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Photos: Iraq war’s 20th anniversary — the advance from Kuwait to the occupation of Baghdad

Yahoo Daily News 21 Mar 2023
Marines kneel and pray as the 2nd Battalion, 8th Regiment prepares to leave Camp Shoup, north of Kuwait City near the Iraqi border, on March 20, 2003, to start their advance into southern Iraq ... A British Royal Marine from 42 Commando fires a Milan wire-guided missile at an Iraqi position on the al-Faw peninsula in southern Iraq on March 21, 2003.

St Anne Marine Park is officially 50 years old By Laura Pillay |20 March 2023

Nation 20 Mar 2023
The St Anne Marine Park celebrated its golden jubilee yesterday, March 19, 2023 ... St Anne island was the site of the first French settlement in 1770 and also served as a base for the Royal Marines during the second World War. Between the period of 1996 to 2001, the headquarters of the Marine Parks Authority was located on the island.

Spring training roundup: Max Fried stays unbeaten, Braves blank Twins

Reuters 20 Mar 2023
Rangers 2, Mariners 1 ... Josh Jung homered for the Rangers, while Tanner Kirwer scored on a wild pitch for the Mariners ... White Sox 6, Mariners 2 ... Seby Zavala hit a two-run homer and Oscar Colas added a solo shot for the White Sox, while Zach DeLoach laced an RBI double for the Mariners. Diamondbacks 13, Royals (split squad) 2.

News in pictures: Monday March 20, 2023

The Times/The Sunday Times 20 Mar 2023
FIRDIA LISNAWATI/AP ... ALI HAIDER/EPA. Sponsored ... YASSINE GAIDI/GETTY IMAGES. Norwegian Royal Navy commandos parachute into northern Norway in a joint exercise with the Royal Netherlands Marine Corps designed to demonstrate Norway’s ability to defend itself in harsh winter conditions and co-operate with Nato allies. ROYAL NAVY ... GRAHAM HUNT/BNPS ... NEIL HANNA.

'Why did you destroy this country?': Iraqis reflect on brutal legacy of 2003 invasion

ITV 20 Mar 2023
Play Brightcove video. ITV News Correspondent Geraint Vincent reports on the the enduring trauma caused by the US-led invasion ... Tony Blair. We underestimated challenge in Iraq ... Credit ... AP ... One of the first British soldiers into Basra 20 years ago was Alan Jones, of the Royal Marines ... “Iraq is still under pressure from ISIS,” said retired Marine Corps Gen.

SF Giants’ Thairo Estrada finds ‘big brother’ in Venezuelan countryman Wilmer Flores

Red Bluff Daily News 20 Mar 2023
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz ... Flores, 31, agreed with the characterization ... 12, 2022 ... – Aug. 13 ... While Flores hails from Valencia, the third-largest city in the country with a population 20 times that of Bejuma, his hometown can also claim longtime Royals catcher Salvador Perez, former Mariners Cy Young winner Felix Hernandez and numerous other big leaguers.

Action men! Royal Marine commandos perform daring parachute jump onto a frozen Arctic lake as ...

The Daily Mail 19 Mar 2023
Royal Marine commandos performed a daring parachute jump onto a frozen lake - as NATO forces sent a warning message to Putin to stay out of Scandinavia ... Photographs show Royal Marine commandos performing a daring parachute jump onto a frozen lake - as NATO forces sent a warning message to Putin to stay out of Scandinavia.

Triple-killer asylum seeker illegally got £40k of legal aid after stabbing Royal Marine

The Sun 19 Mar 2023
A TRIPLE-KILLER asylum seeker who posed as a schoolboy to enter the UK illegally received nearly £40,000 of taxpayers’ cash in legal aid after stabbing an aspiring Royal Marine to death ... 2. 2 ... The cash was for a barrister at trial and solicitor at previous police interviews ... .

Troop numbers in the SAS are 'too low' and leave it unable to mount top ...

The Daily Mail 19 Mar 2023
The number of elite troops in Britain's military is potentially too low to combat the threat posed by Russia, China and terrorism, defence experts have warned ... The concerns come amid renewed fears about the level of investment in defence and claims that the Armed Forces have been hollowed out ... Commando Royal Marines in Afghanistan (file photo) ... .

‘Mum had extraordinary secrets’: TV and radio presenter PADDY O’CONNELL reveals how a spellbinding wartime ...

The Daily Mail 19 Mar 2023
Her resilience influenced who I am today ... As a member of the Women’s Royal Naval Service (WRNS for short, but better known as the Wrens), she signed the Official Secrets Act and never disclosed much of what went on behind those famous gates to anyone. Not even to my father, a Royal Marine who led a commando unit during the D-Day landings ... .

Critical repairs on way for community wharf in Seymour Arm (Salmon Arm)

Castanet 18 Mar 2023
A community wharf in the North Shuswap will receive some much-needed repairs ... The wharf is not only used for recreation – it is a key piece of infrastructure for emergency response by Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue #106 boats ... ....

‘Sir’ Harry Ford returns to Mariners after run in World Baseball Classic

The Seattle Times 18 Mar 2023
"Sir" Harry Ford returned to the Mariners from the World Baseball Classic not to a royal welcome but to the duties of being the low man on the catching hierarchy ... .

Michael Alexander: The British Commando Who Escaped Death By Faking His Family Tree

War History Online 17 Mar 2023
Royal Navy Official Photographer Lt ... Hoping for a career in the British Royal Navy, he attended school at Stowe ... During one particularly disastrous mission, he was put in charge of 20 men, including Royal Marines, as they traveled behind German lines to blow up a munitions dump.

Iran to stop weapons shipment to Houthis in Yemen - WSJ

The Jerusalem Post 16 Mar 2023
(credit ... Britain's Royal Navy said it had seized Iranian weapons, including anti-tank guided missiles, last month from a smugglers' vessel in international waters in the Gulf of Oman ... When hailed by the Royal Navy, the vessel initially attempted to navigate to Iranian territorial waters but was stopped by a team of Royal Marines. .

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