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  1. The Latest on a Marine helicopter accident that killed 1Read the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    The Marines say that a member of the Corps killed during a helicopter ropes training exercise was a staff sergeant with an anti-terrorism fleet security team based in the Norfolk, Virginia area. Col. Jeffrey Kenney said that Marines from Virginia and North Carolina were performing the training on Wednesday at Camp Lejeune when the accident occurred.

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  2. Yorktown-based Marine killed in Camp Lejeune trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The Marine Corps has identified the Marine killed in a Wednesday night training accident at Camp Lejeune as 31-year-old SSgt. Jonathan Lewis of Warrenton, Virginia.

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  3. Marine killed in helo crash ID'dRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | Sun Journal

    Staff Sgt. Jonathan E. Lewis of Virginia was killed when the CH-53E he was aboard made what the military is calling a "hard landing" Wednesday night at a training site at Stone Bay.

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  4. More details due on helicopter landing that killed 1 MarineRead the original story

    33 min ago | Lewistown Sentinel

    A U.S. Marine who died and 11 comrades who sustained injuries were taking part in a helicopter ropes exercise that's described as "high-risk" in a training manual that underscores the dangers. The Marine Corps has scheduled a news conference Friday morning to offer more details about what happened when the helicopter had to land harder and faster than normal during training at Camp Lejeune, resulting in the injuries and death.

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  5. U.S. Marine, FHS graduate dies in helicopter a oehard landingaRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Fauquier.com

    A U.S. Marine from Fauquier County is dead after a hard landing of a helicopter during a training mission at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., around 9 p.m. Sept.

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  6. In dealing with Iran, hope is not a strategyRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Hill

    In a recent interview with Thomson Reuters, Secretary John Kerry predictably and enthusiastically defended the Iran nuclear agreement under the pretense there is no other alternative. Not surprisingly, he mouths the administrations false narrative that there is no other alternative.

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  7. Wakamatsu nabs monthly honorRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Rookie changeup artist Shunta Wakamatsu of the Chunichi Dragons won his first pitcher of the month award on Friday, when Nippon Professional Baseball announced its honors for August. Wakamatsu is a 20-year-old right-hander who was taught the circle change soon after joining Chunichi as its seventh pick in the 2012 draft.

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  8. Africa's Problem From Hell: Samantha PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Counterpunch

    U.S. Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power is on a mission to save Africans from African savagery. She wants you to call 1-800-GENOCIDE so she can pressure the president to send in the Marines or US Special Forces.

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  9. Tiny Guam, Huge US Marine Base ExpansionsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Counterpunch

    On Saturday morning August 29, 2015, the United States Navy signed the Record of Decision , the final document needed for the implementation of one of the largest "peacetime" military build-ups in American history. This will cost between $8 and 9 billion, with only $174 million for civilian infrastructure, which Congress has not released yet.

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  10. Time To Save Iraq's Treasures - By Force, If NecessaryRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Forward

    Seeing that no one was investigating the looting of Iraq's National Museum in the wake of Saddam Hussein's fall, Col. Matthew Bogdanos put the Marines under his command on the job.

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  11. The Crazy Daysies Record 'Found' Song to commemorateRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | PRWeb

    The Crazy Daysies, Americana-country band based in Jacksonville, have recorded a new song, "We Are America," to commemorate the anniversary of September 11, 2001. It was, as poets sometimes say, a 'found' song.

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  12. Twigg, Paul HenryRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... Maryland he moved to the area over 20 years ago. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War having served in the US Marine Corps, and was a driver for Penske. Paul is preceded in death by his father, Paul H. Twigg, and a brother, Dean Twigg. He is survived ...

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  13. Summit panelists encourage job-seekers to leverage military experience, skillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The United States Army

    Brig. Gen. Michael Howard, 10th Mountain Division deputy commanding general for operations, described it as an Olympic-sized event and urged everyone in attendance to seize the opportunities available at the Transition Summit here, Aug. 26-27.

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  14. Royal Navy divers walking 26 miles underwater for charityRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | Portsmouth Today

    The mine clearance divers from Fleet Diving Squadron at Horsea Island hope the punishing 26-mile challenge will raise A 5,000 for the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity . The divers begin the marathon tomorrow, with each pair taking it in turns to walk one kilometre in six metres of water in the giant lake at their base.

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  15. Congressman of Largest Military District Tells Constituents He 'Wrestled' with Iran Deal DecisionRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Instapundit

    The congressman representing the country's largest military district took questions from constituents concerned about Iran getting a nuclear weapon. Rep. Scott Rigell , who will oppose the Iranian nuclear agreement in its current form, said everything he has read demonstrates that the Iranian regime holds an "apocalyptic worldview."

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  16. Officials: Investigation into helicopter crash could take monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

    One service member was killed and several others injured after a CH-53E helicopter experienced a hard landing during training Wednesday night aboard Camp Lejeune.

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  17. War Department RetroperistalsisRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Dissident Voice

    An antiemetic might possibly help with this little recurring problem I have. As the years roll by, the sessions seem to be getting much more severe and frequent.

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  18. One Marine killed, 11 hurt when helicopter makes hard landingRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    A group of U.S. Marines was practicing how to exit a hovering helicopter by sliding down ropes when the aircraft had to land harder and faster than normal in North Carolina, killing one Marine and injuring 11 others Wednesday night, military officials said. About 20 Marines at Camp Lejeune were participating in the training that requires them to exit through the back of the helicopter using suspended ropes, according to a news release.

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  19. GOP Rep. Kline says he won't seek re-election in MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    " Republican Rep. John Kline, a seven-term lawmaker and chairman of the House Education panel, announced Thursday he won't seek re-election next year in a Minnesota district that has grown more politically competitive in recent years. Kline has represented southeastern Minnesota's 2nd District since 2002.

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  20. U.S. Naval Forces Central Command Welcomes New CommanderRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | San Diego NewsCape

    Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command /U.S. 5th Fleet /Combined Maritime Forces held a change-of-command ceremony aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt , in port here today. Vice Adm.

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