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Photo: Sailors conduct medical training during a flight deck fire drill aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) in Coronado, Calif., Jan, 22 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Giovanni Squadrito

Sailors conduct medical training during a flight deck fire drill aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70
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Photo: Seaman Kenneth Wood prepares to put money on a Navy Cash card aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66). U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Darien G. Kenney/Released

Legislation increases Social Security withholding taxes to 6.2 percent. For the past two years during the “tax holiday” the rate was 4.2 percent.
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Photo: Marines and sailors hike to Mount Suribachi on Iwo To Dec. 19 during a professional military education tour. “I overheard Marines talking about how much they appreciate the opportunity to be here and reflect on the history,” said Col. Walter T. Anderson. “For the majority of the Marines, it was their first time coming out here, and we wanted to focus not only on the battle itself, but the logistics of the battle.” The Marines and sailors are with 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force. The Japanese government reverted the name of the island on which the battle was fought to its pre-World War II name of Iwo To in 2007. Anderson is the assistant chief of staff, G-3, operations and training, 3rd MLG, III MEF. Photo by Pfc. Kasey Peacock

The Iwo Jima battle grounds where Japanese and American heroes fought valiantly were visited by 68 Marines and sailors for a professional military education tour.
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Photo: Security force team members for Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) Farah wait for a UH-60 Blackhawk MEDEVAC helicopter to land before moving a simulated casualty during medical evacuation training on FOB Farah, Jan. 9. U.S. Navy photo by HMC Josh

Security force team members for Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) Farah wait for a UH-60 Blackhawk MEDEVAC helicopter to land before moving a simulated casualty.
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Photo: A Coast Guard 45-foot Medium Response Boat is shown moored at Coast Guard Station Portsmouth, Va., following it's delivery to the station, Jan. 10, 2013. The new RB-M is scheduled to replace the unit's 41-foot Utility Boat and is part of the service's plan to standardize and revitalize its shore-based boat fleet. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Brandyn Hill)

A Coast Guard 45-foot Medium Response Boat is shown moored at Coast Guard StationPortsmouth, Va.
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