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March 22, 2003
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NEWS
November 7, 1990
The public is invited to join the U.S. Naval Academy in celebrating the 215th Marine Corps birthday.The celebration begins with a morning colors ceremony at 7:45 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 9, in Tecumseh Court. On Saturday, Nov. 10, a wreath-laying ceremony is scheduled at the grave of Major Gen. Ben Fuller, class of 1889 and the 15th commandant of the Marine Corps, at 10 a.m. in the Naval Academy Cemetary.The U.S. Marine Corps evolved during the turbulent times of the American Revolution. On Nov. 10, 1775, the Contintental Congress authorized the creation of two battalions of Marines.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | June 10, 2008
Lewis William Ruth, a retired insurance company claims manager who had served in both the Army and Marine Corps, died of lung cancer Friday at his Parkville home. He was 68. Mr. Ruth was born and raised in Pittsburgh and attended the University of Pittsburgh. He was a mortar man in the Marine Corps from 1959 to 1962, and then enlisted in the Army, where he served as a paratrooper from 1963 to 1966. For more than 20 years, he was a claims manager for the Traveler's Insurance Co., where he was working at the time of his death.
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By Ellie Baublitz and Ellie Baublitz,Contributing Writer | December 25, 1994
The Marine Corps has deployed in Carroll County.On Nov. 10, the Carroll County Detachment of the Marine Corps League was granted its charter by the Department of Maryland Marine Corps League. The group had its first official meeting Dec. 7 at the Westminster American Legion Post on Green Street."We were lucky enough to get our charter on the Marine Corps' birthday," said Mike Owens, commandant of the Carroll County Detachment. "We started meeting hit or miss in April, trying to get people interested and seeing how many we had that wanted to be a part of the thing."
NEWS
January 18, 1991
A Marine reserve company from Baltimore will report for active duty tomorrow as part of the latest call-up of more than 2,000 Marine reservists nationally.The Marine Corps announced yesterday that the Headquarters and Service Company of the 4th Combat Engineer Battalion would be activated. The company includes 110 to 135 Marines, said Capt. Matt Crotty, an inspector-instructor at the Marine Corps Reserve Training Center in Baltimore.The battalion's mission is to lay mines and obstacles or to clear those laid by the enemy.
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By LOS ANGELES TIMES | May 8, 1999
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. -- Marine Corps Capt. Richard Ashby was found guilty yesterday of conspiracy and obstruction of justice for hiding and helping destroy what might have been crucial evidence of why his jet sliced a ski gondola system last year, killing 20 people in the north Italian Alps.That evidence, a home videotape recorded from inside the cockpit during the flight of Ashby's EA-6B Prowler jet, was sneaked out of the plane by the pilot from Mission Viejo, Calif., and tossed into a bonfire by his co-pilot as they faced an international criminal investigation for causing the deaths at the ski resort.
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By Robert A. Erlandson and Robert A. Erlandson,Sun Staff Writer | June 16, 1995
Ellis A. Cohen, whose true-life TV movies introduced the nation to a disabled woman coaching Little League baseball and a paralyzed girl learning to walk through electricity, is taking us behind bars in his latest project to meet a convicted rapist.But was he guilty?In "Dangerous Evidence," published in paperback by Berkley Books, Mr. Cohen and co-author Milton J. Shapiro take on alleged racism and injustice in the Marine Corps, examining how a 1983 court-martial convicted black Marine Cpl. Lindsey Scott and sentenced him to 30 years on charges of raping and stabbing the wife of a white fellow Marine.
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
September 15, 1996
Hundreds of people gathered at the Baltimore National Cemetery yesterday to dedicate four headstones to Marines who died in World War II.The Maryland chapter of the 1st Marine Corps Division Association held the ceremony to honor four of the six Marine divisions that fought during the war.The other two divisions -- the 1st and the 4th -- dedicated similar headstones at the cemetery in previous years."
NEWS
April 27, 1995
Marine Capt. Robert D. Clark recently deployed with the Marine Corps' Second Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion to Fort Benning, Ga., for a three-month training exercise.The annual gunnery exercise involves light armored vehicles equipped with 25 mm machine guns. Marines will use the Fort Benning firing ranges to practice shooting at moving targets while maneuvering in the field.The Marines also will participate in small arms training and team operation.Captain Clark is the son of James P. and Joyce L. Clark of Berrett.
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