US Marine Corps Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. A Cabinet of generals? Trump's choices get mixed reviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Republic

    Donald Trump's move to pack his administration with military brass is getting mixed reviews, as Congress and others struggle to balance their personal regard for the individuals he's choosing with a broader worry about an increased militarization of American policy. No fewer than three combat-experienced retired Army and Marine leaders, with multiple deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan, are on tap for high-level government jobs normally reserved for civilians.

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  2. Trump's Cabinet choices get mixed reviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this Nov. 19, 2016, file photo, President-elect Donald Trump shakes hands with retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis as he leaves Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse in Bedminster, N.J. Trump said at a rally on Dec. 1, that he will nominate Mattis as defense secretary.

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  3. Direct From the Source: Quotes From General a Mad Doga Mattis, Donald...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Glenn Beck

    He's being called the most revered marine in a generation from the Marine Corps Times . He's Donald Trump's pick for Secretary of Defense - General James "Mad Dog" Mattis.

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  4. You can see the Washington Monument, but a trip to the top will have to wait 2 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Miami Herald

    Billionaire philanthropist David Rubenstein has agreed to fund an overhaul of the Washington Monument's broken elevator system, but the beleaguered landmark will still likely be closed for the next 2 1/2 years, the National Park Service says. It's the second time that Rubenstein has come to the aid of the monument, which has been shuttered since Aug. 17 because of chronic elevator problems.

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  5. Congress unsure about giving exemption to Mattis as Trump's defense secretaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | UPI

    All of President-elect Donald Trump 's Cabinet appointments need approval from the U.S. Senate, but his defense secretary-in-waiting will have to do even better than that. Retired Marine Corps .

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  6. Nurses Donate $50,000 to Aid Veterans Stand with Standing RockRead the original story

    Friday | PressReleasePoint

    National Nurses United today announced that it is donating $50,000 to support U.S. service veterans who are assembling this weekend as peaceful, unarmed defenders for the water protectors at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota who are enduring military style police assaults for opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline project. U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii, herself a decorated veteran, will be joining with the Veterans Stand for Standing Rock mobilization to support the protectors and help raise public attention to the growing human rights emergency that has emerged at the protest site in the face of increased attacks.

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  7. Beautiful young American female soldier saluting in front of Stars and StripesRead the original story

    Friday | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    President Barack Obama now supports women registering for the Selective Service - a shift in the White House's previous position. "The President highly values the service of men and women who comprise our All-Volunteer force and have proven their mettle in our missions worldwide, including operations in Afghanistan and Iraq," Ned Price, spokesman for the National Security Council, told CNN Friday in a statement.

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  8. The Conservative Case For Why Trump Should Not Nominate General Mattis To Be SecDefRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | RedState

    One of the big topics generated by Donald Trump's transition is that retired USMC General James Mattis will be nominated to be Secretary of Defense. I'm of two minds on this.

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  9. Bryan L. Salamone & Associates Participates in Largest Toys for Tots Event on the East CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PR Log

    Dec. 2, 2016 - PRLog -- The Melville, Long Island law firm of Bryan L. Salamone & Associates will once again play an important role in Glen Cove's Toys for Tots event, the largest of its kind on the East Coast, to be held on Sunday, December 4, 2016. Martino Auto Concepts and the U.S. Marine Corps sponsor the event, which includes a car rally in addition to toy donations, and draws celebrities and business leaders from across Long Island.

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  10. This may have been legendary Marine Corps General Mattis' one...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Albany Times Union

    Retired Marine Corps General James Mattis, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for defense secretary , is known for being an eminently quotable and beloved military commander. However, an incident in Afghanistan in 2001 is being touted as a potential smudge on Mattis' record.

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  11. Contracts For Dec. 2, 2016Read the original story

    Friday | U.S. Department of Defense

    United Launch Services LLC, Centennial, Colorado, has been awarded a $269,235,964 modification to previously awarded contract FA8811-13-C-0003 to execute a requirement for fiscal 2017 launch vehicle production services in support of the launch vehicle configuration of an Air Force Delta IV Heavy. This modification adds a pre priced contract line item for the Delta IV Heavy LV configuration.

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  12. New York Senator: I'm Voting Against Marine Corps General To Serve As Defense SecretaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Townhall

    Well, we already have out first lawmaker who plans to oppose President-elect Donald Trump's pick for secretary of defense. Trump picked former Marine Corps General James Mattis to head the Pentagon, but there's a catch.

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  13. James 'Mad Dog' Mattis: A cerebral warriorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Fox News

    James "Mad Dog" Mattis, President-elect Donald Trump's choice to be Secretary of Defense, has been described as "straight talking," "cerebral," and above all a military commander who would prefer to "win without fighting." Trump made the surprise announcement about Mattis' appointment during a rally in Ohio Thursday night, calling him "the closest thing to General Patton that we have."

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  14. Dem Sen. Gillibrand opposing Trump's nomination of Gen. James...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Michelle Malkin

    Donald Trump had barely finished saying that he was choosing retired Marine Corps General James Mattis to be Secretary of Defense when the first Democrats was triggered by the choice, vowing to take a step to try and block the nomination : Less than an hour after the president-elect announced his selection of retired Marine Gen. James "Mad Dog" Mattis, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said she'd vote against the waiver that will be required for him to serve.

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  15. US Marine Corps video shows 'the most powerful concentration...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Norwalk Citizen News

    The US Marine Corps' recent proof of concept for the F-35B short takeoff, vertical landing variant aboard the USS America produced "the most powerful concentration of combat power ever put to sea in the history of the world," according to one F-35 test pilot. Indeed the America is the US's newest amphibious assault ship, designed for waging war on beaches and coastal zones with the F-35's revolutionary technologies in mind.

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  16. Delta passenger objects to inflight movie as "perpetuating racism"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Star Tribune

    A retired Minnesota military officer is asking Delta Air Lines to stop showing an in-flight movie that she said degrades women and promotes stereotypes of Middle Eastern men. Lori Ahlness, who was a major in the Minnesota Army National Guard military intelligence office, said she watched the movie "Elli Ekhtashou Mato" while flying from Seattle to the Twin Cities.

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  17. NBC News: Gen. Mattis Refused to Send Help For Fallen Green Berets in 2001Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News Max

    Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis, President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to serve as his secretary of Defense, is coming under fire for allegedly refusing to rescue Army Green Berets during a 2001 incident in Afghanistan.

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  18. Mattis could clash in confirmation over PTSD, women in combatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Stars and Stripes

    Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis, President-elect Donald Trump's choice for defense secretary, has ruffled feathers within the Obama administration with his controversial opinions on women in combat and post-traumatic stress disorder.

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  19. Retired Green Beret says Mattis left 'my men to die' in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Stars and Stripes

    A retired Green Beret officer alleged Friday that Gen. James Mattis, who has been nominated to be the next defense secretary, hesitated to send medical evacuation flights and left soldiers to die during a 2001 friendly fire incident in Afghanistan.

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  20. Obama signs onto women registering for Selective ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WPMT-TV York

    The Selective Service system maintains contact information for Americans who may potentially be subject to military conscription. Currently, all male US citizens and immigrants 18 to 25 years old are required to register with Selective Service.

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