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24 min ago | USA Today

A brief history of U.S. military camouflage

Combat uniforms featuring the Army's newest camouflage pattern will be available for sale next summer.

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4 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

Purple Heart recipients to be honored at dinner

The Purple Heart is the oldest military award in the United States, dating back to General George Washington in 1782.

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8 hrs ago | The Village News

Veterans to Walk From Palm Springs to Phoenix

Two U.S. Marine Corps veterans will set out today on a walk from Palm Springs to Phoenix to raise money for wounded veterans and create awareness of the issues they face, including suicide.

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13 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Chiu takes lead of Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron

Marines and sailors of Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron aboard the Marine Corps Air Station New River bid farewell to their commanding officer and welcomed a new leader into their squadron this week.

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17 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

In battle and at home, they're brothers in arms

A 15-foof by 10-foot United States flag that flew over Camp Fallujah in Irag in 2004 is hoisted during Thursday's flag-raising ceremony held in front of the Lacka- wanna County Courthouse in downtown Scranton.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Business Wire

Admiral John C. Harvey, Jr., USN (Retired), Elected to VSE Board of Directors

Admiral Harvey retired from the U.S. Navy in October 2012, after serving as the Commander of the U.S. Fleet Forces Command.

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Marine Corps Times

Marines developing gender-neutral MOS tests as 11 new jobs open to women

What do you think of the new of the Corps' approach to integration? Are they doing it right? Send a letter to the editor at: marinelet@marinecorpstimes.com The Corps' top general said the service plans to adopt a gender-neutral screening test that would assess Marines' physical qualifications for various military specialties.

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York Dispatch

York Medal of Honor recipient remembered Saturday

A ceremony Saturday will remember York native Sgt. John Henry Denig and commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Mobile Bay, the Civil War battle in which he earned a Medal of Honor.

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Palm Beach Post

The plane! The plane! Decades-old military aircraft parked on Haverhill Road in Greenacres

When you're a local government reporter, it pays to drive around the town you cover.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Auction held aboard Camp Lejeune

Individuals interested in purchasing everything from electronics to outdoor gear at can do so beginning 9 a.m. Friday at the Marine Corps Community Services' Property Warehouse Auction.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Aerotech News And Review

F-35B successfully completes wet runway, crosswind testing

In an important program milestone enabling U.S. Marines Corps Initial Operational Capability certification, the Lockheed Martin F-35B recently completed required wet runway and crosswind testing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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The Columbian

Vancouver Marine has explosive 4th of July

Daniel Buzalsky spent July 4 listening to the same percussive soundtrack as most Americans: boom-boom-boom, crack-crack-crack.

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Newberry Observer

Veterans give back to Freedom and Hope Foundation8:46 am

Bouts of dizziness and crippling migraines are a part of life now for Joe Merritt, who served in Iraq and in the Gulf War.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Base traffic congestion to be eased with opening of new entrance Thursday

The commute on and off Camp Lejeune is about to get a little easier. Beginning Thursday, July 31, two inbound lanes starting at the intersection of Bell Fork Road and NC-24 and ending at Brewster Boulevard are scheduled to be open weekday mornings between 5:30 and 8 a.m. to authorized base personnel, while its two outbound lanes will be open 24/7.

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The Bennington Banner

Japan practices amphibious landing in Hawaii

Japan has been practicing storming beaches with the U.S. and other countries in Hawaii this month.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Tempe City Council candidates answer to you

Tempe City Council candidates answer to you Tempe City Council candidates respond to your questions.

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The Island Packet

Column: Beaufort County's big chill: How AC turned us inside out

The vine that ate the South has reached as far as Canada, but experts say it ran away because of global warming, not the summertime scorched earth we're experiencing.

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10News

Microsoft training helping veterans transition

Microsoft has rolled out a training program at three military bases to help veterans as they transition out of the military.

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UpNorthLive.com

Military ring found in bottle return

"If I lost a ring like this I would hope that someone, whoever found it would return it to me or put it on Facebook like Ricky did for me," says Northland employee Marie Schaub.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Scholarship winner to become first in family to earn degree

In a few years, Isaiah Leiva, a military child and Richlands resident, will be the first in his family to earn a degree.

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