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Marines remember “they came in peace” October 23, 2012 — It was a quiet morning in Beirut, Lebanon. With the country divided during a civil war, Marines and other service members were present in the country conducting peacetime operations and took up headquarters at the Beirut International Airport. No one could have guessed on this morning at approximately 6:20 a.m., the Marine Corps, and the United MORE
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Montford Point Marine Association hosts 47th annual banquet September 12, 2012 — The grandeur of the 47th annual Montford Point Marines Association Convention banquet would humble even a fly on a wall, with guests in attendance such as Gen.  James F. Amos, commandant of the Marine Corps, the Honorable Charles F. Bolden, 12th Administrator of NASA, Kay Hagan, North Carolina senator, Corrine Brown, Florida congresswoman, and a MORE
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Bikers travel across country to honor fallen at Beirut Memorial June 28, 2012 — Cycling 3,870 miles across the United States and having another 1,000 more miles to go sounds hard, but to riders of the Sea2Sea Challenge it is nothing compared to the sacrifice service members and their families make every day. The Sea2Sea riders, Tom von Kaenel and Alvon Elrod, and members of the Down East Cycling group from Jacksonville, N.C., MORE
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Bikers travel across country to honor fallen at Beirut Memorial June 28, 2012 — Cycling 3,870 miles across the United States and having another 1,000 more miles to go sounds hard, but to riders of the Sea2Sea Challenge it is nothing compared to the sacrifice service members and their families make every day. The Sea2Sea riders, Tom von Kaenel and Alvon Elrod, and members of the Down East Cycling group from Jacksonville, N.C., MORE
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They came in peace; Marines mark 25th anniversary of Beirut bombing October 23, 2008 — Twenty-five years ago, 241 men gave their lives in the biggest non-nuclear explosion in history, catapulting this nation into a war now known as the Global War on Terrorism.   Veterans, active-duty service members and citizens from across America joined together at the Beirut Memorial, in remembrance of the men who died. The ceremony had many MORE
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