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Four Marines reunite and recreate photo 50 years later

PALM COAST, Fla. – Four friends who fought in Vietnam together have finally reunited decades later.

The men were stationed together at Camp Pendleton, outside San Diego, and… 140 more words


On This Day - April 26th

On this day, April 26th in American History:

  • To the shores of Tripoli!
  • Sherman finally gets to the beach.
  • Death to Assassins

Read on these headlines and more: 186 more words

On This Day

US defence chief in Iraq to discuss fight against Islamic State


© AFP | US Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter has made an unannounced visit to Baghdad for talks with Iraqi officials on the war against the Islamic State jihadist group… 223 more words

US Marines Review: expansion for Order of Battle: Pacific

US Marines Review:

expansion for

Order of Battle: Pacific

Generally, most games do not accurately represent the quandaries faced due to supply during amphibious operations. However, Slitherine’s Order of Battle: Pacific tackles this, and does it extremely well. 336 more words


Time to get serious about tougher teachers

There’s been plenty of edutalk about grit. Students need it. Teachers must foster it.

But all that attention on students tends to direct the focus away from somebody else who needs plenty of grit. 341 more words


US Marines Enter Ground Combat in Iraq to Defend Oil Fields

Source:AntiWar.com, by Jason Ditz

Even as Pentagon officials have sought to emphasize their claims of ISIS being “on the run,” ever more US ground troops are being deployed into Iraq to try to cope with ISIS offensives, with the… 222 more words

World At WAR

US official says Marines expanding combat role in Iraq


WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Marines operating out of a small outpost in Iraq provided artillery and targeting support for Iraqi troops Thursday, expanding the American combat role in the country as the operation to retake Mosul from Islamic State militants inched ahead. 708 more words