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The 15 Marines who are taking part in the 770-mile march pose for a photo beforehand. DoD photo by Katie Lange

Marching for days means blisters and strained muscles, but some Marines are doing that to remind themselves they’re alive while their fallen comrades are not.
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And it begins. 15 Marines and three civilians start a 770-mile ruck from Navarre, Florida, to Camp Lejeune to honor 11 service members who died in a Black Hawk crash one year ago. DoD photo by Katie Lange

770 miles is a long way to march, but it’s worth it to honor 11 Marines who died 1 year ago.
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Destiny Flynn visits the grave of her husband, Marine Corps Special Operations Staff Sgt. Liam Flynn, with their daughter, 1-year-old Leilani, ahead of Memorial Day. Photo by Kevin O'Brien.

The widow of a Marine who died in a helicopter crash in March opens up about her loss and the importance of celebrating her husband’s life this Memorial Day.
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Secretary of Defense Ash Carter heads to Silicon Valley today to drive home a message of how vital technology is to the future of the Department of Defense.
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A U.S. soldier assigned to 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) salutes his fellow soldiers while jumping out of a C-130 Hercules aircraft over a drop zone in Germany, Feb. 24, 2015. U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Jason Johnston/Released.

There are countless ways to serve your country. Here are 10 pretty awesome careers that you may not have considered.
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