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Friday Jul 25 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Afghan troops do it their way

After nine months mentoring Afghan military instructors in everything from small arms tactics to medical care and generator maintenance, it was clear the coalition advisers had nearly worked themselves out of a job.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Camp Pendleton, US Military, US Army, Camp Pendleton, CA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Marine Corps Times

Investigation: $3 million Helmand food storage facility never used

The independent agency responsible for oversight of U.S. aid projects in Afghanistan has located another potential boondoggle: a $3 million food storage facility in a violent district of Helmand province that has sat unused and unmaintained since it was completed 14 months ago.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, US Army, Agriculture, Science

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Char-Koosta News

Once were warriors:

The theme of stories from veterans life in the military were similar - once you are trained and live by the code of conduct, it is engrained for the rest of your life.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Jacksonville, NC

Fri Jul 11, 2014

O-R Online

Bridge between counties named for retired war hero

From left Lizzie Keys, 9, her father Ret. Lt. Gen. William M. Keys, state Rep.Pam Snyder and state Sen. Tim Solobay at the dedication of the Route 88 bridge in Millsboro in Keys' honor.

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Related Topix: Washington County, PA, Greene County, PA, Fredericktown, PA, World News, Vietnam, US Military, US Army, US Marine Corps, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

The Marines Are Looking For A Few Good (Combat-Ready) Women

Sgt. Jarrod Simmons speaks to his squad of Marines before they head out on a training march with 55-pound packs on Feb. 22, 2013 at Camp Lejeune, N.C. The Marines and the other military branches must open combat jobs to women in 2016.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, US Army, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Examiner.com

Calm before storm as ISIS approaches Baghdad-Russians and U.S.work together

News from inside the United States Embassy in Baghdad is scarce; some would say "deadly silent."

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Military, US Army, US Marine Corps, US News, US Air Force

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Town Talk

Returning Marine greeted with a grand old surprise

There were these flags. They kept popping up each week on utility poles, two at a time, the stars and stripes flapping overhead and creating a sort of boulevard of cryptic patriotism.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US Army

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Free Republic

FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 03 July 2014

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Alex Gaunt, left, and U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jason Halgren, center, work with an Afghan border policeman explosive ordnance disposal trainee to prepare explosives for a controlled detonation in the Spin Boldak district in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, July 28, 2013.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Military, US Air Force, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Army, Fort McCoy

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Beach Carolina Magazine

21st Century Military Training at 1860s Bentonville Battlefield

Even today, a trip to a Civil War era battlefield can improve the combat effectiveness of the modern soldier.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, Johnston County, NC, Fort Bragg, US Army, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

Mon Jun 30, 2014

CBS Local

Marine Who Said He Was Kidnapped Returned To US

A week later, a photo of a blindfolded Hassoun with a sword poised above his head turned up on Al-Jazeera television.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, US Army

WFFT-TV Fort Wayne

Hometown Hero - Michael Hale

We are saluting Corporal Michael Hale, a Marine who has served two tours in Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, US Marine Corps

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