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Opinion: Put North Korea on Trial

Posted April 26, 2012 by GEOFFREY NICE and WILLIAM SCHABAS

Shin Dong-hyuk was 14 in 1996 when prison guards suspended him from the ceiling of an underground torture chamber by his hands and legs, all because his mother and brother had tried to escape. The flames of a charcoal fire scorched his back; a steel hook pierced the flesh of his groin; he lost consciousness….

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Chipotle

Posted July 26, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

Author’s note: The opinion written down here is expressly that of Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison and does not reflect the views of The Desert Warrior or the Marine Corps as a whole. In fact, Cpl. Jolene Bopp, a fellow staff writer, of the Desert Warrior and a Marine at that, positively adores Chipotle.   I…

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5 Questions: Air Force Tech Sgt. Andre Baskin

Posted September 13, 2012 by

Air Force Tech Sergeant Andre Baskin has been equipping jet pilots for two decades but the F-35 had changed his job. Content courtesy of the Pensacola News Journal.

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Chaplain’s Corner: Christmas

Posted December 13, 2012 by

What is Christmas to you? For me it is my favorite time of the year! As a Christian, I do celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. The greatest gift the world has ever or will ever receive. But, not everyone believes as I do. So, what does Christmas mean to you? Too me, I love…

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Opinion: Let one down, let all down

Posted May 17, 2012 by Sgt. Daniel Malta

Everybody has their job, and from time to time everyone fails to accomplish their job. What separates the men and women who fail is the integrity to own up to the mistake, which is easily the most difficult part of any job. When it comes down to it, that brief moment of uncertainty before deciding…

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5 Questions: Sgt. Austin Wethington

Posted August 9, 2012 by

1.  What are the functions of the Substance Abuse Control Officer? The function of a Substance Abuse Control Officer is to provide physical, mental, emotional, and moral support and education for Marines that are going through trials and tribulations with drugs or alcohol. I am supposed to be the embodiment of positive reinforcement. I am…

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The Grind of Religion

Posted October 11, 2012 by Lt. Gregory Woodard

In November, I will be executing orders and moving to 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, NC. As such, this will be my last article for the Desert Warrior. I have truly enjoyed my ministry here in Yuma, and I will miss the folks I have been blessed to know and minister…

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Exercise Your Right to Vote!

Posted March 29, 2012 by

Voting is a constitutional right that American citizens eighteen years and older can freely exercise. The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA) covers all active-duty members of the Uniformed Services and their families, members of the merchant marine and their families, and US citizens who reside overseas, and assists them in exercising their…

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Opinion: Running out of Wireless Spectrum

Posted June 14, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

There is a growing issue in American society that very few are aware of, and only recently did I hear of this very serious problem. We are running out of bandwidth. Alone, that sounds insignificant, except to those who are extremely technically savvy and understand the implications of the problem. But before explaining what this…

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Entertainment Review Sun Tzu’s “The Art of War”

Posted July 12, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

Battles are won by slaughter and maneuver. The greater the general, the more he contributes in maneuver, the less he demands in slaughter. – Winston Churchill

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