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Marine Corps wants 'swarm' drones for amphibious warfare

But first, the Marines will start by equipping its infantry squads with simple quadcopters. Continue reading Marine Corps wants 'swarm' drones for amphibious warfare Marine Corps wants 'swarm' drones for amphibious warfare originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:01:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Fighter jet crashes at Marine base in Southern California desert; unclear if pilot injured

An F/A-18 fighter jet crashed Tuesday evening at a military base in Southern California’s high desert, but it’s unclear if the the pilot was injured, authorities said. The crash was reported shortly after 6 p.m. at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, about 140 miles east...

Welcome to Jimbo’s Warrior’s Club

The school's name is derived from Jimbo's Time in the Marine Corps...and an oasis where, regardless of rank, everyone and anyone could relax. Jimbo never forgot. The post Welcome to Jimbo’s Warrior’s Club appeared first on The Good Men Project.

FBI Let Hillary Off The HOOK, But Pursue Marine Corps General With A VENGEANCE!

There is definitely a double standard here, and it is more than a little disturbing. We have just one more example of a Hillary Clinton being given so much more

Gun shop owner, military veteran compete for newly drawn NC District 13

A gun shop owner and a Marine Corps military veteran are competing for the congressional seat in North Carolina’s District 13. Republican Ted Budd, 44, and Democrat Bruce Davis, 59, … Click to Continue »

Why Did the Marines Use a Dragon in Their 90s Ads?

What was the inspiration behind the dragon in the United States Marine Corps 1990s recruiting campaign? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer...Show More Summary

US general charged with lying to FBI in ‘Stuxnet’ leak case

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A retired U.S. Marine Corps general who last served as vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has been charged with making false statements to the FBI during an investigation into leaks of classified information, according to a federal indictment released on Monday. Four-star General James...

M40A6s operational in USMC Scout Sniper Platoons

We reported on the M40A6 back in November last year. Remington won the competition for the M40A6, which is the Marine Corps’s standard issue sniper rifle within the Fleet Marine Force and Reserve Forces Scout Sniper Platoons.The new rifle is essentially the same Remington 700 action but in the upgraded stock. Show More Summary

Army the least fit service

Poetrooper sends us a link from the New York Post which proclaims that the Army is the fattest service while the Marine Corps is the fittest service; A hefty 10.5 percent of all members of the Army are overweight, up four percentage points from five years ago, Defense Department data obtained by Military Times show. […]

Yes, the US Army is the Most Overweight Branch, Defense Dept Study Finds

From Task and Purpose: Right now, 10.5% of all Army members are overweight, with the Air Force trailing close behind. The Navy is third, with the Marine Corps proving the most fit of all the branches with just 2.3% obesity. But it too has more than 4,800 members who exceed weight limits. Overall, the military […]

Haring; Marines’ requirements for infantry officers are unrealistic

Ellen Haring writes in the pages of the Marine Corps Times about how, in her opinion, the Marine Corps’ Infantry standards for officers are not realistic. You know, based on her experience as a litigant when she sued the Army to make her an infantry officer. During the break, I asked one of the Marine […]

Sailor Who Died in Apparent Diving Mishap on Okinawa Identified

The Marine Corps has identified the sailor who died Monday during an apparent diving mishap at a popular Okinawan diving spot.

US Army Begins Testing On New Light Tactical Vehicles

The first seven joint light tactical vehicles were turned over to the Army and Marine Corps in late September by Oshkosh Defense for testing at different sites around the force. A total of about 100 of the JLTV “production vehicles” will be provided to the Army and Marine Corps for testing over the next year,

U.S. Marines Double Down On 'First To Fight' Amphibious Capabilities

With more imagination than money, the Marine Corps is gradually assembling all the pieces in the puzzle of how to conduct amphibious warfare in future conflicts.

How should the USMC have responded to Sarah Silverman’s boot camp tweets?

I like “Task & Purpose,” but I thought an article it ran about how the Marine Corps could have had a little fun with Silverman’s concern about hazing in boot camp was off base.

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