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Posts Tagged ‘aircraft’

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    Airborne! Taking a leap for a more capable Corps

    Although today’s combat doesn’t require mass paratrooper jumps to enter the battle, learning how to get from the sky to the enemy by parachuting continues to be a valuable skill for the military, including Marines.  [Read more...]

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    Marines in blue

    “The feeling of flying at high speeds is incredible,” said Marine Capt. Brandon Cordill, number three pilot for the United States Navy Demonstration Squadron in Pensacola, Fla. “Take the scariest roller coaster you have ever  [Read more...]

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    Battle of Midway

    Just six months after Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, which nearly decimated the United States’ naval power, the United States found an opportunity to even the playing field. Adm. Chester W. Nimitz had a valuable  [Read more...]