George Bukhin

George Bukhin

Ohio Marine vet gets medal at 91 for WWII service - Toledo Blade

Like the Tuskegee Airmen, the Montford Point Marines served in units segregated from their white counterparts. After boot camp, Mr. Cooper was sent to the Pacific theater during the war. “It means everything to me,” Mr. Cooper said Monday at the Hospice of Dayton, where the ceremony was ...

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Ukraine crisis: NATO military chief warns Russian troops could invade swiftly | kplr11.com

The deployment to Romania was long planned, Pentagon spokesman Colonel Steve Warren said. The Marines will become additional forces assigned to a so-called Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force headquartered in Moron, Spain. But additional forces in Romania will beef up the U.S. ...

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Fallujah Veterans Ask Hard Questions About Their Sacrifices - WNYC

Paul Szoldra served as a Marine in Afghanistan, but knew many Marines in Fallujah. Szoldra is known by veterans as editor of the satirical military newspaper, the Duffel Blog, but his last piece was serious, titled " Tell Me Again, Why Did My Friends Die In Iraq? " It's gone viral among ...

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DVIDS - News - Ishikawa police show appreciation for Camp Hansen Marines

Marines - Maj. Andrew A. Merz holds a letter of appreciation from the Ishikawa Police Station in recognition of the ongoing relationship between Camp Hansen and the surrounding communities. Merz accepted the tokens of appreciation on behalf of Col. Stephen B. Lewallen, the commanding officer of III ...

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Former Yankees player signs with Japanese team » Northwest Asian Weekly |

The Marines also said they have re-signed first baseman Craig Brazell and right-handed reliever Carlos Rosa for next season. Terms of their deals were not announced. (end) ...

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DVIDS - News - Fan Fest allows Semper Fi Bowl Attendees to learn about Marine Corps

Rear Adm. Margaret Kibbin, the chaplain of the United States Marine Corps, speaks to a Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl attendee during the fan fest before the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl at The StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., Jan. 5, 2014. Local Marines from the reserve center and ...

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DVIDS - News - Artillery Marines polish skills during battalion fire exercise

Jonathan Boynes/released) MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. - Marines slogged through thick soupy mud stacking round after round onto wooden pallets, each steadily sinking into the earth. The icy rain and heavy wind crept into their bones slowing the pace of the day. In spite of ...

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DVIDS - News - Ace of Spades welcomes new commanding officer

Marines - Lt. Col. Michael P. Quinto assumed command of Marine Attack Squadron 231 from Lt. Col. Shawn R. Hermley during a ceremony aboard Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point June 21. MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. - Lt. Col. Michael P. Quinto assumed command of Marine Attack Squadron 231 ...

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Photo of wife carrying legless Marine goes viral | National News - WCTI NewsChannel 12

Marines - Jesse Cottle joined the Marine Corps in August 2003, and lost his legs in Afghanistan while on patrol in 2009. "About five hours into that patrol, into that mission, I was struck by an anti-personnel IED," Cottle told Boise, Idaho, TV station KTVB. "It was a pressure plate, I ...

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Military's sexual-assault problem has deep roots - WTOP.com

Marines - "In civilian world, all of these recourses act as a deterrent," said Anu Bhagwati, a former Marine captain who advocates on behalf of assault victims as executive director of the Service Women's Action Network. In the military, Bhagwati said, "there's no freedom of movement, no ...

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