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May 2, 2015

US troops, aircraft heading to Nepal delayed a day

By Seth Robson
Stars and Stripes
Published: May 2, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Four tilt-rotor V-22 Ospreys, other U.S. aircraft and 150 military personnel headed to Nepal to boost earthquake relief efforts have been delayed a day and are now expected to arrive Sunday.

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May 1, 2015

Images: Graduation Ceremony – Alpha & Oscar Companies – May 1, 2015

Photo by Sgt. Jennifer Schubert
Date Posted:05.01.2015 11:33

Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion and Oscar Company, 4th Recruit Training Company graduated boot camp May 1, 2015.

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Images: Graduation Ceremony – Alpha & Oscar Companies – May 1, 2015

Photo by Sgt. Jennifer Schubert
Date Posted:05.01.2015 11:33

Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion and Oscar Company, 4th Recruit Training Company graduated boot camp May 1, 2015.

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April 30, 2015

Fires Burning at Camp Pendleton Scorch 4,000 Acres

The Camp Pendleton Scout, the base newspaper, reported that the fires are in the live fire impact areas and do not affect buildings.
By MIRNA ALFONSO (Patch Staff)
April 30, 2015

Camp Pendleton personnel Wednesday reported that fires started in the live fire impact range on base have burned some 4,000 acres.

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April 29, 2015

Images: Marine recruits carry tradition on every Marine a rifleman

Photos by Pfc. Vanessa Austin
Date Taken:03.31.2015 | Date Posted:04.29.2015 15:49

Recruits of Platoon 4016, Papa Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, learn marksmanship fundamentals March 31, 2015, on Parris Island, S.C. For one week, recruits learn and practice marksmanship fundamentals before firing the following week.

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Iwo Jima Memorial to Receive a $5.3 Million Facelift

By Ethan Rothstein
April 29, 2015 1:30 pm

One of D.C.’s most prominent philanthropists has turned his eyes — and his wallet — to Rosslyn’s U.S Marine Corps War Memorial.

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The last men who fought in the Vietnam War remember the fall of Saigon

BY MIKE FRITZ AND PAT CLARK April 29, 2015 at 3:17 PM EDT

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam — By April 29, 1975, the fall of Saigon was imminent and only a few dozen U.S. troops remained – down from more than half a million in 1969. The war was about to end, Vietnam about to be unified under communist rule. Americans had been evacuating for weeks. And the city was in a state of chaos.

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