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22 Marines exposed to fire retardant in California accident

TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. (AP) — Nearly two dozen Marines were treated for exposure to a fire retardant gas Thursday after an extinguishing system accidentally went off in an assault vehicle during a training exercise, but there were no serious injuries, officials said. 273 more words


Local service members rescue fishermen

USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) — Sailors and Marines aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt helped save two fishermen from a burning boat, Monday.

The USS Theodore Roosevelt was underway off the coast of Jacksonville, Fla. 125 more words

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First call...

So I got my final call last night at 9:25pm. This is how it went
Me: Hello
Ant: this is recruit Pace. I have arrived safely at Parris Island. 47 more words


No injuries in California military jet crash

IMPERIAL, Calif. (AP) — A Marine jet crashed into a residential area and destroyed two homes in a Southern California desert community Wednesday, but no one was injured, authorities said. 501 more words


Lejeune exercise will include shooter scenario

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — Camp Lejeune Marines will hold a four-day exercise to test the base’s ability to respond to a crisis while working with various groups. 106 more words