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The Advocate
Special Report: Despite improvement, New Orleans police still far from response time goaldown on the backlog of calls waiting for a response. The most dramatic measure
Special Report: Despite improvement, New Orleans police still far from response time goal
The Advocate / Posted 9 hours ago
down on the backlog of calls waiting for a response. The most dramatic measure was changing police schedules from three platoon shifts to five overlapping ones, which added officers during the department’s traditional shift changes, a time when... Read more
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Reality TV World
'The Bachelorette' recap: JoJo Fletcher sends six guys packing in Season 12 premierewar veteran from Burnet, TX, is a country boy and small-town guy. He served in
'The Bachelorette' recap: JoJo Fletcher sends six guys packing in Season 12 premiere
Reality TV World / Posted 11 hours ago
war veteran from Burnet, TX, is a country boy and small-town guy. He served in the military for nine years and was a platoon leader in Afghanistan. The first guy out of the limo was Jordan, whom JoJo seemed smitten with right away. She... Read more
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FOX News
One kiss is 'awkward', another's a touchdown for new 'Bachelorette'ethnicity has had its challenges as his paternal grandfather was racist. Luke
One kiss is 'awkward', another's a touchdown for new 'Bachelorette'
FOX News / Posted 16 hours ago
ethnicity has had its challenges as his paternal grandfather was racist. Luke served in the military as an Afghanistan platoon leader and told the cameras, "I've lost a lot of close friends. It gave me a new appreciation for life and... Read more
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Herts Advertiser
Harpenden school’s Curry Run efforts help to support children’s prosthetic limb charityand pavements of West Common. The whole curry event was preceded by the school
Harpenden school’s Curry Run efforts help to support children’s prosthetic limb charity
Herts Advertiser / Posted 17 hours ago
and pavements of West Common. The whole curry event was preceded by the school hosting a visit from soldiers of the Mortar Platoon of D company, 2nd Battalion the Anglian Regiment who, with detachments of the Royal Marines Commandos and the... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
NOPD sees improved response time, but short of goalson the problem and the department implemented sweeping initiatives. The most d
NOPD sees improved response time, but short of goals
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 23 hours ago
on the problem and the department implemented sweeping initiatives. The most dramatic was a change from three district platoon shifts to five overlapping shifts, adding officers during the department’s traditional shift changes, a time when... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Primary election guide: Carson City mayora budget of over $137 million, we can certainly do better than we have, but rea
Primary election guide: Carson City mayor
Nevada Appeal / Posted 23 hours ago
a budget of over $137 million, we can certainly do better than we have, but real change will require new leadership. “Red Platoon: A True Story of American Valor” Occupation: Retired and Active Mental Health Professional Education: B.A. degree... Read more
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MLB Trade Rumors
Clint Barmes Retiresand the Pirates (2012 through 2014). Barmes last saw big league action last yea
Clint Barmes Retires
MLB Trade Rumors / Posted yesterday
and the Pirates (2012 through 2014). Barmes last saw big league action last year with the Padres, playing in 98 games in a platoon role. All told, the Fangraphs version of wins above replacement is stingier in valuing Barmes for his career,... Read more
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People Magazine
The Bachelorette Season Premiere Recap: JoJo Fletcher Meets the Guys – and Gets Her First Kiss!geek. Christian is a sweetheart and we just want to be friends with him. 5. Lu
The Bachelorette Season Premiere Recap: JoJo Fletcher Meets the Guys – and Gets Her First Kiss!
People Magazine / Posted yesterday
geek. Christian is a sweetheart and we just want to be friends with him. 5. Luke was in the military for nine years as a platoon leader. He's also from JoJo's home state of Texas and gives off some major sexy cowboy vibes. 6. Everyone is going... Read more
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The Age
From Audrey Hepburn to Sylvester Stallone, Chunky Move's Lucid subverts roles of film and dancethe road not taken included musical theatre. Phillips is drawn to Willem Dafoe​
From Audrey Hepburn to Sylvester Stallone, Chunky Move's Lucid subverts roles of film and dance
The Age / Posted yesterday
the road not taken included musical theatre. Phillips is drawn to Willem Dafoe​, whom he first saw as a teenager in Platoon; as a musician and a bass player, he also connects with Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers. His icons include... Read more
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ABC News
Vet Seeks Asylum for Iraqi Soldiers Who Save American Livesin 2006. "We really sort of became like brothers," Millsap told ABC News. "We
Vet Seeks Asylum for Iraqi Soldiers Who Save American Lives
ABC News / Posted yesterday
in 2006. "We really sort of became like brothers," Millsap told ABC News. "We worked at the same checkpoint, it was my platoon that was there and he had another squad with about 12 soldiers." In 2014, Millsap received a desperate phone call... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Cowlishaw: The end is near for Rangers' Josh Hamiltonpush the Rangers anywhere close to the luxury tax. The Rangers believe they ha
Cowlishaw: The end is near for Rangers' Josh Hamilton
Dallas Morning News / Posted yesterday
push the Rangers anywhere close to the luxury tax. The Rangers believe they have the right-handed portion of a left field platoon in veteran Justin Ruggiano. Who knows when (or if) Hamilton will begin to fully function as the left-handed half?... Read more
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Island Packet
Mike Company recruits en route to becoming warriorsof female recruits in the Marine Corps. Lance Cpl. Aaron BolserMarine Corps Rec
Mike Company recruits en route to becoming warriors
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
of female recruits in the Marine Corps. Lance Cpl. Aaron BolserMarine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island Ted A. Benoit, Platoon 3060, Mike Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, receives his first recruit haircut May 9, 2016, on Parris Island,... Read more
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Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune
Weather a curse and a blessinghectares of are from the Fort McMurray wildfires. As for fires in the Grande P
Weather a curse and a blessing
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune / Posted yesterday
hectares of are from the Fort McMurray wildfires. As for fires in the Grande Prairie region, City of Grande Prairie platoon chief Tony Lutzmann said the rainfall was helpful in controlling the four active fires in the Grande Prairie... Read more
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MLB Trade Rumors
Orioles, Brian Duensing Agree To Minor League Dealover his final three seasons with the team that originally drafted him. However
Orioles, Brian Duensing Agree To Minor League Deal
MLB Trade Rumors / Posted yesterday
over his final three seasons with the team that originally drafted him. However, Duensing has long carried significant platoon splits — lefties have hit .238/.295/.325 against him compared to a hefty .292/.352/.462 line from righties — and his... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Firefighters contain blaze at abandoned buildingwas on the scene Monday afternoon of an overnight fire in an abandoned building
Firefighters contain blaze at abandoned building
The Sudbury Star / Posted yesterday
was on the scene Monday afternoon of an overnight fire in an abandoned building on Church Street in Garson. GSFS's platoon Chief Gordon Stauffer said the police service was called about 2 a.m. to a blaze at an abandoned building owned by... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Here's why Tom Brady won't give up in deflate-gate fightto giving up or giving in, he probably never would have made it out of the Univ
Here's why Tom Brady won't give up in deflate-gate fight
Yahoo Sports / Posted yesterday
to giving up or giving in, he probably never would have made it out of the University of Michigan, where he was forced to platoon at quarterback with local prep star Drew Henson (Brady would play the first quarter, Henson the second and then at... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
110th Challenge: Hancock City Council member will oppose Dianda in state House racewill turn around," he said. A military veteran, Markkanen said he served as a
110th Challenge: Hancock City Council member will oppose Dianda in state House race
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted yesterday
will turn around," he said. A military veteran, Markkanen said he served as a corpsman in the 82nd Airborne Infantry Platoon and as a medic with the 107th Engineer Battalion of the Michigan National Guard. If elected to the House, veteran's... Read more
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The Herald News
Veterans fight zombies: Somerset native produces crowdfunded movieShatner (“Star Trek,” “Boston Legal”); Danny Trejo (Machete in several films, “
Veterans fight zombies: Somerset native produces crowdfunded movie
The Herald News / Posted yesterday
Shatner (“Star Trek,” “Boston Legal”); Danny Trejo (Machete in several films, “Breaking Bad”); Keith David (“The Thing,” “Platoon”) Sean Astin (“Lord of the Rings,” “The Goonies”) and actor/mixed martial artist Randy Couture. After graduating from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
She Nursed Museveni's Rebels in the Bushchildren, injured, and the old. I was among the 12 kadogos left on guard under
She Nursed Museveni's Rebels in the Bush
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
children, injured, and the old. I was among the 12 kadogos left on guard under Afande Ismaili Ssebi. We were attacked by a platoon of soldiers, which we overpowered, but on that day, I lost my humanity." Sekitooleko, five-years-old at the time,... Read more
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CBS Sports
Solving the mystery behind Giancarlo Stanton's epic slumpof his plate appearances against right-handed pitchers. By comparison, all righ
Solving the mystery behind Giancarlo Stanton's epic slump
CBS Sports / Posted 2 days ago
of his plate appearances against right-handed pitchers. By comparison, all right-handed batters this season have ceded the platoon advantage in just 69.0 percent of plate appearances.This is the kind of thing you figure will balance out over time,... Read more
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MLB Trade Rumors
East Notes: Storen, Red Sox, Howard, Harveyand Mackanin doesn’t want to send the wrong message by removing him from the li
East Notes: Storen, Red Sox, Howard, Harvey
MLB Trade Rumors / Posted 2 days ago
and Mackanin doesn’t want to send the wrong message by removing him from the lineup in favor of recent call-up and platoon mate Tommy Joseph. Thus, writes Lawrence, the front office should step in and handle it for Mackanin. Howard, 36, has... Read more
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The Post-Journal
A Whole New Worldaddress at Jamestown Community Colleges's 66th commencement on Saturday. Goode
A Whole New World
The Post-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
address at Jamestown Community Colleges's 66th commencement on Saturday. Goodell served in Iraq in the Mortuary Affairs platoon and has since written a book about her experiences, titled "Shade It Black: Death and After In Iraq." "Graduating... Read more
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ajc.com
Snitker shakes up Braves’ lineupfor all but four of 41 games, but Snitker moved Markakis to the No. 4 slot on F
Snitker shakes up Braves’ lineup
ajc.com / Posted 3 days ago
for all but four of 41 games, but Snitker moved Markakis to the No. 4 slot on Friday and had him fifth on Saturday behind platoon outfielder Jeff Francoeur vs. Phillies left-hander Adam Morgan. Since batting fifth in the order for the first three... Read more
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examiner.com
'The Bachelor' 2016: Could Luke Pell be the next guy handing out roses?guys this season and has one of the best stories. I am a sucker for people who
'The Bachelor' 2016: Could Luke Pell be the next guy handing out roses?
examiner.com / Posted 3 days ago
guys this season and has one of the best stories. I am a sucker for people who serve. He went to West Point. He was a platoon leader in the Afghan war and he also has the ridiculous Hollywood leading man good looks. He is smart, kind, and... Read more
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The Sault Star
Man hurt in crashKorah Road. The man, the driver of a Dodge Grand Caravan, was taken to Sault A
Man hurt in crash
The Sault Star / Posted 3 days ago
Korah Road. The man, the driver of a Dodge Grand Caravan, was taken to Sault Area Hospital. The nature of his injuries was not available, said platoon chief Jim Beach of Sault Ste. Marie Fire Service. The Grand Caravan collided with a GMC A... Read more
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Boston Herald
Red Sox put Brock Holt on disabled list with concussionhealth aside, Holt’s struggles at the plate were creating a dilemma for the Red
Red Sox put Brock Holt on disabled list with concussion
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
health aside, Holt’s struggles at the plate were creating a dilemma for the Red Sox who have one half of a solid platoon in Chris Young, who plays against southpaws. But Holt wasn’t doing well enough against righties, and before the trip... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Latest Mock Draft and Teams with Most to Lose on June 23to decide if Elfrid Payton is truly the point guard of the future. A starting s
Latest Mock Draft and Teams with Most to Lose on June 23
Bleacher Report / Posted 4 days ago
to decide if Elfrid Payton is truly the point guard of the future. A starting small forward wouldn't hurt. The team has to platoon someone with Aaron Gordon while he develops, and Nikola Vucevic doesn't seem like the center of the future. Jumping... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Publishers Weekly best-selling booksby Paul Kalanithi (Random House) 6. "Unashamed" by Lecrae Moore (B&H) 7. "Sho
Publishers Weekly best-selling books
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
by Paul Kalanithi (Random House) 6. "Unashamed" by Lecrae Moore (B&H) 7. "Shoe Dog" by Phil Knight (Scribner) 8. "Red Platoon" by Clinton Romesha (Dutton) 9. "Five Presidents" by Clint Hill (S&S/Gallery) 10. "Becoming Grandma" by Lesley... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Best-selling books: ‘15th Affair,’ ‘Hamilton’by Paul Kalanithi (Random House) 6. “Unashamed” by Lecrae Moore (B&H) 7. “Sho
Best-selling books: ‘15th Affair,’ ‘Hamilton’
Detroit Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
by Paul Kalanithi (Random House) 6. “Unashamed” by Lecrae Moore (B&H) 7. “Shoe Dog” by Phil Knight (Scribner) 8.“Red Platoon” by Clinton Romesha (Dutton) 9.“Five Presidents” by Clint Hill (S&S Gallery) 10. “Becoming Grandma” by Lesley Stahl... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Orioles notes: Left-hander T.J. McFarland leaves start for Triple-A Norfolk with knee injuryahead: Rare is the athlete who admits to looking ahead, but for outfielder Nola
Orioles notes: Left-hander T.J. McFarland leaves start for Triple-A Norfolk with knee injury
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
ahead: Rare is the athlete who admits to looking ahead, but for outfielder Nolan Reimold, it's helped him get engaged. The platoon outfielder has started each of the Orioles' games against left-handers, and admitted Friday to scanning through the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Spirit of India event in Dearborn honors Lt. who served in Afghanistantoday is a first lieutenant with a Bronze Star Medal he received for his servic
Spirit of India event in Dearborn honors Lt. who served in Afghanistan
Detroit Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
today is a first lieutenant with a Bronze Star Medal he received for his service last year in Afghanistan, where he led a platoon. "I saw the military as a viable career path," Hollabbi, 25, of Canton said. "I thought there was nothing more noble... Read more
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Boston Herald
Brock Holt's mild concussion detected after factchecked.” His health aside, Holt’s struggles at the plate were creating a dile
Brock Holt's mild concussion detected after fact
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
checked.” His health aside, Holt’s struggles at the plate were creating a dilemma for the Sox who have one half of a solid platoon in Chris Young, who plays against southpaws. But Holt wasn’t doing well enough against righties, and before the trip... Read more
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MLB Trade Rumors
Angels On Pace To Incur Luxury Tax After Lincecum SigningFor instance, the hopeful contenders forewent several notable corner outfield o
Angels On Pace To Incur Luxury Tax After Lincecum Signing
MLB Trade Rumors / Posted 4 days ago
For instance, the hopeful contenders forewent several notable corner outfield options this winter in favor of a budget platoon. Of course, running just past the cap number is quite a bit different than blowing past it with a major... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Boston places Carson Smith, Brock Holt on DLcaught 14 games and played left in 11 for the PawSox before being summoned back
Boston places Carson Smith, Brock Holt on DL
The Providence Journal / Posted 4 days ago
caught 14 games and played left in 11 for the PawSox before being summoned back to the majors. Page 2 of 2 - Plans are to platoon Swihart and Chris Young in left for the duration of Holt’s stint on the disabled list. Vazquez and Ryan Hanigan will... Read more
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ESPN
Swihart recalled by Red Sox, starts in left fieldhis work ethic, and openness to add left field to his defensive alignment." Fa
Swihart recalled by Red Sox, starts in left field
ESPN / Posted 4 days ago
his work ethic, and openness to add left field to his defensive alignment." Farrell said that left field will be a strict platoon for the time being with veteran Chris Young continuing to get starts against left-handers. Farrell also indicated... Read more
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Boston Herald
Blake Swihart will not be part of Red Sox catching rotationstill, felt like he adapted with the footwork and the routes while in Pawtucket
Blake Swihart will not be part of Red Sox catching rotation
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
still, felt like he adapted with the footwork and the routes while in Pawtucket.” Swihart, a switch-hitter, will form a platoon in left field with Chris Young playing against the left-handed pitchers until Holt returns. The 24-year-old was... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Updates on Red Sox IF Brock Holt's Concussionabsence will give Chris Young additional opportunities to play. The 32-year-old
Updates on Red Sox IF Brock Holt's Concussion
Bleacher Report / Posted 4 days ago
absence will give Chris Young additional opportunities to play. The 32-year-old has spent most of the season as a platoon player, hitting against left-handed pitching, and as a late-inning defensive replacement. The Red Sox haven't... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Watch the NATO tank competition where the US lost to Germany, Denmark, and PolandUS Army photo by Pfc. Javon Spence On May 13, seven platoons from six NATO nat
Watch the NATO tank competition where the US lost to Germany, Denmark, and Poland
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
US Army photo by Pfc. Javon Spence On May 13, seven platoons from six NATO nations squared off for the Strong Europe Tank Challenge, a three-day tank competition that tested offensive and defensive operations. The German platoon took first place,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Watch the NATO tank competition where the US lost to Germany, Denmark, and PolandUS Army photo by Pfc. Javon Spence On May 13, seven platoons from six NATO nat
Watch the NATO tank competition where the US lost to Germany, Denmark, and Poland
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
US Army photo by Pfc. Javon Spence On May 13, seven platoons from six NATO nations squared off for the Strong Europe Tank Challenge, a three-day tank competition that tested offensive and defensive operations. The German platoon took first place,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Watch the NATO tank competition where the US lost to Germany, Denmark, and PolandUS Army photo by Pfc. Javon Spence On May 13, seven platoons from six NATO nat
Watch the NATO tank competition where the US lost to Germany, Denmark, and Poland
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
US Army photo by Pfc. Javon Spence On May 13, seven platoons from six NATO nations squared off for the Strong Europe Tank Challenge, a three-day tank competition that tested offensive and defensive operations. The German platoon took first place,... Read more
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Business Insider
Watch the NATO tank competition where the US lost to Germany, Denmark, and PolandOn May 13, seven platoons from six NATO nations squared off for the Strong Euro
Watch the NATO tank competition where the US lost to Germany, Denmark, and Poland
Business Insider / Posted 4 days ago
On May 13, seven platoons from six NATO nations squared off for the Strong Europe Tank Challenge, a three-day tank competition that tested offensive and defensive operations. The German platoon took first place, with Denmark taking second and Poland... Read more
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Boston Herald
LF Blake Swihart returns to Red Sox as Brock Holt, Carson Smith go on DLChris Young may have a new platoon partner in left field. Catcher-turned-left
LF Blake Swihart returns to Red Sox as Brock Holt, Carson Smith go on DL
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Chris Young may have a new platoon partner in left field. Catcher-turned-left fielder Blake Swihart is back with the Red Sox, who sent two players to the disabled list on Friday — Carson Smith, with elbow soreness (15-day DL) and Brock Holt, with a... Read more
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Island Packet
Meet a few new Marines from Fox CompanyPfc. Trevor A. Stepek, with Platoon 2034, Fox Company, 2nd Recruit Training Bat
Meet a few new Marines from Fox Company
Island Packet / Posted 4 days ago
Pfc. Trevor A. Stepek, with Platoon 2034, Fox Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, earned the company’s highest combined physical fitness and combat fitness score. Stepek, a native of Gaithersburg, Md., earned a score of 600 out of 600 points and... Read more
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Officer.com
The Oceanside Chronicles – PD: Premier Episode RevisitedAfter he graduated he was assigned to a Marine Corps MEUSOC (Marine Expeditiona
The Oceanside Chronicles – PD: Premier Episode Revisited
Officer.com / Posted 4 days ago
After he graduated he was assigned to a Marine Corps MEUSOC (Marine Expeditionary Unit – Special Operations Command) platoon since Marine’s don’t have medics of their own. He spent the following years training and deploying with them, serving... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Servicemembers reuniting with their families make you feel all the feelscollege scholarships of $20,000 each from KFC. The girls thought they were at K
Servicemembers reuniting with their families make you feel all the feels
Houston Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
college scholarships of $20,000 each from KFC. The girls thought they were at KFC to prepare gift boxes for their mother's platoon. Air Force Captain Cherissa Jackson, center, surprises her 17-year-old fraternal twin daughters, Anita Lee, left,... Read more
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Orange County Register
Angels' Craig Gentry to begin rehab assignmentsince April 25. In 34 at-bats, he was hitting .147 with two RBIs and a .237 on-
Angels' Craig Gentry to begin rehab assignment
Orange County Register / Posted 4 days ago
since April 25. In 34 at-bats, he was hitting .147 with two RBIs and a .237 on-base percentage. He began the season in a platoon in left field with Daniel Nava, who is also on the disabled list because of a groin strain. Rafael Ortega and Shane... Read more
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Orange County Register
Jett Bandy joins Angels' evolving platoon at catcherANAHEIM – The Angels effectively used a platoon at catcher for the first quarte
Jett Bandy joins Angels' evolving platoon at catcher
Orange County Register / Posted 4 days ago
ANAHEIM – The Angels effectively used a platoon at catcher for the first quarter of the season. But Soto was placed on the disabled list Wednesday, expected to miss four to six weeks after undergoing surgery on a torn meniscus in his right... Read more
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Philly.com
America could use a platoon of Morley Safers right nowClinton, after a campaign season that is drowning in a brown tide of political
America could use a platoon of Morley Safers right now
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
Clinton, after a campaign season that is drowning in a brown tide of political and journalistic guano, the nation needs a whole platoon of Morley Safers right now. But unlike 1965, I kind of doubt that the whole world would be watching th... Read more
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Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County Pilottimes and completed many missions, some of which he still cannot disclose the d
Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County Pilot / Posted 5 days ago
times and completed many missions, some of which he still cannot disclose the details of to this day. Serving as a platoon sergeant, Gary Heckard went to Afghanistan with the priority that all of his soldiers came back home. He and his... Read more
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Air Force Times
Soldier aims to run 100 miles while wearing a gas maskat Fort Bragg, North Carolina, after a deployment to Afghanistan in which he wa
Soldier aims to run 100 miles while wearing a gas mask
Air Force Times / Posted 5 days ago
at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, after a deployment to Afghanistan in which he was awarded three Purple Hearts. Now a platoon sergeant with an engineer battalion of the 3rd ID's 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Piñeiro told his unit's public... Read more
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