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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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Exclusive Buddy Games Clip Sees The Guys Face The Dragon

Exclusive Buddy Games clip sees the guys face the dragon has received an exclusive from the upcoming comedy Buddy Games starring, co-written and directed by Josh Duhamel (Love, Simon) in his directorial debut that sees the ensemble group of stars face off against the dragon. The exclusive clip can be viewed in the player below! RELATED: Exclusive Iron Mask Clip Features a Brawling Arnold Schwarzenegger! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandA...
Tags: Movies, Marine, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Kevin Dillon, Samuel Goldwyn, Ralph, Duhamel, Hasselhoff, Jamie Elliott, Movie News, Nick Swardson, Exclusive Clip, Buddy Games, Bob Schwartz, Jude Weng, Richard Lowell

"And their eyes — wow, it was like someone turned the lights on."

The image is from Earl Shaffer's Appalachian Hike Diary (1948), every page of which you can see at that link, at the Smithsonian website. I'm reading about Shaffer this morning in "Walking off the War on the Appalachian Trail," a new article at Gaia GPS. The author is Abby Levene.Shaffer was the first person to through-hike the Appalachian Trail: He travelled alone, walking around 17 miles a day. Shaffer packed light. He nixed a tent when he realized his poncho could double as a shelter. He men...
Tags: Psychology, Health, Eyes, Law, Shoes, Sports, Georgia, Marine, Military, Maine, Smithsonian, Bill Bryson, Henry David Thoreau, Walden, Shaffer, Appalachian Trail

Coronavirus can’t keep Pacoima parade’s organizers from honoring veterans

Samuel Castrellon, of San Fernando, right, greets veterans as they enter a drive-thru event at Ritchie Valens Park in Pacoima for the annual San Fernando Valley Veterans Day Parade on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 during the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Peering into a truck, founder Fred Flores, of the San Fernando Valley Veterans Day Parade, thanks veterans at a drive-thru event at Ritchie Valens Park in Pacoima in place of the annual parade ...
Tags: News, Congress, America, Los Angeles, Reagan, Sport, Marine, Soccer, Veterans, Veterans Day, Lausd, Vietnam, Donald Trump, Eric Garcetti, Sun Valley, San Fernando

Alaska Republican Dan Sullivan Wins Reelection, Giving Republicans 50 Senate Seats

Republican Senator Dan Sullivan has won his Senate reelection bid in Alaska, giving Republicans 50 Senate seats, two more than Democrats currently hold.The Associated Press called the race for Sullivan over his Democratic opponent Al Gross on Wednesday, more than a week after Election Day.Two Georgia runoff elections in January will decide the composition of the upper chamber. Should both Democrats triumph over Republican incumbents David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler, the Senate will be split 50-50...
Tags: News, Senate, White House, Georgia, Afghanistan, Marine, Alaska, Associated Press, George W Bush, Kamala Harris, Trump, Sullivan, Dan Sullivan, David Perdue, Kelly Loeffler, Al Gross

Browning Automatic Rifle ~ AmmoLand News Image Vault

USA – -( Welcome back to the AmmoLand News image vault. Here is where we dig deep into some of our collection of historic firearms photos for our readers to enjoy. In this series, we pull out an assortment of images featuring the iconic Browning Automatic Rifle. Anne Louisa Ide Cockran The New-York Tribune, March 31, 1918 : Photograph shows Anne Louisa Ide Cockran, wife of William Bourke Cockran holding a M1918 Browning Automatic Rifle outside of an event to raise money for the war...
Tags: Usa, New York, Guns, US, Marine, New York Public Library, Browning, John Browning, Firearm News, New York Tribune, Firearms History, Gun Collections, New River North Carolina, Image Vault, Anne Louisa Ide Cockran, William Bourke Cockran

Longtime LAUSD educator to serve as grand marshal in Veterans Day parade

Jose Razo knew from the time he was in junior high school that he wanted to join the military. He still remembers the day a young Marine, fresh out of boot camp, visited his school, where Razo was enrolled in a junior cadet program. “I remember him walking in and his presence, the way he carried himself, the way people turned around and looked at him with respect. … I wanted to be that person that people looked up to,” said Razo, who grew up in a housing project in Pacoima, where, in those days,...
Tags: Los Angeles, Sport, Marine, Soccer, Veterans, Veterans Day, Army, Marine Corps, Marines, Lausd, Local News, Flores, San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles Unified School District, North Hollywood, Pacoima

FA Cup: Colchester 1-1 Marine (3-5 pens) highlights

Watch highlights as non-league Marine shock Colchester United - four tiers above them - following a tense penalty shoot-out in the first round of the FA Cup.
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Colchester United 1-1 Marine (aet): Northern Premier League side win through on penalltes

Eighth-tier Marine stun League Two side Colchester after beating them on penalties to reach the FA Cup second-round.
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Eighth-tier Marine stun League Two Colchester on penalties in FA Cup

Eighth-tier Marine stun League Two side Colchester after beating them on penalties to reach the FA Cup second-round.
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Marine stun Colchester in FA Cup first round

Eighth-tier Marine stun League Two side Colchester after beating them on penalties to reach the FA Cup second-round.
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Kentucky Senate race: Sen. McConnell projected to fend off challenge from Democrat Amy McGrath

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is projected to fend off a longshot Democratic challenge from former Marine fighter pilot Amy...
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LIVE RESULTS: GOP Rep. Andy Barr looks to retain his House seat for a fifth term against Josh Hicks in Kentucky's 6th Congressional District

  Four-term GOP incumbent Rep. Andy Barr will face Democrat Josh Hicks in Kentucky's 6th Congressional District. The district is located in northeastern Kentucky and is home to the cities of Lexington, Richmond, and the state capital of Frankfort. Barr has both outraised and outspent Hicks as the election approaches.  Polls began closing in the district at 6 p.m. local time. See the live coverage and full results from all US House elections. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. F...
Tags: Politics, Kentucky, Senate, US, Trends, Live, Marine, Gop, Hillary Clinton, House, Mitch McConnell, US Senate, Woodford, Donald Trump, Mcgrath, Steve Beshear

LIVE RESULTS: Democrat Amy McGrath takes on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky

  Polls have closed in part of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's race against Democrat Amy McGrath in Kentucky's 2020 US Senate election.  McConnell is one of the most high-profile politicians in the country and one of the most reviled among Democrats, helping McGrath raise an eye-popping $46 million for her campaign so far. Despite McConnell's unpopularity among Democrats and her own strong fundraising, McGrath is still unlikely to defeat the majority leader, who has held his US Senate ...
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GOP Rep. Andy Barr looks to retain his House seat for a fifth term against Josh Hicks in Kentucky's 6th Congressional District

Four-term GOP incumbent Rep. Andy Barr will face Democrat Josh Hicks in Kentucky's 6th Congressional District. The district is located in northeastern Kentucky and is home to the cities of Lexington, Richmond, and the state capital of Frankfort. Barr has both outraised and outspent Hicks as the election approaches.  See the live coverage and full results from all US House elections. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Four-term incumbent Rep. Andy Barr is aiming to retain his s...
Tags: Politics, Kentucky, Senate, Trends, Marine, Gop, Hillary Clinton, House, Mitch McConnell, US Senate, Woodford, Donald Trump, Mcgrath, Steve Beshear, Democratic, Election 2020

Mystery surrounds former Marine's imprisonment in Venezuela

MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) — “Don’t WORRY!,” reads the cryptic note scribbled on a scrap of perforated paper smuggled out of a dank, basement cellblock. The weeks-old message is all the family of Matthew Heath has to pin its hopes on since the former U.S. Marine corporal was arrested at a roadblock in Venezuela almost two months ago and accused by President Nicolás Maduro of being a terrorist and spying for Donald Trump. Nobody in the family or Trump administration has spoken to Heath.
Tags: News, Marine, Venezuela, Medellin, Donald Trump, Nicolás Maduro, Trump, Colombia AP, U S Marine, Matthew Heath

‘Moon Knight’: Oscar Isaac Will Star in Marvel’s Latest Disney+ Series

Oscar Isaac, one of the very best actors of his generation, is about to step into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He’s currently in talks to star in Moon Knight, a forthcoming Disney+ series about a psychologically unstable mercenary who may or may not communicate with a lunar god who bestows the powers of super strength. This sounds like one of the darkest MCU characters yet – and weirdly, it will be the second Egyptian-themed Marvel character that Isaac will play if the deal goes through. V...
Tags: Television, Movies, Casting, Disney, Earth, Fox, Marine, Egypt, Oscar Isaac, Marvel Studios, Variety, Llewyn Davis, Isaac, Kevin Feige, Spector, Comic Book/Superhero

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...
Tags: Asia, Australia, Navy, China, US, Trends, Afghanistan, Marine, United States, Philippines, Hawaii, Middle East, Korea, Marine Corps, Marines, Pentagon

Snippy over Trump-Biden, California voters unload in hair salons, barbershops

Barbershops and beauty salons have always been about more than the shave and a haircut, or the mani-pedi. They’ve often been a refuge from the stresses and divisions of the outside world, a place to settle into a swivel chair and exhale. After all, you can’t really doom-scroll during a French manicure. But just as California salons are finally reopening after a punishing pandemic lockdown, the race between President Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden is coming down to its final week — and...
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Why Is Socialism Becoming Less Scary?

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis.  In her extraordinary new documentary film, “The Big Scary ‘S’ Word,” director Yael Bridge examines the surprising rebirth of American socialism. “Socialism is as American as apple pie,” notes one of the film’s interviewees, Harvard University philosopher and activist Cornel West. That statement becomes the film’s theme.  Of course, many would dispute West’s statement. “America will never be a socialist country,” P...
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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...
Tags: US, Trends, Features, Fbi, Marine, Pennsylvania, Ronald Reagan, Terrorism, New York Times, Army, Marine Corps, Marines, North Carolina, Beirut, Lebanon, Hezbollah

Marines remove general investigated over alleged racial slur

The Marine Corps has removed a two-star general from command of Marine forces in Europe and Africa based on an investigation into allegations that he used a racial slur during a training event, officials said Tuesday. The decision to relieve Maj. Gen. Stephen Neary of command of Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa, headquartered in Germany, was made by the commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. David Berger. “Neary was relieved due to a loss of trust and confidence in his ability to serve in c...
Tags: Europe, News, Germany, Africa, Marine, Marine Corps, Marines, David Berger, Neary, Stephen Neary, Marine Corps Forces Europe

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...
Tags: Trends, Features, Afghanistan, Marine, Army, Marine Corps, Marines, Vietnam, Helicopter, Lockheed, Bell, Hydra, Helmand, Gilbert, KANEOHE BAY Hawaii, Oahu Hawaii

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...
Tags: Australia, China, US, International, Trends, Marine, Asia Pacific, Marine Corps, Marines, Air Force, Pacific, Pacific Ocean, US Air Force, US Marines, Darwin, Bradshaw

A top White House counterterrorism official reportedly met with the Assad regime in Syria for US hostage talks

Austin Tice, a freelance journalist and former Marine, went missing in Syria in 2012 and has not been heard from since. Fort Worth Star-Telegram/Tribune News Service/Getty Images A top White House official met with the Assad regime in Syria recently to negotiate the release of US hostages, according to Trump administration officials and others, the Wall Street Journal Reported. The secret meetings represent the first time such a high-level US official has met with the Assad regime in Syria...
Tags: Politics, News, White House, US, Trends, Syria, Marine, Bashar Al Assad, Hostage, State Department, Assad, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, Damascus, Wall Street Journal, Journal

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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Inside the Smithsonian Gun Room, aka the National Firearms Collection – VIDEO

Washington, D.C. –-( Better known as the Smithsonian’s Gun Room, what is officially known as the National Firearms Collection is an assemblage of more than 7,000 firearms dating back centuries. They tell the story of the United States and its global impact and reach through historically significant arms, patent models, and more. Some pieces from the collection are on display, but the vast majority are not. Entrance to the Smithsonian Gun Room This is the view you’re greeted...
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Fear the Walking Dead Season 6 Premiere Recap: The End Is the Beginning

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Fear the Walking Dead Season 6 Premiere Recap: The End Is the Beginning In Season 6 of Fear the Walking Dead, the group struggles to survive apart from one another while trying to hold onto who they are and what they once believed in. In the premiere, “The End Is the Beginning,” a stranger helps Morgan outrun a bounty hunter. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':...
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Santa Ana Montford Point Marine posthumously awarded Congressional Gold Medal

Brenda Matthews heard about Black Marines who served at Camp Lejeune’s Montford Point Camp during and right after World War II being awarded the Congressional Gold Medal, and she wanted the same thing for her father, Gunnery Sgt. Charles Shaw, who died Oct. 29, 1979, at 62. On Saturday, Oct. 10, Matthews, of Anaheim Hills, her five siblings, family and friends gathered at Friendship Baptist Church in Yorba Linda. In a long-awaited ceremony, Matthews finally got what she had been waiting so long ...
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2 suspects in Michigan kidnapping plot are US Marines who were recently-discharged

Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan. Michigan Office of the Governor via AP Two of the men charged with terrorism-related crimes and a plot to kidnap the Michigan governor are Marine Corps veterans, a service spokesperson said to Marine Corps Times. Joseph Morrison, 26, was a Marine reservist who reportedly discharged as a lance corporal, on Thursday, the same day the charges were announced. Another Marine veteran, 23-year-old Daniel Harris, was an infantryman and was discharged i...
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