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97-year-old Silver Star Iwo Jima veteran to be oldest Marine participant in Marine Corps Marathon

Jared Morgan

A veteran who fought at Iwo Jima during World War II is looking to become the oldest Marine to participate in the annual Marine Corps Marathon.

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Army-Navy Game to be held at West Point for first time since World War II

Kyle Rempfer

The 121st Army-Navy Game will be hosted by the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, this December, marking the first time it has been played at a home site since World War II, the two service academies\' athletic directors announced Friday.

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Museum to unveil papers that shed light on early years of OLD IRONSIDES Navy

Mark Pratt, The Associated Press

The U.S.S. Constitution Museum has acquired more than 150 documents, including correspondence from President George Washington’s secretary of war and the leader of the Haitian Revolution, that shed light on the warship’s early years and the young United States\' first international conflict.

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Marine Corps says goodbye to the Super Cobra

Philip Athey

With its final flight over the New Orleans skyline, the Corps said goodbye to the historic AH-1W Super Cobra after 34 years of service as the Corps\' go-to attack helicopter.

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Largest class of new sailors since 2004 graduates from Navy Recruit Training Command

Diana Stancy Correll

The largest class of recruits in more than 15 years just graduated from the Navy’s Recruit Training Command, and the service has surpassed its enlisted accession goal for fiscal 2020, according to Chief of Naval Personnel Vice Adm. John Nowell Jr.

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Airman runs every street, avenue and alley in Minot

Kim Fundingsland, Minot (N.D.) Daily News via the AP

MINOT, N.D. — What the heck? Why do such a thing? Then again, why not?

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Marine vet opened new cigar lounge was inspired by Afghanistan deployment

Ryan Trares, Daily Journal

The faint smell of spicy tobacco lingered in the air stepping through the door of the Smoke Pit.

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Montana ridge named in honor of airmen who died in 1962 B-47 crash

The Associated Press

BOZEMAN, Mont. — An area of Montana countryside where four Air Force pilots crashed and died in 1962 was named in honor of the fallen service members.

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Candy Bomber during Berlin Airlift glides into milestone birthday

Genelle Pugmire, (Provo, Utah) Daily Herald via the AP

PROVO, Utah — Retired Air Force Col. Gail S. Halvorsen changed the course of history with just two pieces of gum. Now has made a bit of his own history. Halvorsen turned 100 years old this month.

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