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F-35B Stealth Fighter: How the US Marine Corps Could Dominate the Sky

Dave Majumdar Security, Yes, the Marine Corps.  With the United States Marine Corps purchasing the bulk of the Department of the Navy’s (DON) planned fleet of 680 Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighters, the service will likely form the dominant component of naval tactical aviation in the coming decades. Show More Summary

'Jewel in Our Hands': US Marines Ready to Send F-35 to War

With the F-35A expected to be declared combat-ready next week, the US Marine Corps is similarly confident in its F-35B variant.

Marine Corps warplane crashes in California desert, killing pilot

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The Marine Corps says one of its fighter jets has crashed in the California desert, killing the pilot. A statement says the F/A-18C went down around 10:30 p.m. Thursday during a training mission in the vicinity of Twentynine Palms, about 140 miles east of Los Angeles. The sprawling Marine Corps...

USS Harvey Milk

We told you more than four years ago that Ray Mabus had run out of names of heroic former Navy/Marine Corps folks for ships’ names and he was considering naming one after gay rights icon Harvey Milk. Well, USNI News reports that day is here; The July 14, 2016 notification, signed by Secretary of the […]

U.S. Marine Horse ‘Sgt Reckless’ Awarded Posthumous Medal Of Valor

The U.S. Marine Corps awarded a posthumous medal for outstanding bravery in the line of duty during the bloodiest battles of the Korean War. This may not seem like an exceptional act, but for the fact that the honoree is named Sergeant Reckless: a horse. Show More Summary

Joe Biden Honors Slain Louisiana Officers at Memorial

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Loretta Lynch will address a memorial service in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Thursday to honor three police officers killed this month by a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards will join Biden and Lynch at the vigil scheduled for 2 p.m. Show More Summary

Wave-energy Tests Underway at Marine Base

The Navy, the Marine Corps, representatives from energy companies and local lawmakers joined together Tuesday at a blessing ceremony for a wave-energy test site at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe.

Update on August Closure Dates for Johnson Valley Shared Use Area

The Johnson Valley Shared Use Area will be temporarily closed to the public August 14-21, 2016 while the Marine Corps conducts convoy operations and resupply missions to support a large-scale exercise. It was determined the window of...Show More Summary

L.A.'s port pilots are awash in overtime pay

The small corps of mariners who guide ships in and out of the Port of Los Angeles are by far the best-paid city employees, averaging nearly $450,000 in salary and bonuses last year. But unlike pilots in other major West Coast ports, the pilots in Los Angeles have a union contract that boosts their...

Japanese Gov't Torn Between Interests of US Military and Local Citizens

Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga has filed a fresh lawsuit against Okinawa Governor Takeshi Onaga over his failure to retract his revocation of an earlier permission for the landfill work to station a US Marine Corps airbase on the southern island.

Cops: Man Held Veteran, 81, Captive in Motel for Years

A man held an 81-year-old Marine Corps veteran hostage in his squalid motel room for at least four years in order to steal his benefits checks, authorities say. Perry Coniglio was arrested Tuesday in his room adjoining the victim's at a motel in Highlands. The motel sits next door to...

HORROR: Marine Corps Veteran Taken Hostage, Finally Free At 81-Years Old…

It is simply astonishing sometimes to see what one human being is willing to do to another. One man who paid his dues his whole life and honorably served his

Demented US Veteran Held Hostage in New York Motel for Four Years

A United States Marine Corps veteran, aged 86, was held hostage for four years in a motel room while a man collected his Social Security benefits, pension checks and food stamps.

81-Year-Old Marine Corps Veteran Held Hostage In Motel For 4 Years

HIGHLANDS, N.Y. – A New York man is accused of holding an 81-year-old Marine Corps veteran hostage in an upstate motel next door to a police station for at least four years in order to steal his benefits checks.Perry Coniglio (picture) was arrested July 19 in his room adjoining the victim’s at the U.S. Show More Summary

The Marine Corps is testing a Terminator

Controlled and reloaded by an infantryman, MAARS is a long way from being a true Terminator, but it is an armed robot and that's still kind of scary. Continue reading The Marine Corps is testing a Terminator The Marine Corps is testing a Terminator originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 21 Jul 2016 10:32:00 EDT. Show More Summary

“Source”: Baton Rouge murderer caught the PTSD

Bobo sends us a link to CNN in which they credit some anonymous “source” for the information that the fellow who murdered three police officers in Baton Rouge caught the PTSD in the Marine Corps; [T]he man who shot six law enforcement officers Sunday in Baton Rouge, Louisiana — killing three — suffered from post-traumatic […]

The Marines are testing this crazy machine gun-wielding death robot

The Marine Corps is actively testing a robotic system outfitted with sensors and cameras that can be armed with an M240 machine gun. It's called the Modular Advanced Armed Robotic System, and it looks crazy. Just last week, infantry Marines from 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines were taking the robot out on training patrols at Camp Pendleton. Show More Summary

Revealed: How the US Marine Corps Is Creating Its Own Third Offset Strategy

Dan Goure Security, A big deal.  The senior leadership of the Pentagon is scurrying hither and yon in pursuit of the new vaunted Third Offset Strategy. Their efforts include going to Silicon Valley, Austin and Boston in order to establish...Show More Summary

Hey, Soldier. Your Fly Is Down.

Please turn your attention to the gentleman on the right, in the slightly less unfortunate of the two ensembles before us. He is Marine Corps veteran Mark Geist, and if you’ll look carefully, his fly is down. Read more...

The tampon joke you may have missed at the RNC

You don't expect to hear about feminine hygiene products when speakers discuss Benghazi during the Republican National Convention.  But that's just what happened during the 20-minute speech given by U.S. Marine Corps veterans Mark Geist...Show More Summary

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