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7 min ago | MilitaryCity.com

Marines open infantry training to hundreds more female officers

The opportunity for women to attend the Marines' Infantry Officer Course experiment won't be limited to entry-level officers for much longer.

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Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Marine Corps, Marine Corps Base Quantico, Quantico, VA, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

4 hrs ago | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

U.S. Marine returned to Mexican prison

A U.S. Marine Corps reservist, who had hoped to be free after Wednesday's hearing in a Mexican court, was sent back to prison where he's been held the last three months on weapons charges.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Military

6 hrs ago | KFMB-TV San Diego

Trial to be scheduled for ex-con involved in premeditated attempted murder

A trial date could be set Wednesday for an ex-con accused of opening fire on a San Diego police officer last fall while trying to evade arrest by fleeing through a drainage tunnel in City Heights.

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Related Topix: San Diego, CA, Loma Portal (San Diego, CA), US Military, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Olympian

Pacific shift brings JBLM commander to Mongolia for annual military exercise

I Corps Commander Lt. Gen. Stephen Lanza, bottom right, visited Mongolia last week to observe the closing ceremonies of an annual military exercise called Khaan Quest.

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Related Topix: Mongolia, Asia, US Navy, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Washington Times

N.Y. court OKs $1.75B award in Iran terror cases; 1983 Marines barracks bombing included

A federal appeals court on Wednesday ruled that $1.75 billion for terrorism-related judgments against Iran can be distributed to victims of attacks, including a 1983 bombing that killed 241 Marines in Lebanon .

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Related Topix: US Military, Terrorism, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Army leaders defend flawed intelligence system

Gen. John Campbell, the army's vice chief of staff and nominee to lead U.S. forces in Afghanistan, cited his son's experiences as a soldier there to answer a senator's tough questions last year about a troubled intelligence technology system.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat

The Washington Post

NY court OKs $1.75B award in Iran terror cases

A federal appeals court says $1.75 billion for terrorism-related judgments against Iran can be distributed to victims of attacks, including a 1983 bombing that killed 241 Marines in Lebanon.

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Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Politics

The Daily News Journal

Top reader photos: Fiery sky, shooting star and more

We asked for your photos, and you shared them! Here's a roundup of our best reader photos today.

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Related Topix: iPhone, US Military

The Times

Young Marines change of command

Bossier Sheriff's Young Marines recently held a change of command ceremony at their facilities on Cox Street in Bossier City.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, Bossier City, LA

Channelnewsasia.com

Us F-35's debut at British air show in doubt

US military officers are still unsure if the F-35 fighter will be cleared to make its debut at a British air show next week, a potentially damaging setback for the costly program.

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Related Topix: US Military, Eglin Air Force Base, US Air Force, US Navy

Tue Jul 08, 2014

OpEdNews

Turning Japan Back toward Militarism

U.S. politicians are displaying a rare bipartisanship as they back policies to override Japan's longstanding opposition to militarism and thus make Japan a potent ally of the U.S. strategy for containing China politically, economically and militarily.

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Related Topix: US Military, US News, Liberal Political News

Navy Times

SOUTHCOM chief: Central America drug war a dire threat to U.S. national security

Marines with a security cooperation team work with Guatemalan marines during a train-the-trainer session at the Brigada de Infantera de Marina base in Puerto Barrios, Guatemala, on June 4. After observing the transnational organized crime network for 19 months as commander of U.S. Southern Command, I see the only viable approach is to work as ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Military, Guatemala, World News, Drugs, Congo, Africa

The Mt Kisco Daily Voice

Pace University Student To Star In Atlantic Theater Company Production

Victor Almanzar, a Pace University student, will be starring in Stephen Adly Guirgis' new play "Between Riverside and Crazy" at the Atlantic Theater Company with the first preview taking place this week on Thursday, July 10. Almanzar is a native of the Dominican Republic.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Pace University, Victor, NY, Queens, NY, New York, NY, US Military

Carnoustie Today

Recognising support for Armed Forces in Scotland

The 1664 Challenge has been organised to celebrate the 350th anniversary of the creation of the Corps of Royal Marines and will be raising money for the Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund.

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NCR Iran

US broken promises over Camp Liberty put its credibility 'at risk', Obama told

America's failure to keep its promise to protect Iranian dissidents in Camp Liberty is putting its credibility in the world at risk, top foreign policy and military leaders have told President Barack Obama.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Military

Marine Corps Times

Marines trade boots and utes for jungle warfare training

Local soldiers here will soon trek into the jungle on their counter-narcotics missions sporting new boots and uniforms, thanks to an agreement with the Marine Corps in which the Belizeans swapped a jungle warfare training package for new supplies.

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Wall Street Journal

Japan Braces for Typhoon Neoguri

The largest storm on the planet, Typhoon Neoguri, is expected to sweep Japan's southernmost islands Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, US Military

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Reuters

Most F-35 engines inspected; U.S. contract talks on hold for now

Senior officials with the U.S. Navy, Air Force and F-35 program office, as well as from Britain and the Netherlands, will review the results of inspections of the jets' Pratt & Whitney engines to determine whether and under what circumstances to resume flights.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Eglin Air Force Base, US Air Force

CBS 3 Springfield

WWII veteran presented with Congressional Gold Medal

A member of the Montford Point Marines, America's first group of African-Americans to serve in the United States Marine Corps, was honored today with the Congressional Gold Medal.

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Related Topix: US Military, African-American, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

SavannahNow

Two more Montford Point U.S. Marines come forward after July 4 story on Sgt. Jackson

Jesse Jackson, a 93-year-old Savannah native, came down from Plymouth, Mass., to visit his sister Mary Murray, left, to celebrate his birthday and the Fourth of July in Savannah.

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Related Topix: US Military, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA

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