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Up to 2,500 discharged Marines face recall to duty

Move is Corps' first since Iraq invasion

By Bryan Bender
Globe Staff / August 23, 2006

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WASHINGTON -- Up to 2,500 Marines will be recalled to active duty to make up for a critical shortage of specialists to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Marine Corps said yesterday, the first time since the invasion of Iraq three years ago that Marine commanders have taken the extraordinary step of drafting back into uniform those who have left ... (Full article: 1089 words)

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