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August 25, 1991
* Marine Pvt. Peter S. Jolles, son of Jeff M. and Gretchen P. Jollesof Union Bridge, recently graduated from a Marine Corps Basic CombatEngineer Course.During the course, conducted at Marine Corps Engineer School, Camp Lejeune, N.C., students studied the fundamentals of engineering support for combat units. Students also received instruction on the tools and procedures for building bridges, roads and field fortifications, use of demolitions, land-mine warfare and camouflage techniques.A 1990 graduate of Linganore High School, Frederick County, he joined the Marine Corps in January 1991.
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NEWS
May 19, 1991
* Marine Lance Cpl. Tammy S. Woehler, daughter of David W. and Sara V. Reed of Hampstead, recently reported for duty with Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C.A 1982 graduate of North Carroll High School, she joined the Marine Corps inFebruary 1985.* Navy Chief Petty Officer Carey D. Strawbridge, whose wife, Sonia, is the daughter of Anita L. Mobley of Sykesville, recently returned from deployment to the Middle East in support of Operation Desert Storm while serving aboard the guided missile cruiser, USS San Jacinto, homeported in Norfolk, Va.Operation Desert Storm was the largest deployment of U.S. military forces since Vietnam.
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February 4, 2005
Killed in Iraq As of yesterday, 1,440 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations. Since May 1, 2003, when President Bush declared that major combat operations in Iraq had ended, 1,302 U.S. soldiers have died. Latest identifications Marine Cpl. Jonathan S. Beatty, 22, Ottawa, Ill.; died Jan. 27 from hostile action in Babil province; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force; Camp Lejeune, N.C. Killed Jan. 24 northeast of Baghdad when their Bradley fighting vehicle overturned; assigned to 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry, 1st Infantry Division; Vilseck, Germany: Army Sgt. Michael C. Carlson, 22, St. Paul, Minn.
NEWS
February 7, 1991
Legislator called upThree weeks of lobbying to be called to active duty with the Marines finally paid off for Delegate John C. Astle, D-Anne Arundel.The 47-year-old legislator's call-up notice arrived Tuesday. A Marine Corps Reserve colonel, he was shot down twice and wounded twice while flying helicopters in Vietnam and has been lobbying the Pentagon to be called up ever since the Persian Gulf war started. He will be the first Maryland legislator called for active duty since the war began.
NEWS
November 5, 1999
Ryan E. Dunham of Eldersburg recently returned from a six-month deployment with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU).He embarked aboard a ship of the USS Kearsage Amphibious Ready Group from Camp Lejeune, N.C.With fellow Marines from the MEU's other ships, he participated in an amphibious landing at Litohoro, Greece, to deliver the first American troops in support of a NATO/United Nations peacekeeping force in Kosovo and assisted in humanitarian efforts...
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | February 7, 2003
About 160 Marine reservists from Maryland are scheduled to leave this morning for North Carolina to prepare for possible deployment, making them the state's first Marine unit called up in the mobilization of U.S. forces for a possible war with Iraq. Bravo Company of the 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion will depart from Fort Detrick and go to Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, where it may be dispatched to the Middle East. The company is trained to conduct surveillance and gather information.
NEWS
August 6, 2004
Christopher Custer, the 21-year-old Marine lance corporal who was killed in a car crash last weekend in Pennsylvania, had recently returned from Iraq, where he served as a combat engineer, according to information released yesterday by the Marine Corps. Lt. Clark Carpenter, a public information officer at Camp Lejeune, N.C., where Custer was stationed, said the Bel Air resident was on three weeks' leave, which is typical for Marines returning from duty in Iraq. According to a Porter Township, Pa., police report, Custer was speeding when his car went out of control about 6:30 Sunday morning, hit a tree and plunged into Pine Creek near where it flows into the Susquehanna River, west of Williamsport.
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By Knight-Ridder | November 9, 1990
ARMYThe 7th Corps Headquarters from Stuttgart, Germany.Unit of the 2nd Armored Division, Garstedt, Germany.2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Nuernberg, Germany.The 3rd Armored Division, Ansbach, Germany.2nd Corps Support Command, Stuttgart, Germany.1st Infantry Division (Mechanized) from Fort Riley, Kan.400th Military Police Battalion, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 97th Army Reserve Command, Fort Meade, Md.Other unspecified supporting units from the United States and Europe.NAVYThree aircraft carriers and one battleship, with escort vessels.
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By Knight-Ridder News Service | November 9, 1990
Active-duty Army units:* 1st Armored Division, Ansbach, Germany (16,500)3rd Armored Division, Frankfurt, Germany (16,500)J 1st Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Riley, Kan. (13,000)* 7th Corps Headquarters, Stuttgart, Germany (200)* Brigade of 2nd Armored Division, Garlstedt, Germany (4,500)* 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Nuremberg, Germany (4,500)2nd Corps Support Command, Stuttgart, Germany (8,000)Other combat support and combat service support units from U.S. and Europe.Marine Corps units:* 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (45,000)
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By Matthew Hay Brown, The Baltimore Sun | June 23, 2012
A Marine from Laurel was killed Friday in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Saturday night. Lance Cpl. Eugene C. Mills III, 21, died in combat in Helmand province, the Pentagon said. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Mills is the fifth service member from Maryland killed this year, and the fourth to die in Afghanistan. matthew.brown@baltsun.com Twitter.com/matthewhaybrown Text NEWS to 70701 to get Baltimore Sun local news text alerts
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