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Sources: Marine Kyle Carpenter will receive MoH for heroism in Afghanistan

This photo from March 2011 shows Marine Lance Cpl. Kyle Carpenter, getting support from his fiance Jordan Gleaton, in the state senate chambers, where Sen. Jake Knotts, R-Lexington, presented a proclamation honoring the injured serviceman. story by:┬áHope Hodge Seck photo … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “Awards and Reenlistment”

Lieutenant Gen. John Toolan, commanding general of I Marine Expeditionary Force, oversees the reenlistment of Staff Sgt. Timothy Williams, a section leader with 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, during an award ceremony held at Camp Las Flores, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “Machine Gun Security”

A Marine with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, provides security during a clearing operation in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Dec. 21, 2013. The company established temporary patrol bases and conducted dismounted patrols during a three day operation to build … Continue reading

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Afghan war vet presented with Medal of Honor

Capt. William Swenson sits in Task Force Chosin mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle while conducting a shura, or Muslim consultation, in October 2009. story by: Foxnews.com photo courtesy of: US Army William D. Swenson was awarded the Medal of Honor Tuesday for … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “Sharing a Drink”

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Joseph Graves with Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines (2/8), Regimental Combat Team 7 gives water to Cane, a military working dog, during Operation Nightmare in Nowzad, Afghanistan, June 6, 2013. Operation Nightmare was a … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “Reloading!”

Marines with 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, reload their 240B machine gun at a support by fire-position during a company-sized attack on Range 401 at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 26. The battalion is currently … Continue reading

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Marine infantry squad leader earns Silver Star

Second Marine Division Sgt. Maj. Bryan Zickefoose congratulates Sgt. Ryan Steinkamp on Aug. 28. The rifleman with 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, led his squad through a hostile village in Afghanistan in 2012 and cleared more than 50 compounds. story by:┬áHope … Continue reading

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