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Archive for January, 2010

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    Photo Set – U.S. Marines Haiti Relief

    Following the devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck the Caribbean Island nation of Haiti Jan 12, U.S. Marines were sent to help the thousands there in need of aid. Marines with the 22nd and 24th Marine Expeditionary Units are part of the Navy and Marine Corps humanitarian mission. In all, there are more than 5,000 Marines in Haiti to assist with U.S. support efforts.

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    Photo Set – Marines At Sea

    A Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) is a scalable, multi-purpose force of more than 2,200 Marines and sailors. The MEU consists of a Ground Combat Element, Aviation Combat Element, Logistics Combat Element, and a Command Element.

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    Streamlight Sidewinder – angle head tactical hand-held LED flashlight Sidewinder shines light on issued gear The standard government issued flashlight is no longer. In comes the newest military tactical light, the Sidewinder Handheld Flashlight, which  [Read more…]

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    Faces in the Ranks

    Cpl. Brady A. Gustafson Eagan, Minn. Age: 21 Occupation: Rifleman Unit:Company G, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment

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    Bigger, Stronger, Tougher

    Soldiers with 1st Company, Commando Battalion, 7th Iraqi Army Division, graduated from a four-week training course designed by Military Transition Team 7 of Multi-National Force – West to help the soldiers hone their combat skills.  [Read more…]