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Where in the World August 29, 2012

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Photo by Sgt. Aaron Hostutler Sgt. Justin D. Head, animal packing course chief instructor, exercises his mustang, Hondo, shortly after grazing. The animal packing course is the only one of its kind in the Department of Defense and teaches Marines and other military personnel how to effectively and efficiently work with beasts of burden to…

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Where in the World October 18, 2012

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Photo by Sgt. Aaron Hostutler Sgt. Garrett Baresel, an Amphibious Assault Vehicle crewman, with 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, commands his vehicle and crew during a mock ship to shore operation aboard the USS Makin Island September 6. Photo by Lance Cpl. Jason Morris Cpl. Christian Hernandez, a team leader with 1st Squad,…

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VMA-211 shakes a leg

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Deployments for the most part sucks, but if anyone knows how to have fun, it’s Marines. Marine Attack Squadron 211, currently deployed to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, managed to record a music video with the help of Kandahar’s United Services Organization, Inc., personnel.

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Where in the World September 7, 2012

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Photo by Cpl. Ed Galo Marines with Scout Sniper Platoon, Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, Regimental Combat Team 6 exit a compound in Agha Ahmad, Afghanistan, Aug. 27, 2012. The Marines with Scout Sniper Platoon and their attachments stood in an over watch position to provide surveillance and gather intelligence on the enemy as…

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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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