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May 28, 2016

Navy Cross recipient heads Kent County Memorial Day event

May 28, 2016 · by Delaware State News

DOVER — Because of the forecasted heavy rain and possible lightning storm on Memorial Day, the Annual Memorial Day ceremony at the Kent County Veterans Memorial Park has been moved to the Dover firehouse at 103 S. Governor’s avenue and Reed St. at 2 p.m.

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May 27, 2016

Florida group finds more US Marine remains on Pacific atoll

Associated Press
Published: May 27, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. — The founder of a volunteer group says it has found the remains of 13 more World War II Marines on a Pacific atoll.

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http://www.stripes.com/news/veterans/florida-group-finds-more-us-marine-remains-on-pacific-atoll-1.411789

May 26, 2016

Video: USS Bataan (LHD 5) Fleet Week

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Date Taken: 05.25.2016 | Date Posted: 05.26.2016 9:36AM

Amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) pulls into pier 88 alongside the USS Intrepid Museum as part of Fleet Week New York 2016.

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May 25, 2016

Fleet Week 2016 under way in NYC

Sam Fellman, Navy Times and 13News Now , WVEC 12:39 PM. EST May 25, 2016

Five Navy warships, two Coast Guard cutters and a Marine expeditionary unit are converging on the Big Apple for Fleet Week.

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http://www.13newsnow.com/news/military/fleet-week-2016-under-way-in-nyc/214812233

May 24, 2016

HMLA 167 returns from Japan

U.S. Marine Corps photos by: Cpl. Melodie Snarr/Released

Date Taken: 05.20.2016 | Date Posted: 05.24.2016 09:02

Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 167 returns to Camp Lejeune, N.C., from a six month deployment to Japan, May 20, 2016. HMLA-167 supported Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force in Okinawa, Japan during their deployment.

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Video: The Marines are Taking Over

by Cpl Michelle Reif
Date Posted: 05.24.2016 7:06PM

Fleet Week New York 2016 will kick off Wednesday with the Parade of Ships entering New York Harbor and will continue through the 31st. New York City has hosted Fleet Week since 1984 as a demonstration of its appreciation of the Marines and Sailors who serve our country.

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May 20, 2016

3rd Battalion 7th Marines Fast Rope

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Clarence L. Wimberly 2DMARDIV Combat Camera/Released

Date Taken: 05.12.2016 | Date Posted: 05.20.2016 13:29

U.S Marines with 3rd Battalion 7th Marine regiment (3/7), conduct a fast roping exercise on Twentynine Palms, Ca., May. 12, 2016. 3/7 conducted this training to prepare for upcoming deployments and operational commitments.

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2nd CEB knocks down doors

by LCpl Brianna Gaudi

Date Taken: 05.19.2016 | Date Posted: 05.20.2016 11:43

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. – Marines with Mobility Assault Company, 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, conducted breaching operations to sustain and improve their capabilities for accomplishing their mission at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, May 19, 2016.

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Crucible Section Renamed for Fallen Marine

The San Diego Union-Tribune | May 20, 2016 | by Jeanette Steele

CAMP PENDLETON -- One small piece of Marine Corps basic training was renamed Thursday to honor a San Diego County Marine corporal killed in Afghanistan in 2010

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http://www.military.com/daily-news/2016/05/20/crucible-section-renamed-fallen-marine.html?ESRC=todayinmil.sm

May 19, 2016

First combat amputee reaches top of Everest

Gregg Zoroya, USA TODAY 6:04 p.m. EDT May 19, 2016

A Marine Corps veteran who lost his leg in Iraq reached the top of Mount Everest on Thursday to become the first combat amputee to conquer the world's highest mountain.

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http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2016/05/19/veteran-first-combat-amputee-summit-everest/84537660/

Improving mental health care for U.S. veterans is a moral obligation

By Max Cleland And Daniel G. Amen, Md
Thursday, May 19, 2016, 8:f9 P.M.

Wars are not over when the shooting stops. They live on in the lives, memories, bodies and brains of those who fight them.

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http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/improving-mental-health-care-veterans-moral-obligation-article-1.2643297?cid=bitly

May 18, 2016

2,500 Marines to move to proposed base in Guam by 2021

Gaynor Dumat-ol Daleno, Pacific Daily News 11:45 a.m. EDT May 18, 2016

About 2,500 Marines are expected to move to a proposed Marine Corps base in Guam in 2021, said Cmdr. Daniel Schaan, director of the Joint Guam Program Office Forward, which coordinates the relocation.

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http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/story/military/2016/05/18/2500-marines-move-2021/84537888/

May 13, 2016

Spouses from 5 Okinawa squadrons train like Marines for a day

By Matthew M. Burke
Stars and Stripes
Published: May 13, 2016

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION FUTENMA, Okinawa — The MV-22 Osprey seamlessly switched from helicopter to airplane mode as it zipped over the picturesque Okinawan coast toward the sea. Infrared images danced, and gauge needles rose and fell.

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MCAS Miramar gate guards protect base

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Date Posted: 05.13.2016 18:42

Military and civilian police officers with the Provost Marshal’s Office aboard MCAS Miramar, California, are tasked with protecting the safety of all personnel on base, and that protection starts with the military police officers posted as gate guards.

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May 12, 2016

Helicopter rope suspension masters teach fast-roping to Marines

By USMC Life | May 12th, 2016

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Succeeding in environments where others have failed is both a point of pride for the Marine Corps, but also a well-known staple of the service which has helped to maintain its relevancy from inception up to the modern-day battlefields of the 21st century.

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http://usmclife.com/2016/05/helicopter-rope-suspension-masters-teach-fast-roping-marines/

CATC Fuji: training grounds of warriors

by Cpl Daniel Jean-Paul
Date Posted: 05.12.2016 21:14

At the base of Mount Fuji lies the Combined Arms Training Center, Camp Fuji. CATC Fuji has provided the Marine Corps with a forward-based platform for vital training, troop readiness and force projection.

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Okinawa Marines honor fallen combat camera Marines

U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Jesula Jeanlouis/Released
Date Posted: 05.12.2016 01:20

Combat camera Marines memorial run to honor two fallen Marines, Cpl. Sara A. Medina and Lance Cpl. Jacob A. Hug, May 12 aboard Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan. Medina and Hug died while performing earthquake relief efforts in Nepal during operation Sahayogi Haat on May 12, 2015. Marines and sailors from all over Okinawa participated in the run to honor Medina and Hug.

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May 11, 2016

Cpl. Medina and Lance Cpl. Hug 5k Combat Camera Memorial Run

Marine Corps Photos taken by Lance Cpl. Jeremy Laboy/Released
Date Posted: 05.11.2016 19:51

U.S. Marines with 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) and Marine Corps Air Station Miramar (MCAS Miramar) at the 5k Memorial Run in San Diego, CA on May 11, 2016. The 5k Memorial Run was to pay homage to our fallen Combat Camera Marines Cpl. Sarah Medina and Lance Cpl. Jacob Hug.

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Hawaii Marines honor fallen from Nepal

U.S. Marine Corps photos by Sgt. Erik Estrada
Date Posted: 05.11.2016 21:47

Marines from U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific and Marine Corps Base Hawaii run in a Memorial 5K run in honor of Cpl. Sara Medina and Lance Cpl. Jacob Hug, aboard Ford Island, Hawaii, May 11, 2016. Medina and Hug lost their lives May 12, 2015, assisting in Operation Sahayogi Haat “Helping Hand” after the earthquakes in Nepal. Public Affairs and Combat Camera Marines across the Marine Corps began the memorial run simultaneously.

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Trace Adkins, Meghan Linsey perform at Combat Center

by Cpl Connor Hancock
Date Taken: 05.07.2016 | Date Posted: 05.11.2016 20:26

MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif.— Thousands of Combat Center patrons gathered Saturday evening to listen to country music performed by Trace Adkins and Meghan Linsey during the We Salute You Celebration at Lance Cpl. Torrey L. Gray Field May 7, 2015.

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May 3, 2016

Heroic Marine Saves Drowning Victim

By Cpl. Ian Ferro | Marine Corps Forces Reserves | May 3, 2016

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. --
What started as just another vacation on a beach with family in Emerald Isle, North Carolina on July 28, 2015, took a turn for the worst when Duncan A. Harris heard worried voices and desperation growing around him. He ran to the edge of the beach looking to see what all the commotion was about.

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http://www.marforres.marines.mil/MarineReserveNewsPhotos/MarineReserveNews/tabid/7922/Article/750084/heroic-marine-saves-drowning-victim.aspx

Honor Flight veterans head to Washington, D.C.

UPDATED 6:48 AM CDT May 03, 2016

Honor Flight veterans boarded a plane early Tuesday morning to fly to Washington, D.C. to see the memorials.

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http://www.kmbc.com/news/honor-flight-veterans-head-to-washington-dc/39353126