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September 30, 2017

More Marines deploy to Iraq and Syria

By: Jeff Schogol 9/30/2017

Marines and sailors from 1st Battalion, 10th Marines have deployed in support of operations in Iraq and Syria, Corps officials announced on Friday.

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>https://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/your-marine-corps/2017/09/29/more-marines-deploy-to-iraq-and-syria/

September 29, 2017

Remains of WWII Marine from NYC being returned for burial

By CHRIS CAROLA | Associated Press | Published: September 29, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. — Nancy Lewis never knew the uncle everyone called Joey, but the stories her grandmother would tell of the son who didn't return from World War II made it seem like he was still around.

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>https://www.stripes.com/news/veterans/remains-of-wwii-marine-from-nyc-being-returned-for-burial-1.490324#.Wc_2DLpFzqC

September 25, 2017

The Marines have their first female infantry officer

By COREY DICKSTEIN | STARS AND STRIPES
Published: September 25, 2017

WASHINGTON — The first female Marine to complete the Corps' famously grueling Infantry Officer Course graduated Monday and will soon take responsibility for a platoon as the service’s first-ever female infantry officer, the Marines announced.

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>https://www.stripes.com/news/the-marines-have-their-first-female-infantry-officer-1.489476#.Wc_52rpFzqC

September 22, 2017

A Salute to Vietnam Veterans - Miramar Air Show

MCAS Miramar Air Show
September 22-24, 2017

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The first female Marine: In 1918, she couldn't vote, but rushed to serve

By PETULA DVORAK | The Washington Post | Published: September 22, 2017
WASHINGTON — The first female Marine?

Not what you may think. Yes, women served as parachute riggers and welders, and eventually became drill sergeants and pilots. But the first woman to join the Marine Corps was the 39-year-old wife of an orchestra conductor.

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>https://www.stripes.com/lifestyle/military-history/the-first-female-marine-in-1918-she-couldn-t-vote-but-rushed-to-serve-1.489104#.Wc_7ebpFzqD

September 19, 2017

Photographer Who Died in Vietnam Named Honorary Marine

Associated Press | 19 Sep 2017

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A photographer from Wisconsin believed to be the first female American journalist killed in a war has become an honorary Marine.

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>http://www.military.com/off-duty/off-beat/2017/09/19/photographer-who-died-vietnam-named-honorary-marine.html

September 8, 2017

Authorized Evacuation of MCRD PI

September 8, 2017 on MCRD PARRIS ISLAND, SC - OFFICIAL PAGE

Brig. Gen. Austin E. Renforth, commanding general, MCRD Parris Island and Eastern Recruiting Region has authorized a depot-wide evacuation effective 8 a.m., Sept 8 due to inclement weather expected from Hurricane Irma.

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https://www.facebook.com/ParrisIsland/videos/10154958360257444/

PFC Michael P. Giannattasio

Posted by Potere-Modetz Funeral Home
September 8, 2017

PFC Michael P. Giannattasio of Armada, MI passed away suddenly on August 30, 2017, at Camp Pendleton, CA at the age of 22.

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http://www.modetzfuneralhomes.com/obituaries/Michael-Giannattasio?obId=2516098#/obituaryInfo

September 7, 2017

Hurricane Irma: Three ships, nearly 700 Marines dispatched to Virgin Islands

By: Jeff Schogol September 7, 2017

The amphibious assault ship Wasp has arrived in the U.S. Virgin Islands and two other Navy ships are enroute to the region, which was devastated when Hurricane Irma made landfall Wednesday as a Category 5 storm, officials said.

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>http://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2017/09/07/hurricane-irma-three-ships-nearly-700-marines-dispatched-to-virgin-islands/

September 1, 2017

LA Fleet Week: Habitat for Humanity

Video by Cpl. Devan Gowans 
Date Taken: 08.30.2017 | Date Posted: 09.01.2017 19:24
11th Marine Expeditionary Unit

LONG BEACH, California (August 31, 2017) Marines, Sailors and Coast Guardsmen work alongside civilian volunteers and contractors with Habitat for Humanity to build condominiums in Long Beach, California during Los Angeles Fleet Week 2017. LA Fleet Week is an opportunity for the American public to meet their Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard team and experience America's sea services. During fleet week, service members will participate in various community service events, showcase capabilities and equipment to the community, and enjoy the hospitality of Los Angeles and surrounding areas have to offer.

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https://www.dvidshub.net/video/547680/la-fleet-week-habitat-humanity