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POW recalls ‘hidden treasure’ in lessons learned

Posted March 1, 2013 by Amber Baillie

Courtesy photograph Retired Col. Lee Ellis, a prisoner of war who spent five and a half years in the “Hanoi Hilton” during the Vietnam War, spoke at the Air Force Academy’s National Character and Leadership Symposium Feb. 21-22, 2013. A prisoner of war held in the “Hanoi Hilton” for five and a half years shared…

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Pappy’s sword reunites with Black Sheep

Posted April 26, 2012 by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

Marine Attack Squadron 214’s first commanding officer was a bit of a celebrity in his day. The valiant Gregory “Pappy” Boyington was famous for his leadership style and more importantly his squadron’s winning record in the Pacific Theater of World War II. Following his military career, Boyington had...

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Sandsharks tear up sand dunes postdeployment

Posted June 14, 2012 by Cpl. Laura Cardoso

Seven months in a foreign country, under high levels of stress, with little to no sleep, can leave a Marine worn and torn. In the past this may have led to poor behavior, but in today’s day and age outlets such as…

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50,000th Devil Pup Graduates on Pendleton

Posted August 3, 2012 by Story and photos by Lance Cpl. Trevon S. Peracca

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — A graduation ceremony was held for the nation’s newest Devil Pups at Camp Pendleton’s 52 Area Parade Deck, July 28.

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Throw some CH-53Ds on it: the history of the Sea Stallion

Posted September 20, 2012 by Story by Cpl. Laura Gauna

After more than 40 years of service, the Marine Corps retired the aging CH-53D heavy lift helicopter after it completed its final combat operation in Afghanistan last month.

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First marine operational F-35 pilots, maintainers attend transition training

Posted November 29, 2012 by Story and photo by Ensign Lisa M. Lill

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE Fla – The first two operational Marine fighter pilots from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 (VMFA 121) attended F-35 transition training at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla from September 17 through November 20.

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Salutes & Awards

Aviation Logistics Marine chosen for USO leadership award

Posted May 10, 2013 by Lance Cpl. Reba James

One of our own, Cpl. MaryBeth Monson, a structural mechanic with Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 13 (MALS-13) aboard Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., and a native of Weston, Idaho, has been selected as the United Service Organization’s (USO) Woman of the Year Military Leadership Award.

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Opinion: Commend the deserving, encourage the wayward

Posted March 29, 2012 by Cpl. Jakob Schulz

All too often I see the line between noncommissioned officers and junior enlisted Marines blurring. I see lance corporals and privates first class talking back to corporals and sergeants, and NCO’s getting too friendly with the Marines they’re supposed to be leading and setting the standard for. When I picked up…

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Health & Safety

Yuma leadership assesses Corps’ suicide prevention training

Posted May 10, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

Station leadership attended a suicide prevention site brief at the station chapel, May 1-3. Led by Master Gunnery Sgt. Phillip Bush, senior enlisted advisor for behavioral health, Headquarters Marine Corps, staff noncommissioned officers and officers gathered to understand where...

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New Financial Guidance May Help Troops as They Move

Posted June 28, 2012 by Jim Garamone

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2012 – Homeowners with military transfer orders will be immediately eligible for short sales under new guidance to mortgage servicers that may help tens of thousands of military…

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