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  1. Financial relief finally coming for Camp Lejeune toxic water victimsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Star-Telegram.com

    The Department of Veterans Affairs on Tuesday announced it will soon start to cover out-of-pocket health care costs for Marine dependents who contracted cancer and other illnesses from toxic water at Camp Lejeune, as promised two years ago by law. In 2012, Congress passed the landmark Honoring America's Veterans and Caring for Camp Lejeune Families Act.

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  2. July Fourth gift worth celebrating: Vet gets long-awaited service dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2014 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Ryan Holiday and his wife, Carrie, greet Jaco, a chocolate Labrador retriever-pointer mix who is around 15 months old. Jaco was rescued from a Long Island, N.Y., animal shelter and is a trained post-traumatic stress disorder service dog.

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  3. 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force sergeant major relinquishes postRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

    A swift passing of the sword between two Marine Corps sergeants major on Tuesday signified the change of the senior staff non-commissioned officer leadership within the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune.

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  4. Tempest over Obama's tea cup saluteRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Tempest over Obama's tea cup salute: Commander-in-chief sparks anger by saluting US Marines with drink in his hand President was exiting his Marine One helicopter after landing in New York City for speeches about global warming and fighting ISIS in Syria Commander-in-chief is a military title that entitles Obama to a salute, and he's expected to return the gesture On Tuesday he saluted two uniformed US Marines while holding a cup in his hand, a breach that won't win him fans among veterans or servicemen The White House put a short video of his arrival in New York on its own Instagram page, creating a public gaffe that no photographer had shown President Barack Obama saluted a pair of United States Marines on Tuesday while holding what appeared to be a styrofoam cup in his saluting hand, a breach of military regulations that won't win him fans among veterans and servicemen.

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  5. President Obama saluting U.S. Marines while holding a coffee cup. Photo via InstagramRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Washington Times

    President Obama returned a formal military salute by saluting with a coffee cup he had in his hand as he stepped off his U.S. Marine Corps helicopter in New York on Sunday. A video of the gesture that some are calling the "latte salute" was uploaded to the White House Instagram account.

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  6. Bootcamp Challenge: Run Where Marines Are MadeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KFMB-TV San Diego

    "Get on your face, right now and start counting off pushups!" Ah, motivation. The words of a United States Marine Corps Drill Sergeant aren't necessarily music to anyone's ears.

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  7. Obama Uses Coffee Cup To Salute MarinesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    President Barack Obama returned a formal military salute with a one-handed coffee-cup salute Tuesday, only a few hours after he despatched the nation's military on their attack mission into northern Syria. The commander in chief offered the coffee-cup salute when he disembarked from his U.S. Marine Corps helicopter in New York, as he made his way to the United Nations General Assembly.

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  8. Procession for fallen Va. Marine to run through StaffordRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

    Procession for fallen Va. Marine to run through Stafford STAFFORD, Va. -- The procession for a fallen Marine from Virginia will run through Stafford County Tuesday afternoon.

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  9. U.S. Airstrikes Attacks Islamic State in Syria With Five Middle East PartnersRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Marine Corps Gazette

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  10. Exclusive: 'Below Deck' hunk Kelley Johnson, an ex-Marine, shares fitness tipsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Kelley Johnson, star of the Bravo reality TV show, "Below Deck," is a former Marine whose athletic good looks and easygoing charm have made him a huge hit with viewers. Kelley is a deckhand and second engineer who co-stars with his sister, Amy Johnson, on "Below Deck," which chronicles the lives of crew members who work aboard a luxury yacht.

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  11. NPS Chief Historian Ed Bearss headlines exhibit openingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Historic City News

    A Victorian dinner to celebrate a new interactive exhibit hosted by St Augustine Lighthouse & Museum will feature a very special keynote speaker, Chief Historian Emeritus for the National Park Service, Ed Bearss; Historic City News readers are invited to participate in the celebration. On Thursday, October 2nd, historian Ed Bearss will headline a special evening of events to celebrate the grand opening of At Home with the Harns - a new interactive exhibit at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum.

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  12. MilitarySting of defense cuts less than some fearRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton during an event to celebrate a construction milestone in February 2013. / photo by Charlie Neuman * U-T San Diego Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton during an event to celebrate a construction milestone in February 2013.

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  13. Sgt. Charles C. StrongRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Fredericksburg.com

    Sergeant Strong was born Nov. 24, 1985, and is survived by his wife, Taylor Adams Strong; his unborn daughter who is due in December; his parents, Donald and Mary Strong; his maternal grandparents, Charles and Alice DeCosa; his brother, Jasen; his niece, Ryleigh; his beloved dog, Theodore Maximus; and other family and friends by whom he will be sorely missed and forever honored. Sergeant Strong was the definition of a true patriot.

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  14. Sergeant Charles Calvin StrongRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Sergeant Strong was born November 24, 1985, and is survived by his wife, Taylor Adams Strong; his unborn daughter, who is due in December; his parents, Donald and Mary; his maternal grandparents, Charles and Alice DeCosa; his brother, Jasen; his niece, Ryleigh; his beloved dog, Theodore Maximus; and other family and friends by whom he will be sorely missed and forever honored. Sergeant Strong was the definition of a true patriot.

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  15. Milpitas man earns Silver Star for risking life to save MarineRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    A 25-year-old pre-med student from Milpitas has been awarded one of the military's highest awards for combat valor, the Silver Star, for rushing into enemy gunfire to save a wounded comrade in Afghanistan. Jonathan Kong was honored Friday in a ceremony at Camp Pendleton near San Diego, a little more than three years after he saved the life of Marine Cpl.

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  16. Will the Corps pursue engine upgrade for V-22?Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Marine Corps Times

    While Rolls-Royce has completed a successful flight test of its new engine upgrade for the V-22, it is unclear whether the US Marine Corps will pursue a re-engine plan. Company officials have said they are replacing all older turbines with the turbine at the core of the improved engine.

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  17. Oshkosh Defense Showcases Its Best Value JLTV Solution at Modern Day MarineRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Business Wire

    Oshkosh Defense , an Oshkosh Corporation company, will be displaying its Joint Light Tactical Vehicle solution at Modern Day Marine in Quantico, Va. from Sept.

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  18. Military Connection Joins Forces With Tragedy Assistance Program for...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Digital Game Developer

    On Sunday, September 14, 2014, there was a day of hope, healing, and fun in the sun at Camp Pendleton's Del Mar Beach, hosted by Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors . Assisting TAPS in putting on this first ever Family Reunion, Military Connection CEO Debbie Gregory invited her friends at Southwest Airlines and the Vietnam Veterans of Orange County to join in.

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  19. 2 Retired Marine Corps Col. Fred Jones will add hometown Hall of Fame to long list of honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | Mercury-Register

    OROVILLE >> Fred L. Jones went from being a top high school athlete and scholar to carve a niche as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Marine Corps, where he reached the rank of colonel before retiring. Jones is one of nine people who will be inducted Sept.

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  20. FOGLE, David LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice FOGLE, David Lee Age 69 of Trotwood, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, September 21, 2014. He was a veteran of Vietnam having served in the U.S. Marine Corps .

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