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Thu, 06 Nov 2014 07:31:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141106/NEWS/311060031 Bruce Springsteen among those receiving first-ever awards for supporting veterans http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141105/NEWS/311050051 Bruce Springsteen tops an eclectic group honored with first-ever awards for those striving to improve the lives of veterans and their families. Thu, 06 Nov 2014 07:31:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141105/NEWS/311050051 LeBron James invites deployed troops to join Veterans Day salute http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141105/OFFDUTY04/311050065 Serving overseas? The Cleveland Cavaliers want to get you in the house! Thu, 06 Nov 2014 06:44:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141105/OFFDUTY04/311050065 Military Muscle: Do better deadlifts http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/11/03/military-muscle-deadlifts-are-the-universal-go-to-for-muscle-building-get-the-max-benefit-with-good-form-variations/ The deadlift is considered to be the best 'total body' lift there is. It hits almost all the muscles - legs, glutes, back, shoulders, etc. - and is at the top of the charts for developing overall strength. Tue, 04 Nov 2014 13:49:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141103/TMP/311030054 Navy falls short against No. 6 Notre Dame, 49-39 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141102/OFFDUTY04/311020012 Keenan Reynolds had just absorbed another agonizing loss to Notre Dame, and the frustration in his voice was evident. Sun, 02 Nov 2014 09:42:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141102/OFFDUTY04/311020012 Real Marine stars in satirical military homecoming video http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141029/NEWS/310290064 You don't have to look far to find a viral 'homecoming video' featuring heartwarming reunions between service members and their families after a long deployment. But a new video making the rounds on social media takes a fresh approach. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:07:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141029/NEWS/310290064 Give your vet a shout-out http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141029/OFFDUTY/310290044 Sixty years ago, the nation declared its first Veterans Day celebration. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:12:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141029/OFFDUTY/310290044 'Operation Supply Drop' delivers the goods for desperate downrange gamers http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141029/OFFDUTY02/310290039 Ask Air Force F-16 pilot Maj. Brian Gerwe what helped him and his 30-man detachment make it through a yearlong deployment to a remote air base in Pakistan, and he'll tell you it was all about that one critical supply drop. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:01:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141029/OFFDUTY02/310290039 DMBA workout stimulant pulled from base shelves http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/10/29/dmba-workout-stimulant-pulled-from-base-shelves/ Several dietary supplements touted as weight-loss or body sculpting aids have been pulled from the shelves of exchange and GNC stores on military installations. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:06:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141029/OFFDUTY03/310290060 An Army widow runs to remember, make peace with her loss http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141028/OFFDUTY04/310270064 Katie Groves and her husband shared a wonderful life in Savannah, Georgia. Whether painting their home or raising their two boys, they were a team who tackled everything together. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:05:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141028/OFFDUTY04/310270064 Recon Marine's girlfriend finishes marathon on crutches after accidents left her disabled http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141028/OFFDUTY04/310280071 Two years ago, Amanda Sullivan's friends, a group of severely wounded military veterans who she connected with through Facebook, challenged her to join a gym. Using a wheelchair at the time, Sullivan, 36, scoffed at the request. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:05:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141028/OFFDUTY04/310280071 West Point supe addresses report of booze-fueled recruit bus trip http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141027/NEWS/310270034 The head of the U.S. Military Academy said he takes responsibility for a recently reported January football recruiting trip that involved underage drinking and improper use of recruit-host funds at a bowling alley inside a New York mall. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:33:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141027/NEWS/310270034 Military family unit headed to the natural bodybuilding world championships http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/10/27/fit-family-this-army-family-unit-is-headed-to-the-natural-bodybuilding-world-championships/ An entire Army family - a soldier, his wife and stepdaughter - are headed to the top international bodybuilding championships in San Diego in a few weeks, each with a shot at earning a top title. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 21:09:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141027/TMP/310270059 Mission Family: Survivors' education clearinghouse inspired by student's pain, drive http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141023/OFFDUTY03/310230042 If you're a member of the military community, you know all too well the variety of struggles that the lifestyle can bring. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:55:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141023/OFFDUTY03/310230042 Metro to open early for the Marine Corps Marathon http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141022/OFFDUTY/310220038 Metro will open two hours early Sunday to help riders traveling to the Marine Corps Marathon. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:57:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141022/OFFDUTY/310220038 'Yoga Joe' figurines aim to make yoga more manly http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141021/OFFDUTY/310210057 Stretchy fitness fun is coming to backyard battlefields everywhere. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:54:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141021/OFFDUTY/310210057 Corps develops motorcycle training course for new riders http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141020/OFFDUTY04/310200050 The Marine Corps is working to develop a new motorcycle safety training course that would target inexperienced riders. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:38:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141020/OFFDUTY04/310200050 Military deals at ski getaways & what's new at some resorts near you http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141020/OFFDUTY04/310200036 It's coming. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:24:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141020/OFFDUTY04/310200036 Brad Pitt's 'Fury' movie goes for carnage over plot http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141017/OFFDUTY02/310170035 Writer-director David Ayer makes no bones about his overarching goal with his new World War II action film, 'Fury': to nail the realism of armored combat in that conflict. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:58:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141017/OFFDUTY02/310170035 Troops and vets get star treatment at premiere of 'Fury' http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141017/OFFDUTY02/310170051 Ray Stewart may be 91, but he still keenly remembers his combat experiences as a tank gunner with 66th Armored Regiment, 2nd Armored 'Hell on Wheels' Division in 1944. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:58:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141017/OFFDUTY02/310170051 Eating disorders fairly rare among troops, study finds http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141016/OFFDUTY03/310270019 A new study finds that eating disorder diagnoses in the U.S. military remain somewhat rare, but perhaps not surprisingly, female troops are 20 times more likely to have such issues than males. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:34:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141016/OFFDUTY03/310270019 CrossFit vs. unit PT | Troops will do the training plans in what's likely the biggest CrossFit study ever http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/10/16/crossfit-vs-unit-pt-troops-will-do-the-training-plans-in-whats-likely-the-biggest-crossfit-study-ever/ Which is better at building at hard bodies: CrossFit or standard Army physical training? Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:03:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141016/OFFDUTY03/310160057 Marine's Iraq story collection in finals for National Book Award http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141015/OFFDUTY02/310150066 A Marine veteran's fictional short story collection about the Iraq War is in the running for one of the nation's most prestigious awards for literature. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:37:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141015/OFFDUTY02/310150066 Vet takes WWII tank combat to the big screen in 'Fury' http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141014/OFFDUTY02/310140040 Director David Ayer went to great pains to make sure his upcoming war film 'Fury,' which opens in theaters on Oct. 17, gives audiences an authentic look at life and death in combat. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:54:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141014/OFFDUTY02/310140040 4 new portable stove/grills for camping and tailgating http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141014/OFFDUTY04/310140052 Hunting camps are in full swing all across North America, and the grand tradition of tailgating parties is holding strong at football stadium parking lots. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:31:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141014/OFFDUTY04/310140052 Navy ends losing streak, beats VMI 51-14 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141012/OFFDUTY04/310120017 After three losses in a row, Navy was ready to accept any sort of win headed into a bye week. Sun, 12 Oct 2014 11:01:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141012/OFFDUTY04/310120017 12 products called out in fight against workout stimulants http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/10/09/12-products-called-out-in-fight-against-workout-stimulants/ Researchers have determined that several dietary supplements - some of which are available in GNC stores on military bases - contain a synthetic stimulant never tested in humans. Thu, 09 Oct 2014 16:13:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141009/TMP/310090072 Beer and brats on captain's fantasy tailgating tour http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141009/OFFDUTY04/310090047 It's just before noon on a warm fall morning, and Army Capt. Aaron Berg is sipping from an icy bottle of beer aboard a 45-foot motor yacht dubbed 'At Ease.' Thu, 09 Oct 2014 09:35:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141009/OFFDUTY04/310090047 Linkin Park bonds with military, vets http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141008/OFFDUTY02/310080051 Linkin Park - the Agoura Hills, California, band known for its edgy blend of rap, rock and metal, and dynamic collaborations with artists from Jay-Z to Steve Aoki - recently teamed with Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America to draw attention to the pro Thu, 09 Oct 2014 09:14:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141008/OFFDUTY02/310080051 Wounded warrior wins first-ever Men's Health 'Ultimate Guy' contest http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141007/NEWS/310070075 An Army veteran who lost an arm and a leg to roadside bomb in Iraq took top honors in the 'Ultimate Men's Health Guy' contest announced Oct. 7 on NBC's Today Show. Tue, 07 Oct 2014 17:50:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141007/NEWS/310070075 New books for military readers http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141007/OFFDUTY/310070057 Fall in place, readers, for autumn in new work - with topics that range from COIN to comic books, college football to canines, commanding, casualties and Section 60. Themes range from strategy to no strategy, and from loss to hope. Here's a guide: Tue, 07 Oct 2014 10:55:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141007/OFFDUTY/310070057 Soldier goes with grenade-style toss for 1st pitch at Nats-Giants game http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141006/OFFDUTY04/310060031 An Army veteran wounded in Iraq made a unique ceremonial first pitch before Game 2 of the NL Division Series, crawling toward the mound and then lobbing the baseball as if it were a grenade. Mon, 06 Oct 2014 16:53:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141006/OFFDUTY04/310060031 Elmo shares smiles with 500,000 military family members http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141006/NEWS/310060027 Elmo and his friends hit a 500k milestone at Fort Benning, Ga.: They've entertained more than half a million troops and families around the world. Mon, 06 Oct 2014 11:43:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141006/NEWS/310060027 Falcons QB Pearson throws 3 TD passes as Air Force beats Navy, 30-21 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141005/OFFDUTY04/310050017 Kale Pearson has Air Force halfway to the White House by taking it to the house three times. Mon, 06 Oct 2014 14:09:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141005/OFFDUTY04/310050017 'American Sniper' trailer drops ahead of Christmas release http://blogs.militarytimes.com/scoopdeck/2014/10/03/american-sniper-trailer-drops-ahead-of-christmas-release/ If you're looking for some cinematic firefights after Christmas Day presents and brunch, you're in luck. Fri, 03 Oct 2014 12:22:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141003/TMP/310030057 Kyle Carpenter plans to skydive to the start of the Marine Corps Marathon http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141001/NEWS/310010079 It was impressive enough when Medal of Honor recipient Kyle Carpenter, who survived jumping on an enemy grenade, ran the Marine Corps Marathon last year. Thu, 02 Oct 2014 19:24:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141001/NEWS/310010079 'Dual Survival' star stripped of SF Association membership http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141001/OFFDUTY02/310010083 Discovery Channel's 'Dual Survival' reality star Joseph Teti, a former Army and Marine Corps special operator, has been disavowed by the Special Forces Association and stripped of his membership with the group. Thu, 02 Oct 2014 15:59:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141001/OFFDUTY02/310010083 Interview: Leno on USO, entertaining troops and his 'tank car' http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140929/OFFDUTY02/309290048 It would be tough to script a better opening line for a story from Jay Leno: Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:14:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140929/OFFDUTY02/309290048 For single moms in uniform, 'Fort Bliss' movie shows costs and rewards http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140922/OFFDUTY02/309190079 Army Master Sgt. Kerensa Crum wasn't expecting much when she walked into an early screening of 'Fort Bliss,' a new movie about the struggles of a single mom in the military. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:41:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140922/OFFDUTY02/309190079 Abuse scandals prompt Hagel to examine military's links to NFL http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140919/NEWS05/309190077 Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is taking a close look at the military's ties to the National Football League amid a spate of domestic violence scandals involving high-profile athletes. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:44:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140919/NEWS05/309190077 Bigger, better, cheaper Wi-Fi coming soon to barracks, dorms http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140919/BENEFITS07/309190067 A new Wi-Fi service is being rolled out over the next year in barracks and dormitories for soldiers, airmen and Marines. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:04:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140919/BENEFITS07/309190067 'Golem Arcana': Tabletop tactics meet massively multiplayer action http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140918/OFFDUTY02/309180077 Jordan Weisman is frustrated with a monster he helped create. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:12:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140918/OFFDUTY02/309180077 Marine sergeant and friends bag record-setting alligator http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140918/OFFDUTY04/309180045 The next time Sgt. Jesse Phillips has to train in the swamp, he'll be all too familiar with the type of beasts that might be slithering around his boots. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:30:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140918/OFFDUTY04/309180045 Former POW Jessica Lynch starring in Christian film http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140916/OFFDUTY02/309160074 Former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch is enjoying her latest role, starring in a Christian movie currently in production. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:47:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140916/OFFDUTY02/309160074 A gym & a prayer: Marine vet's CrossFit business draws on personal ties http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140916/JOBS05/309160052 Pete Doan tried the working man's life after leaving the Marine Corps in 2010. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:01:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140916/JOBS05/309160052 Smith leads Navy past Texas State 35-21 in first career start http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140914/OFFDUTY04/309140023 Playing without the leader of its offense put a scare in Navy, but Tago Smith quickly put those fears to rest with a stellar outing in his first career start. Sun, 14 Sep 2014 12:59:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140914/OFFDUTY04/309140023 'The Hornet's Nest' emphasizes humanity, nobility of war http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140913/NEWS/309130040 Wildly jerky and almost nauseating hand-held camera shots hit the viewer in the early minutes of the film, producing a gut-tensing feeling of running in the middle of a firefight in Afghanistan. Sun, 14 Sep 2014 11:54:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140913/NEWS/309130040 'American War Generals' a sobering reflection on U.S. failures in Iraq http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140911/OFFDUTY02/309110065 As the U.S. escalates its campaign against jihadists in Iraq and Syria, a new documentary offers a cautionary tale about putting too much faith in technology and forgetting hard-fought lessons from the past. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 07:11:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140911/OFFDUTY02/309110065 Are your kids' toys 'Military Brat Approved'? http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140911/OFFDUTY02/309110071 Military kids have spoken: Thomas the Tank Engine Avalanche Escape Set and about 150 other toys have earned the unofficial 'Military Brat Approved' label. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:07:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140911/OFFDUTY02/309110071 Military Muscle: Weight vest workouts, options http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/09/08/military-muscle-2-weight-vest-workout-options-plus-tips-for-choosing-a-vest/ Weighted vests are an easy and fairly inexpensive way to turn any workout into a real gasser. The rule of thumb is that wearing a vest that equals 10 percent of your body weight results in an additional 8 percent caloric burn in most workouts. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 11:33:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140908/BLOGS/309080033 Play your way to a better PT test: 10 sports to help raise your score http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/09/02/play-your-way-to-a-better-pt-test-10-sports-to-help-raise-your-score/ Mon, 08 Sep 2014 08:42:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140908/OFFDUTY03/309080022 Poolee drops 83 pounds to ship out http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140906/NEWS/309060037 Alexander Klopfenstein had 83 problems standing between him and boot camp. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 09:10:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140906/NEWS/309060037 Air rifle test compares the power, pellet velocity & accuracy of 5 new guns http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140903/OFFDUTY04/309030054 Firearms safety advocates long have discouraged the term 'toy' when talking about air rifles that fire BBs or pellets. While you still can find inexpensive, low-power rifles for kids, the new breeds of powerful pellet guns are anything but child's play. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 16:18:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140903/OFFDUTY04/309030054 Brew the perfect cup with vets' tips http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140903/OFFDUTY/309030052 Coffee rations were a mainstay for many Civil War troops by the time a young Sgt. William McKinley of Ohio performed his famous coffee service on the battlefield at Antietam in 1862. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 16:03:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140903/OFFDUTY/309030052 Here are some last-minute Labor Day staycations http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140830/OFFDUTY/308300053 The end of summer draws near - sigh - but it's not over yet! Sat, 30 Aug 2014 16:54:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140830/OFFDUTY/308300053 Military ethos vs. Individual honor: The Naval Academy's Heisman conundrum http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140827/OFFDUTY04/308270070 Allow Roger Staubach to, rather unofficially, carry the torch for Keenan Reynolds' 2014 Heisman campaign. From one Navy great to another. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:28:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140827/OFFDUTY04/308270070 PT365 Run Plans | 12 anti-chafe products to make your long runs hurt less http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/08/20/pt365-run-plans-give-blisters-the-rub-12-anti-chafe-products-to-make-your-long-runs-hurt-a-little-less/ Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:53:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140820/BLOGS/308200052 PT365: Too much salt - and too little - may be bad for you http://blogs.militarytimes.com/pt365/2014/08/18/study-too-much-salt-and-too-little-may-be-bad-for-you/ Finally, a study that says it's OK to lick every grain of salt from the rim of your margarita. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:01:00 -0500 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140818/BLOGS/308180024