U.S. Marine Corps/Cpl. Alexander Sturdivant

Tom note: Here is the third entry in our  10 Long March posts for 2018, the 8th most-read item of the year, which originally ran on September 26,  2018. These posts are selected based on what’s called ‘total engaged minutes’ (the total number of time spent reading and commenting on an article) rather than page views, which the T&P; editors see as a better reflection of Long March reader interest and community. Thanks to all of you for reading, and for commenting–which is an important part of this column. 

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The Marine Corps has said goodbye to Romania as it doubles down on its footprint in Norway.

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A FedEx driver stopped his route on Wednesday to pick up and fold an American flag that had fallen to the ground amid high winds — and the entire thing was picked up on a home security camera.

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Police have arrested a man who allegedly murdered his wife some time after they both attended their unit's Marine Corps Birthday Ball on Friday, Task & Purpose has learned.

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