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Not long after graduating from recruit training, Staff Sgt. Christopher Webb found himself fighting just to stay in the Marine Corps. While he was at the School of Infantry at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Webb received knee reconstruction surgery twice. “My first …
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It’s a moment of truth for many Marines – the first time they are in combat and their training is put to the test. When his squad took enemy contact during a recent patrol through Trek Nawa, Pfc. Timothy Workman …
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There are many reasons why a person chooses to immigrate to America. For U.S. Army Spc. Gerard Umali, a native of the Phillipines who moved to California when he was 19 years old, the reason was an opportunity provided by …
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Military snipers need many skills.  The must be physically and mentally tough while being a crack shot under pressure.  SSgt Alyssa Gomez is a member of the 99th Ground Combat Training Squadron and a recent graduate of the close precision …
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Throughout Afghanistan, platoons of male soldiers from the Afghan and American forces conduct daily patrols. Over the course of the patrols there always exists the possibility of encountering women, given they make up nearly half the population of Afghanistan. The …
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