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The small boat crew aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard launches a rigid-hull inflatable boat while responding to a man overboard alert that turned out to be a false alarm.  The ship crossed over the international dateline earlier …
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An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 113, flown by Cmdr. Craig Sicola, forms up after an aerial refueling during a mission flown from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) …
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Marines and sailors with Command Element, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, conduct annual chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense training aboard Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 27, 2012. This training enabled the Marines to learn how to use the new M50 joint …
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By Jim Garamone, AFPS From www.defense.gov  LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Success in Iraq and the drawdown in Afghanistan does not mean the U.S. military should be dismantled, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said here today. Panetta spoke to more than 1,200 people at …
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Produced by Staff Sgt. Thomas Skinkle From AFN Afghanistan In support of self-sustainability for Afghanistan, members of the 321st Infantry train Afghan soldiers how to fire mortar rounds effectively.  As a bonus, they’re also instilling the confidence to do it successfully …
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