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July, 2005

Security company Marines take on Catoctin Mountain Triathon July 20, 2005 — In 1974, the first official triathlon was conceived and directed in San Diego just miles away from the west coast Marine Corps Recruit Depot.  Since then, the sporting event has spread from coast to coast of the United States and globally.  Leathernecks and Sailors of Marine Security Company and the Naval Support Facility in Thurmont, Md., held a MORE
Battle Colors receive new streamers July 18, 2005 — Three new campaign streamers were added to the official battle colors of the Marine Corps during Marine Barracks Washington’s Friday Evening Parade, July 15, 2005. The Commandant of the Marine Corps, General Michael W. Hagee, affixed the Afghanistan Campaign streamer, Iraq Campaign streamer and “Global War on Terrorism” service streamer during a MORE
Marines attack streets of DC July 9, 2005 — Tourists wandering through the museums and monuments of our national capitol region may be treated to a privileged sight this year -- a motivated “Few” United States Marines running in the heat of the day. “Oorah!” shouts Staff Sgt. Josue Santoyo to running partner, Staff Sgt. Jennifer Mills. “Get some!” Sporting a motivated high-and-tight, MORE