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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 2, 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
Twenty-two from 3rd Radio Battalion return from Iraq; July 21, 2004 — Twenty-two Marines from 3rd Radio Battalion returned home July 11, from a five-month deployment to Iraq. Based near Fallujah, 3rd Radio Battalion's mission was to provide communications support and to conduct electronic warfare. While in Iraq, 3rd Radio Battalion didn't see any direct combat, but they did experience indirect fire. "There were days MORE
MARFORPAC Marines train for SAF June 29, 2004 — Security Augmentation Force Marines from Camp Smith honed their skills on different weapon systems during a live fire exercise at a Marine Corps Base Hawaii range, June 28. Marines were picked to be part of a force that could supplement the Provost Marshal’s Office. “Our purpose is to defend, protect and guard Camp Smith against terrorist MORE
Marines alerted to identity theft June 28, 2004 — Recently, deployed service members were forced to deal with checks forged in their name, according to a memorandum issued by Headquarters Marine Corps, March 29. “Marines had checks stolen and they wouldn’t find out until after they were deployed,” said Capt. Brian Keller, Deputy Head of Legal Assistance, Judge Advocate Division, Headquarters MORE
Marine Corps Chaplain meets with MARFORPAC Marines June 17, 2004 — Words of praise, hope and inspiration filled the air in Hawaii as the 15th Chaplain of Marine Corps made his rounds at Camp Smith and Kaneohe Marine Corps Base Hawaii, June 17. During one of many stops on his two-day visit, Rear Adm. Robert F. Burt met with Marine Forces Pacific enlisted Marines from every rank to discuss the special relationship MORE

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