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  • A Marine was in custody Wednesday after military officials say he shot and fatally wounded a colleague.
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  • Lance Cpl. Christopher Mohedano-Hernandez was formally adopted during a Christmas Eve ceremony held in New York.
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  • The parents of a Marine sergeant who died while stationed in Greece say his heart was missing when his body arrived home in Pennsylvania for burial. They've sued the Department of Defense.
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  • FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2012 file photo, female soldiers from 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division train on a firing range while testing new body armor in Fort Campbell, Ky., in preparation for their deployment to Afghanistan.   (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
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  • Military leaders are ready to begin tearing down the remaining walls that have prevented women from holding thousands of combat and special operations jobs near the front lines.
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  • A roundup of Memorial Day services and festivities throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.
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  • Click play to watch the report from Nora Muchanic
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  • A local program is offering peace of mind to soldiers headed for active deployment. It places their pets in foster homes while they are overseas.
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  • Freebie Friday
  • In addition to our usual roundup, we've collected some special offers for members of the U.S. military. Thank you for your service.
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  • A Marine who worked at an officer candidates school fatally shot two colleagues, a man and a woman, before killing himself in a barracks dorm room, officials said.
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  • This image provided by the U.S. Marine Corps shows snow covering one of Marine Corps Base Quanticos many signs Wednesday March 6, 2013. Three people, including the suspect, were killed in a shooting at Marine Base Quantico, a base spokesman said early Friday March 22, 2013. Lt. Agustin Solivan said they believe the suspect, whose name wasnt released, is a staff member at the officer candidate school at the base. No information on the victim was immediately released. (AP Photo/US Marine Corps, Cpl. Antwaun L. Jefferson)
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  • This image provided by the U.S. Marine Corps shows snow covering one of Marine Corps Base Quanticos many signs Wednesday March 6, 2013. Three people, including the suspect, were killed in a shooting at Marine Base Quantico, a base spokesman said early Friday March 22, 2013. Lt. Agustin Solivan said they believe the suspect, whose name wasnt released, is a staff member at the officer candidate school at the base. No information on the victim was immediately released. (AP Photo/US Marine Corps, Cpl. Antwaun L. Jefferson)
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  • Roger Muchnick
  • A Philadelphia man said his grandson was one of the seven Marines killed in a training exercise explosion in Nevada.
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  • A mortar shell explosion killed at least seven Marines and injured several more during mountain warfare training in Nevada's high desert, prompting the Pentagon to immediately halt the use of the weapons until an investigation can determine their safety, officials said Tuesday.
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  • President Barack Obama said Tuesday he accepted Marine Gen. John Allen's request to retire.
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  • A U.S. Marine pleaded guilty in a court-martial Wednesday to the bulk of the charges against him for urinating on the bodies of dead Taliban fighters in Afghanistan and then posing for photos with the corpses.
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  • 6abc Holiday Troop Greetings
  • See all of the holiday greetings from men and women in the U.S. military that will air on 6abc during the holiday season!
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  • More than 2,000 people are gathering at Pearl Harbor on Friday to mark the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attack that killed thousands of people and launched the United States into World War II.
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  • A trail-blazing Marine from Montgomery County has received the nation's highest civilian honor, but that's not all that distinguishes Richard Washington from others.'
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  • Two Marine non-commissioned officers will be court-martialed for allegedly urinating on the bodies of Taliban fighters last year in Afghanistan and posing for unofficial photos with casualties, the Marine Corps said Monday.
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  • United State Marines
  • Two Marines assigned to the Marine Corps Air Station in Yuma, Ariz., were killed during an insurgent attack on an air base in Afghanistan, the Defense Department announced.
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  • Afghans shout anti-U.S. slogans in the city of Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012 during a protest against an anti-Islam film which depicts the Prophet Muhammad as a fraud, a womanizer and a madman. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
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  • An Afghan police officer turned his gun on NATO troops at a remote checkpoint in southern Afghanistan before dawn Sunday, killing four American service members, according to Afghan and international officials.
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  • Afghanistan
  • Heavily armed insurgents attacked a British air base in southern Afghanistan Friday, killing two U.S. Marines and wounding several other troops, U.S. officials said.
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  • An elite Marine rapid response team has arrived in Yemen's capital in the wake of violent protests at the U.S. Embassy over a film critical of Islam, the Pentagon said Friday, as a nervous Obama administration watched anti-American demonstrations spread across the Middle East and North Africa.
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  • A local World War II veteran is gearing up for a once in a life time adventure.
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  • Some 50 U.S. Marines headed to Libya on Wednesday to reinforce security at U.S. diplomatic facilities in the aftermath of an attack in the eastern city of Benghazi that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans, officials said.
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  • A man in an Afghan police uniform shot and killed an international service member on Sunday, NATO said, raising the death toll to 10 in such attacks in the space of just two weeks.
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  • Defense Secretary Leon Panetta called Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Saturday to discuss the rising number of "insider" attacks in which Afghan security forces have turned their guns on American and other coalition troops.
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  • Lance Cpl. Greg Buckley Jr. was barely 21 years old when he was killed in an attack by a policeman in Afghanistan.
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  • The roadside bomb that exploded outside Andrew Robinson's Humvee in Iraq six years ago broke the Marine staff sergeant's neck and left him without use of his legs. It also cast doubt on his ability to father a child.
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  • Members of the Montford Point Marines were celebrated for their service in Philadelphia Saturday.
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  • A former Marine sergeant will spend five years on probation for stealing equipment from a military base near Philadelphia.
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  • The blood of a Marine's 22-year-old wife and a weapon were found in the car of another Marine charged with killing her, a prosecutor said Thursday.
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  • Authorities have determined that a body found near a Southern California lake is that of Brittany Dawn Killgore, a Marine's wife whose disappearance has led to the arrest of another woman on suspicion of murder.
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  • The military has identified the two Marines killed in the crash of an MV-22 Osprey in Morocco.
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  • A military board has recommended dismissal for a Marine sergeant who criticized President Barack Obama on his Facebook page, including allegedly putting the president's face on a "Jackass" movie poster.
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  • When his desire to kill at war was dashed by a tour of duty as a truck driver in Iraq, the young Marine returned home to wage combat in affluent Orange County.
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  • Sgt. Brandon Morgan didn't expect to become a global phenomenon when he kissed his partner upon returning from Afghanistan.
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  • Helicopter crash
  • Their hometowns stretched from Connecticut to California.
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  • A military jury on Friday found a Marine not guilty of hazing a fellow Hawaii-based lance corporal who killed himself in Afghanistan.
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