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    Gen. James Amos, the Marine Corps commandant, says the increase in attacks is a sign that the U.S. is defeating the Taliban. (Associated Press)


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    FILE - In this July 29, 2011 file photo, Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James Amos speaks with reporters about the Marine Corps need for the F-35B Joint Strike Fighter, at Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Md. Amos, the U.S. Marines' top general, sprinted up and down the Helmand River Valley in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011, visiting frontline Marines at nine remote outposts to share Thanksgiving and applaud their gains against the Taliban in a region where al-Qaida hatched the 9/11 plot a decade ago. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)


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    In this photo taken July 29, 2011, Marine Corp Commandant Gen. James Amos speaks with reporters the at Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Md. Since the lifting two months ago of a longstanding U.S. ban on gays serving openly in the military, Amos said U.S. Marines across the globe have adapted smoothly and embraced the change. ìI'm very pleased with how it has gone,î he said in an Associated Press interview during a week-long trip that included four days in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)


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    **FILE** Gen. James F. Amos is commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps. (Associated Press)


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    Marine Gen. James Amos visits Combat Outpost Geronimo in southern Afghanistan, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Robert Burns)


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    Gen. James F. Amos (left), commandant of the Marine Corps, confers with Gen. Norton Schwartz, Air Force chief of staff, as they take a break from testifying before the House Armed Services Committee on Thursday about progress toward ending the "don't ask, don't tell" policy for gays serving in the military. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)


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    POSITIVE FEEDBACK: Adm. Gary Roughead (left), chief of naval operations, and Gen. James F. Amos, Marine Corps commandant, testify to the House Armed Services Committee about ending the "don't ask, don't tell" policy for homosexuals. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)


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    Gen. James F. Amos, the new commandant of the Marine Corps, fears the impact on unit cohesion and combat effectiveness of repealing "don't ask, don't tell." (Associated Press)


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    Marine Corps Gen. James F. Amos made it clear that he opposes allowing open homosexuals in the military. (Associated Press)


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