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Afghan Christmas Fiery Battle Bench Navy SEALs: No $hit There I was…

It was approaching Christmas Afghanistan 2001, and I was working to deliver some holiday cheer to al-Qaeda with the guys from SEAL TEAM 3. Before our first major patrol me and the fellas procured some alcohol and invited our sister platoon “Delta” over for a few drinks. Note: when asking friends and family to smuggle [...]

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US Coast Guards rescue kite surfer in Ft. Lauderdale

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. (WWSB) – A kite surfer was rescued on Dec. 24, 2020 at 11:45 a.m.by a United States Coast Guard crew stationed in Ft. Lauderdale. Article source: https://www.mysuncoast.com/2020/12/24/us-coast-guards-rescue-kite-surfer-ft-lauderdale/

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Army-Navy Game uniform conjures up memories for one cadet

By Jorge Garcia PV Staff WriterDecember 4, 2020 Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn Share via Email Article source: https://www.army.mil/article/241432/army_navy_game_uniform_conjures_up_memories_for_one_cadet

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Army-Navy game 2020: Freshman quarterback Xavier Arline gained valuable experience | NOTES

“As a competitor, that’s one that will sting until I get that opportunity again,” the Long Island native said. “It’s an honor to play in a game like this. This is a dream come true, but I didn’t complete the dream because we didn’t win the game.” Article source: https://www.capitalgazette.com/sports/navy/ac-cs-army-navy-game-notebook-20201213-2snfysvvcvco3jm6znoz7jhz3q-story.html

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Rochelle letter carrier spurs massive donation for friend, Army Sergeant in Africa – WREX

ROCHELLE (WREX) — Peter Blassage enjoys his route everyday. Weaving through the subdivisions of Rochelle as a USPS letter carrier. It’s a path he’s walked for the better close to three decades now after his first career ended. That job just so happened to be as a member of the U.S. Marines. “I served many [...]

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After coronavirus setbacks, Air Force Academy Visitor Center work expected to get underway next year

Work on the new $58 million Air Force Academy Visitor Center in northern Colorado Springs — a key piece of the City for Champions projects that helped revitalize the city’s economy ahead of the COVID-19 pandemic — is expected to start next year after setbacks related to the coronavirus’ economic shockwaves. The bonds needed to [...]

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USNA midshipman dies in drowning accident while on leave, officials say

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — A United States Naval Academy midshipman died Monday in a drowning accident while on leave, official said. Officials said Midshipman 1st Class John Johnson, 22, of Chapel Hill, N.C., was with friends at a resort hotel outdoor pool in Park City, Utah, when he didn’t resurface. According to police reports, the friends [...]

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The Grinch at 29 Palms? Marines claim excessive duty is forcing them to stay on base during the holidays

With December in full swing, around the Corps many nondeployed Marines are preparing to head home for the traditional holiday leave block. It is a chance to get away from the stresses of the military and reconnect with family members back home. But, according to several noncommissioned officers in one battalion on the desolate Marine [...]

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The Marine Corps’ First Carrier-Capable F-35 Squadron Is Ready for Combat

The Marine Corps’ first F-35C carrier-variant Joint Strike Fighter squadron has officially been declared ready for combat. Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 314 of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, said its F-35Cs have achieved initial operational capability, or IOC, authorizing the aircraft for worldwide carrier deployment operations, according to a service release. Read Next: [...]

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Marine Corps to Begin Gender Integrated Training at San Diego Boot Camp

“,”sameAs”:[]}]} Collapse Donate Cart0 Join or Login Collapse Donate Cart0 Join or Login Drill instructors with Receiving Company, Support Battalion, correct a new recruit of Bravo Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, during receiving at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, March 30, 2020. Once recruits stepped off the bus, they immediately began the transformation from [...]

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