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Division trekking in Patton's footsteps May 10, 2001 — The 1st Marine Division is using cyberspace to call the shots as it retraces steps Army MajGen. George S. Patton took more than 50 years ago prior to deploying his units for World War II. Desert Scimitar '01 is a tactical exercise without troops, in which the 1st Marine Division will move more than 1,800 Marines and 500 vehicles, 170 miles across MORE
Leatherneck's quick actions save buddy's life May 10, 2001 — A School of Infantry Marine received a Navy Achievement Medal here May 3 for saving his best friend's life on May 2. Lance Corporal Matthew L. Sugrue, administration chief, operations, Headquarters and Support Battalion, gave mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to LCpl. John Nuno, motor transport operator, SOI, after Nuno stopped breathing. Nuno was in MORE
Edson Range leathernecks get medieval April 26, 2001 — It looks as though hundreds of bricks were laid to fashion the medieval castle built by Marines that stands approximately 10 feet tall and 12 feet wide. But not one brick was used. Made mostly out of plastic, wood and paint, the castle is actually an elaborate puppet show stage built for students at Washington Middle School in Vista for their MORE
Local Marines among 15,000 combining for Kernel Blitz '01 March 29, 2001 — Sailors of Amphibious Group Three and Marines of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade boarded ships in San Diego, March 26, in preparation for the largest biennial amphibious exercise in the Western Pacific known as Kernel Blitz-01.  Although a full-scale combat amphibious landing has not been performed since the Korean War, the purpose of the MORE
Supply Bn. upgrades warehouse March 29, 2001 — First Supply Battalion activated a new warehouse management system, which will improve both warehouse and personnel efficiency, called the Storage, Retrieval, Automated Tracking, Integrated System, March 26. STRATIS is being integrated with a new warehouse modernization project, which includes recently acquired automated carousels with lift MORE
Iranian emigrant pursues crowning achievements through dentistry March 29, 2001 — Although Iran offered advancement opportunities for women, Navy Lt. Shayeteh Shafie had her mind set on coming to America. Born and raised in Tehran, the capital city of Iran, she devoted herself to education. "Growing up in Iran was similar to the United States," said black-haired, brown-eyed Shafie.  "I spent most of my time studying because MORE
Old Breed of Martial Artists still kicking March 29, 2001 — To most people on the street Bill Miller seems like a harmless grandfather with an infectious smile.  Little do they know, behind that smile and gray beard is a 68-year-old Korean War veteran who happens to be a martial arts master. This warrior is one of many little known Marine Corps legends who happens to go about his business in the hills of MORE
Guru's teaching inspired Commandant's martial arts program March 29, 2001 — The concept of a martial arts program for the Marine Corps is not new and has been practiced in one way or another for quite some time under the guise of close combat training. The only difference now is that the Commandant has made it into standard training Corps-wide. However, the evolution of the martial arts program has never been easy and took MORE
Regrets about leaving Corps March 29, 2001 — Well I am finally settled into the land where gas is $1.18, strangers wave, and all roads are composed of only two lanes.  Let me begin by first saying it's not all that its cracked up to be.  I wish I could tell that to everyone that I have ever heard talk bad about the Marine Corps. I arrived back in Ohio in late December anxious to start what I MORE
Making grass greener on your side March 29, 2001 — It was a beautiful spring morning in Iwakuni, Japan.  Hanami, cherry blossom festival, was in full swing.  I strolled along the shores of the Nishiki River near the Kintai Bridge with my camera in hand.  White cherry blossoms filled the trees surrounding the area. Some people traveled from around the world to enjoy the beauty of this scene.  After MORE

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