A number of readers have passed along a link to the sad news that retired Marine Corps Women’s Reserve Colonel Julia Hamblet has passed at the tender age of 100. Stars & Stripes reports that she joined the Women’s Reserve in 1943 and retired in 1965. In 1946, Col. Hamblet was named director of the […]
Mick sends us a link to the sad news that Marine Corps Major Norman Hatch has passed at the age of 96. Hatch was the photographer for the documentary “With the Marines at Tarawa” which won an Oscar in 1945 for Best Documentary Short Subject. He also filmed “To the Shores of Iwo Jima” (1945). […]
Someone sent us their work on this Justin Sheets fellow who started a business Praetorian Services Group, LLC based on his Marine Corps training as a Force Recon Marine and a Scout Sniper. That didn’t work out well for him, I guess; The Marine Corps doesn’t remember training him to be a Recon Marine, or […]
Retired Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Randolph "Tex" Alles, the current head of Customs and Border Protection, was named the director of the Secret Service on Tuesday. Read more...
Col. Hamblet helped integrate women’s units into the regular Marine Corps.
The White House announced Tuesday that Randolph D. “Tex” Alles, a senior Customs official and retired Marine Corps general, would take over the U.S. Secret Service, becoming the agency's 25th director. Alles spent 35 years in the Marines before retiring in 2011, according to the White House. He comes to the Secret Service after serving in […]
Alles is acting deputy commissioner of Customs and Border Protection and previously spent 35 years in the U.S. Marine Corps. The agency has faced a number of high-profile incidents in recent weeks, including a fence jumper last month who spent more than 15 minutes roaming the White House grounds.
An interim revision to Navy regulations has made posting nude pictures of service members without consent a crime in the Navy and Marine Corps. The new regulations come following a photo-sharing scandal that surfaced when a reporter outed a private F… Read The post Posting Private Nude Photos Online Now a Criminal Act in the Navy and Marines appeared first on Towleroad.
Taiwan’s troubled Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp is halting its container service to Iran, becoming the first foreign shipping line to abandon the route a year after international sanctions on Tehran were lifted, Reuters reported. Yang Ming…
By Jonathan Saul and Faith Hung LONDON/TAIPEI, April 21 (Reuters) – Taiwan’s troubled Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp is halting its container service to Iran, becoming the first foreign shipping line to abandon the route a year after international sanctions on Tehran were lifted, according to a company source. Show More Summary
A military regulation went into effect this week that bans sharing of nude photos without consent.
The mission: to airlift 1,156 desert tortoises to a place where there's no threat of being flattened by tanks. The Marines are this month moving the reptiles out of a corner of California's Mojave Desert where the Corps will soon begin extensive live-fire training, the Los Angeles Times reports....
In response to the recent scandal regarding the posting of nude photos on various social media platforms, the Navy and the Marine Corps announced that practice is now a crime, according to the Navy Times; An interim revision to Navy regulations prohibits Navy and Marine Corps personnel from posting intimate photos “if the person making […]
Intruders are lurking around the Twentynine Palms Marine Corps base in the Mojave Desert – and boy, are they cold-blooded. Desert tortoises – thousands of them – are crawling around the Mojave Desert, but they're in the way of Marine training. Operation Desert Tortoise – the largest relocation of tortoises ever – is a go.
The Department of the Navy has issued new regulations outlawing service members from spreading nude images in the wake of last month’s photo scandal involving the Marine Corps. The revised regulations, which apply to Navy and Marine Corps personnel, were dated Monday and made public on Tuesday, reported Navy Times. Show More Summary
Distributing nude and "intimate" photos without the subject's permission is now a criminal offense in the Navy and Marine Corps.
The White House denies President Trump misled anyone when he said the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson was headed for the Sea of Japan while it was on its way to Australia because it will be going there eventually. The Navy and the Marine Corps have officially prohibited service members from sharing nudes without the consent of the subject. Rep. Show More Summary
More than 1,000 desert tortoises are taking a trip with the Marine Corps this month. The military is using helicopters to relocate the tortoises to another part of the Mojave to make way for an expansion of its desert training grounds. During the two-week-long process, the hubcap-sized tortoises...
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. The US Marine Corps is testing disposable drones as a means of delivering supplies, reports IEEE Spectrum. The engineless...Show More Summary