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1 min ago | Martinsburg Journal

Marine veteran finds himself during overseas tour

Although Mike Smith is mostly known as the manager of the Charles Town Cannons, there is another part of his story that often goes untold.

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Related Topix: US Military

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Washington Times

Family of Marine killed in Afghanistan pushes back against cover-up

The family of a Marine murdered in Afghanistan as he worked out in a gym is accusing the Corps of a cover-up by refusing to turn over documents that would show the dangerous environment inside Forward Operating Base Delhi .

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Related Topix: Asia, Afghanistan, World News, US Military

National Public Radio

Sold! Harrier Jump Jet Bought At Auction

A 1976 Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR3 Jump Jet sold at the Silverstone Auctions Saturday for the equivalent of $179,611.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Hawker Siddeley Harrier, Hawker Siddeley Aircraft, Military Aircraft, US Military, US News, US Air Force

Marine Corps Times

Helmand police chief mentored by Marines is dismissed after Taliban violence

British Ambassador to Afghanistan, Sir Richard Stagg, meets the police chief of southern Helmand province, Maj.

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Related Topix: US Military, World News, Asia, Afghanistan,

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Viral video shows Marines confronting apparent military faker

The two catch up with him in a parking lot and begin asking him questions about his uniform - including why he's wearing medals and ribbons at the same time.

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The Daily Beast

U.S. Diplomats and Marines Flee LibyaBy Jamie Dettmer

Under the watchful eye of a military drone and three F-16 warplanes flying protective cover, 158 U.S. diplomats and 80 U.S. Marines evacuated the American embassy in Tripoli, Libya, on Saturday.

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Related Topix: US Military, World News, Africa, Libya, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi)

Marine Corps Times

Marines certify female airman as martial arts instructor

Staff Sgt. Jessica Field runs the obstacle course during her three-week Marine Corps Martial Arts Instructor Program training.

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Related Topix: US Military, Quantico, VA, Offutt Air Force Base, US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base, Maxwell Air Force Base

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Stars and Stripes

US military assists in Libya embassy evacuation

The U.S. military helped evacuate on Saturday about 150 staff from the American Embassy in Tripoli, which was abandoned amid escalating militia violence.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Travel, Libya Travel, Africa Travel, US Military, Spain, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Jacksonville Daily News

Marine Corps Combat Service Support Schools moves to new post

Members of the Marine Corps Combat Service Support Schools on Camp Johnson said goodbye to their commanding officer after two years of service.

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

Click Orlando

Why is U.S. Marine still in Mexican jail?

A U.S. Marine Corps reservist held in a Mexican prison for more than three months on a weapons charge could have been released within days of his detention if not for "missed opportunities" by his original legal counsel, his attorney told CNN.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Military, World News, Mexico, San Ysidro, CA

The Island Packet

Marine Corps pilot opens cafe, creperie with 'European feel, southern charm'

Badcock Home Furniture and More is moving from its Lady's Island location, where it has been for a quarter of a century.

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Related Topix: Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, US Military, US News, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, US Marine Corps, Beaufort, SC

KION 46

U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuates personnel

The U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated its personnel on Saturday because of heavy militia violence raging in the capital, Tripoli, the State Department said.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Travel, Libya Travel, Africa Travel, Tripoli, Libya Travel, US Military, US Navy

Washington Times

Afghan who killed three U.S. Marines in 2012 to serve over 7-year prison sentence

An Afghanistan man has been given a 7-1/2 year prison sentence for murdering three U.S. Marines in a forward operating base in Helmand Province in August 2012.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

NewsandSentinel.com

Rockefeller, Zinni elected to Williamsburg panel

The West Virginia Democrat's addition to the board was announced by the Virginia historic attraction Friday.

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Related Topix: Williamsburg, VA, US Military, College of William and Mary, Virginia Military Institute

Cybercast News Service

Defense Department employee gets 2 years in prison

A federal judge has sentenced a Defense Department supervisor who oversaw construction and service contracts at a Southern California Marine Corps base to two years in prison after he pleaded guilty to bribery and other charges.

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The Star Press

Russian support gives rebels in Ukraine critical edge

WASHINGTON a?? In the battle between Russian-backed Ukrainian separatists and U.S.-backed national Ukrainian troops, the help each force gets from the outside does not add up to a fair fight.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, US Military

News Shopper

Prince Harry jokes with Marines before their midnight run through Greenwich

Prince Harry attended the 350th birthday of the Royal Marines at their base last night before troops set off through Blackheath for a midnight run in aid of charity.

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Related Topix: US Military, Greater London County, England, Prince Harry, World News, United Kingdom,

KFMB-am

Maiden deployment for USS San Diego Friday

The amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego is scheduled to begin its maiden deployment Friday when the vessel leaves its namesake city as part of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group, according to the Navy.

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KFMB-am

Hard Rock hosts comic book drive for US Marines

In celebration of the start of Comic-Con, Hard Rock kicked off its "True Hero" comic drive Thursday for our Marines.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Aiken Standard

Marine Corps League's James L. Hammons Detachment active in the community

AIKEN STANDARD FILE PHOTO Members of the Marine Corps League's James L. Hammons Detachment No.

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