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Posts Tagged ‘Operation Iraqi Freedom’

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    Fallujah – Looking Back at the Fury

    Marines Magazine is proud to acknowledge the passing of five years since the Battle of Fallujah, arguably the fiercest combat Marines have seen since the Vietnam War. As time passes, more and more Marines only read or hear about this event as history.

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    Bigger, Stronger, Tougher

    Soldiers with 1st Company, Commando Battalion, 7th Iraqi Army Division, graduated from a four-week training course designed by Military Transition Team 7 of Multi-National Force – West to help the soldiers hone their combat skills.  [Read more...]

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    Finding the Way

    Cpl. David Valdes, a rifleman with the 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, teaches an Iraqi soldier how to properly use a global positioning system receiver during a land navigation exercise. Valdes was helping instruct a  [Read more...]

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    Honorable Acts

    Lance Cpl. Joshua R. Mooi, a 22-year-old from Boeing Berk, Ill., receives the Navy Cross from Col. Robert G. Oltman during an awards ceremony Jan. 8. Three Marines and a corpsman were also awarded the  [Read more...]

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    Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263 (Reinforced)

    Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263 (Reinforced) Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263 (VMM-263) is the first United States Marine Corps tiltrotor squadron consisting of MV-22A Osprey transport aircraft. The squadron, known as the “Thunder Chickens”, is  [Read more...]