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WASHINGTON - David Letterman was never known as a particularly political comedian, preferring a detached irony-drenched tone that favored the surreal and silly over topical humor. But there was an unmistakable political tint to much of Sunday night's ceremony to present Letterman with the Mark Twain ...

By the end of last week, even President Donald Trump had apparently had enough of the self-inflicted chaos swirling around his White House. And the person he turned to fix it—instinctively, it seems—was a retired Marine Corps general. John Kelly, out of uniform for just a year after retiring as head of U.S. ...
Ted Larson, was called to active duty and sent to Camp Taqaddum in Iraq. Dodge, of Lebanon, a principal engineer at Electric Boat, organized small potluck lunches and used the money to send care packages to Larson. The effort quickly grew. Fundraisers, which were initially held in small offices, moved ...
Mad Dog is the wrong nickname for a man who never yells and supports his people first, last, and always. I first met Marine Gen. James Mattis in the summer of 2000 when he took command of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade. After his change of command ceremony, I introduced myself as his new ...
Everett (a Freeport native) enlisted in the Texas Army National Guard and was part of the 5th Battalion, 112th Armor in Huntsville. He volunteered to go to Iraq in 2004 and was later stationed at Camp Taqaddum near Baghdad. Berry was a Dallas native who enlisted in the Texas National Guard in 1999 and ...
PHOTO: Lt. Gen. James M. Mattis, Commanding General, U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Ryan L. Tomlinson/U.S. Marines Corps. Lt. Gen. James M. Mattis, Commanding General, U.S. Marine Forces Central Command and 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, speaks with Marines during a visit to Camp Taqaddum ...
The Marine Corps is one of the most adaptable military forces in the world. Tasked with everything from assault operations to security missions, the Corps relies on a wide range of equipment suited for every possible mission. These are the vehicles that the Marines rely on to carry out missions from shore to ...


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