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Archive for September, 2011

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    Ready To Rumble

      Before you throw your dukes up, it’s best if you know what you’re doing first. Through proper training, you’re more likely to win a fight than to walk away with nothing but a ringing  [Read more...]

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    Bazaar Friday

    GARMSIR DISTRICT, Afghanistan – As long as there is daylight at Patrol Base Jaker, the feistiest merchants of Khalaj Bazaar stand outside the gate, ceaselessly advertising kabobs and energy drinks in their shrill, adolescent voices.  [Read more...]

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    Shoot ‘Em Up

    Black Ops, the latest addition to the Call of Duty franchise, has breathed new life into that oh-so-familiar game that many of us have spent hour upon hour slaying virtual enemies. If you thought Black  [Read more...]

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    1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment

    CURRENT Mission: 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, recently deployed to Helmand province, Afghanistan. Their mission is to partner with the Afghan National Security Forces and conduct counterinsurgency operations in Garmsir, focusing on protecting the population,  [Read more...]

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    Fight to the Finish

    MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII – Removed from an ambushed platoon of Marines and soldiers in a remote Afghan village on Sept. 8, 2009, his reality viciously shaken by an onslaught of enemy fighters, Cpl. Dakota  [Read more...]

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    Rank vs. Rank

      Lt. Col. Karla M. Jessup Unit and billet: Provost Marshal, Marine Corps Base Hawaii Military Police Department Right hand Marine: Sgt. Maj. Laura Brown Alma Mater: Southwestern Oklahoma State University Reason for joining the  [Read more...]

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    From Sea to Bloody Streets

    During a time of severe post-World War II cutbacks and uncertainty for the Marine Corps, a new war began in the Far East, bringing the experience and fighting spirit of the Corps back into the  [Read more...]

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    Catch a Few Rays For Extra Plays

    The Marine Corps has an expeditionary energy office working on finding ways to generate power more efficiently and to make better use of alternative and renewable energy. You can set out to discover some of  [Read more...]

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    Thankful to the Corps: One Marine’s 9/11 call to action

    On Sept. 11, 2001, David W. Karnes was working as an accountant at Deloitte’s national office in Connecticut. The prior service infantry staff sergeant’s location was a little more than an hour drive from New  [Read more...]

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    Free Falling

    Marine Corps Base Camp LeJeune, N.C. — Marines with Force Reconnaissance Company, II Marine Expeditionary Force fine-tuned their free-falling skills. The Recon Marines trained to make silent airborne insertions – an absolute necessity for the  [Read more...]