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Wednesday Warfighter: My First Firefight

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 found his moment. “I could hear rounds cracking over my head,” said Workman, mortarman, Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, …

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Why We Serve: For Family’s Sake

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 his uncle. Gerard’s uncle, Raymundo Umali, who served in the U.S. Navy, petitioned for a visa for his brothers through …

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