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Lt. Col. Sean Filson, former Marine Barracks Washington executive officer, and his wife, Jennifer, watch their final Friday Evening Parade during their tenure here, July 27. Filson served as Guard Company’s commanding officer and the Barracks XO in his four-year …
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Twelve MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft arrived at Marine Corps Air Station in Iwakuni, Japan aboard the merchant vessel Green Ridge.  The Ospreys were shipped from San Diego to replace 12 CH-46 helicopters.  As part of the aviation transition, Marines are replacing …
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When service members first don their uniforms and pick up their rifles, they do not set aside their citizenship. They reaffirm it, vow to guard it and assume the responsibility to maintain the professionalism of their station. Exercising civic rights …
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This video provides guidance for how to apply for veterans health benefits online, paying special attention to the most complicated aspects of the online application form. Are you being discharged or released from the military?  Are you a veteran of …
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When over 1,200 U.S. and West African service members train, eat, sleep and live together in an austere environment, there is the risk of injuries, illnesses and medical emergencies. In order to keep the force fit for duty during Exercise …
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