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18-Year-Old Marine Infantryman Dies After PT at Camp Lejeune

Multiple agencies are investigating the death of a Marine machine gunner who collapsed after a recent training event in North Carolina. Pfc. Ethan M. Moores, 18, assigned to 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, was pronounced dead at Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune on May 27. The Marine Corps did not disclose his death at the time. [...]

July 9th, 2020 | Posted in Marines | Read More »

Paul D. (Dave) Henry | News, Sports, Jobs

Born Sept. 20, 1943, in Burnham, he was the son of the late Paul A. and Florence C. (Lockett) Henry. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, John D. Henry; mother-in-law, Mary J. Zerbe; and beloved dog, Cyrus, and cat, Ferbee. Paul Dave is survived by: his companion, caregiver, [...]

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Marine airlifted to hospital for self-inflicted gunshot at Twentynine Palms Marine Corps base has died

A Marine found Tuesday, morning July 7, with a self-inflicted gunshot wound at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center – Twentynine Palms, has died, officials said. The sprawling 600,000-acre San Bernardino County training base was put on lockdown and all Marine and civilian personnel were told to shelter in place. “Shortly after 8:30 a.m., the [...]

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10 years later, 2nd MEB-A remembers time in Afghanistan, Part 13: Corpsman Up

From May 29, 2009 to April 12, 2010 the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade-A was deployed to Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Over the course of that year, Marines would establish expeditionary installations, train Afghan police and soldiers, take back Taliban-controlled strategic hubs and lay down for posterity new operating procedures for the U.S. Marine Corps. U.S. Navy [...]

July 9th, 2020 | Posted in Marines | Read More »

Marine Corps Marathon Still On, For Now, With Some Changes

For the time being, the Marine Corps Marathon is still expected to be held this fall. But a companion 10K race was just nixed. Marathon organizers say both the MCM Kids Run and the MCM10K are being removed from the lineup for marathon weekend — Oct. 24-25 — and instead turned into virtual events. “Every [...]

July 5th, 2020 | Posted in Marines | Read More »

Dennis P. Nobile – US Marine Corps Veteran – Valencia Resident

I tried for approximately four years to convince my good friend Dennis Nobile to allow me to tell his Veteran story but alas, he has demonstrated a great deal of humility coupled with extraordinary stubbornness which has simply stalled the process. By the way, Dennis owns and operates, what I believe is one of the [...]

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Hail to the ‘Master Chief’ | News | albanyherald.com

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July 5th, 2020 | Posted in Marines | Read More »

Mom of Marine Killed in Afghanistan Wants Investigation of Claim Russians Paid Taliban to Kill US Soldiers

The mother of a Marine killed last year in Afghanistan said Monday that she wants a thorough investigation of reports that her son and two other Marines may have been the targets of Taliban-linked fighters who collected a bounty on U.S. soldiers offered by a Russian military intelligence unit. Felicia Arculeo, whose son Cpl. Robert Hendriks died in [...]

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How Is Your State Doing With Coronavirus Testing? : Consider This from NPR

Dr. Anthony Fauci told members of Congress Tuesday that although he can’t predict the ultimate number of coronavirus cases in the United States, he “would not be surprised if we go up to 100,000 a day if this does not turn around.” The New York Times reported that Russian military intelligence offered money to the [...]

July 1st, 2020 | Posted in Marines | Read More »

Australia Lays Out China-Focused Defense Overhaul

SYDNEY—Australia is overhauling its military to create a larger, more aggressive force focused on the Indo-Pacific as it seeks to counterbalance China’s growing influence and military power in the region. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Wednesday that Australia will spend roughly $186 billion over the next 10 years on high-tech defense programs including new long-range [...]

July 1st, 2020 | Posted in Marines | Read More »

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