Charles sends us the above photo which he claims was taken September 15th at a “Welcome home, veterans” event in Clarksburg, Tennessee. Frank Visconi showed up with the Marine Corps League color guard wearing his unearned Staff Sergeant rank, Bronze Star Medal, a Purple Heart and Combat Action Ribbon. We first wrote about Frank in […]
John F. Kelly, the 67-year-old retired Marine Corps general who now serves as chief of staff to Donald Trump, appeared to be in anguish as he listened to Trump deliver a speech to the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday morning;Show More Summary
The Army plans to start distributing its new Modular Handgun System, the Sig Sauer P320, to soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, this fall. The rollout would come less than a year after the Army awarded...Show More Summary
(McLean, VA – September 18, 2017) FN America, LLC, maker of the world’s most battle-proven firearms, is pleased to announce that it will exhibit at the 2017 Modern Day Marine Expo, hosted at Marine Corps Base Quantico, September 19-21, 2017, in Quantico, Virginia. Show More Summary
By Yu-Huay Sun and Richard Frost (Bloomberg) — A Taiwanese shipping company is enduring the sharpest swing in fortunes among Asian shares. Evergreen Marine Corp., which operates the region’s second-largest container fleet, surged 39 percent last month in the top performance among members of the MSCI Asia Pacific Index. Show More Summary
Our partners at Military Phonies send us thier work on this Anthony Spositi fellow who thinks that it’s perfectly legitimate to wear his MARPATs to his wedding. Well as if you can’t guess, the Marine Corps responds to a FOIA request with “Who?”
A Camp Pendleton Marine was arrested Friday on suspicion of fatally shooting his estranged wife in Laguna Hills, authorities said. Jerel Boykins was detained Thursday by the Marine Corps Naval Criminal Investigative Service at Camp Pendleton and booked the following morning on suspicion of murder,...
Staff Sergeant Eric Smith left the Marine Corps after earning a Silver Star for his actions in Ramadi, Iraq in 2004. The Marine Corps reviewed his actions and decided that he had earned a Navy Cross. The paramedic from Waxahachie, Texas, received his new medal yesterday. The citation for his Silver Star; The President of […]
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — Organizers of a Marine Corps charity race in New Jersey marred by terrorism a year ago say they were forced to move Saturday's event to a neighboring town because of a sharp increase in registrants.
Our partners at Military Phonies send us their work on this fellow, Joe Offutt. His Marine Corps service isn’t available to the public, he says, because he “got fried”; So he had one of his sock puppets send out stuff in bits and pieces, something about rectal trauma and posting medical records on a DD214; […]
A U.S. soldier is set to be let go from the Marine Corps after he allegedly helped unfurl a banner that displayed the white supremacists slogan "YWNRU." Read more...
The Marine Corps Times reports that 8 Marines were sent to the burn center at University of California San Diego Health after their amphibious assault vehicle burst into flames during training at Camp Pendleton, California. The Marines are from 1st Battalion, 1st Marines and the 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion…Four other Marines were taken to the […]
Kyle Mizokami Security, The 1911. Although the 1911A1 has been phased out of regular U.S. military service, pockets of 1911s still persist. In 2014, the Marine Corps placed an order for twelve thousand Close Quarter Battle Pistols (M45A1). Show More Summary
The Marines were training in an amphibious vehicle when it caught fire Wednesday morning. The Marine Corps said the cause was under investigation.
A Marine staff sergeant has been kicked out of the corps after flying a white nationalist flag on “Confederate memorial day” in May, Task & Purpose reports. Staff Sgt. Joseph Manning of the Marine Corps Engineer School at Camp Lejeune was charged with first-degree trespassing for...
CAMP PENDLETON — Fifteen Marines involved in an amphibious assault training exercise at the seaside base were hospitalized Wednesday, Sept. 13, according to Marine Corps officials. The accident involving an amphibious assault vehicle happened around 9:33 a.m. and included Marines from the 1st Marine Division who were doing a routine training at the time, said […]
Fifteen Marines were injured Wednesday during a training exercise involving an amphibious landing vehicle at Camp Pendleton, according to the Marine Corps. The injured, from the 1st Marine Division, were participating in a battalion training operation about 9:33 a.m. when the accident occurred,...
Jeff Schogol sends us a link to his report in the Marine Corps Times about John Kelly’s reaction to draft-dodger, Puerto Rico socialist party member, and terrorist sympathizer Democrat Congressman Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL) who said that Gold Star father, retired Marine Corps General Kelly was “a hypocrite who is a disgrace to the uniform he […]
A teenager from Greenbrier, Arkansas decided to join the Marines. I wholeheartedly support that move. However, he ran into a snag. When they got a look at his tattoo, they
Yesterday we talked about 56-year-old Marine Corps Colonel Daniel Wilson who was found guilty of child abuse and conduct unbecoming an officer on Saturday. He was sentenced yesterday, according to WITN; A Camp Lejeune Marine Colonel found guilty of several charges including sexual abuse of a child has been dismissed from service and sentenced to […]