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Archive for August, 2011

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    Faces in the Ranks

      Cpl. Phillip M. Duggan Augusta, Ga Age: 25 Occupation: Motor vehicle operator Unit: 4th Maintenance Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group Cpl. Phillip M. Duggan was in front of a Best Buy in Augusta, Ga.,  [Read more...]

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    Sweep Sprawl Brawl Repeat

    Cpl. Dominic Waters lives and breathes martial arts. He takes every liberty hour he has to train with Fight Club 29, the base mixed martial arts team at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in  [Read more...]

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    Eye of the Tiger

    She pours heart and soul with equal amounts of blood, sweat and tears into what has become her normal routine. That routine built the foundation for Melissa O. Parker, a former lance corporal in the  [Read more...]

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    Operation Tomodachi

    NAVAL AIR FACILITY ATSUGI, Japan — Within hours of the earthquake and subsequent tsunami hitting the coast of northern Japan March 11, Marines with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 265 received the call to assist the Japanese people  [Read more...]

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    Let’s Roll

    MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. — Successful convoy movements through enemy terrain must be precise and resolute. But the fine-tuned coordination needed to move vehicles, personnel and equipment across dangerous geography is  [Read more...]

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    The Heat is On

    MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif.  — Some were blind, others were amputees — but for the first ever Marine Corps Trials, wounded warriors from all over the world did not let their injuries deter their  [Read more...]

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    Pack, Fly, Deliver & Win

    Although the name might conjure up the notion that the Marine Corps is working on a vehicle to mimic the fantastic voyage of the Proteus through a human subject, the real-life case is slightly different.  [Read more...]

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    M110 SAAS: Multiple Shots, Multiple Kills

      The Corps is fielding a snipers’ dream weapon, a semi-automatic system able to rapidly engage targets. The Model 110 Semi-Automatic Sniper System, a gas-operated, rotating bolt, sniper rifle, compliments existing weapon systems currently in  [Read more...]