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<br /> FREE MONEY FOR COLLEGE > 36 MAKING MAHRAJ SAFE > 46<br /> TM<br /> the corps’ official magazine | www.marines.mil JUl.aUg.seP 2011<br /> FirsT in<br /> FlighT<br /> the<br /> President’s<br /> nUmber one<br /> helicoPter<br /> operaTion<br /> cobra gold<br /> 30 years<br /> of Joint<br /> oPerations<br /> medal of<br /> Honor<br /> Sergeant Dakota Meyer<br /> receives medal of honor for<br /> actions in afghanistan<br /> semPer fidelis<br /> special 911 edition<br /> The CorPs’ oFFICIAl MAgAzINe<br /> JUlY AUgUsT sePTeMBer 2011<br /> vol.40 | No.4<br /> www.marines.mil/marines<br /> CoMMANDANT oF The MArINe CorPs<br /> Gen. James F. amos<br /> sergeANT MAJor oF The MArINe CorPs<br /> Sgt. Maj. Micheal P. Barrett<br /> MaRINe CORPS NewS<br /> eDITor–IN–ChIeF<br /> lt. Col. 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