20 Mar '12, 1am

Wounded combat dog to rejoin Marine veteran

http://www.militarytimes.com/news/2012/03/ap-wounded-combat-dog-to-rejoin-marine-veteran-031912/ Wounded combat dog to rejoin Marine veteran By Michael Gormley - The Associated Press Posted : Monday Mar 19, 2012 20:43:04 EDT ALBANY, N.Y. — A combat dog will finally be reunited in retirement with the former Marine handler with whom it was wounded in Iraq. U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said Monday night that the Air Force has agreed to release Sgt. Rex into the care of former Cpl. Megan Leavey, of Rockland County, just north of New York City. Leavey was injured with Rex in 2006 while trying to disarm an explosive. They convalesced together. Related reading Petition aims to reunite Marine vet, combat dog (March 14, 2012) Rex is credited with saving lives and uncovering explosives that saved more. Schumer had intervened when Leavey, a Purple Heart recipient, was first denied in he...

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PLEASE !!! Petition aims to reunite Marine vet,...

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Military News Money, job strife dogged accused ...

militarytimes.com 18 Mar '12, 2pm

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Hawaii-based #Marines head to Australia as part...

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Holly Petraeus makes her mark on the military

Holly Petraeus makes her mark on the military

armytimes.com 20 Mar '12, 4pm

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Charges against Bales expected within a week #M...

militarytimes.com 18 Mar '12, 4pm

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Stress of combat reaches drone crews

stripes.com 18 Mar '12, 10pm

A pilot sits at a Predator instrument panel in Arizona. Brian Bennett/Los Angeles Times Reporting from Washington — Drone ...

Charges against Bales expected within a week #M...

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Navy reopens Medal of Honor case for Sgt Raphae...

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Marine still outspoken despite facing dismissal

militarytimes.com 23 Mar '12, 12am

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Navy commissaries to be closed this week

militarytimes.com 19 Mar '12, 8pm

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News: Royal Navy trials new combat uniform

mod.uk 19 Mar '12, 12pm

Sailors on board the new Type 45 destroyer are now wearing a specially-designed dark blue kit in place of the Royal Navy's...

Charette, Korean War MoH recipient, dies #Military

militarytimes.com 19 Mar '12, 6pm

Charette’s death leaves only 81 living recipients of the Medal of Honor, seven of whom served in the Navy. Of the seven, K...

Old Air Force dog taking new friend with him into retirement

Old Air Force dog taking new friend with him in...

stripes.com 23 Mar '12, 8am

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Japanese troops to learn hand-to-hand combat fr...

stripes.com 19 Mar '12, 1am

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — Martial arts experts charged with revamping the Japan Self-Defense Force hand-to-hand combat prog...