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May 10, 1996 | DONNA MUNGEN
The only all-female unit of the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps, Encino's Betsy Ross Division, will defend its title Saturday against Southern California's mostly male divisions in the annual Flagship Competition on San Diego's Coronado Island. The yearly regional championship provides an opportunity for youths from 10 to 18 to demonstrate their maritime skills by tying nautical knots, heaving lines, sprinting 50 yards with a stretcher and using fire hoses to knock over distant targets.
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August 27, 1996 | DEBRA CANO
Inside a hangar at the El Toro Marine Corps Air Station, twins Corey and Todd McKeown, 18, took turns learning to strap on parachutes and simulating jumps from a military cargo plane. In a warehouse at the opposite side of the base, Carrie Axton, 17, of Fountain Valley and Adam Mercado, 16, of Santa Ana learned how military police train dogs to search for narcotics. These teenagers had signed up to learn about the military and to see if they wanted someday to enlist. They are members of the U.S.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 27, 1996 | DEBRA CANO
Inside a hangar at the El Toro Marine Corps Air Station, twins Corey and Todd McKeown, 18, took turns learning to strap on parachutes and simulating jumps from a military cargo plane. In a warehouse at the opposite side of the base, Carrie Axton, 17, of Fountain Valley and Adam Mercado, 16, of Santa Ana learned how military police train dogs to search for narcotics. These teenagers had signed up to learn about the military and to see if they wanted someday to enlist. They are members of the U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 10, 1996 | DONNA MUNGEN
The only all-female unit of the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps, Encino's Betsy Ross Division, will defend its title Saturday against Southern California's mostly male divisions in the annual Flagship Competition on San Diego's Coronado Island. The yearly regional championship provides an opportunity for youths from 10 to 18 to demonstrate their maritime skills by tying nautical knots, heaving lines, sprinting 50 yards with a stretcher and using fire hoses to knock over distant targets.
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