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January 28, 2018

They just don’t make them like Pappy anymore

By: Colin Heaton | January 28, 2018

Marine Col. Gregory “Pappy” Boyington, the World War II ace and Medal of Honor recipient, was as well known for his flamboyant personality as his flying skills.

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January 26, 2018

California Names Mountain after Marine Who Died in Combat

The Sacramento Bee | 26 Jan 2018 | By Noel Harris

Sky Point is the new name of a California mountain.

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January 18, 2018

DoD Advises on ’12 Strong,’ Gives Take on Movie’s Accuracy

Those of us who are old enough to remember the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, have vivid memories
Posted on January 18, 2018 by Katie Lange
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Those of us who are old enough to remember the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, have vivid memories of that day. But the military mission launched in retaliation isn’t one most of us heard anything about until years later. Now, it’s being depicted on the big screen.

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January 16, 2018

GEN Nicholson Speech at Marines TOA in Helmand, Afghanistan

Video by OF-4 Una Sighvatsdottir
Date Taken: 01.15.2018 | Date Posted: 01.16.2018 02:46

The first rotation of Task Force Southwest, led by U.S. Marine Corps Brigadier General Roger B. Turner, Jr., transferred authority of the train, advise and assist mission in Helmand province, Afghanistan to a new rotation of Marines, led by Brigadier General Benjamin T. Watson, in a ceremony at Camp Shorab, January 15, 2018.

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January 3, 2018

No hesitation | Marines awarded for aiding injured master sergeant Pt 2

U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. Tiffany Edwards
Date Taken: 01.03.2018 | Date Posted: 01.03.2018 23:22

Marines with 9th Engineer Support Battalion and 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion received the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal Jan. 3, 2018 at Camp Courtney, Okinawa, Japan. The Marines received the award for aiding a motor transport maintenance chief with 9th ESB, who was injured at the scene of an accident on the Okinawa Expressway Dec. 1, 2017.

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