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City Seeking Donations of Gently Used Ball Gowns, Other Goods, for Marine Families

These ball gowns and cosmetic products will help these ladies turn into the "Belle of the Ball" at the annual Marine Corps Birthday Ball in November.


Related Topix: Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, US Military

4 hrs ago | Derry Today

US Military: Tours set sights on Derry

US Military Historical Tours, representatives , Bill McCulloch and Dave Wall, meeting the Mayor Councillor Brenda Stevenson, during their visit to the city, accompanied by Mary Blake, DCC Tourism development officer, Karen Henderson, sales & marketing with Visit Derry and city guide Ian Henderson.


Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Marine Corps, Travel, Northern Ireland, Ireland Travel, Europe Travel, Ireland Travel, US Navy

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Wave

Throwback Thursday: The rise and fall of Marine Corps Air Station El Toro

Oct. 1, 1997, Miramar became a Marine Corps Air Station as Marines landed back home in San Diego after a 50-year hiatus.


Related Topix: US Military, Marine Corps Air Station El Toro, Miramar (San Diego, CA), San Diego, CA, US News, US Marine Corps, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar

Longtime newsroom leader Tobias Naegele leaving Gannett Government Media

Tobias Naegele, vice president and general manager of Defense News, announced Wednesday that he is leaving Gannett Government Media after more than 22 years.


Related Topix: Journalism, Springfield, VA, US Military, US Navy

Inside Bay Area

Scots Guards and a Marine band to play at Scottish Games in Pleasanton

Bagpipers, dancers, games of strength, , sheep herding dogs, whiskey sellers, and living history performers celebrate everything Scottish on Saturday and Sunday in the largest Scottish Highland games and festival in North America.


Related Topix: Pleasanton, CA, US Military

Marine Corps Times

Lejeune mess hall dedicated to Marines who died stopping bomb truck

Two Marines who earned posthumous Navy Crosses for standing in the way of a truck filled with explosives in Iraq will be honored in the renaming of a mess hall on the base they called home.


Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Marine Corps, US Navy, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Timothy Bishop, Democrat

Marine Corps Times

One-third of domestic violence victims in active-duty military families are men

Gray was severely injured in a helicopter crash in early 2011 and was recuperating at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio.


Related Topix: Brooke Army Medical Center, US Army


U.S. Top Guns in Darwin Dog-Fight Drills as China Tensions Rise

In Australia 's remote top end U.S. fighter pilots are engaged in combat drills, while Marines sip beers at night in pubs in the tropical city of Darwin.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

USA Today

Ex-Marine pleads not guilty in murder of neighbor's wife

A former Marine who is accused of killing his neighbor's wife pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder Tuesday.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Celebrities, Christopher Lee, Twentynine Palms, CA, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, US Military

Weekend Balita

3 Aquino impeach raps sufficient in form, according to House body

SAN ANTONIO, Philippines U.S. Marines assigned 1st Battalion 8th Marine Regiment, Bravo Company, conduct a joint amphibious landing exercises with Philippine marines during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training Philippines 2014.


Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Marine Corps, US Navy, Philippines, World News,

The Reporter

Military makes local boy's wish come true

The U.S. military helped a little boy's wishes come true in a big way during a recent tour of Travis Air Force Base.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Travis Air Force Base, US Navy, US National Guard, US News, US Marine Corps

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Model Airplane News

Making a Sliding Canopy - Upgrading a F4U Corsair ARF

Like many scale modelers, I simply can't leave well enough alone and I often find myself thinking of ways to improve a scale project.


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Windsor Beacon

General: Stable government needed to help Afghan forces

Afghanistan's armed forces have matured into a force capable of defeating the Taliban on the battlefield, but sustaining the momentum will depend on a stable government transition following a contested election, said Marine Gen.


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

WYFF-TV Greenville

Suspect punched during arrest blames behavior on PTSD

A man who was caught on cellphone video being punched repeatedly by a deputy during his arrest blames his behavior on post-traumatic stress disorder.


Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News

Red Bluff Daily News

Young Marines take first place in Los Molinos 4th of July parade

Courtesy photo Aaron Johnson, executive officer of the Tehama County Young Marines, receives the first place trophy for a military marching unit in the Los Molinos 4th of July Parade from Ray Valenzuela, commandant of Detachment 1140 of the Marine Corps League, on Aug. 21 at Veterans Memorial Hall in Red Bluff.


Related Topix: US Military, Los Molinos, CA, Tehama County, CA, Red Bluff, CA, Drug Enforcement Administration

Stars and Stripes

1st Marines return to Pendleton for 'well-deserved break'

Col. Peter Baumgarten, commanding officer of 1st Marine Regiment, praises his Marines on Monday shortly after returning from a six-month deployment to Helmand province, Afghanistan.


Related Topix: US Military, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Camp Pendleton, CA

CBS Local

Dem Senator: Obama 'Has Not Yet Done Enough To Earn The Lasting Trust Of Our Veterans'

Senate Armed Services Committee Member Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., is pursued by reporters after being briefed by military officals about the prisoner exchange that freed Army Sgt.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Raleigh, NC, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, US Military

Marine Corps Times

Cyber steps up its role on the battlefield

Cpl. Mark Rood, a cyber network operator with Headquarters and Service Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, maintains network connectivity during a mission in Afghanistan in June.


Related Topix: US Military, Marine Corps Base Quantico, Fort Meade, MD

Mon Aug 25, 2014

KFMB-TV San Diego

Back home after months in Afghanistan

Dozens of Marines and sailors are enjoying their first night back home in the U.S. with their families after returning from a six-month tour of duty in Afghanistan.


Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Marine Corps, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Marine Corps Times

Former Marine suspected in Erin Corwin murder returned to California

Erin Corwin, left, with her husband, Jonathan Wayne Corwin, a corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps.


Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Marine Corps, San Bernardino County, CA, Joshua Tree, CA