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3 hrs ago | The Record-Courier

Marine Corps veteran sworn in as deputy

Steven Kimbrell was sworn in on Monday in a ceremony held at the Douglas County Sheriff's Office Valley Station, in Minden, according to Sheriff Ron Pierini.

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7 hrs ago | Switched

In Less Than Two Minutes, This Marine Explains The Problem With Military Rape Jokes

"It's hard to believe that in 2014 that I have to tell my fellow marines and my fellow veterans that they shouldn't make rape jokes about the women they serve with."

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11 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Pro-Russia separatists in control of coastal town

Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead."

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11 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

Closing arguments begin in ex-governor's trial

Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead."

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11 hrs ago | Marine Corps Times

Lawyer: IG made false statements about Marine who warned of insider attack

The lawyer for an officer facing discharge for negligently conveying classified information in an email - which he admitted doing as an urgent warning of an imminent war-zone threat - alleges 'false statements' and 'mischaracterizations' were included in reports to top Marine brass.

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15 hrs ago | WKYT

Kentucky Marine veteran achieves college dream

For a lot of students at the University of Kentucky, the first day of classes is a dream come true.

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19 hrs ago | ABC News

'Walking Dead' Marine Battalion to Be Deactivated

Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead."

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19 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

'Walking Dead' Marine battalion to be deactivated

Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead."

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19 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

'Walking Dead' Marine battalion to be deactivated

Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead."

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21 hrs ago | Canada.com

Fisher: Canadian troops off to Europe as part of NATO plan to rein in Putin's ambitions

Corporal Jason Nolet, Sergeant Brent Currie and Corporal Mohammad Balouch from the Land Task Force of Operation REASSURANCE did a wings exchange jump from a CC-130J Hercules from 436 Squadron Trenton in Eastern Europe on August 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), North America, Canada, Europe, Germany, Vladimir Putin, US Military

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Surrey Advertiser

Royal Marines brother and sister perform at Edinburgh Castle

Brother and sister Sarah and Glen McGovern from Redhill have been performing as part of the Royal Marines Massed Bands in front of more than 7,500 people at Edinburgh Castle A musical Royal Marines brother and sister duo from Redhill are proud to have been part of the spectacular Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.

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Marine Corps Times

Votel takes helm of Special Operations Command

Army Gen. Joseph Votel has taken the helm of U.S. Special Operations Command located at MacDill Air Force Base.

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Air Force Times

USAF chief: Pratt close to developing F-35 engine fix

Engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney is close to performing tests on a potential design change for its F135 engine following a June incident that led to the devastation of an F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base

The Coast News

Pendleton Marines help to close out Afghan war

"The sound of freedom," said Col. Peter B. Baumgarten, as the resounding thunder of a shell hitting its mark rolled overhead.

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Washington Times

McChrystal marches into midterm battles, endorses Mass., Colo. Democrats

Retired four-star Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal's criticism in Rolling Stone of the Obama administration's Afghanistan strategy may have been the impetus for his resignation as the leader of U.S. forces in Afghanistan in 2010, but these days Democratic candidates are welcoming his words.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John Tierney, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Doug Lamborn, Republican, US Military, US Air Force

Patch.com

City Seeking Donations of Gently Used Ball Gowns, Other Goods, for Marine Families

These ball gowns and cosmetic products will help these ladies turn into the "Belle of the Ball" at the annual Marine Corps Birthday Ball in November.

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Derry Today

US Military: Tours set sights on Derry

US Military Historical Tours, representatives , Bill McCulloch and Dave Wall, meeting the Mayor Councillor Brenda Stevenson, during their visit to the city, accompanied by Mary Blake, DCC Tourism development officer, Karen Henderson, sales & marketing with Visit Derry and city guide Ian Henderson.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Wave

Throwback Thursday: The rise and fall of Marine Corps Air Station El Toro

Oct. 1, 1997, Miramar became a Marine Corps Air Station as Marines landed back home in San Diego after a 50-year hiatus.

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MilitaryCity.com

Longtime newsroom leader Tobias Naegele leaving Gannett Government Media

Tobias Naegele, vice president and general manager of Defense News, announced Wednesday that he is leaving Gannett Government Media after more than 22 years.

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Inside Bay Area

Scots Guards and a Marine band to play at Scottish Games in Pleasanton

Bagpipers, dancers, games of strength, , sheep herding dogs, whiskey sellers, and living history performers celebrate everything Scottish on Saturday and Sunday in the largest Scottish Highland games and festival in North America.

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