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January 27, 2017

Marines Expand Capabilities for Operations in “Every Clime and Place”

By Cpl. Levi Schultz | Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms | January 27, 2017

MARINE CORPS MOUNTAIN WARFARE TRAINING CENTER BRIDGEPORT, California - In mountain warfare, adversaries come in two forms, the enemy force and the unforgiving elements. In many respects, an alpine terrain can be the more formidable opponent, for unlike our enemies, we cannot oblige Mother Nature to relent.

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http://www.pacom.mil/Media/News/News-Article-View/Article/1063279/marines-expand-capabilities-for-operations-in-every-clime-and-place/

January 21, 2017

Family's event set for remembering fallen Marine who attended Naples High

Shelby Reynolds Published 3:37 p.m. ET Jan. 21, 2017

When Austin Ruiz wrote home, it was always about the food.

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http://www.naplesnews.com/story/news/local/2017/01/21/remembering-austin-ruiz/96649486/

January 20, 2017

Camp Pendleton's 2016 Athletes of the Year

Video by Sgt. Asia Sorenson
Date Taken: 01.10.2017 | Date Posted: 01.20.2017 18:41

Camp Pendleton's 2016 Male and Female Athletes of the Year and also been named the 2016 Marine Corps Athletes of the Year will be recognized at the Commandant’s Combined Awards Ceremony held at Marine Corps Base Quantico, VA on February 8, 2017.

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https://www.dvidshub.net/video/506010/camp-pendletons-2016-athletes-year

January 18, 2017

U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallions

U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Victoria A. Taylor
Published on Jan 14, 2017

U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallions conduct an aerial refuel shortly before sanitized leaflets were droped from a KC-130J Super Hercules during Weapons and Tactics Instructor course in Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 22, 2016, a seven week training event which emphasizes operational integration of the six functions of Marine Corps aviation in support of a Marine Air Ground Task Force.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PorBFCf7u_Y&feature=em-subs_digest-vrecs

The helicopter mom’s guide to boot camp

By Elaine Brye | Cec. 31, 2016

Welcome to the military, Mom! You’d think a helicopter mom would fit right in but once boot camp begins you are grounded. Don’t get me wrong: Your role as a mom required a certain amount of hovering and oversight, but now as you transition to a military mom, everything changes… and it all starts with boot camp.

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http://militaryoneclick.com/helicopter-moms-guide-boot-camp/

January 17, 2017

Naples Marine killed in California training exercise

Posted: Jan 16, 2017 3:52 PM CST
Updated: Jan 17, 2017 4:00 PM CST | By Trent Kelly, Reporter

LCpl. Austin Ruiz, 19, died while training aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California, according to Brigadier General William F. Mullen III.


http://www.nbc-2.com/story/34270896/naples-grad-killed-during-marine-training-exercise

Naples Marine killed in California training exercise

Posted: Jan 16, 2017 3:52 PM CST
Updated: Jan 17, 2017 4:00 PM CST | By Trent Kelly, Reporter

LCpl. Austin Ruiz, 19, died while training aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California, according to Brigadier General William F. Mullen III.

http://www.nbc-2.com/story/34270896/naples-grad-killed-during-marine-training-exercise

January 16, 2017

Former Naples man dies in Marine training accident

Published by Shelby Reynolds | 7:07 p.m. ET Jan. 16, 2017 | Updated 8:17 p.m. ET Jan. 16, 2017

A Marine from Naples has died following a training accident in Twentynine Palms, California, his family said Monday.

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http://www.naplesnews.com/story/news/local/2017/01/16/former-naples-student-dies-marine-training-accident/96648970/

January 12, 2017

BLAST: Greater Speed, Accuracy in Recognizing Brain Injury

Story by Warren Duffie
Date Taken: 01.12.2017 | Date Posted: 01.12.2017 16:24

ARLINGTON, Va.—Modern body armor better protects warfighters against shrapnel from explosive blasts. However, they still face a hidden threat—the resulting blast pressure and shock wave that could cause traumatic brain injury (TBI).

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https://www.dvidshub.net/news/220249/blast-greater-speed-accuracy-recognizing-brain-injury

January 11, 2017

On American Soil: SPMAGTF-CR-AF returns home

U.S. Marine Corps photos by Lance Cpl. Miranda Faughn
Date Taken: 01.10.2017 | Date Posted: 01.11.2017 13:35

Homecoming at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Jan. 10, 2017 for Marines and sailors with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa returning home after completing the mission of protecting U.S. personnel, property and interests in Europe and Africa. The Marines and sailors returning are with Combat Logistics Battalion 2.

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https://www.dvidshub.net/image/3094076/american-soil-spmagtf-cr-af-returns-home

January 9, 2017

US Marines to Arrive in Norway in First for New Unit

Military.com | Jan 09, 2017 | by Hope Hodge Seck

Some 285 troops from Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, will find themselves above the Arctic circle in a matter of days as the first six-month rotation of a brand-new Marine force arrives in Norway.

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http://www.military.com/daily-news/2017/01/09/us-marines-to-arrive-in-norway-in-first-for-new-unit.html?ESRC=todayinmil.sm

January 5, 2017

Longest-serving U.S. Marine retires after 43 years of service

By Carol Ann Benanti | Staten Island Advance (Tribune News Service) | Published: January 5, 2017

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — After more than 43 years of service to our country, United States Marine Corps Col. Edmund J. Bowen retired during a solemn, ceremonial tribute hosted recently in Washington, D.C.

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http://www.stripes.com/news/us/longest-serving-marine-retires-after-43-years-of-service-1.447605

January 4, 2017

Military Amputees May Soon Get ‘LUKE’ Bionic Arms

Posted By: Brendan McGarry January 4, 2017

A couple of U.S. military amputees may soon get a new type of bionic arm developed with funding from the Pentagon’s research arm.

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http://www.defensetech.org/2017/01/04/military-amputees-may-soon-get-luke-bionic-arms/?mobile=1

January 1, 2017

All Marine Radio

New Program Is a Platform For the Voices of the Corps

Volume 100, Issue 1, January 2017 | Author: Sara W. Bock

There’s an inherent power in the human voice—an ability to convey raw emotion and feeling in a way the written worvd, no matter how eloquent, can’t seem to match. For Major Michael “Mac” McNamara, USMCR (Ret), his latest endeavor, All Marine Radio, allows him the opportunity to use that power to keep Marines connected to the Corps, encourage intellectual discourse and share the stories that set the Marine Corps apart.

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https://www.mca-marines.org/leatherneck/2017/01/all-marine-radio?utm_content=bufferb9466&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

All Marine Radio

New Program Is a Platform For the Voices of the Corps

Volume 100, Issue 1, January 2017 | Author: Sara W. Bock

There’s an inherent power in the human voice—an ability to convey raw emotion and feeling in a way the written word, no matter how eloquent, can’t seem to match. For Major Michael “Mac” McNamara, USMCR (Ret), his latest endeavor, All Marine Radio, allows him the opportunity to use that power to keep Marines connected to the Corps, encourage intellectual discourse and share the stories that set the Marine Corps apart.

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https://www.mca-marines.org/leatherneck/2017/01/all-marine-radio?utm_content=bufferb9466&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer