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Josh Rushing: A Marine's Unexpected 'Mission'

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Josh Rushing: A Marine's Unexpected 'Mission'

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Josh Rushing: A Marine's Unexpected 'Mission'

Josh Rushing: A Marine's Unexpected 'Mission'

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Josh Rushing was a Marine Corps media liaison at Central Command, or Centcom, in the early days of the Iraq war. His job was to represent the Marines to the worldwide media covering the war in Iraq, including the Arab TV network Al-Jazeera, and he was featured in the documentary Control Room. After retiring from the Marines he took a job as a correspondent with Al-Jazeera, reporting from Washington D.C. His new memoir is Mission Al Jazeera: Build a Bridge, Seek the Truth, Change the World.

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