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  1. Pentagon Requests Funding To Accelerate Harrier Data Link UpgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | U.S. Naval Institute

    An AV-8B Harrier assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 311 prepares to land on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS America on Feb. 25, 2015. US Navy Photo The Pentagon has asked for an additional $7.5 million in the current fiscal year for the Marine Corps to get started on installing the Link 16 communication system on its fleet of Boeing AV-8B Harriers.

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  2. Japan to halt construction work for US baseRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Big News Network.com

    ... government till September 9 in an attempt to resolve the standoff over the planned relocation of the US Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Kyodo news agency quoted Chief Cabinet Secretary, Yoshihide Suga as saying. The announcement came ahead of a ...

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  3. IRobot gets $9.8M Marines orderRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Lowell Sun

    IRobot Corp. said Monday that it received a $9.8 million order from the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Cmmand to supply 75 of its SUGV robot systems. In a press release, the company said all deliveries under the order would be completed the by the middle of next year.

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  4. In surprise move, government to suspend Nago construction for one monthRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Japan Times

    In a surprise move, the central government said Tuesday it will suspend for one month all ongoing construction work related to building a replacement facility for U.S. Marines Air Station Futenma. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said the central government will conduct "intensive talks" with Okinawa during the month to exchange views on the controversial relocation project in Nago on the northern part of Okinawa Island.

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  5. Outrage and an officer: The anatomy of a Navy controversy after the Chattanooga attackRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    In the days after the attack on military facilities in Chattanooga, Tenn., last month, a complicated picture of what occurred began to emerge. Among the details: At least one service member, Navy Lt.

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  6. Steven Berg Launches New Marketing Campaign for Errand RunnerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Author Steven Berg is launching a new marketing campaign in the second half of 2015 for his book, " Errand Runner " . He hopes to expand his reach to a wider audience.

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  7. The U.S. Declared War On Veteran Homelessness - And It Actually Could WinRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    This is a tale of two cities. In New Orleans, there are signs of hope that veteran homelessness can be solved.

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  8. Veterans lead effort to restore Sheffield Lake memorialsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

    It's an inconspicuous park that some don't even know exists, but a couple of area Vietnam veterans are aiming to change that. Memorial Park, between Tennyson and Ivanhoe avenues, is the kind of place one might drive past without noticing, yet it houses the city's monuments to those who died in wars.

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  9. Japan to suspend Okinawa U.S. base relocation workRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    The Japanese government announced Tuesday that the planned relocation work of a U.S. military base within Okinawa Prefecture will be suspended temporarily in an attempt to defuse tensions with local authorities, local media reported. During the period through Sept.

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  10. Myths and dangers of demilitarizationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Day

    Expert: "Russia should be held responsible for its non-compliance with troop withdrawal commitments to the fullest extent, and the West should guarantee it by imposing specific sanctions for any breach" Chief press officer of the Ukrainian Armed Forces 's General Staff Vladyslav Selezniov said that the issue of demilitarization of Shyrokyne should be resolved by August 3. The Tripartite Contact Group was to present the plan to demilitarize Shyrokyne in Minsk on August 3. There was no information about the group's meeting when this issue went to the press. Let us note that Shyrokyne itself is a settlement of no strategic interest.

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  11. Former lifeguard sentenced for sex assault of Kadena classmateRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    A former Kadena High School student who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a heavily intoxicated classmate in front of other students and recording it on his cellphone was sentenced Friday to five years in prison. Ricky Isiah Sherwood was 18 at the time of the Feb. 11, 2014, incident.

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  12. 4 Key Ingredients for Growing Your Niche StartupRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Triple Pundit

    Some business leaders believe social issues aren't their problem - particularly if they run businesses in niche markets that seem far removed from the problems that plague others. However, these leaders forget that the people grappling with these problems could be their own customers - living in a bubble doesn't mean what's outside the bubble won't ever find its way in.

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  13. Suga: Govt. to discuss Futenma with governorRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NHK World

    ... Nago City after drilling tests were done. The reclamation is part of work to build a facility to replace the US Marine Corps Air Station Futenma in densely populated Ginowan City, also in the prefecture. But Okinawa Governor Takeshi Onaga has ...

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  14. Japan suspends work on U.S. base on Okinawa as Abe battles low ratingsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Star Online

    Japan said on Tuesday it was suspending construction of a contentious U.S. air base on the island of Okinawa for a month to give time for talks between the central government and island authorities opposed to the facility. Residents of Okinawa, the site of bloody battles between U.S. and Japanese forces near the end of World War Two, have long objected to tens of thousands of U.S. troops and U.S. military installations on 18 percent of their island.

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  15. Some Americans Died NeedlesslyRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

    This week marks a grim anniversary for many Ohioans. It was 10 years ago, on Aug 3, 2005, that a single ambush in Iraq took the lives of 14 Marines.

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  16. Military recruiters now Bristol County deputy sheriffsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    The 13 newest sworn deputy sheriffs in Bristol County wear the fatigues and dress uniforms of the U.S. Armed Forces. On Monday, the military personnel, all recruiters assigned to duty stations in Bristol County, raised their right hands and took a new oath to be of service to the Bristol County Sheriff's Department should the need ever arise for them to respond to local critical situations.

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  17. Embryo adoption offers couples another way to make a familyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    But when Christy and Mike Trabun, who married in the fall of 2005, had difficulty conceiving a child, they pursued a commitment of a different kind: They "adopted" embryos donated by another couple that had been produced through in-vitro fertilization. "We had never heard of anything like that," said Christy, who learned about the possibility on a radio show.

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  18. Aging WWII vet's effort to recover MIA remains in the Pacific bears fruitRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Leon Cooper poses with Kokichi Nishimura, left, July 25 at a Japanese hospital. Cooper was a Navy lieutenant commanding a group of landing craft called Higgins boats launched from the USS Harry Lee, a passenger ship that carried Marines to some of the toughest battles of the Pacific, including the invasion of New Guinea.

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  19. Final Flight Of The Sea KnightRead the original story

    Yesterday | Aero-News Network

    The Boeing Vertol CH-46 Sea Knight conducted its first flight August 1962 and on August 1, 2015 the Sea Knight made its final flight to the Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, in Chantilly, Virginia. The ceremony was conducted by Marines from Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 774, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing Marine Corps Forces Reserve and Marines from Marine Helicopter Squadron One from Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia.

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  20. U.S. Marines Corps Declares F-35B OperationalRead the original story

    Yesterday | Aero-News Network

    The U.S. Marine Corps' F-35B Lightning II aircraft reached initial operational capability July 31, 2015 with a squadron of 10 F-35Bs ready for world-wide deployment. Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 , based in Yuma, Arizona, is the first squadron in military history to become operational with an F-35 variant, following a five-day Operational Readiness Inspection, which concluded July 17. "I am pleased to announce that VMFA-121 has achieved Initial Operational Capability in the F-35B, as defined by requirements outlined in the June 2014 Joint Report to Congressional Defense Committees," said Gen.

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