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One service member lost to suicide is one too many. The Department of Defense/Veterans Administration Suicide Prevention Conference, including DoD Task Force Recommendations / DoD Suicide Prevention Office is today at 1:30pm (1330). All sessions in the Grand Ballroom will …
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Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit fire M240B machine guns during live-fire training aboard USS Pearl Harbor. The unit embarked the ship, as well as USS Makin Island and USS New Orleans in San Diego, beginning a seven-month deployment …
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Some Marines spend their first enlistment or two hopping around bases and stations in the United States. Some Marines will never even set foot outside of the 48 continental states. One Marine with 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics …
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Kayla was a model sailor. She was exicted about her new command and about being stationed in Hawaii.  Her career in the Navy changed with one poor decision to try Spice. Kayla wanted to share her story, so other sailors …
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Staff Sgt. William Carlson, a weapons loader assigned to the 451st Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, performs maintenance on an F-16 Fighting Falcon bomb carriage. Personnel are deployed from McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., in support of Operation …
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