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Marines: VMM-261 Marines, Dutch Navy perform first MV-22 Osprey carrier landing

Posted June 19, 2015 by Lance Cpl. Fatmeh Saad

Spirits ran high aboard the Karel Doorman, a warship with the Royal Netherlands Navy, as U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 261 made the first MV-22 Osprey landing aboard a Dutch ship during an interoperability test conducted near Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Carolina, June 12.

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U.S.-Afghanistan alliance important to DOD, spokesman says

Posted July 12, 2012 by By Karen Parrish

WASHINGTON — The U.S. government’s designation of Afghanistan as a major non-NATO ally is “extremely important” to the Defense Department, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said Monday. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced the designation Saturday after meeting with Afghan President Hamid Karzai in the Afghan capital of Kabul. It is intended to provide a…

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Navy: USNS Impeccable rescues distressed fishermen

Posted July 24, 2015 by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brian G. Reynolds

U.S. Navy photo Distressed fishermen await rescue from their sinking fishing boat by the Military Sealift Command ocean surveillance ship USNS Impeccable (T-AGO-23). Eleven fishermen were rescued from the partially submerged boat. YOKOSUKA, Japan – The Military Sealift Command Impeccable-class ocean surveillance ship USNS Impeccable (T-AGOS 23) rescued 11 fishermen while in route to Subic…

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Just 10 things can help people avoid fraud

Posted August 2, 2012 by Office of the Staff Judge Advocate

International scam artists use clever schemes to defraud millions of people across the globe each year, threatening financial security and generating substantial profits for criminal organizations and common crooks.

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31st MEU assesses remote sites with Osprey, delivers help

Posted November 22, 2013 by Capt. Caleb Eames

A bilateral assessment team traveled to remote areas in and near Leyte using an MV-22B tiltrotor Osprey aircraft to assess the needs of people isolated by Typhoon Haiyan Monday, as part of Operation Damayan.

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Airmen shift from exercise to real-world relief efforts

Posted November 22, 2013 by Capt. Raymond Geoffroy

Airmen from Yokota Air Base, Japan, shifted gears from exercise to real-world humanitarian relief operations as they arrived at Clark Air Base, Republic of the Philippines, to provide tactical airlift support for Operation Damayan, Saturday.

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Soldiers see Russian history at Sochi Opening Ceremony

Posted February 21, 2014 by Gary Sheftick and Tim Hipps

Team USA marched into Fisht Olympic Stadium to thunderous applause during an opening ceremony choreographed to highlight centuries of Russian folklore and history.

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Air Force: Air advisors train Afghan pilots and maintainers

Posted March 28, 2014 by Senior Master Sgt. Gary Rihn

Afghan pilots and aircraft maintainers are a vital part of the Afghan National Air Force and increase its operational capabilities, and with the aid of a group of U.S. advisors, they are making huge strides in that direction.

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IMSO plays integral part in international students’ lives here

Posted August 22, 2014 by Gabrielle Kuholski

Courtesy of the International Military Student Office International military students meet U.S. Representative Ron Barber while taking a week-long trip to Washington D.C. The trip was organized by the International Military Student Office’s Field Studies Program. When an international military student, IMS, attends training at Fort Huachuca, the International Military Student Office, IMSO, provides the…

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Liberia, US build Ebola treatment centers, decrease virus growth rate

Posted October 31, 2014 by Marine Corps Forces Africa

The Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) and U.S. forces are building Ebola treatment units (ETUs) to provide care for critically ill Liberians infected by Ebola.

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