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The Second Battle of Fallujah Saw American Forces Fight In the Heaviest Urban Combat They’d ...

War History Online 05 Dec 2022
The 36th Iraqi Commando Battalion, along with US Army Special Forces advisers, SEAL Sniper Task Elements and the US Marine Corps Scout Platoon, engaged in combat with the enemy along the peninsula, with intense shelling and air strikes carried out across the city.

Medal of Honor Monday: Marine Corps 1st Lt. William Hawkins

Knoxville Daily Sun 21 Nov 2022
Marine Corps 1st Lt ... He attended scout sniper school in July 1942 and was sent to the Pacific not long after with the 2nd Marines, 2nd Marine Division ... By the fall of 1943, he had been named the commanding officer of a scout sniper platoon attached to the assault regiment that was preparing to attack Japanese-held Tarawa Atoll.

America Is Pursuing Happiness in All the Wrong Places

The Atlantic 16 Nov 2022
Editor’s Note. This piece was adapted from Arthur Brooks’s remarks at the Irving Kristol Award & Annual Dinner, hosted by the American Enterprise Institute, on November 15, 2022 ... It isn’t disconnected, however ... [ Read ... Today, at 22, he is Corporal Carlos Brooks, Scout Sniper, Third Battalion, Fifth Marine Regiment, Weapons Company ... [ Read ... So ... .

Denton: On veterans and democracy

Portsmouth Herald 11 Nov 2022
With Veterans Day upon us, I can’t stop thinking about former Marine Corps Capt ... However, Kuehne is in a league of his own as a former Marine Scout Sniper, a Purple Heart recipient, and a Proud Boy who was indicted with four others for preventing law enforcement from holding the mob at bay, after the five breached the Capitol Building on Jan.

Marine Corps a way of life for Wilkinson family; father and daughter cite heritage, tradition

The Bismarck Tribune 11 Nov 2022
Wilkinson, 53, was wearing his 30-year-old Marines Corps dress blues uniform. A few feet to his left was his brother, Douglas, also a Marines veteran ... Wilkinson’s older brother, William, suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder after serving in the Marines in the 1980s as a scout sniper and killed himself in 2003.

Chesterfield Township Veteran has something to smile about

Macomb Daily 11 Nov 2022
Larry Ashworth was never one to smile. Now he can’t help but smile ... “I had been living with no teeth on my upper and only one and half teeth on my bottom ... Marine Corps Scout Sniper, who served during conflicts between 1981 and 1985 noting that having no teeth also deprived him of some of his favorite meals ... After a few interviews he was chosen ... Tags.

‘This is their place’ — Veterans Resource Center takes steps to reach more area vets, young and old  

Post Independent 10 Nov 2022
In 2005, after graduating from Glenwood Springs High School he joined the United States Marine Corps before being deployed to Iraq in 2007 and 2009 as a member of a scout sniper team and optics technician ... He served two deployments in Iraq as a United States Marine Corps TOW gunner.

STALLARD: Votes should mean quality over quantity

The Lufkin News 04 Nov 2022
One of the greatest aspects of our way of government is that anyone can run for public office, from local positions all the way up to our highest roles — including president. Anyone. Anyone at all ... Whoo, boy ... I was a Marine Seal Recon Ranger Scout Sniper with five Medals of Honor and 25 Purple Hearts, but you won’t find those entries in my record book.

Marine vet takes aim at Stevens County Commission seat

Sunnyside Daily Sun 11 Oct 2022
(The Center Square) – Carl Taylor, 55, is a former Marine Scout Sniper who doesn’t hesitate to speak his mind ... After 12 years of active duty and reserve service in the Marines, and years as a military contractor, Taylor believes the rights of his fellow countrymen are paramount ... Both men are Republicans and have been endorsed by the local party ... ....

Tim Abell Brings His Experience as an Army Ranger to His Acting Career

War History Online 06 Oct 2022
Tim Abell is a former US Army Ranger who served for four years before becoming a Hollywood actor ... Tim Abell’s family has a history of serving in the military ... (Photo Credit. John M ... (1997-99), in which he portrayed Benny Ray Riddle, a US Marine Corps scout sniper ... Carr especially liked Riddle, as he, too, was a sniper during his military service ... .

For U.S. troops who survived Kabul airport disaster, guilt and grief endure

Stars and Stripes 25 Aug 2022
Marines spotted a man matching the description of a suspected suicide bomber ... Request denied, one of the Marines, Sgt ... The commander, Marine Gen ... Marine Sgt ... At Abbey Gate, he and his scout-sniper teammates took turns scanning the crowd from the guard tower ... Marine Sgt ... Among them was Marine Sgt ... Marine Lance Cpl ... Marine Sgt ... Marine Staff Sgt ... Marine Cpl.

TPD officers train with ex-Navy SEAL whose corpse photo conviction led Trump to intervene

Yahoo Daily News 09 Aug 2022
"For nearly twenty years, Eddie served as a Navy Corpsman, Marine Scout Sniper and Navy SEAL," reads Gallagher's official website, which links to the training he oversees at the nonprofit, adding that he served in eight overseas combat deployments, earned two Bronze Star medals ...

Don Filhart

The Citizen 02 Aug 2022
Don Filhart, 77, of Cleveland, Oklahoma and Bluffton, Ohio passed away July 26, 2022 at Lima Memorial Health System ... He married Leslie Amstutz and she survives. Don was a self-employed farrier ... Marines serving during the Vietnam Conflict as a Marine scout sniper ... Memorial contributions may be made to Marines Corps Scholarship Foundation, 909 N ... ....

The Vietnam War Featured Four Exceptional American Snipers

War History Online 01 Aug 2022
The future sniper grew up regularly hunting in the Oregon woods, and after waiting for deer hunting season to be over, enlisted in the Marines. Mawhinney was trained at Camp Pendleton‘s Scout Sniper School and was soon sent to South Vietnam ... be a sniper with the Marine Corps.

Flags at half-staff on Friday for fallen Marine

Times-Tribune 30 Apr 2022
After graduating from Seneca High School in 2001, Pennington served our country as a Marine for 21 years. He was a career infantryman, who became a Scout Sniper, and ultimately an Infantry Weapons Officer, "Marine Gunner."

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