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Mar

2015

Search, rescue shifts to recovery operations
Search and rescue efforts to find the seven missing Marines and four Army aircrew in Eglin, Fla., shifted to recovery operations today. The implication of that change means we are not hopeful of finding any survivors. Eglin search and recovery



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Mar

2015

Civilian aircraft crash, one Marine fatality aboard MCAS Yuma
A T-59 Hawk, civilian aircraft, crashed at approximately 11:45 a.m. on a MCAS Yuma runway today.The aircraft crash impacted a government vehicle, resulting in a Marine fatality. The Marine was pronounced dead upon arrival at Yuma Regional Medical



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Mar

2015

MEDIA ADVISORY: Seven MARSOC Marines involved in helicopter mishap
Seven Marines assigned to U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command were on board a Louisiana Army National Guard UH-60 aircraft that was involved in a training mishap last night at approximately 8:30 p.m. near Eglin, Florida.Search and



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Feb

2015

Aircraft Mishap in Statenville, Ga.
A 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing F/A-18 Hornet, based out of Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S.C., crashed earlier today near Statenville, Ga.  The two members of the aircrew ejected safely and were treated for minor injuries at South Georgia Medical



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Feb

2015

Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Relief and Appointment
Sgt. Maj. Ronald L. Green will assume the Office of the Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps from Sgt. Maj. Micheal P. Barrett during a Relief and Appointment Ceremony, Feb. 20 at 10 a.m. at the Marine Corps War Memorial, Arlington, Virginia.Barrett,



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Feb

2015

Marine Corps Solicits Innovative Energy Technologies to Enable the Future Force
The Marine Corps Expeditionary Energy Office released a Request for Information for the next Expeditionary Energy Concepts technology demonstration (formerly known as Experimental Forward Operating Base – or ExFOB).E2C 2015 will be held June 23 to 25



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Feb

2015

Clarity on Marine Security Force departure from Yemen
The Marine Security Force left the American embassy in Yemen for the movement to the airfield as part of the "ordered departure" with only personal weapons. All crew served weapons were destroyed at the embassy prior to movement. None of them were



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Dec

2014

U.S. Army, Battle of Okinawa veteran visits cave where he saved lives
Takejiro Higa, a Battle of Okinawa survivor, returned today to a cave here where he was able to use his Okinawa dialect to convince local non-combatants hiding inside to surrender peacefully and without harm during the battle. Higa served as a U.S.



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Dec

2014

Press Release 14-050 Noise levels may increase in the vicinity of Camp Pendleton due to training exercises
Marines will conduct an exercise that involves the detonation of Mine Clearing Line Charges, here, Monday through Thursday from 6 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day.Mine Clearing Line Charges are 1,750 pounds of linked C-4 (Composition C) explosives used to



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Oct

2014

VMX-22 receives first F-35B aircraft
Marine Operational and Evaluation Squadron 22 received its first F-35B aircraft at Edwards Air Force Base, California for operational testing Oct. 9, 2014. “VMX-22’s mission is to conduct operational testing and evaluation of U.S. Marine Corps’




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