Tag Archives: Mexico

In September 1950, members of the all-Puerto Rican 65th Infantry Regiment, the “Borinqueneers” (a nickname derived from the indigenous name for Puerto Rico), prepare to leave for the front lines in Korea aboard the USS Marine Lynx. Although the segregated unit formed almost fifty years earlier, the 65th Infantry Regiment was not committed to combat until the Korean War. National Archives

“Hispanics have served honorably in our Armed Forces, defending the values we hold dear. They have transformed industries with new, innovative ideas.” – President Barack Obama
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RIMPAC 2014 Every Clime and Place

Marines train with their international partners in major training exercise RIMPAC 2014.
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Photo: Capt. Bruce A. Cohen, force surgeon at Navy Expeditionary Combat Command, congratulates Mexican navy sailors upon completion of the clinical hyperbaric training course at the Search, Rescue and Diving School in Acapulco, Mexico, Feb. 22. U.S. Navy medical specialists instructed the course for 30 Mexican navy physicians, nurses and divers.

A mobile training team of three U.S. Navy medical specialists deployed to Mexico to work with the Mexican navy’s Search, Rescue and Diving School.
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San Francisco-based Coast Guard Cutter Aspen seized approximately 8,500 pounds of marijuana from a vessel Wednesday some 160 miles west of Los Angeles. The event marks a 50-ton milestone for waterborne marijuana seizures in Southern California and the Pacific Southwest …
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Two Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron 273 reached a turning point in their lives when they swore in and became American citizens prior to deploying to Afghanistan. Staff Sgt. Jason Constable, a watch officer and combat engineer, and Sgt. …
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