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March 25, 2015

5 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About The Medal Of Honor

March 25th, 2015 | By Sgt. Fareeza Ali

Conspicuous gallantry…selfless bravery…undaunted courage…unwavering devotion…above and beyond the call of duty” — These are common phrases found throughout the Medal of Honor citations for Cpl. Kyle Carpenter, Sgt. Dakota Meyer, Cpl. Jason Dunham and other Marine recipients of our nation’s highest military award. These Marines displayed the qualities of the ultimate hero through their actions and sacrifice, but they’re not the only ones who have these traits. There are many others in our nation’s history whose actions were found deserving of this award.

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March 21, 2015

Islamic State releases troops' IDs, urges attacks

Gina Harkins, Marine Corps Times 8:26 p.m. EDT March 21, 2015

The Islamic State group has reportedly posted the names, photos and home addresses of 100 American troops, urging sympathizers inside the U.S. to carry out attacks against them.

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March 20, 2015

MARSOC corpsman awarded Silver Star Medal

Story by Sgt Donovan Lee
Date Posted:03.20.2015 17:27

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. – Petty Officer 1st Class Kevin D. Baskin, a special amphibious reconnaissance corpsman with 3rd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Special Operations Regiment, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, was awarded the Silver Star Medal during a ceremony at Stone Bay aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., March 20, for his actions in Afghanistan.

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