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Future Marine saves teacher’s life, receives city’s gratitude

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Fairfield City Council and Mayor Steve Miller proclaimed Feb 9, 2015, to be “John Jones Day” in honor of the Fairfield High School senior who caught the attention local city officials when he expediently responded to save the life of a substitute teacher who had collapsed in class. Jones, who is currently … Continue reading

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Louisville educators take on Marine Corps Bootcamp

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Marine Corps bootcamp has a reputation as the most physically and mentally difficult training America’s uniformed services has to offer. If a recruit can make it through the grueling 12-weeks, he or she will be presented with the eagle, globe and anchor, symbolizing that they have earned the title of United States … Continue reading

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Asafo-Adjei selected for Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – George Asafo-Adjei, 18, of West Chester, Ohio, was recognized for being selected to play in the Marine Corps Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl at Lakota West High School Oct. 31. U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Ethan Millisor, a recruiter from Marine Recruiting Sub-Station Fairfield, Ohio, presented Asafo-Adjei with a SFAAB hat, shirt and football … Continue reading

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Officer Selection Team Cincinnati conducts pool function

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Marine Corps Officer Selection Team Cincinnati conducted a pool function at the University of Dayton, Oct. 25, to help prepare applicants for the challenges of Officer Candidate School. Marine Corps officer recruiters conduct monthly pool functions to mentor and familiarize qualified applicants with skills they will need to know in order to … Continue reading

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13th Marine Expeditionary Unit Returns Home After Eight-Month Deployment

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii – After eight months at sea conducting theater security cooperation exercises with foreign nations throughout the Western Pacific and the Middle East, Marines and Sailors of the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) and Boxer Amphibious Ready Group (BOXARG) are slated to wrap up their Western Pacific deployment and head home to San … Continue reading

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Building partnerships, security

DJIBOUTI, Djibouti – Djibouti, Africa contains a population of approximately 700,000, vulnerable to famine, drought and conflict in the neighboring countries of Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia. Yet, everyday hundreds risk their lives, escaping violence and poverty to seek refuge in the more peaceful and politically stable environment the Horn of Africa has to offer. This … Continue reading

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13th MEU sustains readiness against Djibouti wildlife threats

CAMP LEMMONIER, Djibouti – “Snakes, mosquitos and scorpions are among some of the dangerous wildlife Marines should watch out for while conducting sustainment training in the Horn of Africa,” said U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Jorge Belmudez, hospital corpsman with Battalion Landing Team 1/4, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit. “A bad run in with one … Continue reading