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Aug

2014

Commanding General's Cup football league (Highlanders vs Beasts)

Cpl. Keenan Zelazoski, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

The 1st Light Armor Reconnaissance Highlanders won their opening game with a 28-8 victory over the 1st Marine Logistics Group Beasts at the Paige Field House here, Aug. 19.  The defense of the Highlanders was rock solid throughout the game, forcing three fumbles and an interception.  The Highlanders returned the opening kickoff to their own 25 yard




20

Aug

2014

Commanding General's Cup football league (Highlanders vs Beasts)

Cpl. Keenan Zelazoski, CAMP PENDLETON, Calif.

The 1st Light Armor Reconnaissance Highlanders won their opening game with a 28-8 victory over the 1st Marine Logistics Group Beasts at the Paige Field House here, Aug. 19.  The defense of the Highlanders was rock solid throughout the game, forcing three fumbles and an interception.  The Highlanders returned the opening kickoff to their own 25 yard




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Aug

2014

Secretary of The Navy visits Marines, Sailors aboard USS America

Cpl. Christopher J. Moore, USS AMERICA

The hangar bay of the future amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) stood quiet as Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, standing beside the Honorable Michael Hammer, U.S. Ambassador to Chile, addressed hundreds of Marines and Sailors assigned to America and Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force-South, during a visit aboard the ship in the




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Aug

2014

Meritorious promotion: A cut above the rest

Cpl. Charles Santamaria, MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif.

To be evaluated by a board of your superiors on knowledge, drill, physical fitness and military appearance is no easy task, but the opportunity for accelerated advancement to the next level of leadership is well worth the ordeal for those who are willing to endure the test. Meritorious promotion boards afford Marines that chance.




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Aug

2014

CLB-15 onboard for rail ops

Cpl. Samuel Ranney, Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif.

Marines from Combat Logistics Battalion – 15, stationed on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, visited Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., for




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Aug

2014

Reserve Marines Participate In Partnership of the Americas 2014 In Support Of MARFORSOUTH

1st Lt. Michael Hopkins, PICHIDANGUI, Chile

Just as the local population evacuates their small beach town, the waves of a tsunami come crashing into their homes. Houses are flooded, windows are shattered, and lives are ruined. Some of the locals could not get to safety in time. There is limited food, water, medical care, and shelter, but there is relief on the horizon. The simulation of




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Aug

2014

U.S. Marines Board Chilean Naval Ship In Support Of POA 2014

Sgt. Adwin Esters, VALPARAISO, Chile

A group of U.S. Marines from 1st Battalion, 23rd Marines and 4th Marine Logistics Group, Marine Forces Reserve, boarded the Chilean ship LSDH Sargento Aldea for the first time August 15, 2014 during Partnership of the Americas 2014. The Chilean ship LSDH Sargento Aldea is one of five ships participating in the exercise to include the remote




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Aug

2014

Cherry Point EAD awarded for restoration projects

Lance Cpl. Unique B. Roberts, MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C.

It should come as no surprise that Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point’s Environmental Affairs Department received the 2013 Secretary of the Navy Environmental Restoration Team Award during a ceremony here, Aug. 8. The department has been collecting awards for its environmental efforts and strategies for more than 30 years, since the days when




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Aug

2014

Devil Dog Dare opens at Cherry Point

Cpl. Victor A. Arriaga, MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C.

Marines with Marine Tactical Air Control Squadron 28 tested the Devil Dog Dare obstacle course at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, Aug. 13.   The course is designed to challenge Marines as part of a program called Operation Adrenaline Rush, which was introduced across the Marine Corps in 2013 to help Marines returning from deployments.  The




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Aug

2014

Secretary of the Navy visits Marines, sailors aboard USS America

Cpl. Christopher J. Moore, USS AMERICA, AT SEA

The hangar bay of the future amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) stood quiet as Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, standing beside the Honorable Michael Hammer, U.S. Ambassador to Chile, addressed hundreds of Marines and sailors with America and Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force South, during a visit aboard the ship in the Strait





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