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Station couple travels to Africa to help refugees, gains new insight

Posted March 22, 2012 by Cpl. Aaron Diamat

Some couples go to great lengths to better understand one another. One station couple went all the way to Africa. Mike and Bekah DiFelice volunteered with Light Gives Heat for three weeks, February 11- March 4. The Light Gives Heat organization was founded by Dave and Morgan Hansow…

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Where in the World October 25, 2012

Posted October 25, 2012 by Staff

Photo by Sgt. Aaron Hostutler Sarah Malina, a military spouse, and her daughter Charlotte, 7 months, wait as Bonnie Amos, wife of the Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James F. Amos, signs their book during the book signing for the “First Lady of the Marine Corps’ Recommend Reading List.” Photo by Sgt. Priscilla Sneden…

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Where in the World – July 19, 2012

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Photo by Cpl. Jonathan Wright Marines with Company G., Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, launch a volley of mortars for suppression during a live-fire exercise here, July 13. Following the…

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Where in the World September 13, 2012

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Photo by Cpl. Ed Galo Soldiers with the Afghan National Army carry a simulated casualty on a stretcher and place him in an ambulance as part of a mass casualty simulation held at Camp Shorabak, Afghanistan, Sept. 9, 2012. During the mass casualty simulation, members of the ANA were given a list of symptoms and…

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Remembering the Bataan Death March, a Pacific Legacy

Posted May 17, 2012 by Story by Richard A. Long

At dawn, 9 April 1942, Major General Edward P. King, Jr., commanding Luzon Force, Bataan, Philippine Islands, surrendered more than 75,000 starving and disease-ridden American soldiers, sailors, and Marines, and their Filipino allies, to overwhelming Japanese forces. He inquired of...

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Where in the World November 1, 2012

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Photo by Lance Cpl. Paul E. Wyatt Havelock, North Carolina – A group of competitors help each other climb a hill during the final leg of the All-Terrain Unit Competition Friday at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point. Photo by Sgt. John Jackson Afghanistan – Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus speaks with Marines and…

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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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