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Archive for April, 2011

  • 11

    Bringing History to Life

    When visiting the National Museum of the Marine Corps, visitors find more than written exhibits highlighting the Corps’ achievements; they get face to face with the voices of the Corps.

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    Southpaw Marine hooks, jabs toward Olympic dreams

    LACKLAND AIR FORCE BASE, Texas — She runs countless miles before dawn, spends hours in the gym honing body and mind into a single, well-oiled machine. She pours heart and soul with equal amounts of  [Read more...]

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    The Warrior Spirit

    MANCHESTER, N.H. — Donna Ouellette said she lived the most bittersweet moment of her life when she accepted her son’s Navy Cross on his behalf.

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    Battle of Khe Sanh

    On Jan. 21, 1968, elements of 3rd Battalion, 26th Marine Regiment, came under heavy mortar, rocket and artillery fire at the Khe Sanh Combat Base in Quang Tri province, Republic of South Vietnam. In the  [Read more...]

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    Taking the Reins: Marine Corps Welcomes New Commandant

    WASHINGTON — Gen. James T. Conway relinquished his position as commandant of the Marine Corps to Gen. James F. Amos during a ceremony at Marine Barracks Washington Oct. 22.

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    Going Officer

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The nation’s “few and proud” are nothing more than few, and nothing less than proud. Amongst them are the leaders. Whether enlisted or officer, the Corps has shaped men and women to  [Read more...]

  • 2

    Faces in the Ranks

    Master Sgt. Scott A. Hinkle Canton, Ohio Age: 38 Occupation: Engineer chief Unit: Engineer Maintenance Company, 2nd Maintenance Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 25

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    Bridging the Gap

    TRAKH NAWA, Afghanistan – Since the removal of the Taliban as Afghanistan’s governing body nine years ago, coalition forces have helped rebuild the nation’s infrastructure, providing stability and peace to an otherwise turbulent region. Their  [Read more...]

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    Harvesting A Bright Future

    ATLANTIC OCEAN, USS Iwo Jima — After four months of providing humanitarian assistance to eight countries in the Caribbean, Central and South America, Marines and Sailors with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Continuing Promise 2010 steamed through  [Read more...]