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Gold Star Family Day is September 27, 2015

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Comment by 1~Keri (HCC) 8 hours ago
Marine women look back on historic combat experiment

By Gretel C. Kovach | 5 p.m. Sept. 1, 2015

Will the Marine Corps fight to keep women out of the infantry? Female Marines who volunteered for research to help the commandant decide that question are eager to find out, along with many others tracking the contentious debate over women in combat.

Continue reading:
http://www.marine-corps-news.com/2015/09/marine_women_look_back_on_...
Comment by alex2toes 23 hours ago

I read that in another article. Who would have thought this is where the Slinky started?

Comment by 1~Keri (HCC) yesterday
Interesting story about slinky:

Happy 70th, Slinky! How It All Started With the Military

Posted on August 30, 2015 by Katie Lange
http://marinefamilynetwork.com/group/usmcgentopics/forum/topics/usm...
Comment by willow on August 17, 2015 at 5:37pm
You should have given a tissue alert, Alex!
Comment by alex2toes on August 17, 2015 at 4:52pm
Comment by RyansMomandDad95 on August 9, 2015 at 12:03pm

Very interesting and amusing article at the same time! Thanks for sharing :-D

Comment by alex2toes on August 9, 2015 at 6:26am

Just a fun article on the things we eat that were given their start in the US Military.



10 Food Favorites Invented by the U.S. Military

BY ANASTACIA MARX de SALCEDO
AUGUST 4, 2015

Anastacia Marx de Salcedo’s new book Combat-Ready Kitchen: How the U.S. Military Shapes the Way You Eat explores how many of the processed foods we buy at the supermarket are prepared using technology and techniques invented by the military to preserve and transport food for troops in battle. To celebrate its release, the author gives us a glimpse into the book’s subject with a list that highlights just a few ways military research affects our daily diet.

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http://www.marine-corps-news.com/2015/08/10_food_favorites_invented...
Comment by alex2toes on July 25, 2015 at 6:23pm

has everyone seen this? We have the Knights Templar guarding Recruiting stations.

http://www.marine-corps-news.com/2015/07/man_dons_knights_templar_c...
Comment by 1~Keri (HCC) on July 25, 2015 at 2:46pm
The last packing day, so happy to be packing and sending care packages to our deployed troops but sad because this was the last day.
A reunion of pack day families is in the works for November.
http://marinefamilynetwork.com/group/thecarepackageproject/forum/to...
Comment by nurse janice on July 3, 2015 at 7:29pm

Keri,

Thanks for the interesting facts.  I had the privilege of being in Philadelphia for jury duty this past Tuesday.  I took a walk from the courthouse down Independence Mall to Independence Hall and the surrounding historic structures that the delegates lived in, socialized in and planned our futures.  I had shivers thinking that I was walking on the same grounds that those brave men walked so many years ago- very humbling!

Happy Fourth of July everyone!  Stay safe and fly those flags to honor the sacrifices our warriors have made and continue to make for all of us!

They are true heroes!

 

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