Maj. Megan McClung Memorial Race Ran in Afghanistan

By Sgt. Heidi Agostini – USMC/I MEF – August 14, 2010 CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan – “United States service members, British troops and civilians at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, ran a 5k race in memory of Maj. Megan M. McClung, Aug. 14. More than 425 runners participated in the first satellite running of the event in Afghanistan.”…

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Goodworks: Cuban emigre has recipe for helping Marines

By Susan Reimer, The Baltimore Sun – June 06, 2010 Baltimore, MD – “Gladys Rodriguez, her husband and two young sons fled Castro’s Cuba 40 years ago and made a nail-biting journey to the United States, where they eventually took the oath of U.S. citizenship during a bicentennial event at Baltimore’s Fort McHenry in 1976.”…

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Marine Corps Marathon: 30K runners in 6 days

Danny Sirdofsky – Medill News Service – Navy Times – April 15, 2010 16:44:32 EDT Washington, DC – “In the third-fastest registration time ever, the Marine Corps Marathon signed up a capacity 30,000 runners in six days for the October race. In the first 24 hours after the sign-up opened April 7, 23,793 participants had…

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