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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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5 hrs ago | 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.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

LongmontFYI

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.

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Daily Record

Marines, Morris honor O'Hagan

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

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NJ.com

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.

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MilitaryCity.com

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.

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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.

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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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ABC News 4 Charleston

Beaufort Marine unit returns from 9-month duty

A squadron of Beaufort-based Marines and their F/A-18 Hornet jets are returning from a nine-month deployment in the Middle East.

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Jacksonville Daily News

US Marines, sailors to conduct training in Nigeria

Approximately 20 Marines and sailors from Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Africa 14 will travel in April to Nigeria to conduct a theater security cooperation mission designed to improve the military capacity of our African partners and better enable them to prevent conflict and increase regional security.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

Trio of RAF pilots to pay tribute to John Thornton with epic charity challenge

A trio of RAF pilots, who helped to repatriate those killed in Afghanistan, will complete the equivalent of 17 marathons in 17 days - and the John Thornton Young Achievers Foundation is set to benefit.

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The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Re: Rolling with Stone

Easter weekend is approaching and there are endless events going on this weekend in Haywood County.

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My FOX Chicago

Two Cook County employees get prison for bribery scheme

Two Cook County employees who took bribes to lower property tax bills were sentenced Wednesday to two years and 18 months behind bars respectively, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.

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Reuters

Obama looks to salvage Asia 'pivot' as allies fret about China

When a Philippine government ship evaded a Chinese blockade in disputed waters of the South China Sea last month, a U.S. Navy plane swooped in to witness the dramatic encounter.

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The Standard

UK lawmakers slam lax security in Taliban attack

British lawmakers say commanders' complacency and inadequate security were partly to blame for the failure to stop a Taliban attack on a US-British base in Afghanistan that killed two US Marines.

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ABC15.com

Mom asked by Disney park employee to cover up

A San Diego family's first trip to the Disneyland resort in Anaheim was marred, they say, by a comment made by a park employee.

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MilitaryCity.com

DoD quietly expanding AFRICOM missions

Marines jump out of an MV-22B Osprey while conducting parachute operations over Djibouti last year.

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The Daily Star

Jordan says destroyed armored vehicles crossing from Syria

U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier II jets participate in the "Eager Lion" military exercises at Al Quwierah near Aqaba city, 290 km south of Amman, June 19, 2013.

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Contractor Admits to Fraud, Assault

The principal of a Pennsylvania construction company faces dozens of years behind bars for forcing employees to return part of their paychecks and for targeting a site manager during a reconstruction project at Fort Dix.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

HeraldSun.com

Saying thanks is not enough

They can be forgiven if they think "Thanks for your service" is an incomplete thank you, an insincere and hollow expression, showing a lack of understanding and real appreciation of what these men and women had been through.

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