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Memorial Day, Solemnity,

The purpose behind Memorial Day. A lesson in solemnity for all

FLORIDA: This is Memorial Day weekend yet no one seems to remember what that day really symbolizes. Begun in the wake of the Civil War, when a few southern ladies decorated the graves of Union soldiers buried far away from their mothers, sisters, fathers, and brothers, it demonstrated our commonality rather than our differences. Sadly ...

Marine Corps and the MV-22 Osprey makes the impossible possible in crisis response

SAN DIEGO: It’s no secret that when the impossible looms, a Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) has an ace-in-the-hole. Assault support, humanitarian relief, aircraft, and personnel recovery, or embassy reinforcement are just a few missions on a broad MAGTF list. A challenge for the Marine Corps is to access widespread global conflicts in many ...