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Duluth East trumpeter auditions for Marine band during high school music class

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Marine receives Silver Star for actions in Afghanistan

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Officials detail Dover mortuary operations timeline

  Photos  Jo Ann Rooney, acting undersecretary of defense for Personnel and Readiness, second from right, briefs the press on the release of “Appendix E” documents for the Dover Port Mortuary timeline in the Pentagon briefing room, March 30, 2012. Also attending the briefing were Army Col. Richard Teolis Jr., director of the Army’s Casualty [...]

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Coast Guard assisting fishing vessel taking on water off Montauk, N.Y.

View Coast Guard assisting fishing vessel taking on water off Montauk, N.Y. in a larger map NEW YORK – The Coast Guard is assisting a fishing vessel that’s taking on water approximately 65 miles southeast of Montauk, N.Y. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound, Conn., watchstanders were notified at 10:30 a.m. by the fishing vessel [...]

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First Lady sponsors Coast Guard’s newest National Security Cutter, Stratton, in commissioning ceremony

VIDEO ALAMEDA, Calif. – First Lady Michelle Obama, U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Robert J. Papp and Capt. Charles L. Cashin III, commanding officer of the Cutter Stratton deliver remarks during the ship commissioning ceremony Saturday, March 31, 2012. The Stratton is named for Coast Guard Capt. Dorothy C. Stratton, who served as director of the [...]

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USS Porter Departs Palma

By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alex R. Forster, Enterprise Carrier Strike Group Public Affairs PALMA DE MALLORCA, Spain (NNS) — The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) departed Palma de Mallorca, Spain, March 30, concluding the first port visit of the ship’s current deployment. While in port, Porter’s crew got a chance [...]

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Pacific Fleet Selects Sailors of the Year

By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amanda Dunford, Pacific Fleet Public Affairs PEARL HARBOR (NNS) — U.S. Pacific Fleet announced the selection of Steelworker 1st Class Louis Salazar as the 2011 Sea Sailor of the Year (SOY) and Navy Diver 1st Class Andrew Strause as the 2011 Shore SOY during a luncheon at the Hale [...]

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Tuscaloosa air show brings back memories for Tuskegee Airmen

Carter, 94, sat in a wheelchair on a runway of the Tuscaloosa Regional Airport, his eyes squinting against the sun to examine the sleek silver body of a P-51 Mustang that moments ago was streaking through the air as part of the 2012 Tuscaloosa Regional Air Show. Below the deep hum of planes careening through [...]

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Girl reunited with soldier mother

Alexandria Knotts was speechless. Surrounded by television crews and reporters, the 8-year-old Avoca second-grader didn’t want to answer questions: She wanted nothing more than to hold her mother tight. Alexandria hadn’t seen her mom – Air Force Master Sgt. Sherri Knotts – for more than six months. Sherri Knotts came home from Afghanistan on Friday [...]

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Afghanistan presses for answers on long-term US military bases

KABUL (REUTERS) – Afghanistan wants the United States (US) to clearly spell out what sort of military presence it will leave behind once most of its combat troops leave by the end of 2014, a senior Afghan official said. It is also pressing Washington in talks over future cooperation to detail to be more forthcoming [...]

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