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A trip in Vietnam era helicopters raises funds for Hixson flight museum

The UH-1H Huey cargo/air assault 'copter prepares to lift off on a fund raising mission for the Hixson Museum of Flight and the Children's Hospital in Chattanooga.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

MayDay thanks the troops with musical benefit

First row is Staff Sgt. James R. Conley. Second row, from left, are Miranda Russell, Leesa Colon, Alicia Conley, Teddy Wampole, Mike Swicklik and Mike Kovalchek.

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Related Topix: Memorial Day, Life, Holidays, Wilkes-Barre, PA, US Military, US Air Force, US Army

Lansing State Journal

St. Johns WWII veteran selected for Honor Flight

Kurt Becker, a long-time St. Johns resident and business owner, made a decision at the beginning of World War II that changed his life.

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Pacific Daily News

Government wants migrants to fully integrate

Team Youth Micronesia: Team Youth Micronesia took part in a demonstration along Marine Corps Drive in Dededo to raise awareness about ending violence.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Micronesia, US Military, Palau, Marshall Islands

The Jackson Sun

Soldiers' sacrifices honored with car

In 2005, Timothy Roach lost a friend and fellow soldier after a roadside bomb exploded in Iraq and fatally wounded him.

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Hattiesburg American

President nominates Cooling for promotion to brigadier general

President Barack Obama recently nominated Col. Norman L. Cooling for promotion to the rank of brigadier general in the U.S. Marine Corps.

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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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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Camp Lejeune, US News, US Marine Corps, Science / Technology, Robots, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Local VFW post struggling

VFW Post 10825 members Mooney Prosser, right, 89, and Lannie Lee, center, 93, talk with Commander Jerry McCarthy, left, 72. They remain active in the organization but acknowledge that it will fade away soon unless it attracts younger veterans.

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The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Gen. Mundy laid to rest

Gen. Carl E. Mundy Jr., 30th Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, was laid to rest this afternoon at Green Hill Cemetery with his family, friends and fellow Marines at his side.

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Aerotech News And Review

F-35 fleet surpasses 15,000 flying hours

The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fleet recently surpassed 15,000 flight hours, marking a major milestone for the program.

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The Daily Republic

Military scales down, modifies Guam buildup plan

The military's revised proposal for a buildup on Guam calls for less population growth and locating a Marine Corps live-fire training range on an Air Force base instead of the site of an ancient village.

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Pensacola News Journal

Marines clean up vandalized pelican statue

The latest in a series of vandalism incidents directed at the area's military icons has struck the Marine Corps pelican statue in downtown Pensacola, but volunteers pitched in quickly to clean it up Wednesday.

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WDSU-TV New Orleans

NOMMA Cadets do good deed on Good Friday

DOING A GOOD DEAD. NEW ORLEANS MILITARY AND MARITIME ACADEMY CADETS SWEPT THE GROUNDS OF THEIR NEW CAMPUS, AHEAD OF EARTH DAY NEXT WEEK.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

KABC-AM Los Angeles

After Secret Conviction, Marine Vet Sends Letter from Iranian Prison

A former U.S. Marine accused by Iran of being a CIA spy pleaded his case to the Iranian leadership in a letter written from detention, a few days after he was sentenced in a secret court to 10 years in prison.

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MilitaryCity.com

On-base fast food outlets get temporary reprieve from new wage rules

The Labor Department has pulled back - at least temporarily - from new minimum wage rules that had led several fast-food restaurants to end their contracts on military installations and prompted others to possibly follow suit.

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Army Times

As tension with Russia flares, U.S. senators meet with Marines in Baltics

U.S. Marines assigned to the Black Sea Rotational Force, based at Mihail Kogalniceanu air base in Romania, wrapped up a 10-day exercise called Summer Shield with Latvian, Lithuanian and Estonian troops on April 17. Two days prior, Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz.; John Barrasso, R-Wyo.; and John Hoeven, R-N.D., showed up to observe some of the training.

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Kotaku

Atari Rescued This Cool Minimalist Shooter From A Collapsing TimeGate

When Aliens: Colonial Marines co-developer TimeGate Studios shut down , my first concern was for the gorgeously blocky shooter the developer had announced just a month prior.

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DC Military

A helping hand

Lt. Cmdr. Michael J. Kerns, 42, Poulsbo, Wash., reunites with his family after returning from a seven-month deployment to Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan.

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Beaufort marine squadron returns home to Marine Corps Air Station

After 9 months supporting Operation Enduring Freedom, Marine Fighter attack Squadron 312 has a homecoming date.

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Stars and Stripes

Quiet base performs critical work

Robert Hoskin, a welder at Production Plant Barstow, Marine Depot Maintenance Command lances a pin on an LAV frame, Jan. 11, 2013.

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