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Marine Corps

VMA-214 Blacksheep honor historic Marine

Posted March 29, 2012 by Cpl. Jakob Schulz

Marine Attack Squadron 214 honored the accomplishments of a former squadron pilot Feb. 9 at a memorial service in Carpinteria, Calif. The service honored Capt. Kenneth Newton Linder, a pilot in the squadron when it was still Marine Fighting Squadron 214 during WWII. Linder served aboard the USS…

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Events

Yuma commemorates those who gave all

Posted May 31, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby Shields

Americans in Yuma and across the country spent Monday remembering and celebrating the lives of the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice for the land of the free. Originally known as Declaration Day, Memorial Day is designed to give tribute to all the men and women…

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Leaving the CORPS

Posted April 19, 2012 by

Special Hiring Authorities for Veterans  Special Hiring Authorities for Veterans is designed for veterans. Knowing about these authorities and identifying your eligibility will enhance your job search. These special authorities represent a few of many appointing authorities that agencies can use entirely at their discretion. Veterans are not entitled to appointment under any of these…

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Sports

Wounded Warriors, families connect with first ever Warrior Family Games

Posted June 7, 2012 by Cpl. Jovane M. Henry

More than 200 wounded warriors, their spouses and dependents participated in Camp Pendleton’s first Warrior Family Games at the Wounded Warrior Battalion-West compound here, June 1.

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Veterans

Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month 2012:

Posted May 3, 2012 by Staff

A look at Asian-Pacific American Veterans Warren Michio Tsuneishi Warren Michio Tsuneishi Branch: Army  Rank: Technical Sergeant Wars served: World War, 1939-1945;  Unit:  306th Headquarters Intelligence Detachment, XXIV Corps Born on the Fourth of July in California, Warren Tsuneishi was the son of Japanese immigrants. After Japanese forces bombed Pearl Harbor and the U.S. entered World War II, his…

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Marine Corps

Leaving the Corps: Women Veterans Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship

Posted June 7, 2012 by http://whitman.syr.edu/vwise/

What is V-WISE V-WISE is committed to women Veterans by providing them the tools to become successful entrepreneurs. Their goal is to integrate their leadership, integrity, focus and drive into a premier educational training program taught by accomplished entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship educators from across the United States.   PHASE 1: What’s first? A 15 day…

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Leaving the CORPS: Veterans’ group life insurance

Posted May 3, 2012 by Staff

What is VGLI? VGLI is a program of post-separation insurance which allows service members to convert their service member group life insurance coverage to renewable term insurance. Members with full-time SGLI coverage are eligible for VGLI upon release from service. How Much Coverage is Available? VGLI coverage is issued in multiples of $10,000 up to…

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Marine Corps

Leaving the Corps: Retirement Planning 101

Posted June 14, 2012 by military.com

If you’re a member of Generation X, it’s time to save for retirement. And don’t think you can count on Social Security or pensions. The future of those retirement savings products is uncertain. So where do you start? Investing in variable annuities may be a good option. According to John. M. Gannon, author of “Variable…

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Sports

Wounded Warriors ride the wave to rehabilitation

Posted May 10, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Derrick Irions

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — Sun rays pierced through the early morning clouds as ocean waves curled and crashed onto Camp Pendleton’s Del Mar shore. Juan M. Garcia, assistant secretary of the Navy returned to Pendleton’s waterfront, May 5, to surf alongside Wounded…

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Veterans

Separation: Jobs that serve you

Posted June 28, 2012 by Cpl. Jolene Bopp

In today’s economy, finding a job can be nearly impossible for some. Fortunately for those who’ve served, some companies are giving back to America’s veterans.

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