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Wingers sharpen skills for airfield defense November 21, 2000 — More than 100 Marines recently had a taste of the grunt life.   From Oct. 30 through Nov. 3, Marine Wing Support Squadron 372 received combat skills training in the Camp Deluz training area here.   Their mission was to enhance combat effectiveness outside their military occupational specialty and meet the basic skills test and gas chamber MORE
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1/5 grunts spill out of helicopters toward MEU deployment November 16, 2000 — Sweat-streaked faces showed determination as Marines charged up a steep hill during a training assault on an enemy camp Oct. 24.The helicopter assault was one of several exercises 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division conducted recently in preparation for their deployment to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit early next year.After MORE
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'Top Grunt' leads aviation Marines on the ground November 16, 2000 — He's the only infantryman on the flight line, and his name is "Top Grunt."   "Someone put the name on my placard outside my office, and it has been my nickname ever since," said MSgt. Robert D. French, squadron gunnery sergeant, Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 39, Marine Aircraft Group 39.  A junior Marine said French is respected.   "Top Grunt MORE
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Sailors soon to wear marker of Corps service November 16, 2000 — In February 2001, sailors serving with Marine units here will begin the process of qualifying for the Fleet Marine Force Warfare Device.   The new device was approved by the Vice Chief of Naval Operations and the Commandant of the Marine Corps for wear by sailors assigned to the FMF.   Like the Surface, Aviation, Submarine and Seabee Warfare MORE
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CFC benefits Marine family November 09, 2000 — The Combined Federal Campaign is making a difference close to home.  The CFC is helping a Marine family at Camp Pendleton overcome struggles with their child?s disability.   Madeline E. Waldow, daughter of Sgt. Glen A. Waldow, criminal investigator, Security Battalion, was first diagnosed with autism in February 1998, at age 2.  Waldow and his MORE
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Young Fox follows in pack leader's footsteps November 09, 2000 — He gazed at the monitor intently as if expecting a different turn out or as if he had missed something the first time around.  The video always begins with the title ?Unknown Russian Soldier? on a black background, but somehow it always seems like anyone?s story.    The boot of a Chechen rebel is planted flat on the side of the Russian soldier?s MORE
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Docs MAP out combat medical aid November 09, 2000 — A long line of field ambulances, with their distinguishable white boxes and red crosses plastered all over, roll in as morning breaks.  The enemy attacked at dawn, and the Marines have suffered heavy casualties.  The lives of this fresh batch rest solely in the hands of medical personnel at an echelon two facility, the second line of care, whose MORE
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Birthday Marines, Corps share spotlight November 09, 2000 — Moist chocolate cake with thick creamy icing, a multitude of candles slowly dripping wax down their stems to the pillow of fluff that is holding them in place, is a memory many share when thinking of their birthday.   As we age, more and more candles are added to the cake. A select few share Nov. 10, not only as the time set for the founding of MORE
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Coyotes keep watch, prey on unsafe tactics October 19, 2000 — TWENTY-NINE PALMS, Calif. - Behind every successful Combined Arms Exercise here, there is a band of  "coyotes" ensuring safety on the ranges and at times offering tactics to participating units.   These "coyotes" are not small wolf-like dogs roaming the desert, but a group of 35 Marines, including reserve augments, with different occupational MORE
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New SNCO Academy breaks ground October 19, 2000 — Major General Edward Hanlon Jr, commanding general, Marine Corps Base, broke ground on a new Staff Non-Commissioned Officer Academy Monday at the 52 area here.   The need for a new SNCO academy culminated as a result of the Base Realignment and Closure of Marine Corps Air Station, El Toro, leaving the old academy with no place to call home.  In the MORE
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