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July 30, 2016

Marine Killed in Hornet Crash Near Twentynine Palms Identified

By: Sam LaGrone
July 30, 2016 6:39 PM

The Marine Corps has identified the pilot who was killed in an F/A-18C Hornet crash near Twentynine Palms, Calif., the service announced today.

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https://news.usni.org/2016/07/30/marine-killed-hornet-crash-near-twentynine-palms-identified

July 29, 2016

Terminally Ill 8-Year-Old Boy Becomes Honorary Marine: 'He's Taught Me Love,' Says Dad

By Caitlin Keatin
07/29/2016 AT 03:55 PM EDT

A dying 8-year-old boy who has just a few days left to live became an honorary U.S. Marine on Tuesday.

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http://www.people.com/article/dying-boy-becomes-us-honorary-marine

July 26, 2016

PETITION SEEKS TO MAKE HONORARY MARINE OF OC BOY WITH ONLY DAYS TO LIVE

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 05:41PM
ORANGE, Calif. (KABC) -- Wyatt Gillette's smile lights up his parents' spirits.

"He knows when people are feeling down and he changes their attitude with a smile," said Wyatt's father, Jeremiah, 29, a U.S. Marine drill instructor.

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http://abc7.com/news/petition-seeks-to-make-dying-oc-boy-an-honorary-marine/1444258/

July 20, 2016

Marine Special Operations School Honors Fallen Raider

U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt Scott A. Achtemeier/ /RELEASED
07.20.2016
Video by Sgt. Scott Achtemeier

U.S. Marine Raiders, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command, gather at a dedication ceremony where the Marine Special Operations School academic facility will be named in honor of Gunnery Sergeant Jonathan W. Gifford, 20 July 2016. GySgt Gifford was killed in action July 29, 2012 while deployed to Afghanistan with 2D Marine Raider Battalion and was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross.

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https://www.dvidshub.net/video/475534/marine-special-operations-school-honors-fallen-raider

July 12, 2016

22nd MEU Marines Practice Riot Control Techniques aboard San Antonio

U.S. Marine Corps photos by Sgt. Ryan Young
07.12.2016

Marines with Golf Battery, Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) practice riot-control training on the forecastle of the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD-17) July 12, 2016. 22nd MEU, deployed with the Wasp Amphibious Ready Group, is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe.

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https://www.dvidshub.net/image/2720407/22nd-meu-marines-practice-riot-control-techniques-aboard-san-antonio

July 8, 2016

Testing for the future: Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory

Photo by Lance Cpl. Julien Rodarte
07.08.2016

Marines with 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment tested new equipment such as the Multi Utility Tactical Transport in a simulated combat environment at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 8, 2016. The MUTT is designed as a force multiplier to enhance expeditionary power enabling Marines to cover larger areas and provide superior firepower with the lightest tactical footprint possible.

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https://www.dvidshub.net/image/2713125/testing-future-marine-corps-warfighting-laboratory

July 7, 2016

10th Marines compete in Kings Games

Posted: Thursday, July 7, 2016 12:00 am
Cpl. Joey Mendez II Marine Expeditionary Force

Marines with 10th Marine Regiment took a well-deserved break from training to participate in the regiment-wide Kings Games at Onslow Beach on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune June 29.

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http://www.camplejeuneglobe.com/base_info/th-marines-compete-in-kings-games/article_994031c8-439c-11e6-98fa-a38de79873ed.html

July 6, 2016

22nd MEU live fire training aboard Whidbey Island

U.S. Marine Corps photos by Cpl. Chris Garcia/Released
07.06.2016 | 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit  

Marines with 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) conduct a live-fire training exercise aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island (LSD-41), July 6, 2016. 22nd MEU, deployed with the Wasp Amphibious Ready Group, is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe.

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https://www.dvidshub.net/image/2718636/22nd-meu-live-fire-training-aboard-whidbey-island

July 5, 2016

Marine of the Year takes care of his troops on and off the battlefield

Lance M. Bacon, Marine Corps Times 11:09 a.m. EDT July 5, 2016

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. — One Gunnery Sgt. is a man who gets things done — and that has earned him the respect of subordinates and superiors alike.

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http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/story/military/2016/07/05/marine-year-takes-care-his-troops-and-off-battlefield/86437260/

July 1, 2016

Wounded Warrior Battalion - West Welcomes New Commander

By Cpl. Asia J. Sorenson | Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton | July 1, 2016

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. --
Lt. Col. Brian M. Dwyer relinquished command of Wounded Warrior Battalion - West to Lt. Col. Stephen Mount during a change of command ceremony on Camp Pendleton, June 30, 2016.

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http://www.pendleton.marines.mil/News/News-Article-Display/Article/823565/wounded-warrior-battalion-west-welcomes-new-commander/