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July 26, 2015

See Marine's reaction when he meets puppy named after him

Jul 24, 2015
By USA Today

A puppy in training as a wounded warrior service dog is named after a Marine who was injured in Iraq.

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July 25, 2015

Corps details FY16 Reserve officer affiliation bonuses

By James K. Sanborn, Staff writer 1:33 p.m. EDT July 25, 2015

Some company-grade officers from any component who fill certain Reserve billets are going to cash in on $20,000 bonuses next year. In return, they will have to stay in those billets for at least three years, under guidelines laid out for fiscal year 2016. That incentive is part of a suite of officer bonuses announced by the Selected Marine Corps Reserve for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1.

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Tarawa Marines Return Home After 70 Years

U.S. Marine Corps video by Staff Sgt. Jason W. Fudge // RELEASED
Date Posted:07.25.2015 8:12AM

U.S. Marines travel to Tarawa, Kiribati to participate in a repatriation ceremony July 25, 2015. During the ceremony the remains of approximately 36 U.S. Marines who had fallen during World War II at the Battle of Tarawa were loaded onto a Marine Corps C-130J Hercules aircraft for transport back to the U.S.

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July 24, 2015

Images: Graduation Ceremony – Lima & Oscar Companies – July 24, 2015

Photos by Sgt. Jennifer Schubert
Date Posted:07.24.2015 11:18

Lima Company and Oscar Company, graduated boot camp July 24, 2015.

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Man dons Knights Templar costume to scare away Muslims from New York military recruiting center

By Tom Boggioni
24 July 2015

Decked out in full Renaissance Faire regalia, a New York man has joined hundreds of patriots who have appointed themselves defenders of U.S. military recruitment centers, reports the Times Herald-Record.

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July 22, 2015

Mike Battery is here': After loss, Marines regroup, move forward

July 22nd, 2015
by Shelly Bradburyin Local Regional News Read

The Marines of Mike Battery rolled into Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park early Monday morning in T-shirts and polos, shorts and jeans, unsure of exactly why they'd been called to the park.

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July 21, 2015

Marine Corps trainee sees man shot, pulls over and stops bleeding

July 21st, 2015
by Eve Baker - staff writer for the Quantico Sentry in Local Regional News

DUMFRIES, Va. — On the afternoon of June 21, 2nd Lt. Matthew George, a student with Charlie Company at The Basic School, which trains Marine officers, was driving on US Route 1 in Dumfries when he witnessed a confrontation along the side of the road. As he drove past a group of people, he heard multiple gunshots ring out, and in his rearview mirror, he saw someone fall to the ground.

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July 20, 2015

Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group completes seven-month deployment

Date Posted:07.20.2015 10:33

MAYPORT, Fla. - More than 4,000 Sailors and Marines from the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) completed a seven-month deployment July 15-20, returning to Naval Station Mayport, Fla., Naval Station Norfolk, Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Va. and Camp Lejeune, N.C.

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July 19, 2015

Slain petty officer remembered as husband, baseball player

Mark D. Faram, Staff writer 9:26 a.m. EDT July 19, 2015

The shocking attack on military facilities in Chattanooga, Tennessee, claimed another life early Saturday morning: a 24-year old petty officer and father who loved baseball and had just re-enlisted on shore duty after three years on a big deck amphib.

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MCCS supports Marines in Exercise Dragon Fire 2015

by LCpl Carlos Cruz Jr.
Date Posted:07.19.2015 04:45

IWAKUNI, Japan - Out in the field where Marines may lack showers, laundry mats or even mess halls, Marine Corps Community Services’ Tactical Field Exchange comes through, bringing happiness like a glass of cold water in the summer.

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