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43 min ago | Surrey Advertiser

Royal Marines brother and sister perform at Edinburgh Castle

Brother and sister Sarah and Glen McGovern from Redhill have been performing as part of the Royal Marines Massed Bands in front of more than 7,500 people at Edinburgh Castle A musical Royal Marines brother and sister duo from Redhill are proud to have been part of the spectacular Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.

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4 hrs ago | Marine Corps Times

Votel takes helm of Special Operations Command

Army Gen. Joseph Votel has taken the helm of U.S. Special Operations Command located at MacDill Air Force Base.

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4 hrs ago | Air Force Times

USAF chief: Pratt close to developing F-35 engine fix

Engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney is close to performing tests on a potential design change for its F135 engine following a June incident that led to the devastation of an F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

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8 hrs ago | The Coast News

Pendleton Marines help to close out Afghan war

"The sound of freedom," said Col. Peter B. Baumgarten, as the resounding thunder of a shell hitting its mark rolled overhead.

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10 hrs ago | Washington Times

McChrystal marches into midterm battles, endorses Mass., Colo. Democrats

Retired four-star Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal's criticism in Rolling Stone of the Obama administration's Afghanistan strategy may have been the impetus for his resignation as the leader of U.S. forces in Afghanistan in 2010, but these days Democratic candidates are welcoming his words.

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12 hrs ago | Patch.com

City Seeking Donations of Gently Used Ball Gowns, Other Goods, for Marine Families

These ball gowns and cosmetic products will help these ladies turn into the "Belle of the Ball" at the annual Marine Corps Birthday Ball in November.

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16 hrs ago | Derry Today

US Military: Tours set sights on Derry

US Military Historical Tours, representatives , Bill McCulloch and Dave Wall, meeting the Mayor Councillor Brenda Stevenson, during their visit to the city, accompanied by Mary Blake, DCC Tourism development officer, Karen Henderson, sales & marketing with Visit Derry and city guide Ian Henderson.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Wave

Throwback Thursday: The rise and fall of Marine Corps Air Station El Toro

Oct. 1, 1997, Miramar became a Marine Corps Air Station as Marines landed back home in San Diego after a 50-year hiatus.

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MilitaryCity.com

Longtime newsroom leader Tobias Naegele leaving Gannett Government Media

Tobias Naegele, vice president and general manager of Defense News, announced Wednesday that he is leaving Gannett Government Media after more than 22 years.

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Inside Bay Area

Scots Guards and a Marine band to play at Scottish Games in Pleasanton

Bagpipers, dancers, games of strength, , sheep herding dogs, whiskey sellers, and living history performers celebrate everything Scottish on Saturday and Sunday in the largest Scottish Highland games and festival in North America.

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Marine Corps Times

Lejeune mess hall dedicated to Marines who died stopping bomb truck

Two Marines who earned posthumous Navy Crosses for standing in the way of a truck filled with explosives in Iraq will be honored in the renaming of a mess hall on the base they called home.

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Marine Corps Times

One-third of domestic violence victims in active-duty military families are men

Gray was severely injured in a helicopter crash in early 2011 and was recuperating at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio.

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Bloomberg

U.S. Top Guns in Darwin Dog-Fight Drills as China Tensions Rise

In Australia 's remote top end U.S. fighter pilots are engaged in combat drills, while Marines sip beers at night in pubs in the tropical city of Darwin.

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USA Today

Ex-Marine pleads not guilty in murder of neighbor's wife

A former Marine who is accused of killing his neighbor's wife pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder Tuesday.

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Weekend Balita

3 Aquino impeach raps sufficient in form, according to House body

SAN ANTONIO, Philippines U.S. Marines assigned 1st Battalion 8th Marine Regiment, Bravo Company, conduct a joint amphibious landing exercises with Philippine marines during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training Philippines 2014.

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The Reporter

Military makes local boy's wish come true

The U.S. military helped a little boy's wishes come true in a big way during a recent tour of Travis Air Force Base.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Model Airplane News

Making a Sliding Canopy - Upgrading a F4U Corsair ARF

Like many scale modelers, I simply can't leave well enough alone and I often find myself thinking of ways to improve a scale project.

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Windsor Beacon

General: Stable government needed to help Afghan forces

Afghanistan's armed forces have matured into a force capable of defeating the Taliban on the battlefield, but sustaining the momentum will depend on a stable government transition following a contested election, said Marine Gen.

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WYFF-TV Greenville

Suspect punched during arrest blames behavior on PTSD

A man who was caught on cellphone video being punched repeatedly by a deputy during his arrest blames his behavior on post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Red Bluff Daily News

Young Marines take first place in Los Molinos 4th of July parade

Courtesy photo Aaron Johnson, executive officer of the Tehama County Young Marines, receives the first place trophy for a military marching unit in the Los Molinos 4th of July Parade from Ray Valenzuela, commandant of Detachment 1140 of the Marine Corps League, on Aug. 21 at Veterans Memorial Hall in Red Bluff.

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