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28 min ago | The Bennington Banner

Japan practices amphibious landing in Hawaii

Japan has been practicing storming beaches with the U.S. and other countries in Hawaii this month.


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Tue Jul 29, 2014

El Paso Times

Jury deliberates punishment in fatal beating of El Paso police officer

Juan Antonio "Johnny" Gonzalez, 19, took the stand during his capital murder trial in 346th District Court.

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The Island Packet

Column: Beaufort County's big chill: How AC turned us inside out

The vine that ate the South has reached as far as Canada, but experts say it ran away because of global warming, not the summertime scorched earth we're experiencing.


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The Straits Times

Singapore and US armed forces begin 11-day joint exercise

About 1,400 soldiers and several battleships and aircraft from the Singapore Armed Forces and the United States Navy and Marine Corps began an 11-day joint exercise yesterday.


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KHOU-TV Houston

Official: Venezuela tried to pressure Aruba

Aruba's top prosecutor said Tuesday that Venezuela ratcheted up various types of pressure against the Dutch Caribbean island and the Netherlands in recent days to try to win the release of a powerful former general wanted on U.S. drug-trafficking charges.


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Navy Times

Former Iran hostage demands compensation from Iranians

Paul Lewis arrived as a Marine Corps security guard at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran on Nov. 3, 1979.


Related Topix: Iran, World News, Middle East, US Military, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Johnny Isakson


Marine posthumously awarded Silver Star

The family of a fallen Marine will be awarded the Silver Star Medal at a church ceremony today, in honor of his heroic actions while deployed to Afghanistan in 2012.


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Marine News

USNS Ship Rescues Nine in Gulf of Oman

'USNS Richard E. Byrd' , a Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship, rescued 9 crew members from a Yemeni-flagged cargo vessel 'Asaed' that had lost power, was taking in water and was adrift in the Gulf of Oman, according to U.S. Naval Forces Central Command Public Affairs.


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The Florida Times-Union

Clay soldier, 20, killed in Louisiana training accident

"This is a kid that at 3 or 4 said that's what he was going to do," said his father, Michael Zody, who lives in Clay County.


Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Fort Campbell, Florida

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Russia Taday

US Marines perfecting autonomous evacuation and supply vehicle

As the world's largest naval drills continue near Hawaii, the US Marine Corps says it has successfully tested a self-driving car capable of hauling supplies to troops and evacuating wounded soldiers.


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Marine Corps Times

Marines approve new primary MOS for MARSOC officers

A MARSOC Marine waits for a Marine Vessel-22B Osprey to land near Coloardo Springs, Colo.


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The Washington Post

At the National Museum of the Marine Corps, tintypes explore 'War and Peace'

The tintype photo shows a young soldier in uniform, his pale eyes barely visible under the brim of his hat.


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DONATE: Anthony 's Ride for Shelter Pets

Anthony L. Ungaro is a 29 year old Brooklyn native who is combining his love for motorcycle riding with his desire to help animals.


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Stars and Stripes

US military curfew in Japan could be eased

Rock, a bar popular with U.S. sailors, has taken a hit since the curfew went into effect.


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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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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 .


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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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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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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