Relatives of Lance Cpl. Steven Sutton, a Marine raised in Leesburg, learned during the Memorial Day weekend that he had died in the line of duty in Afghanistan.
A spokesman for Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany has confirmed that there is an investigation currently under way at the base by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS).
There are roughly 800-1,100 people that attend MCLB's Unity/Multicultural Day on a yearly basis, officials say.
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Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany was first commissioned as Marine Corps Depot of Supplies on March 1, 1952.
The U.S. Marine Corps announced late last year that two bands would be cut, including the one attached to Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany.
Shane Jackson, formerly of Leesburg, has been awarded the Exceptional Civilian Service Medal.
Zoral and Ellen Stubbs will care for their 2-year-old grandson while his mother and her twin sister serve in Afghanistan.
The MCLB-Albany-based unit is named the 2011 Marine Band of the Year for the second year in a row.
There were 184 fatalities at the Pentagon, the nerve center of the United States military, as a result of the Sept. 11 attacks.
he upcoming anniversary of 9/11 has resulted in increased security measures at various military installations.
BAGHDAD — August marked the first month since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq that no American forces have died, according to an Associated Press tally.
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