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2 hrs ago | 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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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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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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Navy Times

Army vice chief Campbell confirmed for ISAF post; Votel goes to SOCOM

The Army's vice chief of staff, Gen. John Campbell, was confirmed Wednesday as the next commander for NATO's International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces in Afghanistan.

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WSET-TV Lynchburg

Marines Undergo Realistic Urban Training In Natural Bridge

Darkness falls over a village just south of Natural Bridge. Suddenly, the sounds of an Osprey helicopter cut through the night.

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Related Topix: US Military, Natural Bridge, VA, Rockbridge County, VA

SFGate

The 12 Best Books The Marine Corps Wants Its Leaders To Read

The job of a U.S. Marine means much more than knowing how to patrol and shoot a rifle.

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Tri-cityherald.com

US pulls Peace Corps volunteers from Kenya

A statement to The Associated Press from the State Department said that the Peace Corps "has been closely monitoring the security environment in Kenya ... and has decided to officially suspend the program in Kenya."

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Stars and Stripes

Marines investigate corporal who vanished in Iraq

Marine Corp officers in North Carolina are launching a formal investigation into whether a Lebanese-American Marine deserted his unit in Iraq or later after returning to the United States.

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MilitaryCity.com

Investigation: $3 million Helmand food storage facility never used

The independent agency responsible for oversight of U.S. aid projects in Afghanistan has located another potential boondoggle: a $3 million food storage facility in a violent district of Helmand province that has sat unused and unmaintained since it was completed 14 months ago.

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Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Marine Corps, US Army, Camp Lejeune, Agriculture, Science

The Baltimore Sun

New superintendent says Naval Academy will meet evolving challenges

As the United States confronts "perilous challenges," the new head of the Naval Academy said Wednesday, the training, facilities and curriculum at the elite school for future Navy and Marine Corps officers must evolve rapidly.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

CBS Local

Marines Prepare For Terror Attacks At 'Disaster Disneyland'

It's dubbed "The Disaster Disneyland," and it's not a theme park you ever want to visit.

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KUAD-FM Windsor

Stolen Valor is One Thing We Don't Put Up With - Neither Did These Marines [VIDEO]

One thing most of us agree on, I believe, is how wrong it is to use ' Stolen Valor ' for personal gain.

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New York Daily News

U.S. Marines confront man they call 'fake' veteran

Two U.S. Marines called out a man they believed was pretending to be a decorated veteran at a Florida funeral - and they caught the tense exchange on tape.

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Related Topix: US Military, West Palm Beach, FL, Life, Veteran Affairs

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Cedar Grove native graduates Marine Corps boot camp

Private First Class Michael E. Nieglos, 21, a lifelong resident of Cedar Grove and local volunteer firefighter, graduated from the United States Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island.

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Free Republic

Top General John Kelly (Marines) Says Mexico Border Security Now...

A top United States general in charge of protecting the southern border says he's been unable to combat the steady flow of illegal drugs, weapons and people from Central America, and is looking to Congress for urgent help.

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