You Joined What?

Did your parents utter those words when you joined the Marine Corps? Mine did, but back in the 1970s, they were pretty much kept in the dark about what was going on at boot camp unless I wrote and told them. Now, there’s a website for Marine parents to connect, share and compare notes with each…

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Bionic Arm Restores Touch for Female Marine Who Lost Her Arm … HighTech-Edge.com ~ A bionic hand that can also help restore the sense of touch to amputees could soon be developed thanks to new research that has enabled a female marine who … Women in uniform, a commemoration  Standard-Examiner ~ “Women are veterans, too,” said Marine Tech. Sgt. (Ret.) Janina Rybicki,…

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Marine says female team inspires Afghan girls Today, we speak with Marine Cpl. Brigitte Ratzlaff — among the first women to be on an all-female engagement team on the ground in Afghanistan … Female vets face homelessness, dearth of services LONG BEACH, Calif. — The $15,000 that former Army Pvt. Margaret Ortiz had in the bank…