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In the second part of this two-part series, Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Patrick Tomassi and Marine Corps Cpl. Dennis Cox share their insights on leadership, camaraderie and why they joined the Corps.
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Photo: U.S. Marine Sgt. Bryan Early, a squad leader assigned to 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, leads his squad of Marines to the next compound while patrolling in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Dec. 19, 2013. Early is responsible for planning the squad's patrols, the safety of his Marines, and achieving his commander's intent, before, during, and after an operation. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Austin Long)

As the war in Afghanistan winds down, four Marines assigned to 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment share a little bit about themselves and how the war has shaped their lives.
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After spending four months with the Fort Riley, Kan., Warrior Transition Battalion as a patient, Army Sgt. Troy Tow now serves as a squad leader for the very same battalion.
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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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Video from  4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division U.S. soldiers from 101st Airborne Division’s 4th Brigade Combat Team recently conducted Warrior Stakes testing.  Warrior Stakes mirrors the standards for earning the expert infantryman badge.  The goal of the Warrior Stakes training is …
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