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Posts Tagged ‘IED’

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    Wounded Marines still in the fight

    As the battlefield settled and the medevac carried Cpl. Brad Fite to Germany, medical personnel didn’t think he would survive. The damage was so extensive, Fite had to be resuscitated three times before landing. “They  [Read more...]

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    Dedication and Sacrifice

    The Marine Corps is full of extraordinary people who are willing to do whatever it takes in the name of freedom and the ones they love. In 2004, one Marine, Sgt. Kenneth Conde, Jr., demonstrated  [Read more...]

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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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    Tak-4 Independent Suspension System

    Riding the rough mountain roads in Afghanistan for hours on end can leave your body hating you. Sometimes it feels like riding a bull for a day. But now, motor transportation Marines can expect a  [Read more...]

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    The Warrior Spirit

    MANCHESTER, N.H. — Donna Ouellette said she lived the most bittersweet moment of her life when she accepted her son’s Navy Cross on his behalf.

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    Unbreakable

    SOUTHERN SHORSURAK, Afghanistan – Cpl. Matt Garst should be dead. Few people survive stepping on an improvised explosive device. Even fewer walk away the same day after directly absorbing the force of the blast, but  [Read more...]