Stories

Stories

Being conservative on a liberal campus

A conservative freshman on Emerson College was the recipient of a barrage of social media "attention" in response to a picture of her with Milo Yiannopoulo.
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Hands in Pockets: Chaos, Disorder, Mayhem

A rogue lance corporal in the United States Marine Corps can cause the breakdown of society leading to chaos, disorder and mayhem by committing one act so heinous that staff non-commissioned officers worldwide consider murder at the mere thought of it.
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Liberian-American escapes poverty, war to become U.S. citizen

Perspective is defined as the way you "look" at something. Through the lens of Liberia-native Lance Corporal BenJay Williams, we take a "look" becoming an American citizen.
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Post-blast investigative techniques taught at Cobra Gold 2014

EOD and the Royal Thai Air Force joined forces to work on their post-blast investigative skills at Operation Cobra gold 2014 in the Kingdom of Thailand.
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An interview with the Commandant of the Marine Corps at AFN Iwakuni

As Sgt Jonathon House, I had the pleasure of interviewing General Joseph Dunford when he was the Commandant of the Marine Corps (he is now the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff).
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Greenout!

We all know what a "blackout" is so... what's a greenout?
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Retiring the colors

In a small room where no one can see them, 2 Marines and 2 Japanese Self-Defense Force personnel fold the American and Japanese flags each evening with the utmost respect.
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PCSing and Pets

What happens when it's "too expensive" to bring a pet dog home from Japan? The short and terrible answer: often nothing good. Thankfully for one kuni-dog, Ace, he finally found a fur-ever home.
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