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Marines assigned to 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion are airlifted by a helicopter assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 464 during a special purpose insertion and extraction training exercise on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., March 13, 2013. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ryan Joyner

Marines assigned to 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion are airlifted by a helicopter assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 464 during a special purpose insertion and extraction training exercise on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., March 13, 2013.
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Photo: Service members and stand by during a briefing prior to a patrol before one of the first scout dog patrols on Luzon during WWII.

Have you ever wondered when or how military working dogs became what they are today? Here are some facts and history about the K-9 Corps and military dogs.
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More than 40 children, accompanied by their parents, came out to the Marine Corps Community Service’s event, “Storybook Fantasy Night” at the Clubs at Quantico on March 7.
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The Office of Naval Research is co-funding an affordable, hi-tech solution that could help prevent PTSD and save billions in medical costs.
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Photo: Sgt. William Wickett, 2nd Radio Battalion, performs a rescue drill during the Marine Corps Instructor of Water Survival Course at Marine Corps Base Camp Johnson, N.C., March 5, 2013. The course creates instructors who can train Marines to react and survive life-threatening situations in the water. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Mark Fayloga

Sgt. William Wickett, 2nd Radio Battalion, performs a rescue drill during the Marine Corps Instructor of Water Survival Course at Marine Corps Base Camp Johnson, N.C., March 5, 2013.
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