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    Captain America

    Captain America, Steven Rogers   Height: 74″ Weight: 220 lbs. One Mile Run: 73 sec. Martial Arts: Judo, western boxing and kickboxing Weapon Of Choice: Twelve-pound, nearly-indestructible shield made of vibranium-adamantium alloy. Nemisis: Red Skull  [Read more...]

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    Rank Vs. Rank : Ted Williams

      Capt. Theodore Samuel (Ted) Williams Hometown: San Diego Team: Boston Red Sox Sports played: Major League Baseball from 1939-1960, fishing and hunting Position played: Outfielder Career home runs: 521 Lifetime batting average: .344 First  [Read more...]

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    Marine Memorabilia on the Silver Screen

    When TV, movie and video game writers want a formidable character, they often add a dash of Marine mystique – usually, but not always, with a tattoo. MARINES found these examples under the magnifying glass.  [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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    Marine Memorabilia on the Silver Screen

    When TV, movie and video game writers want a formidable character, they often add a dash of Marine mystique – usually, but not always, with a tattoo. MARINES found these examples under the magnifying glass.

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    MRE Soup

    A list of military terms, acronyms and expressions FPL: Acronym for Final Protective Line – the last line of defense. If the enemy reaches this point, a change in tactics is usually planned. Gunny rolls:  [Read more...]

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    MRE Soup

    A list of military terms, acronyms and expressions Sea dust: Naval term used for table salt. SLRP: Acronym used for Survey, Liaison & Reconnaissance Party – an organization formed from a Marine air-ground task force  [Read more...]

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    Marine Memorabilia on the Silver Screen

    When TV, movie and video game writers want a formidable character, they often add a dash of Marine mystique – usually, but not always, with a tattoo. MARINES found these examples under the magnifying glass.