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One of the things that amaze me most when I speak with military families is hearing them describe the support systems they have created among themselves. They start phone trees, take part in carpools, welcome new families into the community.  …
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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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“This Is My Life” is a video series highlighting the life and experiences of our service men and women overseas.  Get an in-depth look at what Marines are doing on deployment, on the move, and for the mission.  Brought to …
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Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa, once said “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Those words have had an impact on people everywhere continuing to better themselves through education. For soldiers …
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The U.S. military has lots of experience dealing with heat in Iraq and Afghanistan.  Walking around in full gear with temperatures in the 100s is something that many service members are used to, and staying safe in sweltering heat is …
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