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September 27, 2014

Corps sending 200 Marines to Central America for disaster relief, training

By Fred Lambert
Sept. 27, 2014 at 6:26 PM

MIAMI, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- The U.S. Marine Corps plans to send 200 men next year to supplement an air-ground task force in the U.S. Southern Command, which oversees disaster relief, training and other operations in Central America and the Caribbean.

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September 26, 2014

PHIBLEX: Marines, Navy participating in Philippine amphibious exercise

By Seth Robson | Stars and Stripes
Published: September 26, 2014

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — Okinawa-based Marines and sailors are taking part in an exercise that is designed to boost the Philippine military’s amphibious capabilities.

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September 25, 2014

Parris Island recruits strike blows during Marine Corps martial arts training

Photos by Lance Cpl. Vaniah Temple
Date Taken:09.18.2014 Date Posted:09.25.2014 19:13

Recruits of Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, practice armed manipulation techniques Sept. 18, 2014, on Parris Island, S.C. The Marine Corps Martial Arts Program combines hand-to-hand combat with mental discipline and character development to help transform recruits into ethical warriors. Golf Company is scheduled to graduate Nov. 21, 2014. Parris Island has been the site of Marine Corps recruit training since Nov. 1, 1915

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Marine recruits finish off their training day on Parris Island

Photos by Lance Cpl. Vaniah Temple
Date Taken:09.17.2014 Date Posted:09.25.2014 19:07

Recruits of Platoon 4038, Oscar Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, enjoy their hour of free time Sept. 17, 2014, on Parris Island, S.C. The evening routine – consisting of mail call, personal time and devotion – allows recruits to get a break from the close, constant association with their drill instructors at the end of the training day. Oscar Company is scheduled to graduate Nov. 7, 2014. Parris Island has been the site of Marine Corps recruit training since Nov. 1, 1915

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Marine recruits develop unit cohesion through close-order drill on Parris Island

Photos by Lance Cpl. Vaniah Temple
Date Taken:09.25.2014 Date Posted:09.25.2014 18:12

Recruits of Platoon 2090, Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, practice marching Sept. 5, 2014, on Parris Island, S.C. Recruits perform close-order drill movements in two formal evaluations to judge their grasp on these concepts. Drill instructors use close-order drill to teach recruits discipline, teamwork and respect for authority. Golf Company is scheduled to graduate Nov. 21, 2014. Parris Island has been the site of Marine Corps recruit training since Nov. 1, 1915.

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September 24, 2014

Marine recruits improve physical fitness on Parris Island

Photos by Cpl. Caitlin Brink
Date Taken:09.11.2014 Date Posted:09.24.2014 11:58

Recruits of Papa Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, do side planks Sept. 11, 2014, on Parris Island, S.C. Recruits perform various exercises meant to strengthen different muscle groups. Physical training sessions help recruits prepare for the physical fitness and combat fitness tests, which they must pass to graduate. Papa Company is scheduled to graduate Nov. 21, 2014.

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Marine recruits strengthen bodies, minds during physical training on Parris Island

Photos by Cpl. Caitlin Brink
Date Taken:09.10.2014 Date Posted:09.24.2014 10:46

Recruits of India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, squat during a physical training session Sept. 10, 2014, on Parris Island, S.C. While on Parris Island, recruits participate in more than 30 physical training sessions meant to help them meet the Marine Corps’ high fitness standards. India Company is scheduled to graduate Oct. 10, 2014.

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Women Veterans: The Long Journey Home

DAV report shows service gaps for women in health care, transition services, disability compensation, employment and housing.

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September 23, 2014

Valiant Shield wraps up

Stars and Stripes
Published: September 23, 2014

An estimated 18,000 servicemembers wrapped up Valiant Shield in Guam Tuesday.

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Transitional Health Care Programs (TAMP)

There are several Health Care programs available to assist veterans and retirees as they transition into the civilian workforce. These programs are designed to meet specific needs based on your duty status and transition circumstances. Some of these programs are long term, while others are temporary in nature and only provide coverage for up to 3 years.

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State Veteran Benefits

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

Veterans pursuing their educational goals are usually eligible for "educational assistance for students" in most states. Educational benefits for veterans and their dependents, particularly the children of deceased and disabled veterans, are also available in some states. Military.com has developed an on-line general summary of educational benefits for veterans and their dependents.

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5 Must Know GI Bill Facts

Story by by Terry Howell

Fact #1. You have 10 - 15 years to use your GI Bill benefits.
Once you have separated from the service you have 10 years to use all of your benefits under the Montgomery GI Bill and 15 years to use your Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits. Although separating from service "starts the clock" on your 10-year time limit, you should know that if you rejoin active-duty service for more than 90 days during the 10- year period, your 10-year clock is reset. In other words, you get 10 years from your last discharge.

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