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2/7 Marines provide security for Operation Golden Gate November 19, 2012 — Combat engineers man their heavy equipment, pushing thousands of pounds of earth around while building and improving an area vital to the progression of southern Afghanistan.  To enable the Marines, sailors and soldiers to focus on the mission at hand and to alleviate the worry of constantly looking over their shoulders for an enemy threat, the MORE
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Data Center Improves Self-service for ID Cards October 03, 2012 — The Defense Manpower Data Center is making it easier for service members and their families to get and maintain identification cards. The center has launched its RAPIDS -- Real-time Automated Personnel Identification System -- self-service portal to allow service members and reservists with the Defense Department?s common access card, or CAC, to MORE
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Iron man challenge tests endurance, strength, teamwork October 03, 2012 — The Prince George?s County Police Department?s Special Operations Division hosted its third annual Iron Man Endurance Competition at T. Howard Duckett Park, Sept. 26, and several military teams once again joined in the challenge.  ?The purpose of the competition was to have the local agencies come together and build camaraderie, as well as show the MORE
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Dempsey Releases Concept to Build Joint Force 2020 October 01, 2012 — At the heart of the Capstone Concept for Joint Operations released today by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is an idea called globally integrated operations, which will be used to build and organize Joint Force 2020. The concept stresses the military?s agility and flexibility as the United States faces unclear and unknown threats in the MORE
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Combat engineers train with Marine Corps? big guns September 28, 2012 — Every Marine is trained as a rifleman. Some Marines, however, were lucky enough to take their weapons training to the next level with the Corps? big guns Sept. 18-19 at Camp Schwab.  Combat engineers with 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force, trained with the M249 squad automatic weapon, M240B MORE
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Running toward gunfire: Marines, British forces repel insurgents attacking Camp Bastion September 24, 2012 — Sgt. Rasheem Thomas never thought his first night working on Camp Bastion would turn into a gun battle with 15 insurgents.  When Thomas was told he was transferring from 1st Platoon to 2nd Platoon, the landing support specialist with Combat Logistics Battalion 2, Combat Logistics Regiment 15, thought nothing of it. Instead of working on Camp MORE
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Corps changes deployment training September 24, 2012 — Since 2001, the Combat Center has provided comprehensive and collaborative training for combat operations in the Middle East. Training exercises have evolved from the Combined Arms Exercise to what is known today as Enhanced Mojave Viper.  As the demands of war have evolved, so has training. The Corps is taking a new step in training evolutions and MORE
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Warrior competition pits U.S. Marines against each other in mountains of Djibouti September 20, 2012 — Marines with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit concluded a three-week training package in Djibouti Sept. 16, 2012, with a five-day competition designed to test everything they learned while ashore.?  The extensive training and competition, based in the coastal mountains off the Gulf of Toujours, focused on mountain-based infantry skills intended MORE
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Hawaii Marines employ new interactive bomb trainer September 20, 2012 — Though the suite of four tan trailers doesn?t look like much from the outside, a short trip inside quickly confirms its worth.  Decked out with a plethora of high-definition TVs and intricately crafted visual displays, the trailers form the base?s new Mobile Counter-IED Interactive Trainer. The MCIT, which is geared toward junior Marines and MORE
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Montford Point Marine receives Congressional Gold Medal September 19, 2012 — He stands tall with his shoulders rolled slightly back as the long-awaited moment approaches. He?s an older Marine, 87 years old, but he stood at the position of attention like any other Marine. Among many of his characteristics he?s black, typically an irrelevant feature in the Corps, but very significant this day because he represented many black MORE
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