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    To commemorate the retail DVD launch of The Hornet’s Nest and’s partnership with this one-of-a-kind portrayal of the war in Afghanistan, created a Limited Edition T-shirt featuring:

    Front Left Breast Hornet’s Nest logo
    Back Full Size Hornet’s Nest Logo
    Left Sleeve logo
    Right Sleeve 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines logo

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    Applications for new season available Dec. 15
    By Cherie Huntington,
    DeCA public affairs specialist

    FORT LEE, Va. – As the Scholarships for Military Children Program enters its 15th year, more than 8,000 students have shared nearly $13 million in scholarships. Applications for the 2015-2016 school-year awards become available ...
    10-29-14 11:16 AM
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    Protecting and serving yourself and the ones you love means being prepared for all situations. Investing correctly is a smart choice to help keep your family prepared for any financial situations. Of course, there are riskier options for investing, but one that is guaranteed to help ...
    10-20-14 03:46 PM
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    The Young Marines youth organization’s Drug Demand Reduction Program is the winner of the 2014 Annual Fulcrum Shield Award for Excellence in Youth Anti-Drug Education. The award was presented on Thursday, Oct. 16, during a special ceremony in the Hall of Heroes
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