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1 hr ago | The Japan Times

Wrong path to full sovereignty

Last month Japan marked the first anniversary of its August 1945 surrender in World War II since the Abe administration made a Cabinet decision in July to enable the country to engage in collective self-defense.

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5 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Illinois school honors Marine killed in jet crash

A central Illinois high school has opened a memorial garden for one of its graduates who was killed in a fighter jet crash during a U.S. Navy training exercise.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Deseret News

Author and Iraq war veteran shares lessons of war through novel

While the war in Iraq has become a familiar event to Americans over the past 12 years, the actual Iraq and Afghanistan war experience was shared by only a small percentage of the American population.

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Aurora Advocate

Veterans Beat: Veterans should check on eligibility for war zone medals

The subject of eligibility for war zone combat medals and ribbons awarded to veterans of all eras arises on occasion.

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The New Zealand Herald

US helicopter crashes in Gulf of Aden; all rescued

A Marine Corps helicopter carrying 25 people crashed Monday in the Gulf of Aden, and all aboard were rescued, the Navy said.

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Marine Corps Times

USMC Super Stallion crashes in Gulf of Aden; all 25 personnel rescued

A Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion prepares to land aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS the Mesa Verde on Aug. 4. A CH-53 was part of the Bataan Amphibious Readiness Group, one of many Navy assets in the Central Command area of operations.

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MilitaryCity.com

USMC Super Stallion crashes in Gulf of Aden; all 25 personnel rescued

A Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion prepares to land aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS the Mesa Verde on Aug. 4. A CH-53 crashed Sept.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Overqualified and underpaid

Underemployment is defined by Merriam-Webster as the "condition in which people in a labor force are employed at less than full-time or regular jobs or at jobs inadequate with respect to their training or economic needs."

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Wall Street Journal

Rolls-Royce May Lose Exclusive Engine Deal on Osprey

Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC may lose its role as the sole engine provider for the Pentagon's V-22 Osprey aircraft, as the U.S. military explores ways to cut costs.

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The Economist

Tooling up

SHINZO ABE, Japan's prime minister, returned to power in 2012 promising to reverse a long-term fall in military spending.

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ABC Action News

Marine overcomes amputation, becomes deputy

Robert Smith was on foot patrol as a U.S. Marine in Fallujah in May 2008 -- suddenly, a roadside bomb exploded.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

NBC San Diego

Wife of Marine Killed in Hit And Run Calls For Justice

A grieving wife is calling for justice after losing her Marine sergeant husband in a hit and run crash in Oceanside.

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The Leaf-Chronicle

Fort Campbell SOS sends S.O.S. for military bootsFort Campbell SOS...

Fort Campbell SOS sends S.O.S. for military boots Survivor Outreach Services needs military boots 'in any condition' for memorial to Fallen Check out this story on theleafchronicle.com: http://leafne.ws/1u44jJ1 At Survivors Outreach Services at Fort Campbell, volunteers Jennifer Lawless, left, and Sheila Patton work on hundreds of boots meant for a ... (more)

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MilitaryCity.com

Militia says it 'secured' U.S. compound in Libya

The Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital has 'secured' a U.S. Embassy residential compound there, more than a month after American personnel evacuated from the country over ongoing fighting, one of its commanders said Sunday.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Officers' spouses club host party

Members of the Officers' Spouses' Club aboard Camp Lejeune are inviting officers' spouses new to the installation to join them in a welcome aboard party.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Marine's search reaches former colleague

For seven months, a young Marine and his best friend slept side by side in the middle of a war zone.

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Monterey County Herald

Monterey airport chief Greer readies for retirement

MONTEREY >> Monterey Regional Airport's manager Thomas Greer said he hoped the news of his retirement would slip by with little fanfare after it was noted in a special meeting agenda last week.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Greeley Tribune

Tributes for Aug. 31

Marietta Kay Johnson, 73, of Greeley previously of Lufkin, Texas, passed away on June 25, 2014, at Hospice of Northern Colorado in Greeley.

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TheAlternativePress.com

2 Local Residents Become New Jersey State Troopers During 154th Graduation Ceremony

Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and Colonel Rick Fuentes, Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police, presented badges to New Jersey's newest state troopers during graduation ceremonies at Pine Belt Arena last week.

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Palladium-Item

Praise for those moving forwardPraise for those moving forwardPraise...

Praise for those moving forward Praise for those moving forward Check out this story on pal-item.com: http://pinews.co/1tVtZr9 a Roses to a Centerville High School graduate for continuing his education in the Ivy League.

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