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February 25, 2017

A Friendly Farmer | Missouri Marine finds a home in Okinawa

Story by Lance Cpl. Bernadette Wildes | III Marine Expeditionary Force
Date Taken: 02.24.2017 | Date Posted: 02.25.2017 22:23

CAMP HANSEN, OKINAWA, Japan – A Gunnery Sgt. started out as pig farmer in Fulton, Missouri. He performed a variety of manual labor before joining the Marine Corps at age 27. At one point, he drove trucks packed with groceries from coast to coast. He saw mountains, rivers, and everything in between, never imagining that the small island of Okinawa would eventually be a place he’d call home.

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February 23, 2017

MAG-14 Prowlers fly toward sundown, legacy intact through 40th anniversary

Story by Cpl. Jason Jimenez | Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point
Date Taken: 02.23.2017 | Date Posted: 02.23.2017 19:06

A 1977 newspaper headline read “‘Can do easy’ Marines get their first EA-6B”— highlighting Marine Electronic Warfare Squadron 2 as the first VMAQ in Marine Aircraft Group 14’s history to have received an EA-6B Prowler. The Prowler’s 40th anniversary of active use in MAG-14, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, can only be summed-up in a bitter-sweet acknowledgement and look back on its impact on Marine Corps aviation, Feb. 23

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