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  • My Steps for Bataan

    A few weeks ago, I edited a commentary written by Navy Cross recipient Sgt. Maj. Justin Lehew, sergeant major of Training and Education Command at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. The story was about his  [Read more...]

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    Thunder Struck: Riding for a Cause

    For the last 27 years, the streets of D.C. have erupted with the roar of countless engines as the city is flooded with motorcyclists on Memorial Day weekend. The hundreds of thousands of motorcyclists travel  [Read more...]

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    Every Day is Memorial Day: A Gold Star Mom’s Story

      Lance Cpl. Matthew A. Snyder, an electronic equipment repair specialist who volunteered to fill the role of a gunner with Combat Logistics Battalion 7, was killed in action in Al Asad, Iraq, March 3,  [Read more...]

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    A Decade Later, a Marine’s Selfless Actions Live On

    On the anniversary of his death, a look at what has kept alive the legacy of Cpl. Jason L. Dunham.   A little more than 10 years ago, Cpl. Jason L. Dunham was just one  [Read more...]

Marines Uncovered

  • My Steps for Bataan

    A few weeks ago, I edited a commentary written by Navy Cross recipient Sgt. Maj. Justin Lehew, sergeant major of Training and Education Command at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. The story was about his  [Read more...]

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    Lessons from the First Sergeant

    1st Sgt. Frank O. Robinson, Company A 1st sergeant, Headquarters Battalion, took the responsibility of A Co., January, 2015. He has served nearly 20 years in the Marine Corps and hopes to continue to be  [Read more...]

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    How I Got Here: Master Gunnery Sgt. King

    Early in her career, Master Gunnery Sergeant Avril (Michelle) King felt she had to prove herself every time she entered a new work environment because she was a female Marine. Undaunted, King strived to constantly  [Read more...]

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    First In, Last Out: A Corpsman’s Story

    A day that many remember and few will ever forget – the day four planes were hijacked and America was attacked. It was a day that would change the lives of thousands of Americans, on  [Read more...]

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