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Sunday Apr 20 | Marine Corps Times

Marines happily recycle Army bots

Here's a workout that is as close to a 'total package' as I could get using a minimum number of... The Corps' new R2C, based on an old Army robot, offers a suite of upgrades, including tracked flippers for better mobility, improved comm equipment and an upgraded, stronger arm.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Washington Blade

Southern LGBT groups file brief in Va. marriage case

Army Lt. Col. Heather Mack and Ashley Broadway-Mack live in Fort Bragg, N.C. Two Southern LGBT advocacy groups on Friday filed an amicus brief in a federal lawsuit challenging Virginia's same-sex marriage ban.

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Related Topix: Wedding, North Carolina, Fort Bragg, US Army, North Carolina Government, Fort Bragg, NC

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Volunteer firefighter returns to work after amputation

Eight months after having one of his legs amputated, William Fisher Jr. of Fort Meade has returned to duty as a volunteer firefighter at the Odenton Volunteer Fire Company.

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Jacksonville Daily News

US Marines, sailors to conduct training in Nigeria

Approximately 20 Marines and sailors from Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Africa 14 will travel in April to Nigeria to conduct a theater security cooperation mission designed to improve the military capacity of our African partners and better enable them to prevent conflict and increase regional security.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa Travel, Naval Air Station Sigonella, US Army, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

Independent Weekly

Man charged in Kansas shooting once a prominent neo-Nazi in North Carolina

On Sunday, the eve of Passover, 73-year-old F. Glenn Miller allegedly shot dead three people, including a 14-year-old Eagle Scout, then shouted "Heil Hitler" from the back seat of a police car following his arrest.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Johnston County, NC, US Military, Fort Bragg, US Army

Sun Apr 13, 2014

NJ.com

Motorcade travels through Bethlehem to send off U.S. Marine, a Wilson Area High School graduate

As U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Casey O'Donnell prepared to return to training with the 1st Battalion 2nd Marines Bravo Company, his parents wanted as many people as possible to bid him farewell.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

CBS 3 Springfield

Dad: Son overcome physical hurdles to join Marines

The Marine shot this week at Camp Lejeune, N.C., had to overcome physical hurdles to join his twin brother and another sibling in the Marine Corps.

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

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Large numbers of vets with PTSD live near military bases

Data compiled by the Department of Veterans Affairs and analyzed by McClatchy show that hundreds of veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder and live near Fort Hood, while thousands more reside near the nation's other military installations.

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The Huffington Post

Black Female Lawmakers Object To Army's 'Discriminatory' Ban On Certain Hairstyles

The 16 women in the Congressional Black Caucus sent Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel a letter Thursday objecting to the Army's ban on certain hairstyles , which has been criticized as racially biased against black women.

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KTIV-TV Sioux City

Military releases name of Marine shot at NC base

It was just before the start of class and the hallways were packed as usual with students at their lockers or chatting with friends.

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News Max

Army Vet Dies; Fought With Syrian Rebels Against Assad

Eric Harroun, a U.S. Army veteran who fought alongside al-Qaida-affiliated rebels in the Syrian Civil War and was subsequently arrested by the FBI, has died.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

North Texas Marine killed in Camp Lejeune shooting

A Pentagon spokesman said Wednesday that the fatal shooting of a North texas Marine on guard duty by a colleague at a North Carolina base appears to have been an accident.

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WWAY-TV Wilmington

Camp Lejeune identifies Marine in Main Gate Shooting

They say Lance Cpl. Mark N. Boterf, 21, of Crawley, Texas, died April 8 after receiving a single gunshot wound to the chest while on sentry duty at Camp Lejeune's Main Gate.

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Daily Dispatch

Shooting at Camp Lejeune gate appears accidental

A Pentagon spokesman said Wednesday that the fatal shooting of a Marine on guard duty by a colleague at a North Carolina base appears to have been an accident.

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Free Republic

Hard times are fighting times: Why and how we must win the South

The following document was prepared by members of the Durham, N.C., branch of Workers World Party and updated on April 8, 2014.

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WXOW-TV La Crosse

Pentagon: Shooting at NC base likely accidental

Sariah English can't imagine the stress her sister's family endured after their sailboat broke down 900 miles off the Mexican coast while their 1-year-old daughter covered in a rash was vomiting and... A Navy warship carrying a family whose sailboat broke down in the Pacific Ocean with a sick toddler has arrived in California.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Alabama Live

Marine shoots, kills fellow guard at Camp Lejeune

A Marine guard at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina shot and killed another guard, the second deadly act of soldier-on-soldier violence at a U.S. military base in the last week.

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NOLA.com

Marine on guard duty at Camp Lejeune shoots, kills fellow Marine sentry

A Marine standing guard at the main entrance to Camp Lejeune, N.C., shot and killed a fellow Marine Tuesday evening, using his M4 service rifle, officials said.

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Free Republic

Op-Ed Gets USMC Commandant’s Attention, Sparks Change for Women

The U.S. Marine Corps commandant has reacted swiftly to a female Marine officer's complaint that women are unfairly precluded from trying a second time to pass the prestigious Marine Corps Infantry Officers Course, when men can have a second try.

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

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

A.M. Links: Obama to Address Gender Wage Gap, UConn Defeats Kentucky, Human Ken Disses Human Barbie

Editor's Note : We invite comments and request that they be civil and on-topic. We do not moderate or assume any responsibility for comments, which are owned by the readers who post them.

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