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March 2011 Blog Posts (5)

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Added by David Kendall on March 24, 2011 at 8:35pm — No Comments

Deadline for Stop-Loss Pay Extended

DoD has again extended the deadline to apply for Retroactive Stop-Loss Pay (RSLP). The new deadline is

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Added by Jerald Terwilliger on March 21, 2011 at 10:47pm — No Comments

This is for those who would and could appreciate it. This account is one of a kind. A powerful one that touches your heart. Tough duty then as it is now. Burial at Sea by LtCol George Goodson, USMC (…

This is for those who would and could appreciate it. This account is one of a kind. A powerful one that touches your heart. Tough duty then as it is now. Burial at Sea by LtCol George Goodson, USMC (Ret) In my 76th year, the events of my life appear to me, from time to time, as a series of vignettes. Some were significant; most were trivial. War is the seminal event in the life of everyone that has endured it. Though I fought in Korea and the Dominican Republic and was wounded there, Vietnam… Continue

Added by David Kendall on March 14, 2011 at 6:27pm — No Comments

MANAMA, Bahrain (NNS) -- A request for assistance from a Japanese-owned merchant vessel in the Somali Basin led to Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) warship USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) securing the release of…

MANAMA, Bahrain (NNS) -- A request for assistance from a Japanese-owned merchant vessel in the Somali Basin led to Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) warship USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) securing the release of the vessel and its 24 crew members from four suspected pirates, Mar. 6. At approximately 3 p.m. (Bahrain), Mar. 5, oil tanker MV Guanabara reported it was under attack when it was 328 nautical miles south east of Duqm, Oman. Bulkeley, assigned to CMF's counter-piracy mission Combined Task Force… Continue

Added by David Kendall on March 6, 2011 at 3:34pm — No Comments

An old Navy Chief and an old Marine Gunny were sitting at the VFW arguing about who had the tougher career. “I did 30 years in the Corps,” the Marine declared proudly, “and fought in three of my coun…

An old Navy Chief and an old Marine Gunny were sitting at the VFW arguing about who had the tougher career. “I did 30 years in the Corps,” the Marine declared proudly, “and fought in three of my country's wars. Fresh out of boot camp I hit the beach at Okinawa, clawed my way up the blood-soaked sand, and eventually took out an entire enemy machine gun nest with a single grenade. As a sergeant, I fought in Korea alongside General MacArthur. We pushed the enemy inch by bloody inch all the way up… Continue

Added by David Kendall on March 4, 2011 at 1:35pm — No Comments

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