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Priorities Set U.S. Africa Command’s Agenda

Posted July 19, 2012 by Donna Mills

After a year of significant change sweeping the African continent – a wave of democratic movements, the emergence of South Sudan as the world’s newest nation and an increase in violent extremism, among…

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September 11 remembered, service members pay respect 11 years later

Posted September 13, 2012 by Cpl. Timothy Lenzo

CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan  — Service members from different branches and different countries gathered together on Camp Leatherneck by the flag pole. The low sun cast long shadows across the somber faces as the attendants came to remember the events of Sept. 11, 2001. A bell was rung to signal a moment of silence to remember…

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Obama Welcomes New Stage of Afghan Security Transition

Posted May 17, 2012 by American Forces

President Barack Obama welcomed Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai’s announcement of his government’s list of areas intended for the third stage of the transition of security responsibility from NATO’s International Security Assistance Force to Afghan security…

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Air superiority: Harriers continue operations over Helmand

Posted November 1, 2012 by Cpl. Timothy Lenzo

CAMP BASTION, Afghanistan – Two AV-8B Harrier II Plus aircraft appear to dot the gray sky, as ground crewmembers prepare for their arrival.

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Where in the World July 26, 2012

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Photo by Cpl. Mark Stroud Cpl. Danielle N. Colwell, supply administration clerk, Headquarters and Service Company, Combat Logistics Battalion 4, 1st Marine Logistics Group (Forward), completes a workout station during the final day of the Martial Arts Instructor Course here, July 14. The Marines graduated in a small ceremony following the workout session. Photo by…

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Where in the World September 20, 2012

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Photo by Cpl. Kyle N. Runnels United States Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion (CLB) 26, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), rush injured Marines on litters to an MV-22B Osprey during a mass casualty training exercise at Fort Pickett, Va., Sept. 14, 2012. A mass casualty is defined as any number of casualties produced in a…

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Progress Continues Toward NATO Missile Defense System

Posted May 17, 2012 by Donna Miles

The United States will announce at next week’s NATO summit in Chicago that the new missile defense system in Europe has reached interim operational capability, the alliance’s supreme allied...

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Where in the World November 8, 2012

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Photo by Lance Cpl. Tucker S. Wolf Marines with the 24th Marine Expeditionary take a break from aircraft maintenance aboard USS Iwo Jima to view the sights along the Suez Canal as they transit through the canal, Nov. 5. The 24th MEU is deployed with the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group and is currently in…

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Solar generator to make Wing debut at next WTI

Posted July 26, 2012 by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

As part of the Corps’ push toward the expanded use of renewable energy, a solar generator system known as Greens will mark its first use with a non-ground-based unit in the upcoming fall Weapons and Tactics Instructor course. “This is all program of record equipment like any other generator,” said Maj. Anthony McNair, requirements and…

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Semper Fidelis Warriors, You Will Not Be Forgotten

Posted September 20, 2012 by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

“If the Army and the Navy ever look on heaven’s scenes, they will find the streets are guarded by United States Marines.”  -Marines Hymn   Two Yuma-based 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Marines died Sept. 15 while supporting combat operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan: Lt. Col. Christopher K. Raible, 40, of North Huntingdon, Pa., commanding officer,…

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