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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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Even those who are deployed to combat zones need money. Sometimes Marines need cash to buy basic gear or hygiene necessities, other times units need to pay for battle damages they’ve caused. Corporal Steven Kessler, disbursing agent, 1st Marine Logistics …
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Before the American Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, racial segregation was an unfortunate fact of life – even in the U.S. military.  Sgt. Todd Hunter tells us about the Corps’ first black Marines and what has come of their …
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The demanding exercises that are part of the physical therapy regimen at the Officer Candidates School’s branch clinic here help to keep Marines healthy and in tip-top shape, Angelique Ruiz, a civilian physical therapist at the clinic, said. “The best …
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Lance Cpl. Jeremy Corea, an assaultman with 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, and Lance Cpl. Cameron Brown, a combat engineer with 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, talk about their role as an explosive team. The two Marines partner together when their …
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