his Medal of Honor in peace time. On Feb. 11, 1921, Smith was on duty as a sentry at the... Read more
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