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24 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Marine Corps, Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa Travel, Naval Air Station Sigonella, US Army, Camp Lejeune, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

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

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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Related Topix: Jordan, World News, Middle East, US Military, US Air Force

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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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Related Topix: Fort Dix, NJ, Prison, US Military, Burlington County, NJ, Cumberland County, NJ

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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Bluffton Today

Sun City veterans tour Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort

Amanda Dickey/The Sun Today Sun City veterans listen to Col. Peter Buck as he explains the F-18 and its armament.

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Stars and Stripes

Fate helps find relatives of 2 Marines who died in Beirut bombing

Jeff Hudson and wife Debra trace the name of a family member killed during the Marine barracks bombing in Beirut during the 30th Beirut Memorial observation ceremony in Jacksonville, N.C., Oct. 23, 2013.

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Ananova

Security Before Camp Bastion Raid Criticised

British commanders must take some blame for inadequate security at Camp Bastion when it was attacked in 2012, a parliamentary report has concluded.

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The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Expect delays, altered traffic patterns for Gen. Mundy's funeral

The funeral of four-star Gen. Carl Epting Mundy Jr., the 30th commandant of the United States Marine Corps, will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at First United Methodist Church in Waynesville.

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NJ.com

Princeton U. welcomes back Navy ROTC for first time since Vietnam War

At Princeton University, the Navy ROTC program was on its last legs. Like many elite universities, Princeton was no longer welcoming to a program designed to train students to join the military.

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