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When and where to celebrate the Fourth of July

...prior to July 5 get in free; greenjacketsbaseball.com/juniorjacketsMONDAYHopelands Summer Concert Series: Parris Island Marine Band, 7 p.m., Monday, July 6, Hopelands Gardens, 135 Dupree Place, Aiken; free; bring seating and picnic, but no...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-07-01/when-and-where-celebr
Fort Gordon | The Augusta Chronicle

...who provide communications technology to the armed forces. Other branches of the military, including the Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps, send their troops to Fort Gordon for communications training. Personnel from the Army and other branches...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/places/fort-gordon
Race isn't worth fighting over, I found out long ago

...Another Z-gram let us grow mustaches and beards (well, those of us who could) and longer hair than neighboring soldiers and Marines.Other efforts seemed a bit counterproductive. For instance, the Navy outfitted the barracks with elaborate kits to warn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-21/race-isnt-worth-fighting-over
Many to thank after Marshall Square fire

...maintenance supervisor at the facility whose efforts in the weeks following the tragedy reflected on his honor and training as a Marine First Sergeant.And finally, I want to thank the crew at Munro Moving for a long day of hard work under incredibly difficult...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-06-23/many-thank-after-marshal
James Steele Jr.

...Augusta, GA and was the son of the late James Albert Steele, Sr. and the late Dorothy Hammett Steele. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam era and was the retired owner and operator of Steele Tomato House at the Augusta Farmer's Market...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175147209
Suspect in North Augusta shooting was reprimanded in April for playing with a firearm

...deputy in July and was hired in November. A 2010 graduate of North Augusta High School, Blakley, 23, spent four years in the Marines, obtaining the rank of corporal before receiving honorable discharge in June 2014. While active, Blakley received several...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-17/suspect-north-augusta-
George Hawkins Jr.

...Jr., age 89. Mr. Hawkins was a native of Hampton, GA but has lived in Augusta since 1956. He served with the Merchant Marines during World War II. He was drafted from the US Army Reserve into Active Duty from 1950-1953. He was a good Christian man...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175077194
Thanks for fixing the road

...over a year ago, when the road got ridiculously bad. I contacted South Carolina State Sen. Tom Young Jr. Being a former Marine Corps squad leader in mortars, I can only liken the road going toward Pine Log Road to looking like a war zone that had been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-06-18/thanks-fixing-road
Veteran's daughter turns pain over suicide into mission to help

...It helped me understand that the illness is real and it's an ongoing epidemic for our veterans."She also married a Marine ? one who had just returned from his second deployment to Afghanistan."I remember him saying he was so angry with God while...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-14/veterans-daughter-turns-pain
Changing world of book publishing offers varied options for authors

...getting in touch with a senior executive at Penguin often took weeks.In the case of my most recent book, Courage, Compassion, Marine: The Unique Story of Jimmie Dyess, the POD process was much easier. It took three months. My wife, Connor, served as my...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-06-13/changing-world-b