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A U.S. Marine from the 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, Alpha Company looks out as an evening storm gathers above an outpost near Kunjak, in southern Afghanistan's Helmand province. Finbarr O'Reilly/Reuters/Viking hide caption

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A Retired Marine And A Photojournalist Confront War's 'Invisible Injuries'

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The wreckage of a U.S. Marine Osprey has been found underwater off the coast of northeast Australia. The aircraft had taken off from the USS Bonhomme Richard amphibious assault ship, seen here during exercises earlier this summer. Jason Reed/Getty Images hide caption

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The military is investigating a scandal involving the sharing of nude photos of female service members. This week, retired Marine Erika Butner (right) appeared at a news conference with attorney Gloria Allred and active-duty Marine Marisa Woytek (left). Nick Ut/AP hide caption

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Marines walk around Times Square during Fleet Week in New York City last year. A Pentagon investigation is underway into the posting of hundreds, and perhaps thousands, of nude photos of female Marines. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images hide caption

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Mansoor Shams stands in downtown Denver with his sign, "I'm A Muslim U.S. Marine Ask Anything." He is traveling the country in an effort to dispel misconceptions about Muslims. Mubashar Khan hide caption

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Muslim Marine Answers Questions In Effort To Fight Islamophobia

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Military medics, medical corps and technicians from every branch of the military attend courses at the Medical Education and Training Campus in San Antonio. Wendy Rigby/Texas Public Radio hide caption

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Lessons From 2 War Zones Make A Difference In Medic Training

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Ernesto Rodriguez and his son, Sebastian, when Sebastian was 2 years old. Courtesy of Ernesto Rodriguez hide caption

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After Deployment, Marine Returns To Find His 'Most Important Thing': Fatherhood

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Sgt. Kelly Brown adjusts her helmet before a weapons check last year at the Marine Base at Twentynine Palms in the Mojave Desert, Calif. The Marine Corps set up a months-long training exercise to determine whether women could serve in ground combat jobs like artillery, armor and infantry. Women are now eligible to apply for these positions, but so far, none has signed up. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Marines Gear Up For Women In Combat, But Will They Sign Up?

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Marine Lance Cpls. Julia Carroll (left) and Paula Pineda lift "Carl" — a 220-pound test dummy — during training in March in California. Female Marines have completed months of training and are now waiting to hear whether they will be allowed to serve in combat roles. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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They Survived Training, Now Female Marines Await Word On Ground Combat

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Nepalese villagers wave after collecting aid dropped by an Indian helicopter in Khanigaun, Nepal. David Ramos/Getty Images hide caption

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Remembering Marines Who Died On A Mission Of Mercy In Nepal

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