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Beyonce and Bibi McGill perform during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Beyonce and Bibi McGill perform during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Beyonce: B6 in Marine Corps’ Eyes (‘Funny How the Truth Works’)

As “The Few, The Proud,” the Marines deserve their reputation with the press as mostly quick to respond with facts to a query — be it on Iraq, Afghanistan, the V-22 Osprey or Hurricane Sandy assistance. But when it comes...

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SSgt. Jennifer Garza, center, disciplines her Marine recruits with some unscheduled physical training in the sand pit outside their barracks during boot camp on February 27, 2013 at MCRD Parris Island, South Carolina.

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SSgt. Jennifer Garza, center, disciplines her Marine recruits with some unscheduled physical training in the sand pit outside their barracks during boot camp on February 27, 2013 at MCRD Parris Island, South Carolina.

Lady Leatherneck: 9/11 Recruited Her

This is not your Father’s Marine Corps. With the Pentagon’s decision to deploy women in direct combat — a move that will be implemented over time, force by force — comes a new recognition of an old type: Lady Leatherneck....

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Marine One, with U.S. President Barack Obama on board, passes the Washington Monument in Washington.

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Marine One, with U.S. President Barack Obama on board, passes the Washington Monument in Washington.

`Marine One’ Contractors Bid Anew

Let’s try this again: The U.S. Navy last week announced plans for a competition to develop and build a new fleet of presidential helicopters. The draft notice came three years after the service canceled a contract with Lockheed Martin Corp. for...

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