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44 min ago | The Martha's Vineyard Times

Washington corrects an error, recognizes 92-year-old Marine

Jackson, center with Congressman William Keating at right,who presented him with the medal, and USMC Major Stanley Calixte at left.

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4 hrs ago | News Herald

Victims of toxic water meet skepticism at Supreme Court

A divided Supreme Court seemed mostly dubious Wednesday that federal claims for environmental damages can be brought after state deadlines have passed, signaling a potential setback for thousands of former Marines and their families exposed decades ago to contaminated water.

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Related Topix: US News, Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US Military, US Marine Corps

4 hrs ago | USA Today

Victims of toxic water meet skepticism at Supreme Court

The Supreme Court seemed skeptical that federal claims for environmental damages can be brought after state deadlines have passed, a setback for former Marines and their families exposed to contaminated water.

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Related Topix: US News, Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US Military, US Marine Corps

9 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Marine receives Navy Cross for bravery during firefight in Afghanistan

SAN DIEGO -- A Marine now stationed at Twentynine Palms has been awarded the Navy Cross for "courageous leadership, composure under fire and tactical expertise" during a five-hour firefight with the Taliban in Afghanistan.

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

13 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

Buildup to bring jobs

The military buildup, though smaller than previously planned, still is expected to add 624 full-time civilian jobs next year and 7,031 new positions at its peak seven years from now.

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16 hrs ago | WMUR-TV Manchester

Pease Greeters welcome troops stopping at NH airport

TO MEET HIS MOTHER. A MAJOR MILESTONE IS ABOUT TO BE REACHED AT PEASE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Marine Corps Times

Interview: 5 questions for the Marine turned Maxim model

Veteran Marine Sgt. Shannon Ihrke was selected for one of five special covers for the May issue of Maxim magazine, which 'salutes the military.'

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TIME.com

As the Wars End, Changes Come in Training Troops to Notify Families of Military Deaths

The wars are nearly over. So it is time for the U.S. military to reboot for one of its most somber tasks: Telling next-of-kin their loved one has died in the service of his or her country.

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Stars and Stripes

Obama: Senkaku Islands 'within scope' of US-Japan security treaty

President Barack Obama has stated that the Senkaku Islands in Okinawa Prefecture are subject to a security treaty between Japan and the U.S. that outlines America's defense obligations to Japan.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Military

Wirral Globe

Ceremony will commemorate wartime glory of Wallasey ferry boats' Zeebrugge mission

A MARCH commemorating the 96th anniversary of one of The First World War's most heroic raids takes place this weekend.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Merseyside County, England, US Military

Patch.com

Man Linked to 2005 Killings of 2 Zion Girls Could Be Put to Death for Murdering a Marine

A man suspected in the 2005 slayings of two Zion girls could be put to death in Virginia for strangling a fellow Marine in 2009.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Zion, IL, Death Penalty, US Military, Henderson Hall

The Daily Star

US troops head to exercises in Eastern Europe

File - U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel meets with members of the U.S. Army and Marines during his visit to the Kabul Military Training Center in Kabul, in this March 10, 2013.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Italy, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Examiner.com

Happy Birthday Richard Diebenkorn.

Since his death, his reputation has steadily grown as the master of late 20th century art.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, US Military, Painting, Arts, Santa Monica, CA

The Columbus Dispatch

Obama's promise to put focus on Asia facing another test

Two and a half years after President Barack Obama vowed to shift America's diplomatic, economic and military focus to Asia, he will head back to the region this week to try to convince allies and adversaries alike that he really meant it.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Military, George Bush

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Obama visit to Asia seen as counterweight to China

In this March 31, 2014 file photo, South Korean and U.S. Marines aim their machine guns during the U.S.-South Korea joint landing exercises called Ssangyong, part of the Foal Eagle military exercises, in Pohang, South Korea.

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The Daily Republic

Today in History for April 22, 2014

In 1912 , the United States Chamber of Commerce had its beginnings with a National Commercial Conference held in Washington, D.C. In 1930 , the United States, Britain and Japan signed the London Naval Treaty, which regulated submarine warfare and limited shipbuilding.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

KSAT-TV San Antonio

Rain bypasses Texas Cavaliers River Parade

THE NIGHT TEAM'S JESSIE DEGOLLADO REPORTS IT WAS ALSO A GREAT WAY TO PAY TRIBUTE TO THE CITY'S MILITARY.

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Fox News

Marines issue casting call for 'terrorist' training- Young officers...

The United States Marine Corps is looking for a few good actors to play terrorists in upcoming training exercises, putting out a casting call that could give clues about what the Pentagon is prepping for.

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Sun Journal

Corps' top marksmen take aim in shooting competition

Marines from across the Corps gathered at Stone Bay rifle range last week to demonstrate that there is nothing deadlier than Marines and their weapons.

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

Daily Kos

Inside Marine One

Everyone's heard of Air Force One , the 747 model VC-25 used by the President of the United States.

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