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Marine or Marines may refer to: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ...

Marine is an umbrella term for things relating to the ocean, as with marine biology, marine geology, and as a term for a navy, etc. ... British Royal Marines in a Rigid Raider assault watercraft Marines (from the English adjective marine, meaning of the sea, from Latin language mare, meaning sea, via French adjective marin(e), of the sea) are, in principle, land soldiers that are part of a navy. ... United States Marine Corps Emblem The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is the second smallest of the five branches of the United States armed forces, with 170,000 active and 40,000 reserve Marines as of 2002. ... rank. ... The Royal Marines (RM), are the Royal Navys elite fighting forces. ... The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States military responsible for providing power projection from the sea,[1] utilizing the mobility of the U.S. Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces. ... Synonyms (in ancient Greek syn συν = plus and onoma όνομα = name) are different words with similar or identical meanings. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Merchant Marine. ... German frigate Karlsruhe rescuing shipwrecked people off the coast of Somalia while participating in the international anti-terror operation ENDURING FREEDOM, April 2005 The Laboe Naval Memorial for sailors who lost their lives at sea during the World Wars and while on duty at sea and U 995 Modern air... The French Navy, officially called the National Navy (French: Marine Nationale) is the maritime arm of the French military. ...


Marine is a village located in Madison County, Illinois. ... Marine City is a city located in St. ... Marine on St. ... Marines is a commune in the Val-dOise département, in France. ... Location Coordinates : Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Marines (Valencian) Spanish name Marines Administration Country Autonomous Community Valencian Community Province Valencia Comarca Camp de Túria Geography Land Area 35. ...

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Marine is a 1996 book written by Tom Clancy about the inner workings of a Marine Expeditionary Unit. ... The Marine is a 2006 action film starring professional wrestler John Cena. ... It has been suggested that Rossett Park be merged into this article or section. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem No official anthem - the  United Kingdom anthem God Save the Queen is commonly used England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Unified  -  by Athelstan 927 AD  Area  -  Total 130... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... Merseyside is a metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 1,365,900. ... The Doom Marine battles a horde of demons, as seen on the cover of the Doom 1 game box The Doomguy, also known as Doom Dude, or The Marine, is the protagonist of the Doom series of computer and video games created by id Software. ... Space marines are fictional soldiers that operate in outer space. ... Terran means of Terra, i. ... A computer game is a game composed of a computer-controlled virtual universe that players interact with in order to achieve a defined goal or set of goals. ... StarCraft is a real-time strategy game by Blizzard Entertainment. ... Midshoreman 25 in Ramsey Harbour Inshoreman 18 in Laxey Harbour West Marine Ltd. ... Peel Engineering Company was a manufacturing company based on the Isle of Man. ... The composite Rutan VariEze, a home-build light aircraft Glass-reinforced plastic (GRP), is a composite material or fiber-reinforced plastic made of a plastic reinforced by fine fibers made of glass. ... There is a disputed proposal to merge this article with glass-reinforced plastic. ...

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Marine Corps News Room (1012 words)
In response to the government of Bangladesh’s request for assistance, elements of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) embarked aboard USS Kearsarge traveled approximately 3,500 statute miles from the Sea of Bengal and is now providing disaster relief to the region.
A pair of Marine helicopters lifted from the USS Kearsarge flight deck today with loads of bottled water, marking the first delivery of U.S. military aid to the storm-battered nation of Bangladesh.
Marine Lance Cpl. Gene Landrus was hurt in a roadside bomb attack outside Abu Ghraib, Iraq, on May 15, 2006, and faces medical separation from the Corps.
Environment - Water - Marine (0 words)
The Thematic Strategy on the Protection and Conservation of the Marine Environment aims to achieve good environmental status of the EU's marine waters by 2021 and to protect the resource base upon which marine-related economic and social activities depend.
The Marine Strategy will constitute the environmental pillar of the future maritime policy the European Commission is working on, designed to achieve the full economic potential of oceans and seas in harmony with the marine environment.
The Marine Strategy is consistent with the water framework directive from 2000 which requires that surface freshwater and ground water bodies (lakes, streams, rivers, estuaries, coastal waters…) achieve a good ecological status by 2015 and that the first review of the River Basin Management Plan should take place in 2021.
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