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Photo Friday: “Clearing the Stairs”

Marines with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, practice proper techniques to clear a stairway during an Urban Operations exercise at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 9, 2014. Each building is designed differently to offer an unpredictable … 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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Reluctant Marine hero awarded Silver Star

    Former Marine Sgt. Matthew Woodall receives the Silver Star from Maj. Gen. Lawrence Nicholson Friday at Camp Pendleton. story by: Jeanette Steele photo courtesy of: Howard Lipin A reluctant hero received the nation’s third-highest combat award at Camp Pendleton Friday. … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “Slow, Steady Squeeze”

Sgt. Michael Dowell, a reconnaissance Marine serving with Alpha Company, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, sights in his .50 caliber sniper rifle during a raid exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 10, 2013. Dowell, 29, from Elko, Nev., serves as the sniper for his … Continue reading

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Snipers seek better weapons, ammo

story by: Dan Lamothe photo courtesy of: Dan Lamothe Marine scout snipers deployed here since this summer are frustrated with their weapons and ammunition, and are urging the Marine Corps to upgrade. In a position paper forwarded up their chain … Continue reading

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Living legends: 1st Marine Division Marines get Navy Cross

story by: Gina Cavallaro – Marine Corps Times photos courtesy of: Cpl. Sarah B. Novotny & Cpl. Sarah Dietz In more than 10 years of war, the Navy Cross has been awarded to 31 Marines and seven sailors. Ten Navy … Continue reading

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Yankees honor Marine, bomb-sniffing dog at game

story by: Howie Rumberg – The Associated Press photo courtesy of: Ray Stubblebine Through two tours of duty in Iraq Sgt. Rex was by Marine Cpl. Megan Leavey’s side. The pair worked more than 100 missions searching for roadside bombs, … Continue reading

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