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War Veteran Teaches Safety Skills, Crisis Management to Educators

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Meet Jacob Edwards, veteran Marine and Prince William County Public Schools employee. Edwards served as a combat engineer for six years in an active and reserve component. In 2004, he was deployed to serve in Operation Iraqi Freedom in Al-Anbar Province, Iraq. Assigned to the Third Battalion, First Marines, an Infantry Battalion, he …

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SEMPER FI FUND: “Serving Those Who Preserve Our Freedom”

By Amanda Causey Baity This story begins in the spring of 2003 when the U.S. military mission Operation Iraqi Freedom began. The engagement’s first wave of wounded Marines and sailors landed at Camp Pendleton, a U.S. Marine Corps Base in California. There, Karen Guenther, a registered nurse and spouse of an active-duty Marine, saw firsthand the challenges they faced as …

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