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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.
7 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Telegram
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.
11 hrs ago | Michelle Malkin
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.
14 hrs ago | Nevada Appeal
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.
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.
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.
Private Jacob N. Wheeler of Brattleboro graduated from Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, S.C., on Sept. 5, 2014.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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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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.
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.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:38 pm
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