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February 17, 2016

Funeral for Senior Deputy Patrick Dailey: 'He Cared About Everyone'

By ELIZABETH JANNEY (Patch Staff) - February 17, 2016 2:57 pm ET
Bel Air, MD

Mourners from near and far came together in Joppa to memorialize Harford County Sheriff's deputy killed in line of duty.

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Marine who led WWII charge up Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima dies

By Matthew L. Schehl, Marine Corps Times 8:09 p.m. EST February 17, 2016

The Marine who led the charge to place the first American flag above Iwo Jima has died.

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'Terminal Lance' cartoon's popularity leads to book

By Matthew M. Burke
Stars and Stripes
Published: February 17, 2016

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — Patrick was hailed as a hero last month after pulling an unconscious man out of his mangled car moments before it burst into flames.

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February 16, 2016

VMM-365 MARINES TAKE TO SKY

16 Feb 2016
By Lance Cpl. Aaron Fiala, II Marine Expeditionary Force

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION NEW RIVER, N.C. -- Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365 conducted section confined area landings and a M2 Browning .50-Cal machine gun shoot from Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Carolina, Feb. 10.

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Arkansas, football and military working dogs

by Cpl Joshua Brown
Date Posted:02.16.2016 12:12

USS KEARSARGE -- A small community of farmers occupies Fayetteville, Arkansas. Schools in the area, like Greenland High School, don’t boast large graduating classes; in fact, one Lance Cpl. was one of 56 students in his

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13th MEU Marines hit the high seas

by Sgt Paris Capers
Date Taken:02.14.2016 | Date Posted:02.16.2016 14:01

AT SEA – After six grueling months of pre-deployment training, the Marines and Sailors of the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit shoved off from Naval Base San Diego Feb. 12, 2016, to thunderous applause and cheering from family, friends and supporters.

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Air Controller Guides 'Blindfolded' Harrier Pilot to Safe Landing

Feb 16, 2016 | by Hope Hodge Seck

It could have been the start of a nightmare scenario.

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Outstanding Marine recognized for setting the example

By Lance Cpl. Caitlin Bevel | I Marine Expeditionary Force | February 16, 2016

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – The Marine Corps thrives because of skilled leaders who must be individuals both of action and of intellect according to Marine Corps Doctrinal Publication 1: Warfighting. The service makes a point to award those Marines who go above and beyond to embody the spirit of the organization.

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February 12, 2016

Former SgtMaj of USMC to become ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago

By USMC Life|February 13th, 2016

WASHINGTON — The Senate confirmed former Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps John L. Estrada as ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago, Feb. 12, 2016.

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VMM-165 proves Osprey can support Cal Fire

by LCpl Harley Robinson
Date Taken:02.11.2016 | Date Posted:02.12.2016 17:25

Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 165 supported the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) in a fire fighting exercise aboard Hemet-Ryan Air Attack Base, California, Feb. 11.

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Video: VMM-166 (Reinforced) embarks for deployment with 13th MEU

by Sgt Michael Thorn
Date Posted:02.12.2016 6:17PM

The aviation element of the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadrom (VMM) 166, departs for embarkation in preparation for the unit's Western Pacific/Middle East deployment, Feb. 12. The 13th MEU provides a forward deployed, flexible sea-based Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF).

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Equipment Concentration Site 171 provides supplemental gear

By Laurie Pearson | Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow | February 12, 2016

MARINE CORPS LOGISTICS BASE BARSTOW, Calif. -- Civilians and contractors with Equipment Concentration Site 171, aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow’s Yermo Annex provide supplemental equipment to Army units in the area, Feb 5.

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Navy Medicine Issues Zika Virus Infection Guidance

Navy News | Feb 12, 2016 | by U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Navy Medicine released Zika Virus Infection guidance in NAVADMIN 032/16, Feb. 10, communicating force health protection measures and travel precautions to Navy and Marine Corps personnel.

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4,500 sailors, Marines deploy with Boxer Amphibious group

POSTED 7:07 AM, FEBRUARY 12, 2016, BY MIKE WILLE

SAN DIEGO -- More than 4,500 sailors and Marines from the San Diego-based Boxer Amphibious Ready Group and 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit left port Friday morning for the Western Pacific and Middle East.

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Webcast: Marine Commandant discusses future of the Corps with Marines

Scheduled from Feb 12 2016 10:27 AM EST to Feb 18 2016 11:40 AM EST

The 37th Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Robert B. Neller, will hold a town hall with Marines Feb. 12, 2015, to discuss his planning guidance, expectations for Marines, and the state and future of the Corps.

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February 11, 2016

Video: VMM-166 supports 13th MEU

by LCpl Kimberlyn Adams
Date Posted:02.11.2016 7:53PM

Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 166 prepares to deploy from Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., in support of the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Feb. 11.

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Images: Motivation run pumps up Parris Island’s newest Marines

Photos by Sgt. Jennifer Schubert
Date Posted:02.11.2016 09:43

Commanding officer of the Recruit Training Regiment, and commanding officers from 1st Recruit Training Battalion and 4th Recruit Training Battalion, lead new Marines of Charlie Company and Oscar Company on a motivational run Feb. 11, 2016, on Parris Island, S.C. Both companies are scheduled to graduate Feb. 12, 2016.

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Trespassers Invade Unfenced Areas of Miramar Marine Base

POSTED BY KEN STONE ON FEBRUARY 11, 2016

Faced with increasing trespassing problems, military officials are increasing security on the undeveloped outskirts of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, base officials announced Thursday.

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HMLA-469: IN FLIGHT, IN FIGHT

By Pfc. George Melendez, Marine Corps Air Station Yuma
11 Feb 2016

MARINE XORPS AIR STATION YUMA, Ariz. -- The faint whir of helicopter rotors can be heard in the distance and gets louder as it slices through the desert air overhead. The AH-1Z “Viper” attack helicopter comes to a complete stop, hovering steadily in the sky. A red dash of fire suddenly amasses from the aircraft’s mounted rocket launcher, delivering hell’s fury onto simulated enemies beneath, leaving nothing but a lingering blanket of black smoke.

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