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CFAO Holds Change of Command

Story by PO2 Matthew Dickinson on 02/08/2019 WHITE BEACH, Okinawa -- Commander Fleet Activities Okinawa (CFAO) held a change of command ceremony at White Beach Naval Facility in Uruma City, Okinawa, Japan, Feb 8. Capt. Scott Hardy relieved Capt. Robert Mathewson and assumed duties as commander of Fleet Activities Okinawa.
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Bor brothers lead Army to Cross Country championship

Story by EJ Hersom on 02/04/2019 Sgt. Emmanuel Bor led the Army men's team to gold in the Armed Forces Cross Country Championship Feb. 2 and said he was motivated by running with his younger brother and Olympian, Staff Sgt. Hillary Bor, who finished third. "He was pushing most of
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Bor brothers lead Army to Cross Country championship

Story by EJ Hersom on 02/03/2019 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Sgt. Emmanuel Bor led the Army men's team to gold in the Armed Forces Cross Country Championship Feb. 2 and said he was motivated by running with his younger brother and Olympian, Staff Sgt. Hillary Bor, who finished third. "He was pushing
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ALERT: New Quantico base access procedures effective immediately

Marine Corps base Quantico is now using the Department of Defense's (DOD) Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS), a single access control system. DBIDS utilizes local, state and federal records to vet cardholders across all military branches and their installations, better ensuring the safety of information and personnel aboard Quantico. "It
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Several Marines recognized at CMC Awards Ceremony for dedication to service

Story by LCpl Paige Verry on 01/18/2019 U.S. Marines, awardees, and their family members gathered for the 2019 Commandant of the Marine Corps' (CMC) Combined Awards Ceremony held at the Clubs at Quantico aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, on Jan 11. The ceremony recognized and awarded 12 Marines for
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Motor-vating Marine lost more than 200 pounds to join the Corps

Story by LCpl Paige Verry on 01/18/2019 "It isn't how you're feeling about yourself right now, it's about who you want to become," says Private First Class Samuel J. Whitfield, once a 365-pound Wal-Mart employee, who currently serves as a Marine motor transport operator with Headquarters and Service Battalion aboard
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South Carolina governor announces nominee for 29th adjutant general for South Carolina

Story by LTC Cindi King on 01/17/2019 COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster announced U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Van McCarty as his nominee to be the 29th adjutant general for South Carolina during a press conference at the State House in Columbia, South Carolina, Jan. 17, 2019. The
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Camp Pendleton artifacts of historical significance move to the National Museum of the Marine Corps

Story by Cpl Emmanuel Necoechea on 01/11/2019 MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, California During the Korean War, Marine Corps prisoners of war (POW) in captivity spent time devising ways to let the outside world know their status and situation, but it proved a difficult task to relay information from their
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Making Mission: Commandant of the Marine Corps recognizes the top Marine Corps recruiters

Story by Cpl Naomi May on 01/11/2019 MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. -- Four Marines currently assigned to recruiting duty were honored for their exceptional efforts in exceeding their recruiting missions during fiscal year 2018 at the Commandant of the Marine Corps' 2019 Combined Awards Program ceremony aboard Marine Cor
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Marines Keep Weapons on Target

Story by PO2 Jennifer Lebron on 12/26/2018 https://www.defense.gov/explore/story/Article/1648485/marines-keep-weapons-on-target/ Marines Keep Weapons on Target By Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Jennifer Lebron Sixty Marines. That's it. Just 60. Sixty out of the 200,000 Marines currently serving in the military are qualified as precision weapons repairmen. As the Marine Corps' gunsmiths, these
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"Devilfish" celebrate 97th birthday

More than 350 Marines and Sailors gathered at the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Bob Hope Theater to celebrate the 97th birthday of Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron (MALS) 11, Dec. 7, to reflect on the unit's heritage and accomplishments over the past year. Established on Dec. 1, 1921, at the
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