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15 min ago | UPI

Taliban fighter who survived 2012 attack sentenced to death

The sole surviving perpetrator of an insurgent assault on a British airfield two years ago was sentenced to death by an Afghan court, the U.S. Marine Corps said. Maj. John Caldwell, a spokesman for the Marine Corps, told The Washington Post that the fighter, Mohammed Nazeer, 24, was found guilty of violating Afghan law and was given a death sentence by an appellate court in early July.

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7 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

Michael J. Dubesa, Jr.

Michael J. Dubesa, Jr., of Portland, Oregon, passed away peacefully in his sleep at home, Wednesday, September 3, 2014. He was born August 28, 1942 in Sheffield Township, to Mike and Helen Dubesa.

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11 hrs ago | Michelle Malkin

The deadly jihad attack on Camp Bastion: Two years later

Regular readers of this website have been fully informed about the horrible jihad siege on the base, which occurred three days after the Benghazi attack. But for most Americans, Camp Bastion holds no significance.

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14 hrs ago | Nevada Appeal

Marano's - main thing:' a nice, big slice

Such a "thing" is called economic development by others, but Marano calls it enlarging the commercial pie by growing existing or luring new manufacturing firms and other businesses, as well as by keeping city government hurdles for startup companies or small firms as reasonable yet safety-oriented as possible. In the retired Marine Corps colonel's view, a bigger pie means more generous slices are possible for all.

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18 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

Veterans walk helps student group

Despite a gray overcast sky that threatened rain and cool temperatures Saturday morning, more than 400 people took part in the annual Walk4Vets at City Park in Parkersburg. "We've have a lot of community support," she said.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Belmont Club

Myron Vs Atilla

There is an unfortunate tendency to regard organizations like ISIS, Hamas or Hezbollah as a rag-tag agglomeration of mindless fanatics. However, as the Marine Corps Association's recollection of the Second Fallujah attests, Jihadi outfits are anything but hopelessly incompetent.

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The Newark Star-Ledger

First-ever Salem County Veterans Picnic draws more than 300

But the granddaughter of a World War II veteran, Mowers-Thomas was motivated to deliver something worthy of the sacrifice veterans of all eras have given to their country. At the first-ever Salem County Veterans Picnic on Saturday at the Salem County Fairgrounds, Mowers-Thomas was in tears, as the event drew a successful crowd of roughly 300 people and veterans from all over Salem County.

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The Brattleboro Reformer

In the service

Private Jacob N. Wheeler of Brattleboro graduated from Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, S.C., on Sept. 5, 2014.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Businesses honored during luncheon

Three businesses were recognized on Friday by the Division of Workforce Solutions of the North Carolina Department of Commerce for their commitment to hiring veterans in the state.

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C & G Newspapers

District apologizes for barring uniformed Army officer

At around 8 a.m. Sept. 9, a lieutenant colonel went to Adams High School to try to speak with his daughter's counselor regarding her class schedule.

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KFMB-am

Ceremony for couple behind "Socks for Heroes"

Camp Pendleton officials and Marines celebrated the efforts of a couple Friday who have tremendously supported the First Marine Division. In memory of their son who was killed in Afghanistan, Jim and Carla Hogan started "Socks for Heroes," an organization that sent thousands of pairs of socks to service members.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

U.S. Naval Institute

Overboard USS New York Sailor Rescued After Five Hours In Atlantic

USS New York transits in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility in October 2012. US Navy Photo A sailor who fell off amphibious warship USS New York on Sept.

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WCTI

Two Camp Lejeune Marines pull man from burning vehicle

Two Marine Corps Corporals stationed at Camp Lejeune pulled a man from a burning vehicle after he crashed his car at the top of a bridge. Corporal David Qualls, 22, and Corporal Nathan Bryson, 21, were leaving Camp Lejeune Friday morning when they pulled up to a traffic jam on the Highway 172 bridge.

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The Star Online

Whitaker graduates from Marine Corps recruit training

U.S. Marine Pvt. Dustin Wyatt Whitaker, son of Robert and Barbie Whitaker, graduated from Marine Corps Recruit Training at Parris Island, S.C. on Aug. 29. During the 13 weeks of training, Whitaker studied Marine Corps history, traditions and Corps values, basic combat first-aid, close-order drill and marching, rifle marksmanship, participated in ... (more)

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Marines join forces with MARSOC to enhance training

As the nature of conflict and challenges to the U.S. and its interests remain constant, so does the demands of the U.S. Marine Corps' ability to operate and conduct opera-tions as a closely integrated Marine Air Ground Task Force with interagency and multinational partners across the full range of military operations.

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Forbes.com

Retrophin, Gilead, And Our Healthcare Values

Steve Brozak is President of WBB Securities, LLC, an investment bank and research firm that specializes in the biotechnology, specialty pharmaceutical and medical device sectors. Mr. Brozak is an award winning analyst whose research has been singled out from his peers for accuracy and performance year after year by the financial industry's most highly regarded rankings organizations.

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Marine News

Naval Ships at Baltimore U.S. National Anthem Bi-Centenary

The U.S. Navy's second joint high-speed vessel, USNS Choctaw County has arrived in Baltimore's Inner Harbor with SECNAV Ray Mabus to join with other Navy ships to celebrate the Star-Spangled Spectacular, the 200th anniversary of the poem penned by Francis Scott Key that later became the national anthem. - "The fact that Choctaw County is going to be one of the representatives of the Navy, showing the people of Baltimore and the people of America the new capabilities, showing them just how good our ships and our MSC mariners and our Sailors and Marines are, I think it's going to be wonderful," said Mabus.

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Silicon Alley Insider

A Facebook Page With Less Than 15,000 Fans Sparked Panic On A California Marine Corps Base

An anonymously-run Facebook page with little more than 14,500 fans sparked temporary panic at a major Marine Corps base in California by promoting the idea that an active shooting was taking place on Thursday evening. At around 8:15 p.m., the page "Senior Lance Corporal" informed its followers that an active shooter was in the Las Pulgas area of Camp Pendleton, a major installation north of San Diego that hosts around 70,000 military and civilian personnel.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

SFGate

S. Ore.: police justified in fatal shooting

A southern Oregon grand jury says Medford police were justified in last month's fatal shooting of an armed 52-year-old U.S. Marine Corps veteran. Jackson County District Attorney Beth Heckert said Thursday that despite previous reports that Stephen McMilon fired at least one round from his shotgun before police shot him on Aug. 24, physical evidence from the scene shows he never fired.

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NJ.com

Lives of two Williams Township servicemen commemorated with...

Williams Township Elementary School Principal Kevin Steidle introduces fourth-grader Gavin Ehlman, who reads a poem at the start of the dedication of a memorial for Capt. Chris Seifert, of the U.S. Army, and Lance Cpl.

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