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Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a federal holiday observed every year on the last Monday in May.

Memorial Day honors those who lost their lives while in the military service. 111 more words


Celebrating Armed Forces Month at Turner Field with the Wounded Warrior Project

Last Thursday, in honor of Armed Forces Month and as part of our monthly Braves Care front office staff volunteer initiative, we welcomed members of the Wounded Warrior Project, a veteran service organization for wounded veterans, to Turner Field for the 3rd Annual Wounded Warrior Classic. 1,323 more words

I Should Have Hit My Second Ball First!

On Sunday past, I was fortunate enough to take part in the Military Appreciation Day at Black Bear Ridge Golf Course at Belleville, Ontario. This is a top-notch course and depending the site, is rated in the top 100 in Canada! 773 more words


VIDEO: The Yellow Footprints

The Yellow Footprints is the introduction of recruits to Marine Boot Camp. Upon exiting the bus on the Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, recruits receive a brief on how to stand at the position of attention, the difference between civilian laws and the Uniform Code of Military Justice, and what it means to be a Marine. 53 more words

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VIDEO: Mark Carman interviews Sgt Louis Lopez & Cpl Kiari Barnes

Filmed on volleyball court of the famous Top Gun scene, Marines Sgt. Louis Lopez (West Chicago) and Col. Kiari Barnes (St. Louis, MO) talk to WGN Radio’s Mark Carman. 72 more words

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VIDEO: Patti Vasquez interviews recruits Jay Bonds & Ellis Scott

US Marine recruits Jay Bonds and Ellis Scott talk about why they joined the Marine Corps, their first minutes of Boot Camp and what has changed in their lives since then. 54 more words

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VIDEO: Patti Vasquez interviews Mt. Greenwood native recruit James Ballard

Mt. Greenwood native James Ballard talks why he quit driving a fork lift and decided to become a Marine.

WGN Radio was given behind-the-scenes access to Marine Boot Camp as part of the Midwest Marines Educator Workshop. 38 more words

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