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March 27, 2015

The Marine Corps wanting to put flawed new fighter jets into service is the biggest F-35 story right now

SANDRA I. ERWIN, NATIONAL DEFENSE MAGAZINE
MAR. 27, 2015, 9:55 AM 34,740 14

The biggest story this year so far in the F-35 joint strike fighter world is not the soaring cost of the aircraft — a problem that appears to have been contained, according to the program manager — but the determination of the Marine Corps to put the aircraft into service even though its mission software is unfinished and cracks surfaced in one of its main bulkheads.

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A final salute for Michigan Marine killed in chopper crash

By Christina Hall
Detroit Free Press (Tribune News Service)
Published: March 27, 2015

When Marine Staff Sgt. Marcus Bawol came home to Detroit to visit family, he attended mass in his uniform — proud to be serving his country.

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March 25, 2015

5 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About The Medal Of Honor

March 25th, 2015 | By Sgt. Fareeza Ali

Conspicuous gallantry…selfless bravery…undaunted courage…unwavering devotion…above and beyond the call of duty” — These are common phrases found throughout the Medal of Honor citations for Cpl. Kyle Carpenter, Sgt. Dakota Meyer, Cpl. Jason Dunham and other Marine recipients of our nation’s highest military award. These Marines displayed the qualities of the ultimate hero through their actions and sacrifice, but they’re not the only ones who have these traits. There are many others in our nation’s history whose actions were found deserving of this award.

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