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TOM SILEO: My heart aches for Garabrant's sacrifice

TOM SILEO: My heart aches for Garabrant's sacrifice

On April 4, U.S. Marine Cpl. Brandon Garabrant updated his Facebook page as the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion left North Carolina's Camp Lejeune for Afghanistan.

June 29, 2014 12:00 am

Local Marine, fellow servicemen 'summit Everest' to help Wounded Warriors

It took a region Marine and 14 of his fellow servicemen nine hours last weekend to "scale Everest" using the strength of their arms.

August 12, 2013 6:30 pm
MARC CHASE: Scaling Everest in the heart of a war zone

MARC CHASE: Scaling Everest in the heart of a war zone

One wouldn't expect a group of U.S. Marines, Navy Seabees and other British and civilian forces — stationed in the heart of a war zone and already risking life and limb — to take on duties beyond the noble tasks already at hand.

August 08, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Paralympics an inspiration to war-wounded athletes

Paralympics an inspiration to war-wounded athletes

LONDON | The explosion that took away Brad Snyder's sight couldn't touch the Navy lieutenant's fighting spirit.

September 05, 2012 10:00 pm Photos

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