II Marine Expeditionary Force

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Name: II Marine Expeditionary Force
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Service held to honor LCPL Joshua Twigg

Team Red, White and Blue held a service to place a wreath in honor of LCPL Joshua Twigg at the Indiana County War Memorial in front of the Indiana County Court House on Friday.Twigg, a Penns Manor graduate formerly of the Penn Run area, was killed in ... [Published Indiana Gazette - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

US marine accused of desertion returns after a decade away | World news

A Marine Corps spokesman says a corporal who disappeared in Iraq a decade ago and was later declared a deserter is in custody at a North Carolina brig.Lt Col Cliff W Gilmore of the II Marine Expeditionary Force said Cpl Wassef Ali Hassoun returned to ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 10 reports

Marine accused of desertion returned to Camp Lejeune

Declared deserter, Wassef Ali Hassoun, was returned to Camp Lejeune on Monday. WASHINGTON -The Marine Corps says a corporal who was declared a deserter nearly 10 years ago after allegedly faking his own kidnapping in Iraq is in custody at a Camp Lejeune ... [Published WNCT - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 2 reports

Funeral Held For Fallen Iowa Marine

A 25-year-old Marine from Iowa killed in Afghanistan was remembered Sunday afternoon as a kind and strong young man. A large crowd attended Lance Cpl. Adam R. Wolff's funeral in Ottumwa.Pastor Mark Hornback said he knows Wolff's family appreciated the ... [Published WOWT - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Marine awarded with Medal of Honor speaks at Camp Lejeune

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. -A Marine, honored with a top award, inspired fellow Marines Friday, aboard Camp Lejeune.President Obama awarded Corporal Kyle Carpenter the prestigious "Medal of Honor."He came to Jacksonville to speak to the 2nd Marine Expeditionary ... [Published WNCT - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 2 reports

Motorcyclists, Police Escort Fallen Marine Back to Virginia

Motorcyclists, Police Escort Fallen Marine Back to Virginia http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Motorcyclist-Police-to-Escort-Fallen-Marine-Back-to-Virginia-264872851.html?_osource=SocialFlowFB_DCBrand Friday, Jun 27, 2014  |  Updated 3:40 PM EDT ... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Twenty-nine Palms Marine killed in Helmand Province

Late this afternoon, the Department of Defense announced the death of a Marine based out of Twenty-nine Palms, Calif.Sgt. Thomas Z. Spitzer, 23, who listed his home town of record as New Braunfels, Texas, died June 25, 2014, while conducting combat operations ... [Published Examiner.com - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Cpl. Adam Wolf

OTTUMWA — Cpl. Adam F. Wolff USMC, 25, of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Ottumwa, died June 20, 2014 in Afghanistan.He was born July 16, 1988 in Ottumwa to Nicholas and Deborah Christy Wolff.Adam was a 2006 graduate of Cardinal High School. While living in ... [Published Ottumwa Courier - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Stafford Marine Killed in Afghanistan

A Marine from Stafford has been identified as in Afghanistan, according to the Department of Defense.Staff Sgt. David H. Stewart, 34, died Friday, June 20, while conducting combat operations in Helmand province. He was assigned to 2nd Combat Engineer ... [Published Fredericksburg Patch - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 2 reports

Marine From Cedar Rapids Dies in Afghanistan

Posted Monday, June 23rd 2014 @ 1pmA Marine from Cedar Rapids has died in combat in Afghanistan.   According to the Department of Defense, 25 year-old Lance Cpl. Adam F. Wolff was one of three Marines who died Friday in Helmand province.     He was assigned ... [Published WMT Radio - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 9 reports

Stafford Marine, two others, killed in Afghanistan

STAFFORD, VA (WWBT) -A Marine from Stafford was killed during combat in Afghanistan on Friday, the Department of Defense announced.Thirty-four-year-old Staff Sgt. David H. Stewart was assigned to 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II ... [Published NBC12 Online - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Pentagon ID's 3 US Marines Killed In Afghan Bombing

The Defense Department has identified the three U.S. Marines killed on June 20 (along with a military working dog ) by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan.Killed were:Staff Sgt. David H. Stewart, 34, of Stafford, Va. Lance Cpl. Brandon J. Garabrant, ... [Published KPBS - Jun 23 2014]

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In a written statement from its headquarters at the Pentagon, the Marine Corps said: "The Naval Criminal Investigative Service worked with Corporal Hassoun to turn himself in and return to the United States to face charges under the Uniformed Code of Military Justice."
"We know that Adam may be physically away from us, but we will all continue to carry him in our hearts, our minds and our lives forever. There is no one and no thing that can remove his spirit from us" said Pastor Mark Hornback, of the First Church of the Open Bible
"Really, just to show my kids the freedom we take so for granted is not free," Cote said. "It comes at a cost, and tragically, this is sometimes the cost."
"We've been together since we were teenagers and he's always been positive," Kristine Stewart said. "It didn't matter what was going on. All the joys in our life and then the hardships that come with five deployments; he just was my rock."

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4th Marine Corps District hosts change of command [Published United States Marine Corps - Jul 11 2014]
West Coast Marine force changes hands [Published U-T San Diego - Jul 11 2014]
26th MEU Change of Command [Published United States Marine Corps - Jul 10 2014]
Camp Lejeune, MCAS New River prepare for hurric... [Published DVIDS - Jul 08 2014]
Hundreds mourn ‘brave’ NH Marine [Published Nashua Telegraph - Jul 06 2014]
Service held to honor LCPL Joshua Twigg [Published Indiana Gazette - Jul 05 2014]
A high price paid: Staff Sgt. David H. Stewart [Published Stafford County Sun - Jul 02 2014]
National roundup: Fla. judge dismisses Zimmerma... [Published Washington Post - Jul 01 2014]
US marine accused of desertion returns after a ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 01 2014]
Marine accused of desertion returned to Camp Le... [Published WNCT - Jun 30 2014]
US 'deserter' returns after 10 years missing [Published World Bulletin - Jun 30 2014]
Alleged Marine deserter coming to Camp Lejeune [Published WCTI12.com - Jun 30 2014]
DAYBREAK DAILY: Supreme Court to rule on 'Hobby... [Published WJLA.com - Jun 30 2014]
US Marine 'deserter' back in custody 10 years a... [Published The Independent - Jun 30 2014]
In Brief: Marine who disappeared in Iraq back i... [Published Erie Times-News - Jun 30 2014]
Marine back in custody after citing kidnap, van... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Jun 30 2014]
Marine who disappeared in Iraq in 2004 back in US [Published Business Standard India - Jun 30 2014]
Fallen hero laid to rest [Published KTVO - Jun 30 2014]
Marine missing nearly 10 years turns himself in [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jun 30 2014]
Missing Marine Back In U.S. [Published WBSM-AM - Jun 30 2014]
Funeral Held For Fallen Iowa Marine [Published WOWT - Jun 29 2014]
Funeral held for Iowa Marine killed in Afghanistan [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Jun 29 2014]
Marine who disappeared in Iraq in 2004 back in US [Published The Valley Dispatch - Jun 29 2014]
Greenfield family receives body of Garabrant, v... [Published Union Leader - Jun 29 2014]
Motorcyclists, Police Escort Fallen Marine Back... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Jun 27 2014]
Marine awarded with Medal of Honor speaks at Ca... [Published WNCT - Jun 27 2014]
Motorcyclists, Police Escort Fallen Marine Back... [Published NBC Washington DC - Jun 27 2014]
Cpl. Adam Wolf [Published Ottumwa Courier - Jun 27 2014]
26th MEU Change of Command [Published DVIDS - Jun 27 2014]
Twenty-nine Palms Marine killed in Helmand Prov... [Published Examiner.com - Jun 27 2014]
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This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website. What is Operation New Normal? It's a question without an answer, a riddle the US military refuses to solve. It's a secret operation in Africa that no one knows anything about. Except that someone ...
Piedmont Natural Gas Announces Agreement with C... [Published PR Newswire: Energy - Apr 18 2014]
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today announced an agreement with Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, home to the U.S. Marine Corps' II Marine Expeditionary Force, to greatly expand its natural gas facilities ...
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