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January 25, 2015

2 Marines identified in deadly California helicopter crash

The Associated Press
Published: January 25, 2015

TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. — Two Marine Corps officers killed when their helicopter crashed during a training exercise in the Southern California desert were remembered Sunday as talented pilots.

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Marines name pilots killed in helicopter crash

Posted 12:01 PM, January 25, 2015, Updated at 04:52PM, January 25, 2015
By FOX 5 Digital Team

SAN DIEGO – The identities of the two Camp Pendleton Marines killed in a helicopter crash in Twentynine Palms were released Sunday.

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January 22, 2015

Privatized housing residents to feel 'BAH' pinch, too

By Tom Philpott
Special to Stars and Stripes
Published: January 22, 2015

Families living in privatized military housing units will not escape the impact of moves Congremade last month to dampen the value of Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH), says a Defense Department housing expert who is coordinating with service branches to implement the changes.

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January 20, 2015

Marines poised for crisis response mission in Yemen

By James K. Sanborn, Staff Writer 4:34 p.m. EST January 20, 2015

Marines in Yemen and the surrounding region remain ready to bolster security at the U.S. Embassy there — or even evacuate personnel, if needed — as rebels seized the presidential palace Tuesday morning in the capital of Sanaa.

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Romanian Soldiers, Black Sea Rotational Force Marines partner for Platinum Lion

Story by LCpl Ryan Young
2015Date Posted:01.20.2015 12:35

NOVO SELO TRAINING AREA, Bulgaria - The Romanian soldiers listened intently to their commander, 2nd Lt. Vasile Ionut, as he laid out the plan of action. The commander had to ensure each of his men knew their exact role in the upcoming attack.

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January 19, 2015

A South Philly Marine's final mission

By Jason Nark, Philadelphia Daily News
Published: January 19, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (Tribune News Service) — Up in the high desert of northeastern Utah near the Colorado border, a teen with a jawline as rugged as the surrounding mountain ranges decided early in life that he was a Marine.

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Locate, Close with and Destroy

Story by Cpl Tony Simmons
Date Taken:01.11.2015 | Date Posted:01.19.2015 02:31

U.S. CENTRAL COMMAND AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY - The mission of the Marine Corps rifle squad is to locate, close with and destroy the enemy by fire and maneuver, or repel the enemy assault by fire and close combat; a lesson Marines are taught in boot camp that is carried throughout their entire career.

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