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Upcoming Webinar to Discuss Company Structure and Tax Savings

The structure of your business will greatly determine a whole host of issues. And one of the most important ones is taxes. A new webinar from CorpNet in collaboration with Small Business Trends titled, Tax Advantages of LLCs, S-Corps and Corporations will address the advantages of choosing one of these structures. Nellie Akalp is the CEO of and Anita Campbell, Founder and CEO of Small Business Trends LLC, will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each incorporation. Aklap wil...
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Marines Begin Mass Fielding of Suppressors (Silencers) at end of 2020

Image from Knight Armaments Company Suppressor on M38 cropped and scaled by Dean Weingarten U.S.A. –-( The Marine Corps is well on its way to procuring suppressors (silencers) for all small arms in its arsenal. In 2020, the Marines have procured 6,700 suppressors for M4, M4A1, and M27 rifles. Suppressors are in common use with the M38 squad designated marksman rifle. Another 7,000 suppressors are in the pipeline. The goal is to have about 30,000 suppressors by the fis...
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USMC Begins Roll Out of Suppressors

TFB has long followed the progress of the US Marine Corps effort to field suppressors across the board. At the end of December 2020, the Corps finally announced that they had begun the process of fielding thousands of rifle caliber suppressors to Marines for use with the M27, M38, M4 and M4A1 rifles and carbines. […] Read More … The post USMC Begins Roll Out of Suppressors appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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State Desperate For More Medical Workers As California Health Corps Volunteers Dwindle

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP/CBS13) — California desperately needs more medical workers at facilities swamped by coronavirus patients, but almost no help is coming from a volunteer program that Gov. Gavin Newsom created at the start of the pandemic. An army of 95,000 initially raised their hands, and just 14 are now working in the field. Very few volunteers actually met qualifications for the California Health Corps, and only a tiny sliver has the high-level experience needed to help with the most ser...
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First female Marine drill instructors graduate from an integrated course at San Diego recruit depot

Sgt. Stephanie Fahl is shouldering great expectations. Eight years ago, the 33-year-old San Diego resident went through boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island in South Carolina. Her drill instructors inspired her then and she hopes now to carry that same motivation forward as she helps to forge the Corps’ newest Marines. A Marine with Drill Instructor School attends a graduation ceremony at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Dec. 16, 2020. During drill instructor school, M...
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'Quiet professionals': These are the legendary Vietnam War marksmen every Marine scout sniper trains to be

Carlos Hathcock, one of the most famous Marine Corps snipers in history. Marine Corps Archives Modern Marine Corps scout snipers are required to study their history, to learn from the outstanding snipers that came before them. Among those who serve as examples are Charles Mawhinney, Eric England, and Carlos Hathcock, three of the deadliest Marine Corps snipers of the Vietnam War. These three snipers had nearly 300 confirmed kills, but what makes them examples for Marines today is more than...
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For the first time ever, the Marine Corps will train women at its all-male West Coast boot camp

A recruit receives instructions on the range prior to live fire on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, November 12, 2019. US Marine Corps/Lance Cpl. Godfrey Ampong The Marine Corps is sending women to its all-male West Coast boot camp in San Diego for the first time. The Corps already trains women at its other recruit depot in South Carolina, but the service is preparing to meet a congressional mandate to make its entry-level training coed. Visit Business Insider's ho...
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Here are the weapons and gear that soldiers and Marines can look forward to in 2021

Force Reconnaissance Marines during a simulated Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) mission aboard dock landing ship USS Germantown, September 5, 2020. US Marines Corps/Lance Cpl. Kolby Leger Marines and soldiers can expect to field an array of new weapons and gear in 2021. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. With the end of 2020 fast approaching, it's officially that wonderful time of the year when we can stop, take stock of our lives, and look ahead to what 2021 holds...
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B Corps are businesses committed to using their profit for good - these 14 make products we love

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Cotopaxi B Corps are for-profit businesses that volunteer to be graded by the nonprofit B Lab each year to ensure they're meeting the highest standards of social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability. They're among the most impressive companies treating "good business" as an idea that includes both profit and purpose. To B Corps, sustainable business isn't cha...
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The Marine Corps just set up its first new base in 68 years

US Marines assigned to Marine Corps Base Camp Blaz conduct the first flag raising of the new command, marking the initial operation capability of the base in Dededo, Guam, October 1, 2020. US Marine Corps/Staff Sgt. John Ewald Marine Corps Base Camp Blaz was activated on October 1, 2020, on the island of Guam. The base is the Corps' first new base since 1952, and it will eventually host roughly 5,000 Marines of III Marine Expeditionary Force. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stor...
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Marines training for harsh winter warfare in Norway also have to deal with 'different military terms'

Marine Maj. Alex Puraty greets Maj. Gen. Lars Lervik, chief of the Norwegian Army, during Exercise Reindeer II at Setermoen, Norway, November 25, 2020. US Marine Corps/Cpl. Jesse Carter-Powell Marines have become a common presence in Norway in recent years, as they train for combat in harsh Arctic conditions and on rough terrain. During that training, Marines and Norwegian troops often work side by side, and they take special measures to avoid miscommunications that can foul up their opera...
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The first Marine Corps F-35 squadron able to fight from Navy aircraft carriers is officially ready for combat

VMFA-314's first F-35C lands at Marine Air Station Miramar in California, January 21, 2020. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Dominic Romero The US Marine Corps' first F-35C squadron has achieved initial operational capability, meaning it is ready to deploy. Unlike the B variants of the fifth-generation stealth fighter the Corps has operated from airstrips and amphibious assault ships, the C variant is specifically built for combat operations aboard Navy aircraft carriers. The development giv...
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The Marines are getting new boots for fights in freezing temperatures as low as -20 degrees

US Marines hike in Sekiyama, Japan, March 15, 2017. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Isaac Ibarra The Marines are getting new cold-weather boots starting early next year, Marine Corps Systems Command announced Tuesday. The new boots will fill a gap in Marine footwear, providing comfort in temperatures ranging from 20 degrees Fahrenheit to -20 degrees Fahrenheit. "In order to effectively conduct your mission in a cold weather environment, you need to be warm," a Marine Corps project officer ...
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A legendary Marine battle 70 years ago is now becoming part of a rallying cry for China

The 1st Marine Division moves through Chinese lines during its breakout from the Chosin Reservoir. Corporal Peter McDonald, USMC In November 1950, US-led forces clashed with Chinese troops for the first time during the Korean War, in bitter fighting around the Chosin Reservoir. Chosin Reservoir has remained an iconic battle for the US Marines, even as memory of the war has faded over the past 70 years. Now, amid tensions between the US and China, Beijing is casting the battle and the war, ...
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 On Veterans Day I like to pay tribute to the members ofour family who have served our country from its birth. I don'thave all the details of the service records, and I'm sure I willdiscover more relatives to add later, but this is what I have so far. American Revolution:    Jonathan Barker Jr. My 4x great grandfather Was a Minuteman from Methuen Ma with rank of Sergeant.He responded to Lexington and Concord with his sonsServed in Captain Samuel Johnson's Company inColonel Titcomb's Regi...
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The Marine Corps' top officer wants Leathernecks to help take on Russian and Chinese submarines

Russian navy diesel-electric submarine Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky in a military parade on Russian Navy Day, July 26, 2020. Alexander Demianchuk\TASS via Getty Images Marines can contribute to anti-submarine warfare by supporting operations from their expeditionary bases, the Corps' commandant wrote in a recent essay. Marine Corps Commandant Gen. David Berger has focused on making the Corps more nimble and better able to support distributed naval operations. Supporting the fight against enemy...
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These are 10 of the toughest and most important battles US Marines ever fought

Marine Corps Memorial in Washington, DC AP Photo/J. David Ake The US Marines Corps was founded on November 10, 1775, and in their 245 years, the Devil Dogs have fought and won some hellish battles.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.Over the course of the 245-year history of the Corps, US Marines have waged war around the world, building a reputation as an unstoppable force.On many occasions, the Marines have found themselves tasked with what seemed impossible while surrounde...
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Records Show Trump’s Border Wall Is Costing Taxpayers Billions More Than Initial Contracts

This article first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. On the same day in May 2019, the Army Corps of Engineers awarded a pair of contracts worth $788 million to replace 83 miles of fence along the southwest border. The projects were slated to be completed in January 2020, the Corps said then. Four months into this year, however, the government increased the v...
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The Marines Corps is rolling out a 'subversive' new strategy to take on China

US Marines conduct a simulated amphibious assault during exercise Talisman Sabre 19 in Bowen, Australia, July 22, 2019. US Marine Corps/Lance Cpl. Tanner D. Lambert In August 2019, Marine Corps Commandant Gen. David Berger published his Commandant's Planning Guidance, detailing a dramatic shift in the Marine Corps' force structure. It positions the Marines to take on China, but it also makes a subversive proposal to take on a sophisticated rival with cheaper capabilities than what the othe...
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220 US Marines were killed in the Beirut bombing 37 years ago — it was the deadliest day for the Corps since World War II's Battle of Iwo Jima

U.S. Marines with the School of Infantry-East Color Guard stand at parade rest during a wreath laying ceremony on the anniversary of the bombing of the Marine Barracks in Beirut, Lebanon on Camp Geiger, N.C., Oct. 23, 2015. U.S. Marine Corps photo by SOI-East Combat Camera Cpl. Andrew Kuppers/ Released The horrific Oct. 23, 1983 attack on the multinational peacekeepers, an attack purportedly perpetrated by the Iranian-funded terrorist organization Hezbollah, was especially devastating for t...
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How the Army ended up with one of the most intact T. rex skeletons ever found

A woman returns from her flooded apartment in Coralvile, Iowa, June 13, 2008. David Greedy/Getty Images The Army Corps of Engineers manages more than 8 million acres of land across the US. With all that land, the corps is bound to dig up a few interesting things, like a 100% intact T. rex skeleton. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. It turns out a massive flood control project is an excellent way to unearth dinosaurs. At least, that's what happened back in 1993 in Coralvil...
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The Marine Corps' Super Cobra has left the battlefield. Here are 11 photos of the fearsome attack helicopter in action

A Marine Corps AH-1W Super Cobra fires flares and launches rockets at mock enemy targets during a tactical demonstration at the Yodaville training facility in Yuma, Arizona, April 4, 2018. US Marine Corps/Lance Cpl. Ashley McLaughlin The US Marine Corps has officially retired the AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopter, the helicopter's manufacturer, Bell Textron, said in an October 19 release. Bell delivered the first AH-1Ws to the Marines in 1986, and 179-helicopter fleet logged 933,614 hour...
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US Marines in remote corner of Australia are practicing to guide Air Force bombers to targets across the Pacific

Marine Corps Capt. Benjamin Hovies and Australian Army Sgt. Aaron Costas direct a US B-2 bomber at Mount Bundey Training Area in Australia's Northern Territory, August 24, 2020. US Marine Corps/Cpl. Harrison Rakhshani During exercises in Australia in August, US Marines teamed up with Australian troops to guide Air Force bombers to targets using drones. The exercise used Australian training ranges to simulate islands hundreds of miles apart, reflecting the Corps' preparations for what i...
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Amphibious assault vehicles that sink are 'death traps' for the troops inside, Marine veterans say after fatal accident

Assault amphibious vehicles are rough rides in choppy seas, especially for the troops riding in the back. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Adam Dublinske Nine service members died this summer when a Marine Corps amphibious assault vehicle sank off the coast of California during a training exercise. It was the deadliest training accident in the vehicle's decades-long history. The Corps is investigating why the AAV sank and why so many troops lost their lives when it did. Though the investigation ...
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Marine Corps fires commander after 9 service members died when their amphibious assault vehicle sank into the sea

Marine Corps Lt. Col. Michael J. Regner Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jailine L. AliceaSantiago The Marine Corps has decided to fire the commander of the unit involved in an amphibious assault vehicle (AAV) accident that left nine service members dead in July, the Marine Corps said in a press statement Tuesday evening. The Marine Corps said that Lt. Col. Michael Regner, the commander of Battalion Landing Team 1/4 attached to the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, was relieved "due to a los...
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Two of those charged in the alleged domestic terrorism plot to kidnap Gov. Whitmer are former Marines

Two of those charged in the alleged domestic terrorism plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer are former Marines, the Corps said.
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Two who served in the Marines are among those charged in plot to kidnap Michigan's governor

Two of those charged in the alleged domestic terrorism plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer are former Marines, the Corps said.
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Two who served in Marines among charged in plot to kidnap Michigan's governor

Two of those charged in the alleged domestic terrorism plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer are former Marines, the Corps said.
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USMC Moves Forward with Knight’s Armament Suppressor Contract

The US Marine Corps is actioning their order for rifle caliber suppressors from Knight’s Armament Company. We first reported on the USMC’s suppressor Sole Source Notice which was published on the 9th of July. The execution of the contract award confirms the Corps’ plans to procure 25,853, 5.56mm Small Arms Suppressors for issue to its […] Read More … The post USMC Moves Forward with Knight’s Armament Suppressor Contract appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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To take on China, the Marine Corps is rethinking where it puts its troops in Asia

US Marines, Philippine marines, and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force members after an amphibious exercise in the Philippines, October 12, 2019. US Marine Corps/Cpl. Harrison Rakhshani The Marine Corps will reexamine where it's postured in the Asia-Pacific region as the service prepares for possible conflict with China, the Corps' top officer said this week. As the Defense Department assesses where it stages troops worldwide, Marines in the Pacific will "have to spread out," Gen. David Berge...
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