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  1. Republicans fail to scream at the lunacy of drafting women :0Read the original story

    Yesterday | New York Post

    ... Its job is to field a force that is most effective at winning the nation's wars. In an extensive study, the US Marine Corps concluded that mixed-gender units fail by that test, although no one is inclined to take note. The Marine study compared ...

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  2. Former Mayor Jack Loftis diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mt. Airy News

    Jack Loftis passed away late Monday afternoon at a Winston-Salem hospital, where he had been taken at the end of last week after suffering a stroke.

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  3. In Okinawa, protesters dig in as work proceeds to relocate U.S. Marine baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Wave

    HENOKO, Japan Neither snow nor cancer nor the threat of another arrest keeps Hiroji Yamashiro from protesting against the planned expansion of a U.S. Marine Corps base on the Japanese island of Okinawa. Every day, he arranges anywhere from a few dozen to a few hundred protesters in rows outside the gate of Camp Schwab, a base in the rural northern area of Henoko where new runways are being built out into the sea.

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  4. Telephonics to support electronic countermeasures for U.S. MarinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | UPI

    Sierra Nevada Corporation has given Telephonics a contract to support their production of MODI II electronic countermeasure systems for the U.S. Marine Corps . Under the contract, valued at $18 million, Telephonics will help Sierra Nevada produce 580 Modi II units.

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  5. Protest voices: 'Okinawans have been treated like we are disposable for too long'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Wave

    Between several dozen and several hundred Japanese people have been gathering at the gates to Camp Schwab, a U.S. Marine Corps base on the southern island of Okinawa, every day for 18 months to protest the expansion of the base into an air station. The project involves two runways being built on reclaimed land out into Henoko Bay, a pristine area that is home to the dugong, an endangered manatee-like mammal.

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  6. Photos: A Super Bowl Party to RememberRead the original story

    Monday | Coast Magazine

    The Eighth Annual Crisp Family Super Bowl Event at Newport Beach American Legion Post 291 honored the 5th Marine Brigade from Camp Pendleton. About 200 Marines walked through a giant American Eagle tunnel and were greeted by supporters, well wishers and the San Diego Charger cheerleaders.

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  7. Obituary: Kenneth L. Robinson, Major General, USMC Ret.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Patch.com

    There were military helicopters flying over the North Shore on Saturday in honor of Major General Kenneth L. Robinson, USMC, who was laid to rest at Swampscott Cemetery. Major General K.L. Robinson Jr., USMC passed away suddenly, but peacefully, on Sunday, January 18. He is grieved by family and friends from the many circles in which he lived and served during his 87 years.

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  8. Michael D. IacofanoRead the original story

    Monday | The Medina Gazette

    Michael D. Iacofano, 69, passed away Friday, February 5, 2016, surrounded by his family. He was born February 17, 1946, in Cleveland, to the late Blaise "Joe" and Dorathy Iacofano.

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  9. Happy Propose Day: 10 epic quirky proposals that no one could say 'no' toRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Indian Express

    ... 10 second exposures. Watch Derek as he labours over his labour of love (romance is in the puns) here . US Marine Corps captain Matthew Phelps made history when he became the first gay man to have made a marriage proposal at the White House. Phelps ...

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  10. Enduring the pain for more gainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2012 | US Marines

    Capt. Jeffrey Croniser, logistics officer, and Capt. Darby Mee, communications officer, Coordination, Liaison and Assesment Team U.S. Southern Command perform tire flips during Marine Corps Training and Advisory Group's monthly unit physical training event.

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  11. Wounded Marines still in the fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2012 | US Marines

    Sgt. Cogen T. Nelson from Clermont, Fla., rides with the Marine Corps flag during cycling practice for the 2012 Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, Colo., April 28. Nelson, a second-time participant in the games, competed for the Ultimate Champion title. The Warrior Games is a competition between wounded warriors from all military branches and includes swimming, track and field, cycling, shooting, archery, sitting volleyball, and wheelchair basketball.

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  12. Operation Tageer ShamalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2012 | US Marines

    A local elder watches Afghan National Army soldiers and U.S. Marines with 3rd Platoon, Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment search his compound during Operation Tageer Shamal in Garmsir District, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, Jan. 4. Over the past five years, coalition forces have operated with Afghan National Security Forces to defeat the insurgency in the central Helmand River valley. For the past five years, coalition forces have operated with Afghan National Security Forces to defeat the insurgency in the central Helmand River valley.

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  13. Norman Stafford of Pompton Plains dies at 76Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | NorthJersey.com

    Services will be held for Norman Vincent Stafford, 76, of the Pompton Plains area of this township, who died on Wednesday, February 3, 2016. Born in Durham, N.C., Mr. Stafford was raised in Washington Heights, N.Y., and later moved to Pompton Plains.

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  14. Marine colonel to head federal public defendera s officeRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | The Madison Press

    The U.S. Marine Corps' chief defense counsel will become the new head of the federal public defender's office in northern Ohio. Cleveland.com reports Col.

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  15. 'Rhinos' support Steel Knight 2016Read the original story

    Dec 13, 2015 | F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

    The F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter personifies great strides in modern air dominance capability. Among its characteristics of radar-evading stealth, supersonic speeds, fighter agility and advanced logistical support comes the capability to perform vertical take-off and landings.

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  16. Congressman Blocks Reduced Housing Allowances for Student VetsRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | Marine Corps Gazette

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  17. A story of war, love and the Super BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Stars and Stripes

    Just before midnight on Saturday, Jan. 14, 1967, Joe Hirschmann arrived in Los Angeles on his way to Vietnam, rented a motel room for eight dollars a night, and wondered how he would spend his Sunday. Rising at 7 a.m. after a fitful sleep, he put on his Marines winter service uniform, having packed away the rest of his clothes before boarding a plane in Harrisburg on Saturday morning.

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  18. US Marine PFC Rank Coin Released Into the Arsenal Of Vision-Strike-Coins.ComRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | PR Log

    Some of the msot detailed USMC rank coins can be found when visiting Vision-Strike-Coins.Com and now a new USMC rank coin has arrived. Feb. 7, 2016 - PRLog -- When one thinks of USMC coins they have come to realise that the level of quality abnd detail found in the Marine Corps coins located at Vision-Strike- Coins.Com to be the very best.

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  19. Marine hero walks againRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | WWLP

    Marco Rubio faced withering criticism of his readiness to be president and his policy depth in the last Republican d - He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps to keep up the fight for our country's independence, but now Lance Corporal Josh Burch is fighting for his own. "It was all kind of a blur," he remembers while taking a break from his physical therapy at Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond.

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  20. Gene FryeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | The Chronicle-Telegram

    Gene Frye, 85, of Elyria, died Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at University Hospitals, Cleveland. He was born June 1, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois He was a graduate of Isaac E. Young High School in New Rochelle, New York.

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