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Photo: Pfc. Folson Fairley-Baker uses a virtual driving simulator offered at Headquarters Battalion's 'back in the saddle training' held January 7 at the Maj. General James L. Day Conference Center. During the class, volunteers were given the chance to drive using the program to simulate the effects of driving under the influence or while being distracted. U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. T. Allen Bricker

Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow held a day of training for its Marines to help make the transition back to work as seamless as possible.
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Female soldiers assigned to the 101st Expeditionary Signal Battalion conduct pre-mobilization training Aug. 10, 2012. The battalion deployed to Afghanistan in October 2012. (New York Army National Guard Courtesy photo)

Women will be able to fill 350 positions in the New York Army National Guard’s four combat battalions.
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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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