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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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Quadruple amputee undergoes surgery after Afghanistan blast

An Army soldier who lost his arms and legs during his third tour in Afghanistan last week underwent surgery Monday as supporters from around the globe offer prayers and messages of hope on a family website. Army Staff Sgt. Travis … Continue reading

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Green Beret dies trying to save kids from fire

story by: Emery P. Dalesio and Michael Biesecker, AP photo courtesy of: Marcus Castro A decorated Green Beret who returned from his fifth deployment to Afghanistan last summer died Tuesday trying to rescue his two young daughters from their burning … Continue reading

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