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Posts Tagged ‘Extras’

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    The Military Gum Project

    The first priority of a Marine on the frontlines is to take care of their weapon. Unfortunately, this means hygiene may take a back seat and daily tasks like brushing and flossing teeth often become  [Read more...]

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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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    Sea Stories

    Different Priorities By Chief Warrant Officer 4 Cannon C. Cargile While on deployment with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit in 2003, we spent time in several different countries. We went from the mountains of Kosovo  [Read more...]

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    Military Symbols

    Do these symbols look familiar to you? If you want to be a part of the fight in a deploying unit, these are some basic symbols you need to know when identifying units on a  [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.