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3 hrs ago | 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.


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.


Related Topix: 9, Statesboro, GA, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Military, US News, US Air Force

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.


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

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.


Related Topix: US Military, Pensacola, FL, Santa Rosa County, FL

WDSU-TV New Orleans

NOMMA Cadets do good deed on Good Friday



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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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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.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, US Air Force, US Politics, Joe Wilson, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Kline

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.


Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Marine Corps, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Senator John Barrasso, Senator John Hoeven


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.


Related Topix: Gearbox Software, Aliens: Colonial Marines, Sega, Video Games, US Military

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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94.3 WSC

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.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Fort Irwin, US Army, Fort Irwin, CA

Thu Apr 17, 2014


Oorah: Longmont Young Marines prep for graduation

Young Marines Sgt. Tyrique Jackson listens as recruit Domanic Mendez sings while rehearsing for graduation Wednesday at the Elks Lodge 1055 in Longmont.


Related Topix: Longmont, CO, US Military, Family, Kids, Loveland, CO, Estes Park, CO

Daily Record

Marines, Morris honor O'Hagan

Morris County and the United States Marines paid tribute Thursday to former freeholder and Marine Col.


Related Topix: US Military, Morris County, NJ, Morristown, NJ, Rodney Frelinghuysen, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, East Hanover, NJ, Life, Veteran Affairs

Marine Corps double-amputee who passed through Warren, Hunterdon counties finishes cross-country ride

Rob Jones, 28, left Bar Harbor, Maine, on Oct. 14 and arrived Saturday at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in Oceanside, Calif., according to accounts he set up on Twitter and Facebook to track his journey.


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

Marines pull out of Afghanistan's Nimroz province

Earlier this month, the Marine Corps quietly took leave of Nimroz province, consolidating its operations in Afghanistan to a single province and completing another chapter in its drawdown efforts.


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

Silver City Sun-News

Editorial: An overdue honor for female veterans

Collard, an Onate High School graduate, is one of a handful of female Marines who have been selected for Infantry Battalion Training as part of a study on women in combat.


Related Topix: Las Cruces, NM, Opinion

Wiltshire Times

US fighter aircraft to make European debut at Fairford Air Tattoo

Aviation history will be made in the UK this summer when, in a major airshow first, the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II, the Joint Strike Fighter, makes its much-anticipated European debut.


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