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2 hrs ago | Navy Times

Army vice chief Campbell confirmed for ISAF post; Votel goes to SOCOM

The Army's vice chief of staff, Gen. John Campbell, was confirmed Wednesday as the next commander for NATO's International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces in Afghanistan.

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5 hrs ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

Marines Undergo Realistic Urban Training In Natural Bridge

Darkness falls over a village just south of Natural Bridge. Suddenly, the sounds of an Osprey helicopter cut through the night.

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9 hrs ago | SFGate

The 12 Best Books The Marine Corps Wants Its Leaders To Read

The job of a U.S. Marine means much more than knowing how to patrol and shoot a rifle.

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11 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

US pulls Peace Corps volunteers from Kenya

A statement to The Associated Press from the State Department said that the Peace Corps "has been closely monitoring the security environment in Kenya ... and has decided to officially suspend the program in Kenya."

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12 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Marines investigate corporal who vanished in Iraq

Marine Corp officers in North Carolina are launching a formal investigation into whether a Lebanese-American Marine deserted his unit in Iraq or later after returning to the United States.

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13 hrs ago | MilitaryCity.com

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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17 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

New superintendent says Naval Academy will meet evolving challenges

As the United States confronts "perilous challenges," the new head of the Naval Academy said Wednesday, the training, facilities and curriculum at the elite school for future Navy and Marine Corps officers must evolve rapidly.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

CBS Local

Marines Prepare For Terror Attacks At 'Disaster Disneyland'

It's dubbed "The Disaster Disneyland," and it's not a theme park you ever want to visit.

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KUAD-FM Windsor

Stolen Valor is One Thing We Don't Put Up With - Neither Did These Marines [VIDEO]

One thing most of us agree on, I believe, is how wrong it is to use ' Stolen Valor ' for personal gain.

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New York Daily News

U.S. Marines confront man they call 'fake' veteran

Two U.S. Marines called out a man they believed was pretending to be a decorated veteran at a Florida funeral - and they caught the tense exchange on tape.

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The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Cedar Grove native graduates Marine Corps boot camp

Private First Class Michael E. Nieglos, 21, a lifelong resident of Cedar Grove and local volunteer firefighter, graduated from the United States Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island.

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Free Republic

Top General John Kelly (Marines) Says Mexico Border Security Now...

A top United States general in charge of protecting the southern border says he's been unable to combat the steady flow of illegal drugs, weapons and people from Central America, and is looking to Congress for urgent help.

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NBC Los Angeles

Trial Begins for Ex-Marine Charged in Couple's Murder

Three ex-marines were found guilty of two counts of first-degree murder in connection with this crime last year.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

AmmoLand

New Instructor at Panteao Productions

Freddie Blish is a retired Lieutenant Colonel from the United States Marine Corps, where he served 24 years.

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MilitaryCity.com

Officer who trained first black Marines laid to rest

A Marine Honor Guard folds a ceremonial flag during a July 21 memorial service for Joseph Raymond Giesel at the Roseburg National Cemetery Annex in Rosebureg, Ore.

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Stars and Stripes

'Generation Kill' NCO charged with sexual abuse of minor

The man who served as sergeant major of 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, at the beginning of the war in Iraq, has been charged with sexual abuse, molestation of a child and sexual conduct with a minor in Yuma, Ariz.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Military suicides up a bit in 2014; More seek help

Preliminary Pentagon data shows that suicides among active duty military increased a bit this year compared to the same period last year, but officials say that more service members are seeking help through hotlines and other aid programs.

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BenzConnection

U.S. Marines Test Self-Driving Support Vehicle On Battlefield: Video

Self-driving cars aren't all cute, cuddly, Google-powered bubbles . Some of them are big, gnarly, and potentially life-saving military machines.

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Lancashire Telegraph

East Lancs cadet's royal honour

It is the third time Blackburn Sea Cadet Thomas Kew, from Burnley, has stood guard for royalty, after the Jubilee celebrations and the Queen's visit to Manchester.

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Jacksonville Daily News

New base gate will offer traffic congestion relief

Commuters who regularly get stuck in traffic during rush hour at Camp Lejeune will soon have a reason to rejoice.

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