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July 12, 2018

Marines, sailors help clean waterlogged homes after flooding in Japan

By JAMES BOLINGER | STARS AND STRIPES
Published: July 12, 2018

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan — U.S. servicemembers are working alongside locals to help people after devastating floods in western Japan.

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https://www.stripes.com/news/marines-sailors-help-clean-waterlogged-homes-after-flooding-in-japan-1.537233

July 11, 2018

MEU Marines conduct gear, equipment wash-down in Jordan

Date Taken: 07.06.2018 |Date Posted: 07.08.2018 05:12
U.S. Marine Corps photos by Cpl. Jon Sosner/Released

AQABA, Jordan (July 6, 2018) Iwo Jima is the flagship for the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group and, with the embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points.

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https://www.dvidshub.net/image/4540800/meu-marines-conduct-gear-equipment-wash-down-jordan

July 10, 2018

Five Marines reunite after almost a half century

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 12:00am
Forty-one years and about 9,500 miles from when and where they last saw each other, five former U.S. Marines reunited this month in Branson, Missouri.

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https://www.sanmarcosrecord.com/news/five-marines-reunite-after-almost-half-century

July 5, 2018

Marine running 300+ miles to raise awareness of veteran suicide

By: WSPA 7News
Posted: Jul 05, 2018 12:22 PM EDT
Updated: Jul 05, 2018 12:36 PM EDT

(WSPA) -- A Marine is on a journey to stop veteran suicides and help those struggling with PTSD.

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https://www.wspa.com/news/marine-running-300-miles-to-raise-awareness-of-veteran-suicide/1284945374

July 4, 2018

Harriers land aboard USS Iwo Jima

Date Taken: 07.04.2018 | Date Posted: 07.06.2018 11:12
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jon Sosner/Released

U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 162 (Reinforced), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), prepares to land aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7), July 4, 2018. Iwo Jima is deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points.

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https://www.dvidshub.net/image/4536114/harriers-land-aboard-uss-iwo-jima

Father of Fallen Marine Recovers Son's Stolen U.S. Flag

4 Jul 2018
Yakima Herald-Republic, Wash. | By Alec Regimbal

YAKIMA, Wash. -- Every Tuesday, Shawn Marceau visits his son's grave in the veterans section of Tahoma Cemetery in Yakima.
As he drove there on his lunch break Tuesday, something caught his eye.

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https://www.military.com/daily-news/2018/07/04/father-fallen-marine-recovers-sons-stolen-us-flag.html