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Marine veteran credited with saving New York officer stabbed by suspect in his backyard

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Sandoval has been credited with saving the Suffolk County police officer who was rushed to a local hospital in critical condition where, police said, he underwent emergency surgery. The injured Suffolk County Police...

Explosives are missing from the nation’s largest Marine Corps base and an investigation is underway

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Explosives are missing from the nation's largest US Marine Corps base, according to military officials who said Tuesday an investigation is underway. Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms in San Be...

The oldest living Marine, a North Carolina woman, has died at age 107

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Dorothy "Dot" Cole was the oldest living US Marine veteran when she died on January 7. She was 107 years old. Cole, who was born in 1913 and grew up in Warren, Pennsylvania, suffered a heart attack in the home they ...

Senior Marine officer relieved of command over alleged use of racial slur

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The commander of US Marines in Europe and Africa was relieved of command Monday amid allegations that he used a racial slur, according to a US defense official. US Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Stephen Neary, the commander...

A suspected toxic spill in Russia’s Far East has killed 95% of marine life on the seabed

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A suspected toxic spill along a beach on Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula has killed 95% of marine life on the surrounding seabed, local scientists have said, following a weeks-long campaign to investigate the mysteriou...

Beirut Marine Barracks Bombing Fast Facts

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Here is a look at the 1983 bombing of a Marine compound in Beirut, Lebanon, that killed 241 US service personnel. Facts October 23, 1983 - 241 US service personnel -- including 220 Marines and 21 other service pers...

A Marine veteran’s military medals were stolen from his home. Detectives on the case replaced them

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For nearly 25 years, Thomas Faleskie served in the United States Marine Corps before retiring with the rank of lieutenant colonel. During that time he served in Vietnam and was awarded with several medals, including...

U.S. Marine deported from Philippines after presidential pardon for killing of transgender woman

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A United States Marine convicted of killing a transgender woman has been released from prison and deported from the Philippines on Sunday, after President Rodrigo Duterte granted him an "absolute pardon" earlier thi...

US Marine pardoned by Philippines for killing of transgender woman

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A United States Marine convicted of killing a transgender woman in the Philippines in 2014 has been granted an "absolute pardon" by President Rodrigo Duterte in a case that sparked outrage over alleged preferential ...