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26 min ago | The Economist

Tooling up

SHINZO ABE, Japan's prime minister, returned to power in 2012 promising to reverse a long-term fall in military spending.

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4 hrs ago | ABC Action News

Marine overcomes amputation, becomes deputy

Robert Smith was on foot patrol as a U.S. Marine in Fallujah in May 2008 -- suddenly, a roadside bomb exploded.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

NBC San Diego

Wife of Marine Killed in Hit And Run Calls For Justice

A grieving wife is calling for justice after losing her Marine sergeant husband in a hit and run crash in Oceanside.

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The Leaf-Chronicle

Fort Campbell SOS sends S.O.S. for military bootsFort Campbell SOS...

Fort Campbell SOS sends S.O.S. for military boots Survivor Outreach Services needs military boots 'in any condition' for memorial to Fallen Check out this story on theleafchronicle.com: http://leafne.ws/1u44jJ1 At Survivors Outreach Services at Fort Campbell, volunteers Jennifer Lawless, left, and Sheila Patton work on hundreds of boots meant for a ... (more)

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MilitaryCity.com

Militia says it 'secured' U.S. compound in Libya

The Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital has 'secured' a U.S. Embassy residential compound there, more than a month after American personnel evacuated from the country over ongoing fighting, one of its commanders said Sunday.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Officers' spouses club host party

Members of the Officers' Spouses' Club aboard Camp Lejeune are inviting officers' spouses new to the installation to join them in a welcome aboard party.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Marine's search reaches former colleague

For seven months, a young Marine and his best friend slept side by side in the middle of a war zone.

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Monterey County Herald

Monterey airport chief Greer readies for retirement

MONTEREY >> Monterey Regional Airport's manager Thomas Greer said he hoped the news of his retirement would slip by with little fanfare after it was noted in a special meeting agenda last week.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Greeley Tribune

Tributes for Aug. 31

Marietta Kay Johnson, 73, of Greeley previously of Lufkin, Texas, passed away on June 25, 2014, at Hospice of Northern Colorado in Greeley.

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TheAlternativePress.com

2 Local Residents Become New Jersey State Troopers During 154th Graduation Ceremony

Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and Colonel Rick Fuentes, Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police, presented badges to New Jersey's newest state troopers during graduation ceremonies at Pine Belt Arena last week.

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Palladium-Item

Praise for those moving forwardPraise for those moving forwardPraise...

Praise for those moving forward Praise for those moving forward Check out this story on pal-item.com: http://pinews.co/1tVtZr9 a Roses to a Centerville High School graduate for continuing his education in the Ivy League.

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Mashable

U.S. Marine Corps Bulldog Chesty Gets Promoted to Corporal, Is Good Boy

The U.S. Marine Corps' top dog has been promoted to the rank of corporal following a ceremony in Washington on Friday.

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Navy Times

Sailors prep for the next natural disaster

More than 320 sailors and Marines put new gear and strategies to the test Wednesday in a bid to prepare for and reduce response times to natural disasters.

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Post and Courier

Patriots Point helicopter brings Vietnam vet face to face with war traumas

On April 21, 1967, Tinley was part of a group of young Marines sent to reinforce the Que Son District of Vietnam.

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The Salinas Californian

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Books Introduce a Wide Array of Emotions Spiritual subjects can be great aides for relaxation and understanding.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Sampson Independent

Tart gives UIS fifth-graders view of Marine life

Courtesy photoMarine Corps Lance Cpl. Stephen Tart speaks with Union Intermediate fifth-graders during a visit to the school earlier this week.

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The Record-Courier

Marine Corps veteran sworn in as deputy

Steven Kimbrell was sworn in on Monday in a ceremony held at the Douglas County Sheriff's Office Valley Station, in Minden, according to Sheriff Ron Pierini.

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Switched

In Less Than Two Minutes, This Marine Explains The Problem With Military Rape Jokes

"It's hard to believe that in 2014 that I have to tell my fellow marines and my fellow veterans that they shouldn't make rape jokes about the women they serve with."

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Pro-Russia separatists in control of coastal town

Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead."

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WLNE-TV Providence

Closing arguments begin in ex-governor's trial

Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead."

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