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Archive for February, 2012

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    Follow the leader

    GARMSIR DISTRICT, Helmand province, Afghanistan — Someone always has to go first. In Afghanistan, the Marine who goes first is the point man. He is the first to jump across a canal, enter a farm  [Read more...]

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    Personal Stories of Some Special Marines in World War II

    Requests for copies of records relating to military service come into the National Archives every day. Some people are trying to fill in family history; others are looking for documentation of their own service. Those  [Read more...]

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    Water: to drink or charge your phone

    Need energy to charge your phone or Unmanned Aircraft System? Just add water. Horizon Energy Systems has developed a new type of process that produces electricity by mixing water with the chemical, hydride. The electrochemical  [Read more...]

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    A Marine’s run to honor brethren

    “Last year on Thanksgiving, I found out a friend of mine, Sgt. Jason Smith, was killed by an Improvised Explosive Device,” said Capt. Jason W. “Duke” Dequenne, the assistant logistics officer at The Basic School,  [Read more...]

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    The ethical, fighting warrior

    MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va.– The morning dew was still heavy on the ground as students in the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program instructor trainer course at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., set out for  [Read more...]