Lee Marvin (February 19, 1924 – August 29, 1987) American actor, known for his gravelly voice, white hair & 6 ft 2 in. stature. He join the US Marine Corps, serving in the 4th Marine Division. He was wounded in action during the WWII Battle of Saipan, in the assault on Mount Tapochau, during which most of his "I" Company, 24th Marines, 4th Marine Division were killed. He was awarded the Purple Heart & given a medical discharge with rank of PFC. by karyn
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karyn Lee Marvin (February 19, 1924 – August 29, 1987) American actor, known for his gravelly voice, white hair & 6 ft 2 in. stature. He join the US Marine Corps, serving in the 4th Marine Division. He was wounded in action during the WWII Battle of Saipan, in the assault on Mount Tapochau, during which most of his "I" Company, 24th Marines, 4th Marine Division were killed. He was awarded the Purple Heart & given a medical discharge with rank of PFC.
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British Medal For Bravery in the field, SSGT Loval Ayers of the 4th Infantry Division was awarded this medal by the Britt's for action during WWII. He was also awarded the US Army Distinguished Service Cross for Valor in the same action. He was killed in action one month later. American Hero by karyn
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karyn British Medal For Bravery in the field, SSGT Loval Ayers of the 4th Infantry Division was awarded this medal by the Britt's for action during WWII. He was also awarded the US Army Distinguished Service Cross for Valor in the same action. He was killed in action one month later. American Hero
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Honoring our heroes: First Sergeant Carlos N. Saenz, 46, died from injuries sustained when an IED struck his vehicle during a patrol near Al Hillah, Iraq, on May 5, 2006. He was a Civil Affairs Specialist assigned to the 490th Civil Affairs Battalion - Texas. Two other USACAPOC(A) Soldiers were also killed in that blast. Another was critically wounded. All were supporting the 2nd Brigade Combat Team of the 4th Infantry Division. by liz
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liz Honoring our heroes: First Sergeant Carlos N. Saenz, 46, died from injuries sustained when an IED struck his vehicle during a patrol near Al Hillah, Iraq, on May 5, 2006. He was a Civil Affairs Specialist assigned to the 490th Civil Affairs Battalion - Texas. Two other USACAPOC(A) Soldiers were also killed in that blast. Another was critically wounded. All were supporting the 2nd Brigade Combat Team of the 4th Infantry Division.
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Gregory "Pappy" Boyington (December 4, 1912 – January 11, 1988) was a United States Marine Corps officer who was an American fighter ace during World War II. For his heroic actions, he was awarded both the Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross. Boyington flew initially with the American Volunteer Group in the Republic of China Air Force during the Second Sino-Japanese War. He later commanded the U.S. Marine Corps squadron, VMF-214 ("The Black Sheep Squadron") during World War II. Boyington becam... by marcia
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marcia Gregory "Pappy" Boyington (December 4, 1912 – January 11, 1988) was a United States Marine Corps officer who was an American fighter ace during World War II. For his heroic actions, he was awarded both the Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross. Boyington flew initially with the American Volunteer Group in the Republic of China Air Force during the Second Sino-Japanese War. He later commanded the U.S. Marine Corps squadron, VMF-214 ("The Black Sheep Squadron") during World War II. Boyington becam...
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Sgt. Dakota Meyer, first living Marine recipient of the Medal of Honor.  He rescued 36 Marines, soldiers, and Afghan soldiers during six hours of combat.  He was eventually wounded but was able to recover the bodies of his four teammates/friends.  He is the first living Marine to receive the MOH since the Vietnam War. by glenda
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glenda Sgt. Dakota Meyer, first living Marine recipient of the Medal of Honor. He rescued 36 Marines, soldiers, and Afghan soldiers during six hours of combat. He was eventually wounded but was able to recover the bodies of his four teammates/friends. He is the first living Marine to receive the MOH since the Vietnam War.
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Bull's Eye - U.S. Marine PFC. Jerry D. Goff of St. Louis MO. examines a split barrel of his M-14 rifle which was hit square in the bore by Viet Cong sniper bullet during exchange of fire with guerrillas at My Song, south of DaNang. Goff was slightly wounded in the face by the freak occurrence. AP Wire Photo April 25, 1965 by monika.zajac.5070
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monika.zajac.5070 Bull's Eye - U.S. Marine PFC. Jerry D. Goff of St. Louis MO. examines a split barrel of his M-14 rifle which was hit square in the bore by Viet Cong sniper bullet during exchange of fire with guerrillas at My Song, south of DaNang. Goff was slightly wounded in the face by the freak occurrence. AP Wire Photo April 25, 1965
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George Peppard Jr. (October 1, 1928 – May 8, 1994) was an American film and television actor and producer. Peppard enlisted in the United States Marine Corps on July 8, 1946 and rose to rank of Corporal in the 10th Marines, leaving the Corps at the end of his period of enlistment in January 1948. by allisonn
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allisonn George Peppard Jr. (October 1, 1928 – May 8, 1994) was an American film and television actor and producer. Peppard enlisted in the United States Marine Corps on July 8, 1946 and rose to rank of Corporal in the 10th Marines, leaving the Corps at the end of his period of enlistment in January 1948.
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A burial at sea for US Marines who were killed during the assault of Saipan by lucile
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lucile A burial at sea for US Marines who were killed during the assault of Saipan
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Arthur William Matthew “Art” Carney (November 4, 1918 – November 9, 2003) was an American actor in film, stage, television and radio. Carney was drafted as an infantryman during World War II. During the Battle of Normandy, he was wounded in the leg by shrapnel and walked with a limp for the rest of his life. by margie
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margie Arthur William Matthew “Art” Carney (November 4, 1918 – November 9, 2003) was an American actor in film, stage, television and radio. Carney was drafted as an infantryman during World War II. During the Battle of Normandy, he was wounded in the leg by shrapnel and walked with a limp for the rest of his life.
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Memorial Day: Vietnam: In 1968 Dan Bullock, at the age of 14, left his home in Brooklyn, NY with a forged birth certificate and enlisted in the Marine Corps. Bullock was in Vietnam for less then a month when he was killed in action 6 months and two weeks shy of his 16th birthday. He was the youngest soldier killed in Vietnam (age 15) and possibly the youngest US KIA since WWI. by janna
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janna Memorial Day: Vietnam: In 1968 Dan Bullock, at the age of 14, left his home in Brooklyn, NY with a forged birth certificate and enlisted in the Marine Corps. Bullock was in Vietnam for less then a month when he was killed in action 6 months and two weeks shy of his 16th birthday. He was the youngest soldier killed in Vietnam (age 15) and possibly the youngest US KIA since WWI.
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13 Jun 1968, Khe Sanh, South Vietnam --- Khe Sanh, South Vietnam: Navy medic, Gene Holtman of Tell City, Indiana prepares to give mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to a wounded leatherneck. The Marine of the US 3rd Marine division, was injured when an American fighter plane accidentally bombed an allied position during Operation Scotland II. One Marine was killed and nine others injured. by christian
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christian 13 Jun 1968, Khe Sanh, South Vietnam --- Khe Sanh, South Vietnam: Navy medic, Gene Holtman of Tell City, Indiana prepares to give mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to a wounded leatherneck. The Marine of the US 3rd Marine division, was injured when an American fighter plane accidentally bombed an allied position during Operation Scotland II. One Marine was killed and nine others injured.
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Soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division carry a wounded buddy through the jungle in May 1966. AP Photo by Henri Huet who was killed later in the war. by sonia
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sonia Soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division carry a wounded buddy through the jungle in May 1966. AP Photo by Henri Huet who was killed later in the war.
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Fritz Freitag (28 April 1894 in Allenstein - 10 May 1945 in Graz) was a Brigadeführer in the Waffen SS during World War II. He was the commander of the 14th Waffen Grenadier Division Galicia and awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. He committed suicide at the end of the war in May 1945. by bette
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bette Fritz Freitag (28 April 1894 in Allenstein - 10 May 1945 in Graz) was a Brigadeführer in the Waffen SS during World War II. He was the commander of the 14th Waffen Grenadier Division Galicia and awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. He committed suicide at the end of the war in May 1945.
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U.S. Army Signal Corps photographer Tech. Sgt. Harry A. Downard of San Diego, Calif., holds up leather thong which was used to tie the legs and coat of this killed paratrooper of the 101st Airborne Division, near Bastogne, Belgium, Jan. 12, 1945. Signal Corps Photo #ETO-HQ-45-8244 (Pfc. J.W. Lapine). Photograph archived by the United States Army Center of Military History. by sonia
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sonia U.S. Army Signal Corps photographer Tech. Sgt. Harry A. Downard of San Diego, Calif., holds up leather thong which was used to tie the legs and coat of this killed paratrooper of the 101st Airborne Division, near Bastogne, Belgium, Jan. 12, 1945. Signal Corps Photo #ETO-HQ-45-8244 (Pfc. J.W. Lapine). Photograph archived by the United States Army Center of Military History.
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1st LT George Cannon USMC, was the first Marine in World War II to receive the Medal of Honor for service during the bombardment of Midway Island on Dec 7 1941. He remained at his Command Post despite being mortally wounded by enemy shell fire, refusing to be evacuated until his men who had been wounded by the same shell were evacuated, and continued to direct the reorganization of his Post until forcibly removed. As a result of utter disregard of his own condition, he later died by hilary
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hilary 1st LT George Cannon USMC, was the first Marine in World War II to receive the Medal of Honor for service during the bombardment of Midway Island on Dec 7 1941. He remained at his Command Post despite being mortally wounded by enemy shell fire, refusing to be evacuated until his men who had been wounded by the same shell were evacuated, and continued to direct the reorganization of his Post until forcibly removed. As a result of utter disregard of his own condition, he later died
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~ In Honor Of Army Pfc. Charles P. McClure ~     Pfc. Charles P. McClure, 21, of Stratford, Okla. died May 2, in Camp Buehring, Kuwait, of injuries sustained in a vehicle accident. He was assigned to 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.      Source: DoD by liz
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liz ~ In Honor Of Army Pfc. Charles P. McClure ~ Pfc. Charles P. McClure, 21, of Stratford, Okla. died May 2, in Camp Buehring, Kuwait, of injuries sustained in a vehicle accident. He was assigned to 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo. Source: DoD
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Eli Wallach | Actor - Enlisted in the Army in 1941. Wallach served in the Army's Medical Administrative Corps during World War II, and reached the rank of Captain. by allisonn
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allisonn Eli Wallach | Actor - Enlisted in the Army in 1941. Wallach served in the Army's Medical Administrative Corps during World War II, and reached the rank of Captain.
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George Watson was a private in the United States Army who was killed in action during World War II. He was one of seven African American soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for their actions during World War II, and the only one of the seven to earn his medal while serving in the Pacific Theater. by proteamundi
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proteamundi George Watson was a private in the United States Army who was killed in action during World War II. He was one of seven African American soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for their actions during World War II, and the only one of the seven to earn his medal while serving in the Pacific Theater.
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04 Feb 1966, Near Bong Son, South Vietnam --- Anguish crosses the face of this busy Medic shouting for a stretcher team as he treats a wounded soldier of the U.S. 1st Cavalry Division near Bong Son. The trooper was hit by enemy fire during "Operation Masher," 300 miles northeast of Saigon. The sweep by American forces killed a reported 325 Viet Cong and North Vietnamese regulars. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS by christian
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christian 04 Feb 1966, Near Bong Son, South Vietnam --- Anguish crosses the face of this busy Medic shouting for a stretcher team as he treats a wounded soldier of the U.S. 1st Cavalry Division near Bong Son. The trooper was hit by enemy fire during "Operation Masher," 300 miles northeast of Saigon. The sweep by American forces killed a reported 325 Viet Cong and North Vietnamese regulars. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS
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Mother of Achilles To protect her son in battle, Thetis provided Achilles with armor made by Hephaestus, the smith of the gods. But during the war at Troy, Akhilleus was angered by Agamemnon, he refused to fight. Instead, he gave his armor to his friend Patroclos. Patroclos was killed as he pressed the attack to the walls of Ilion (Troy). by Divonsir Borges
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Divonsir Borges Mother of Achilles To protect her son in battle, Thetis provided Achilles with armor made by Hephaestus, the smith of the gods. But during the war at Troy, Akhilleus was angered by Agamemnon, he refused to fight. Instead, he gave his armor to his friend Patroclos. Patroclos was killed as he pressed the attack to the walls of Ilion (Troy).
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Members of the Army Nurse Corps during WWII. by Rworld♫♪
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Rworld♫♪ Members of the Army Nurse Corps during WWII.
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William "Big Bill" Broonzy - Musician. Known as ‘Big Bill', he was a prolific blues singer, songwriter and guitarist, beginning his career in the early 1920s. In 1924, he was signed to Paramount Records and later performed at the Spirituals of Swing Concert, filling the open slot of the late blues master Robert Johnson. He copyrighted more than 300 songs during his lifetime. by ethel
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ethel William "Big Bill" Broonzy - Musician. Known as ‘Big Bill', he was a prolific blues singer, songwriter and guitarist, beginning his career in the early 1920s. In 1924, he was signed to Paramount Records and later performed at the Spirituals of Swing Concert, filling the open slot of the late blues master Robert Johnson. He copyrighted more than 300 songs during his lifetime.
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Molly Pitcher at The Battle of Monmouth, 1778-by Franz Ludwig Catel: The weather was hot, over 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Sometime during the battle, William Hays collapsed, either wounded or suffering from heat exhaustion. It has often been reported that Hays was killed in the battle, but it is known that he survived. by vera
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vera Molly Pitcher at The Battle of Monmouth, 1778-by Franz Ludwig Catel: The weather was hot, over 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Sometime during the battle, William Hays collapsed, either wounded or suffering from heat exhaustion. It has often been reported that Hays was killed in the battle, but it is known that he survived.
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Austrian Rifleman Matthias Hettsenauer with his Kar98k rifle with 6x telescopic sight. A sniper with 3.Mountain Division (Geb.Jg. 144/3. Gebirgs-Devision). From July 1944 to May 1945 he scored 345 confirmed kills of Red Army soldiers. He was awarded the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords. He remains one of the most successful snipers of all time. He spent five years in Soviet captivity and died in 2004. His longest confirmed shot was at 1100 meters. by bette
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bette Austrian Rifleman Matthias Hettsenauer with his Kar98k rifle with 6x telescopic sight. A sniper with 3.Mountain Division (Geb.Jg. 144/3. Gebirgs-Devision). From July 1944 to May 1945 he scored 345 confirmed kills of Red Army soldiers. He was awarded the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords. He remains one of the most successful snipers of all time. He spent five years in Soviet captivity and died in 2004. His longest confirmed shot was at 1100 meters.
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Medal of Honor. William Nakamura, PFC, USA (1941). Twice on July 4, 1944, Private First Class William K. Nakamura singlehandedly attacked German machine gunners in Italy so his platoon could be freed from pinned-down positions. During his second effort, Nakamura was killed. He had volunteered for the Army after his family and other Japanese Americans on the West coast were forced to move to internment camps. by nancy
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nancy Medal of Honor. William Nakamura, PFC, USA (1941). Twice on July 4, 1944, Private First Class William K. Nakamura singlehandedly attacked German machine gunners in Italy so his platoon could be freed from pinned-down positions. During his second effort, Nakamura was killed. He had volunteered for the Army after his family and other Japanese Americans on the West coast were forced to move to internment camps.
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Tradition holds that the words to the Marines' Hymn were written by a Marine serving in Mexico. In truth, the author of the words remains unknown. Its origins notwithstanding, the hymn saw widespread use by the mid-1800's. Copyright ownership of the hymn was given to the Marine Corps per certificate of registration dated August 19, 1891. In 1929, it became the official hymn of the United States Marine Corps. Shortly after World War II, Marines began to stand at attention during the playing o... by R&M
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R&M Tradition holds that the words to the Marines' Hymn were written by a Marine serving in Mexico. In truth, the author of the words remains unknown. Its origins notwithstanding, the hymn saw widespread use by the mid-1800's. Copyright ownership of the hymn was given to the Marine Corps per certificate of registration dated August 19, 1891. In 1929, it became the official hymn of the United States Marine Corps. Shortly after World War II, Marines began to stand at attention during the playing o...
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Corrie ten Boom. She & her family hid persecuted Jews in Nazi Holland during WWII, for which they were imprisoned, tortured & Corrie's family killed. Corrie endured solitary confinement in prison & 10 months of cruelty while interned, yet always prayed for the hearts of her captors. She was released from Ravensbruck concentration camp on New Year’s Eve 1944 & later learned it was due to a clerical error. The women in her age group were sent to their deaths 1 week after her discharge. by bertha
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bertha Corrie ten Boom. She & her family hid persecuted Jews in Nazi Holland during WWII, for which they were imprisoned, tortured & Corrie's family killed. Corrie endured solitary confinement in prison & 10 months of cruelty while interned, yet always prayed for the hearts of her captors. She was released from Ravensbruck concentration camp on New Year’s Eve 1944 & later learned it was due to a clerical error. The women in her age group were sent to their deaths 1 week after her discharge.
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Brothers, Privates Emzy Taylor (left) and G. M. Taylor, Company E, "Lone Star Guards" 4th Texas Infantry Regiment, Hood's Texas Brigade. Emzy received a discharge for disability for pulmonary disorder on December 4, 1861. He would later raise a company of the 16th Texas Infantry and fought in the Red River Campaign. G. M. Taylor enlisted July 13, 1861 at Waco. He was wounded in the arm at Gaines Mill, June 27, 1862. He surrendered and was paroled at Appomattox in April, 1865. by crystalc
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crystalc Brothers, Privates Emzy Taylor (left) and G. M. Taylor, Company E, "Lone Star Guards" 4th Texas Infantry Regiment, Hood's Texas Brigade. Emzy received a discharge for disability for pulmonary disorder on December 4, 1861. He would later raise a company of the 16th Texas Infantry and fought in the Red River Campaign. G. M. Taylor enlisted July 13, 1861 at Waco. He was wounded in the arm at Gaines Mill, June 27, 1862. He surrendered and was paroled at Appomattox in April, 1865.
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Marine Staff Sgt. Marcus A. Golczynski Died March 27, 2007 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 30, of Lewisburg, Tenn.; assigned to Marine Forces Reserve’s 3rd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Nashville, Tenn.; died March 27 from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Anbar province, Iraq. by liz
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liz Marine Staff Sgt. Marcus A. Golczynski Died March 27, 2007 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 30, of Lewisburg, Tenn.; assigned to Marine Forces Reserve’s 3rd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Nashville, Tenn.; died March 27 from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Anbar province, Iraq.
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What I sent my love during Marine Corps bootcamp.  He said it got passed around and all his buddies took one :)    Marine military love letters milso ideas DIY usmc marine girlfriend fiancé wife army navy Air Force marines soldier by Joao.Almeida.d.Eca
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Joao.Almeida.d.Eca What I sent my love during Marine Corps bootcamp. He said it got passed around and all his buddies took one :) Marine military love letters milso ideas DIY usmc marine girlfriend fiancé wife army navy Air Force marines soldier
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This is K9 Officer "Kilo." He was killed last night (7/26/2012) during the shoot-out in Pendleton, IN (where one man was killed and 2 officers were wounded). I'm the proud mother of a 4-year old Belgian Malinois, and can't begin to describe the attributes of this breed. They are loyal, committed, intelligent, strong and fearless. I'm heart-broken for Anderson PD.    Rest in Peace, dear Kilo. by anne
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anne This is K9 Officer "Kilo." He was killed last night (7/26/2012) during the shoot-out in Pendleton, IN (where one man was killed and 2 officers were wounded). I'm the proud mother of a 4-year old Belgian Malinois, and can't begin to describe the attributes of this breed. They are loyal, committed, intelligent, strong and fearless. I'm heart-broken for Anderson PD. Rest in Peace, dear Kilo.
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