Kurt Wheeler

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Most Marine veterans have similar memories when it comes to individual equipment. Their 782 (or deuce) gear was all issued by the Corps, it hadn't changed much since the World War II era (or perhaps earlier) and with rare exceptions, everyone wore it the same way. Observers of current operations in...
One of the factors in the turnaround promoted by the Marine Corps and its U.S. Army partners is a rekindling of relations with sheiks and tribal leaders.
Progress is occurring amidst the violence
Prepare to be helilifted back to Khe Sanh, Republic of Vietnam, 1968.
The mayor of the Iraqi town greets the patrol leader from the wary security forces as angry citizens protest in the background. Will this volatile situation be resolved peacefully or will it end in bloodshed? The survival of these young warriors and safety of the citizens they have been sent to...