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30 min ago | Sys-Con Media

Piedmont Natural Gas Announces Agreement with Camp Lejeune for Major...

Work already underway on estimated $15 million expansion of natural gas facilities that will increase energy efficiency, reduce carbon footprint at North Carolina Base /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas today announced an agreement with Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, home to the U.S. Marine Corps' II Marine Expeditionary Force, to greatly expand ... (more)

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4 hrs ago | My FOX Chicago

McCarthy, City ask court to reverse HR board's decision, reject CPD applicants

Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy is asking a court to overturn a city Board of Human Resources ruling allowing three people to become police officers, in spite of CPD background checks that initially disqualified them from the job.

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8 hrs ago | Army Times

As tension with Russia flares, U.S. senators meet with Marines in Baltics

U.S. Marines assigned to the Black Sea Rotational Force, based at Mihail Kogalniceanu air base in Romania, wrapped up a 10-day exercise called Summer Shield with Latvian, Lithuanian and Estonian troops on April 17. Two days prior, Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz.; John Barrasso, R-Wyo.; and John Hoeven, R-N.D., showed up to observe some of the training.

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10 hrs ago | Aerotech News And Review

F-35 fleet surpasses 15,000 flying hours

The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fleet recently surpassed 15,000 flight hours, marking a major milestone for the program.

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11 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Corps' top marksmen take aim in shooting competition

Marines from across the Corps gathered at Stone Bay rifle range this week to demonstrate that there is nothing deadlier than Marines and their weapons.

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13 hrs ago | MLive.com

Decorated Bay City soldier says he's on the cusp of putting opiate addiction behind him

It's been a long four years, but through many trials and tribulations, decorated veteran Benjamin O. Green says he is almost free of his addiction to prescription painkillers and opiates and he's ready to start a new chapter in his life.

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13 hrs ago | Naperville Sun

Mayor Pradel to get Chamber Lifetime Achievement Award

The Chamber presents the award annually to an individual who has made significant contributions to the community through their business, service, philanthropy, and dedication to making Naperville a great place to live and work.

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13 hrs ago | News Max

North: 'Unconscionable' for NYT to Link Veterans to Klan

It was "unconscionable" for The New York Times to publish an op-ed piece linking U.S. veterans to the Ku Klux Klan, basing the argument on a white supremacist and veteran charged with the April 13 killing of three people at Jewish centers in Kansas, Oliver North said.

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17 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Presolicitation Notice - Internet, Expanded Video & Phone Services

The proposed acquisition will be on an unrestricted basis. The associated North American Industrial Classification System code for this requirement is 517110.

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21 hrs ago | Gizmag

Boeing's Phantom Badger packs a lot of combat vehicle into a small package

The US military fields some pretty impressive vehicles, but they aren't worth much if they don't fit on the aircraft intended to transport them.

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22 hrs ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

Saying thanks is not enough10:32 am | 0

They can be forgiven if they think "Thanks for your service" is an incomplete thank you, an insincere and hollow expression, showing a lack of understanding and real appreciation of what these men and women had been through.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Coast News

Marines commemorate the Battle of Ramadi

Nancy Walker approached a great stone slab. Carved in the face of the marbled stone were the names of the Marines of the Second Battalion, 4th Marines killed in action while serving in the Iraq and Afghanistan campaigns.

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Reuters

UPDATE 1-Sodexo keeps goals, H1 profit rises

French catering, facilities management and vouchers group Sodexo kept its full-year goals on Thursday after operating profit rose 11.4 in the first half, helped by cost cuts and new contracts in the United States.

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NJ.com

Marine Corps double-amputee who passed through Warren, Hunterdon counties finishes cross-country ride

Rob Jones, 28, left Bar Harbor, Maine, on Oct. 14 and arrived Saturday at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in Oceanside, Calif., according to accounts he set up on Twitter and Facebook to track his journey.

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Alabama Live

University of Montevallo's spring commencement ceremony is May 3

Maj. Gen. Frederick M. Padilla with the U.S. Marines will be the speaker at the University of Montevallo's spring commencement ceremonies on May 3, 2014.

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WCBM-AM Pikesville

Marine Kicked Out Of Pizza Hut: The Reason Why Will Make Your Blood Boil

According to a Facebook post by a user calling himself Rick Libertas Semper, a popular pizza chain refused to serve him because he was wearing four patches signifying his service as a U.S. Marine.

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Wiltshire Times

US fighter aircraft to make European debut at Fairford Air Tattoo

Aviation history will be made in the UK this summer when, in a major airshow first, the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II, the Joint Strike Fighter, makes its much-anticipated European debut.

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MotherJones

We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for April 17, 2014

Marines put out a controlled fire on a mobile aircraft fire training device at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma April 7 during a visit from Girl Scouts.

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Marine Corps Times

Aspiring pilot, recruited to be Navajo Code Talker, dies

A Navajo man who aspired to be a pilot but was recruited to become a Code Talker during World War II has died.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The American Conservative

An Officer Corps That Cana t Score

The most curious thing about our four defeats in Fourth Generation War-Lebanon, Somalia, Iraq, and Afghanistan-is the utter silence in the American officer corps.

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