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  1. Elyria veteran reflects on Iwo Jima, fallen friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

    John E. Smink reflected on the harrowing 36 days he spent as a Marine caught up in the brutal and often terrifying battle on the island of Iwo Jima 70 years ago this month. Wounded three times, Smink, who turns 90 on Nov. 11, retains clear memories of officers and friends he lost on the barren volcanic island in February and March 1945.

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  2. Air Force to spend P23M for ageing HueysRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    The Air Force currently has 18 UH-IH, or simply called Hueys, used for combat and non-combat missions such as the transport of relief goods during disasters. Submission and opening of bids have been scheduled on March 11 at the Air Force headquarters in Villamor Air Base.

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  3. Hartman, BurlRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Newark Advocate

    Burl E. Hartman ZANESVILLE: Burl Eugene " Gene" Hartman, 88, of Zanesville, died at 12:00 P.M. on Friday, February 27, 2015, at his home. He was born January 1, 1927, in Zanesville, the only child of the late Bert and Ida Ball Hartman.

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  4. Army veteran's guilt over surviving Iraq is a wound that won't healRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | McClatchy

    Sulham wasn't likely to forget Arvin Reyes. They had been together on a day that changed both their lives.

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  5. sunday morning grin and a gift for rich below the foldRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Barking Moonbat Early Warning System

    So, last Friday night, after eating way too much bacon and way too many chocolate chip cookies, and washing it all down with more Valu-Rite than is good for me, I passed out in a drunken stupor fell asleep in front of my computer while I was reading Graeme Wood's excellent article on what ISIS really wants that has been referenced in a number of earlier threads here.

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  6. USSa SMississippi commander is pulled from post, Navy saysRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Cmdr. Tory Swanson was removed from his position by Capt. Harry Ganteaume, commander of Submarine Squadron 1. A command investigation into the circumstances leading to Swanson's relief is ongoing, the Navy said.

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  7. USCG Free Boat from Ice Near Woods HoleRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Marine News

    A Coast Guard aids to navigation team from Woods Hole, Mass., assists the fishing boat Capt. RM Chase in Woods Hole on Feb. 28, 2015.

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  8. Navy recognizes tribe's connection to California islandRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    The Navy is turning over hundreds of human remains to a California Indian tribe after determining that the band has a historical connection to one of the Channel Islands. A report this week in the Federal Register said Navy officials have recognized that the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians has a connection to the history of the island.

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  9. NASA Earth science missions provide new insights into planet EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Clarksville Online

    Four new NASA Earth-observing missions are collecting data from space - with a fifth newly in orbit - after the busiest year of NASA Earth science launches in more than a decade. On February 27th, 2014, NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency launched the Global Precipitation Measurement Core Observatory into space from Japan.

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  10. Korean Navy names its latest submarine after female independence fighterRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Arirang TV

    Yu Gwan-sun is the name of the Korean Navy's newest submarine and it's the first vessel to be named after a woman in the modern Navy's 70-year history. The Korean Navy announced Sunday that the Type 214, 18-hundred-ton attack submarine will be named after Yu, an admired student independence fighter who was a leader in the March 1st Movement against Japan's colonial rule of Korea in 1919.

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  11. New submarine to be named after revered independence fighterRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    A new submarine for the South Korean Navy will be named after a revered independence fighter, military officials said Sunday. The Navy announced that its sixth Type 214, 1,800-ton attack submarine will be named after Yu Gwan-sun , a female student activist who played a major part in the 1919 civil uprising against Japan's colonial regime.

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  12. Ben Volin I Sunday Football Notesa unique candidate for Nflpa leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Retired US Navy Rear Admiral John Stufflebeem, shown delivering a speech during a change-of-command ceremony, is one of six candidates for the post of NFL Players Association executive director. The candidates lining up to run in next month's NFL Players Association election for the executive director position have fairly typical backgrounds.

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  13. Carter takes command of Navy forces in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Carter, who began his career flying P-3 anti-submarine and surveillance aircraft, arrives after a stint as commander of Patrol and Reconnaissance Group Pacific. Prior to that, he held a similar command role for 5th Fleet and 7th Fleet out of Naval Air Facility Atsugi, Japan.

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  14. March 9, 1953: A state secrets doctrine is bornRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ABA Journal

    As it reached 18,500 feet, an engine caught fire and the plane crashed 2 miles south of Waycross, Georgia. Of the 13 men on board, nine were killed, including three civilian employees of the Radio Corporation of America who were testing electronics.

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  15. Joel HolmesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Herald-Citizen

    Funeral services for Joel Holmes, 74, of Cookeville, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 3, at New Hope Baptist Church. Burial will be in Pharris Cemetery, with full military honors.

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  16. Roy HallRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Herald-Citizen

    Memorial services for Roy W. Hall, 90, of Monterey, will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, March 2, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home. Mr. Hall was a brakeman working for Tennessee Central Railroad and retiring from L&N Railroad.

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  17. Key figure in Vietnam war-crimes controversy dies at 84Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    Anthony B. Herbert, one of the most highly decorated enlisted men in the Korean War, who later charged his superior officers with covering up war crimes in Vietnam, then sued '60 Minutes' for libel after the CBS news program cast doubt on his story, died June 7 at a veterans facility in Florence, Colo. He was 84. The cause was cancer, said his daughter, Toni Herbert.

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  18. VVC Foundation celebrates milestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Victorville Daily Press

    The Victor Valley College Foundation celebrated its 40th Anniversary on Saturday night by inducting alumnus and current U.S. Congressman Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Turlock, into the Foundation's Hall of Fame. This year's event was held at the Hilton Garden Inn and was themed "Disco Fever" as a throwback to the 1970s complete with disco music, disco balls and colorful outfits.

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  19. Northwood man can relate to American Sniper's deadly decisionsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    "There are three types of people in this world: sheep, wolves, and sheepdogs. Some people prefer to believe that evil doesn't exist in the world, and if it ever darkened their doorstep, they wouldn't know how to protect themselves.

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  20. L/Cpl Leakey is only the 15th serviceman to receive the VC since the Second World WarRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Echo

    The Hampshire Para who won the Victoria Cross gave up his military history studies just weeks into the course as he was ''fed up of reading about wars'' and wanted to ''be in them'' instead, his mother said. Lance Corporal Joshua Leakey, 27, the Para who has won the Victoria Cross almost 70 years after another member of his family was awarded the same honour, brought tears to his mother's eyes when he told her he had been given the British armed forces' highest military decoration.

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