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Marine Corps News for the week of 23 NOVEMBER 2009
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Oldest Female Marine Laid to Rest
The oldest living female Marine died on Veterans Day and was buried in the Cypress Hills National Cemetery. Miriam Cohen was one of the oldest females to enlist in 1943, at 35 years old, and answered her nations, calling twice, serving during World War II and Korea....More


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Don't Let Your GI Bill Go to Waste
The GI Bill pays more than $51,000 for you to get a college degree that will change your life. Take action on your future. Find military friendly schools.
Use Your VA Loan Benefits
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Which GI Bill Offers More?
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Featured Discount: Top Military Discounts
Military.com has hundreds of discounts exclusively for veterans and their families. Don't pay full price for anything -- cars, clothing, computers, electronics, vacations, groceries, beauty products, home furnishings, jewelry, and more. Browse coupons and discounts now....More

Hero Who Led Last Bayonet Charge Dies
Retired Col. Lewis L. Millett, who received the Medal of Honor during the Korean War for leading what was reportedly the last major American bayonet charge, died Nov 14....More

Video: Pirates Beware, New Deadly Cargo
Watch exclusive footage of the new defense mechanisms on international cargo ships. Experts predict this will deal a great blow to Somali pirates....More

Honoring Their Brethren
Marines, Sailors, family and friends gathered for a memorial service to honor the nine Marines and one Navy corpsman from 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment who were killed in action while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom....More

Benefit Update for Veterans
Both the Montgomery and Post 9/11 GI Bills are worth more than $49,000. This money is not a loan and will help you cover the costs of getting a degree. Full-time students receive up to $1,321 a month no matter how much tuition costs. The Post 9/11 GI Bill may even give you a monthly housing stipend of $1,200. Now is the time to use your benefits. Take the first step and find military friendly schools....More

Featured Job: Maintenance Industry
Use your military experience to get a job in the general maintenance industry. Many workers learn their skills informally on the job; others learn by working as helpers to other repairers or to construction workers such as carpenters, electricians, or machinery repairers. Search available jobs today....More

Use for Military Benefits for Professional Training
You've earned benefits in the military to help pay for career training --don't let that money go to waste. Attend National Training and learn how to use your military skills for a professional career in Tractor-Trailer Driving or Heavy Equipment Operation. Use your money to start a career that will provide for you and your family. Learn more....More

Outdoor Guide: Catman of the Cumberland
It's a brutally cold February afternoon, the kind of day that makes you wish you were inside a nice, toasty office cubicle instead of hunkered down in an anchored boat on Tennessee's Cumberland River. Perfect conditions for catching a big blue catfish, my guide, Jim Moyer, keeps telling me. So I pull the drawstring of my hooded sweatshirt tighter, empty the dregs from my coffee Thermos into my cup and wait for something to happen....More

Companies Bilked Vets Program of $100M
Companies fraudulently collected at least $100 million in federal contracts from a $4 billion government program designated for disabled military veterans who run small businesses, congressional investigators charge....More

Toys for Tots Kicks-off on Okinawa
Ceremonies for the Marine Corps Reserve's 2009 Toys for Tots campaign kick off will be held at the Camp Foster exchange and at the Kadena Air Base exchange....More