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Mar

2016

Marine Raiders march 770 miles in remembrance

Sgt. Donovan Lee, Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command

A little over a year ago on March 10, 2015, seven Marine Raiders and four Louisiana Army National Guard soldiers lost their lives in a tragic helicopter crash off the coast of the Florida Panhandle. On March 10, 2016, 14 Marine Raiders from Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command met in Navarre, Fla., for a memorial service to honor there




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Mar

2016

770 miles to go: Group marches nonstop to honor fallen Marines

Katie Lange, Defense Media Activity

One step at a time – it’s a pretty common motto, but this week, it’s literally what will get 15 Marines and a few others through a 770-mile ruck march to honor the lives of 11 service members lost during a training mission one year ago. It’s been 365 days since seven Special Operations Command Marines and four Louisiana National Guardsmen lost