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Fallen Marine Dylan Merola honored with procession through Rancho Cucamonga

When he was a student at Los Osos High School, Dylan Merola wore black and red during school theater productions. Lance Cpl. Dylan R. Merola, 20, of Rancho Cucamonga, was killed in the Kabul airport bombing on Aug. 26, 2021. (Courtesy photo) On Tuesday evening, Sept. 21, Merola’s casket passed by his Rancho Cucamonga alma mater, draped in red, white and blue. A procession honoring Marine Lance Cpl. Merola wound its way through the city and past his high school, enroute from Ontario Internati...
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Sammy Hagar says he’s all-in for Pacific Airshow and Afterburner Music Festival in Huntington Beach

When Sammy Hagar was approached to play the after-party at the Pacific Airshow at Huntington City Beach, he was all-in. The U.S. Navy Blue Angels, Canadian Forces Snowbirds, U.S. Air Force, Army and Marine Corps teams will be the high-flying stars of the day as they perform breathtaking stunts and jumps in the sky just above the Pacific Ocean Oct. 1-3, but Sammy Hagar & The Circle are stoked to keep the party going during the two-day Afterburner Music Festival, Oct. 1-2. “Those jets fly upside d...
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Medal of Honor Monday: Marine Corps Sgt. Rodney Davis

By Katie Lange USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Marine Sgt. Rodney M. Davis had planned to make a career out of the Corps before the war in Vietnam started. Unfortunately, he never came back from his Southeast Asia deployment, but the bravery Davis showed there earned him the Medal of Honor and a legacy that wouldn’t be forgotten. Davis was born on April 7, 1942, in Macon, Georgia. His father, Gordon, served in the Navy during Davis’ childhood, so Davis often helped his older brother take care of their ...
Tags: England, Guns, Navy, White House, Southeast Asia, Department Of Defense, Marine, Marine Corps, Davis, Vietnam, Gordon, Arlington National Cemetery, Macon Georgia, Corps, Spiro Agnew, Camp Lejeune North Carolina


Memorial Service For Fallen Marine Sgt. Nicole Gee Held In Roseville

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US military admits drone strike intended to kill ISIS-K fighters in Kabul actually killed civilians, including 7 children

Caskets for the dead are carried towards the gravesite as relatives and friends attend a mass funeral for members of a family that is said to have been killed in a U.S. drone airstrike, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. MARCUS YAM / LOS ANGELES TIMES The August 29 airstrike was said to have targeted an "imminent threat" from ISIS-K, a terrorist group. "We are confident we successfully hit the target," US Central Command said at the time. But soon after the strike, evidence bega...
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Military jurisdiction and two cases on arbitration and wage disputes

This week we highlight cert petitions that ask the Supreme Court to consider, among other things, whether the Constitution limits court-martial jurisdiction over retired servicemembers, whether a plaintiff must prove prejudice to show that a defendant waived a right to arbitrate, and whether an airport supervisor who occasionally handles passenger baggage is a “transportation worker” exempt from arbitration. Begani v. United States considers constitutional limits to military courts’ jurisdictio...
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China's growing military is going to face a much bigger problem than the US

The Liaoning, China's first aircraft carrier, sails into Hong Kong, July 7, 2017. AP Photo/Kin Cheung US military leaders frequently cited China's growing military as challenge that's only going to grow in the coming decades. Those coming decades are also set to see intensifying climate change wreaking havoc around the world. Those effects - flooding, wildfires, heatwaves, and much more - will keep the US and Chinese militaries much busier at home. See more stories on Insider&#...
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, Climate Change, Washington, China, Russia, US, Trends, Department Of Defense, Ipcc, Joe Biden, Beijing, United States, Xi Jinping, Netherlands, Marine Corps


29 Purple Hearts to be awarded for American service members killed or injured at the Kabul airport

Purple Hearts are being posthumously awarded to the 13 American service members who died last month in the bombing attack of the Kabul airport. And 17 others wounded in the blast as they helped process evacuees trying to flee Afghanistan before U.S. troops withdrew have also been approved to receive the special honor. A dozen more Purple Hearts are pending final approval. In each case, the decision to award the medal was made by U.S. Central Command, said Yvonne Carlisle, a spokesperson for the ...
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30 Purple Hearts to be awarded for American service members killed or injured at the Kabul airport

Purple Hearts are being posthumously awarded to the 13 American service members who died last month in the bombing attack of the Kabul airport. And 17 others wounded in the blast as they helped process evacuees trying to flee Afghanistan before U.S. troops withdrew have also been approved to receive the special honor. A dozen more Purple Hearts are pending final approval. In each case, the decision to award the medal was made by U.S. Central Command, said Yvonne Carlisle, a spokesperson for the ...
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I sell custom camper vans for up to $100,000 and business is booming since the pandemic

Dave Walsh founded Vanlife Customs in 2016. Vanlife Customs Dave Walsh, 39, is a USMC veteran and custom van builder based in Denver, Colorado. Since starting his company in 2016, Walsh says he's had more clients than ever during the last year as van travel grows in popularity. This is what his job is like, as told to freelance writer Jenny Powers. See more stories on Insider's business page. This as-told-to essay is based on a transcribed conversation with Dave Walsh, a 39-year-...
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Public input sought on new Mauna Kea master plan, judge approves prison lawsuit settlement, hospital rationing could lessen care for those over 65, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Tourist view Mauna Kea ©2021 All Hawaii News University of Hawaii welcomes public comments on new Maunakea Master Plan. There is a draft of the new Maunakea Master Plan that the University of Hawaii would like public input on. KHON2. Tribune-Herald. KITV4.TMT project manager makes presentation. While construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Maunakea has yet to begin, work on the project continues around the world. Tribune-Herald.A U.S. judge has given preliminary approval to a se...
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Afghan Interpreter Turned Deputy Sheriff Saw Taliban Gun Confiscation Firsthand

Afghan Interpreter Turned Deputy Sheriff Saw Taliban Gun Confiscation Firsthand USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Sarasota County (Florida) Sheriff’s Deputy Mubarak can’t use his full name, at least not now. He can’t mention the Afghan village where he was raised or even the province. He can’t discuss the elite American special operations forces he operated with as an interpreter, or the missions they carried out. If he does – if he violates operational security – people could die. The Taliban are curre...
Tags: Florida, Guns, America, Department Of Defense, Joe Biden, Afghanistan, Marine, United States, Taliban, Marine Corps, Kabul, Al Qaeda, Mubarak, Lee, Hoffman, Randy


PHOTOS: Marine's body returned to Indiana hometown with procession

The procession marked the beginning of memorial services for 22-year-old Marine Corps Cpl. Humberto Sanchez, of Logansport.
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Officials ID Marine Recruit Who Died on Parris Island

A recruit who died this week at a Marine Corps training center in South Carolina has been identified.
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First US Navy carrier strike group to deploy with F-35C stealth fighters sails into the South China Sea

An F-35C Lightning II launches off the flight deck aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson. US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Isaiah Williams The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group sailed into the South China Sea this week carrying stealth fighters. The Carl Vinson is the first US Navy aircraft carrier to deploy with F-35Cs. Chinese state-affiliated media criticized the carrier's arrival, calling it a "provocative deployment." See more stories on Insider&...
Tags: Navy, China, US, International, Trends, Aircraft Carrier, Beijing, United States, United Nations, Marine Corps, San Diego, Stealth Fighter, Vietnam, US Navy, Kamala Harris, South China Sea


"It was just very cordial, very understanding. He was awesome. He was just talking about the finest of the finest. He said he heard and saw everything that we had said, and he offered his condolences several times, and how sorry he was."

Said Darin Hoover, father of one of the Marines who died recently in Afghanistan, quoted in "Trump reaches out to families of U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan" (WaPo).Hoover, who traveled to Dover Air Force Base when his son's body was brought home, "declined an offer to meet with President Biden. But out of the blue last week his cellphone rang, and he instantly recognized the voice on the other line: Donald Trump."I'm blogging this mainly because it's positive coverage for Trump that...
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9/11 attacks shaped world for those who were young at the time

Winnie the Pooh was there for Brittany Anderson-Severi on Sept.11, 2001. Something just wasn’t right for the 8-year-old. Sesame Street was preempted, she recalled. Cartoons were off the air, all of them. Nothing but wall-to-wall coverage of something happening on the other side of the country. It was a concept that the San Bernardino County youngster was having trouble grasping. Terrorism. “I was just trying to go back to my day,” said Anderson-Severi, who now lives in Riverside. “My parents wer...
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Patriotism fueled military enlistment after 9/11, remains strong 20 years later

Army Sgt. Maj. Michael Carter clearly remembers the horrific scenes of the flame-filled Twin Towers imploding against the New York City skyline. A doctor’s appointment that morning made him late for school and as he walked the hall toward his classroom, every teacher at Rancho Vista High School in Temecula had a TV on showing images of the airplanes hitting the buildings of the World Trade Center. Future Soldiers from San Diego compete against one another in teams during a physical training ...
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Enlistment, fueled by patriotism, surged after Sept. 11 attacks; remains strong as opportunities factor in

Army Sgt. Maj. Michael Carter clearly remembers the horrific scenes of the flame-filled Twin Towers imploding against the New York City skyline. A doctor’s appointment that morning made him late for school and as he walked the hall toward his classroom, every teacher at Rancho Vista High School in Temecula had a TV on showing images of the airplanes hitting the buildings of the World Trade Center. Future Soldiers from San Diego compete against one another in teams during a physical training ...
Tags: News, Congress, Navy, La, Germany, Iraq, New York City, America, Sport, Joe Biden, Afghanistan, Soccer, Military, United States, Taliban, Army


San Clemente march honors Marines killed in Afghanistan as hometown heroes

On a sunny, hot Sunday afternoon, Sept. 5, hundreds streamed down Avenida Del Mar through the hub of San Clemente’s downtown toward the city’s Marine Monument at Park Semper Fi. The crowd chanted, “USA! USA!” and carried American and Marine Corps flags in tribute to the 13 service members who on Aug. 26 were killed in the bombing attack on the Kabul airport while helping to evacuate Americans and Afghan allies. Ten were from a single Camp Pendleton unit, the 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment. ...
Tags: News, Navy, California, Iraq, Sport, Joe Biden, Afghanistan, Marine, Soccer, Military, Marine Corps, Marines, Davis, Community, Kabul, Local News


March in San Clemente claims 2/1 Marines killed in Kabul as hometown heroes

On sunny, hot Sunday afternoon, Sept. 5, hundreds streamed down Avenida Del Mar through the hub of San Clemente’s downtown toward the city’s Marine Monument at Park Semper Fi. The crowd chanted, “USA! USA!” and carried American and Marine Corps flags in tribute to the 13 service members who on Aug. 26 were killed in the bombing attack on the Kabul airport while helping to evacuate Americans and Afghan allies. Ten were from a single Camp Pendleton unit, the 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment. ...
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Norco ceremony honors fallen Marine Lance Cpl. Kareem Nikoui

As the sun dipped below the horizon behind equestrian arena grandstands, Norco grieved the setting of one of its own sons, Marine Lance Cpl. Kareem Mae’Lee Grant Nikoui, who was killed in an attack on Afghanistan’s Kabul airport on Aug. 26. Nikoui, a 2019 Norco High graduate was described as a “strong person,” who “held no grudges,” and had “a love for kids,” Pastor Phil Wozniak said. The fallen Marine’s mother told Wozniak that he’d gone back to save a child when the bomb went off. The Saturday...
Tags: California, Sport, Joe Biden, Afghanistan, Marine, Soccer, Military, Marine Corps, Kabul, Local News, Bash, Arlington, Corona, Ontario International Airport, El Camino Real, San Clemente


Marine Corps Halts Waterborne Operations Due to Tank Problem

The Marine Corps on Friday halted waterborne operations for its new amphibious vehicle that resembles an armored seafaring tank after identifying a problem with its towing mechanism.
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78 years after a 'forgotten' WWII battle, the US military is 'plussing-up' in the 'most important strategic place'

US soldiers and equipment land on the black volcanic beach at Massacre Bay on Attu Island, May 26, 1943. (AP Photo/US Navy) Since its purchase in 1867, Alaska has been an important Arctic outpost for the US. As the Arctic grows more accessible and competition with Russia and China intensifies, Alaska is only becoming more valuable. The US military is well aware of Alaska's strategic significance, and it's doubling-down. See more stories on Insider's business page. August marked...
Tags: Navy, China, Russia, US, International, Trends, Austin, Beijing, Alaska, Arctic, Army, Marine Corps, World War Ii, Moscow, Pentagon, Air Force


Rancho Cucamonga honors Marine who ‘made a difference’ before his death in Kabul attack

It was a solemn, tearful evening Thursday as friends, family members and the community gathered in Rancho Cucamonga to honor 20-year-old Marine Lance Cpl. Dylan Merola, one of 13 U.S. service members killed in the Aug. 26 attack at a Kabul, Afghanistan airport. Lance Cpl. Dylan R. Merola, 20, of Rancho Cucamonga was killed in the Kabul airport bombing on Aug. 26, 2021. Merola, who was raised in Rancho Cucamonga, was one of three Marines from the Inland Empire who died in the bombing. The oth...
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The Latest: Bidens visit wounded troops at Walter Reed

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden are visiting injured U.S. troops at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. There are 15 Marines at the hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, just outside Washington, who were wounded in an Aug. 26 suicide bombing at the Kabul airport. The attack occurred as the U.S. government was arranging evacuations of Americans, Afghans and allies before the nearly two-decade war in Afghanistan officially ended Aug. 31. Eleve...
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The Latest: Biden visits wounded troops at Walter Reed

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is visiting injured U.S. troops at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. There are 15 Marines at the hospital who were wounded in an Aug. 26 suicide bombing at the Kabul airport. The attack occurred as the U.S. government was arranging evacuations of Americans, Afghans and allies before the nearly two-decade war in Afghanistan officially ended Aug. 31. Eleven Marines were also killed in the attack, as well as one Army solider and o...
Tags: Europe, Navy, Washington, Germany, Uncategorized, US, America, Qatar, Sport, Mario Draghi, Turkey, Joe Biden, Iran, Rome, Afghanistan, Soccer


The Latest: Afghan evacuee security checks going smoothly

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Air Force Gen. Tod Wolters, head of U.S. European Command, said Thursday that so far only one individual evacuated from Afghanistan is being retained in Germany for problems getting through security screening. Speaking to Pentagon reporters, he said that as far as he knows, the person in custody “is not of a high threat.” Right now, he said, about 58 individuals triggered additional security checks and processing as they arrived at the way stations in Europe,...
Tags: Europe, Navy, Washington, Germany, Uncategorized, US, America, Qatar, Sport, Mario Draghi, Turkey, Iran, Rome, Afghanistan, Soccer, Ireland


Peter Miller closes in on another training title at home at Del Mar

Most racing fans familiar with Peter Miller’s career probably know he’s won five Breeders’ Cup races, is closing in on a ninth Del Mar training title and has called the Southern California circuit his home since winning his first race in 1988 at Santa Anita. What many Miller followers might not know is this — his lone Kentucky Derby starters, Comma to the Top in 2011 and Gray Magician in 2019, both finished last in the Run for the Roses. “Not too many guys can say they’ve run last twice in the K...
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Marine Corps Commandant Wants Review of Afghanistan Evacuation

“While it's relatively fresh in our minds, we need the honest, open critique,” Gen. Berger says.
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