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24th MEU Marines Provide SCAT Security Aboard USS Sentry (MCM-3)

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Marines 'beef up' security on Navy minesweeper

Story by Cpl. Todd Michalek | 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit | Date: 05.11.2015

The Marine Corps’ rich history of providing security for naval ships dates back to its inception in 1775. In the 239 years since, the Marine Corps has expanded into a force that excels at missions in the air... Read More

Overcoming adversity

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Ad-ver-si-ty (n): Sgt. Martin

Story by Cpl. Joey Mendez | 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit | Date: 05.12.2015

Marines are taught to adapt and overcome; it’s one of the mantras used to keep going when the going gets tough. For some Marines, they learn the hard lessons of overcoming adversity long before they step on... Read More

Not a second to spare- Ready First Soldier saves drowning baby

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Not a second to spare - Ready First Soldier saves drowning baby

Story by Staff Sgt. Kristen Duus | 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division | Date: 04.30.2015

Tragedy can strike in an instant. A momentary glance away from a child for a few seconds can lead to something disastrous. Fortunately for one east El Paso family, Sgt. 1st Class Lynnette Hobson-Shearwood was in... Read More

Aviators live on

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Aviators Live On

Story by Staff Sgt. Christopher Freeman | 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade | Date: 05.01.2015

With tears in her eyes and shakiness in her voice, Lisa Lourey addressed a group dressed in their best, to include their customary Stetsons. She composes herself, and begins to talk about those no longer with us. Read More

Mackinaw, Illinois, native becomes Columbia University’s first commissioned Marine since Vietnam War

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Mackinaw, Illinois, native becomes Columbia University’s first commissioned Marine since Vietnam War

Story by Staff Sgt. Ken Melton | 1st Marine Corps District | Date: 05.21.2015

Staff Sergeant Patrick Poorbaugh received his commission today to become the first Marine officer commissioned from Columbia University since the Vietnam War began during a ceremony in the Low Memorial Library... Read More

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