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Marine under par for career June 09, 2005 — His smile widens as the junior Marine walks into his office. Marine Corps posters and golf trophies flank the young corporal as he's greeted by a firm handshake and a likeable southern accent. He takes a seat, and they both lean forward. Before the interview, they breach the subject of family, and Staff Sgt. Benjamin Dillon, career planner, shares MORE
Daily routine for MPs keeps Camp Smith safe May 04, 2005 — A suicide bomber in a pickup truck loaded with more than 2,000 pounds of explosives crashed into the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, April 18, 1983. Sixty-three people were killed, including 17 Americans and one Marine. In 1996 aboard Naval Submarine Base Bangor, two men employed by Johnson Controls Inc., the base operating services coordinator, MORE
Faith, the line of duty April 01, 2005 — Cpl. Darrell Jetter Headquarters Battalion G-1 and other Marines from Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay, bow their heads in prayer at the 2005 Hawaii Prayer Breakfast at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, April 15.  Marines from Hawaii were invited to participate in the 26th annual prayer breakfast free of charge. A pre-breakfast concert was held, MORE
DOD puts a pause on anthrax… again November 02, 2004 — The Defense Department put a temporary pause on all anthrax shots to military personnel while they review an injunction issued by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, Oct. 27. This is similar to the temporary injunction issued last December, at which time Department of Defense paused the vaccination program for two weeks pending MORE
Haters capture victory 19-6 October 13, 2004 — The 3rd Radio Battalion Haters finally put one in the win column as they beat the Camp Smith Raiders 19-6 at Pop Warner Field Wed. The Raiders offense looked promising at times under the play of new quarterback Daniel Turner, but dropped passes and turnovers kept the Raiders from scoring more than once. In five games the Raiders have scored just MORE
3rd Radio trains with corpsmen for combat casualties August 24, 2004 — Ten Marines from 3rd Radio Battalion, Radio Reconnaissance Platoon learned to efficiently stabilize casualties during Trauma Combat Casualty Care training taught by corpsmen August 16-20. Radio reconnaissance teams deploy with Marine Expeditionary Units.  Prior to deploying on a MEU, they go through a four-month training cycle called the radio MORE
Marines seize ammunition cache in Afghanistan August 02, 2004 — “This town has no bad people, there is nothing here to worry about, no Taliban,” said a visibly nervous Abdul Razim, police chief for the town of Dado.  The Marines of India Company, Third Battalion, Sixth Marine Regiment suspected differently.  The Camp Lejeune, North Carolina based unit was on the first day of a three-day patrolling operation in MORE
SAF Marines learn to clear rooms July 26, 2004 — “Suspect, get down. Get down on the ground!” Those words rang through the ears of Security Augmentation Force Marines from U.S. Marine Corps Forces Pacific as they took their skills to another level during close quarters battle skills training at the Anti-Terrorism Force Protection training facility at Ford Island, July 26. The 14 SAF Marines MORE
3/6 Marines capture bomb maker July 26, 2004 — The sound is faint at first, and the target hears nothing except the calm Afghan winds, the crackle of the fire, and a dog barking intermittently in the distance. The otherwise quiet and uneventful night begins to pulse with the choppy, rhythmic sound of helicopter rotors. The dog begins barking wildly but the target barely notices; he is busy MORE
3/6 Marines rebuild, provide security for Afghanistan town July 26, 2004 — The town of Surobi isn’t much different than any other village in Afghanistan. Roughly forty-five miles east of Kabul, the town pours down from a mountain into a riverbed where villagers bathe, wash clothes, and seek relief from the relentless summer heat. The bazaar along the hectic main road through town is typically packed with colorfully MORE

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