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WWII vet who led ‘Reunion of Honor’ tours dies at age 95

14 hours agoNews : USAToday: News

Although he rose to be assistant commandant of the Marine Corps, Lawrence F. Snowden was best known for his participation in “Reunion of Hon...        

Hilarious Drill Sergeant Range Behavior Video

Amused31 is a Facebook Page ran by a currently serving U.S. Army Sergeant First Class. Unlike many videos being posted these days, making fun of Army Drill Sergeants or Marine Corps Drill Instructors, SFC Muse is a former Drill Sergeant...Show More Summary

Top US generals on the F-35: We have a 'war winner on our hands'

The top aviators from the US Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy, and the head of the F-35 Joint Program office all testified before Congress on Thursday and came to a clear consensus — the US has "a war winner" on its hands with the F-35. The...Show More Summary

Bristol Palin reveals growing baby bump: 'Last trimester!'

Bristol Palin, who is married to U.S. Marine Corps veteran Dakota Meyer, shared a snapshot of her growing belly.

Johnny Angel Perez; phony Marine sniper

The folks at Military Phonies send us their work on this Johnny Angel Perez fellow who claims to be a Marine Corps sniper; The records show that he was in the Marines and served from November 1970 to September 1975. He was released from the inactive reserve on September 5th 1977. It appears that he […]

U.S., Russian military leaders to meet in Azerbaijan: statement

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Marine Corps General and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Joseph Dunford will meet with the head of the Russian army's General Staff Valery Gerasimov on Thursday in Azerbaijan, Dunford's office said in a statement on Wednesday.

Will it Take a Calamity for the Navy to fix its Obsolete Helicopter Training Program?

Dan Goure Security, Turning Navy/Marine Corps helicopter pilot training over to the Army would be a better solution than trying to maintain the Navy’s current creaky, inefficient and even dangerous system. The Navy’s program to train helicopter pilots stands on the precipice of a major technical or human calamity. Show More Summary

Laser Range Finders at the USMC Squad Level

Marine Corps Times has reported that Marine Corps Systems Command (MARCORSYSCOM) is in the process of evaluating a number of either picatinny mounted or scope integrated laser range finders to issue at the squad leader level in the infantry. Show More Summary

Ex-Marine injured at Iwo Jima gets Purple Heart — 72 years later

What started as a normal morning visit to a coffee shop turned into the honor of a lifetime as a 91-year-old Marine Corps veteran was awarded a Purple Heart — 72 years after being wounded. Samuel "Lee" Anderson was a 19-year-old corporal when he fought in the World War II Battle of Iwo Jima. After...

Sure the Marine Corps has problems, but Waddell has more courage than answers

A disconnect has long existed between the Pentagon and operating forces, which is why Pentagon tours are invaluable to mid-grade officers.

What President Trump Could Learn From the Marines About Effective Communication

One of the first things you learn in the Marine Corps is how critical effective communication is. This is a hallmark of inspired leadership. Whether it is within your fire-team, squad, platoon, company, battalion, or a larger group,Show More Summary

USMC Releases RFI for 11,000 More IARs, Rumors Abound of Pure-Fleeted M27 Standard Rifle

Earlier today, the United States Marine Corps Systems Command released a request for information (RFI) to manufacturers regarding the industry’s capability to fill an order for 11,000 new IAR-type rifles. You can read the RFI over at this link at FedBizOpps. Show More Summary

U.S. sends first combat troops to South Vietnam

  February 9, 1965 A U.S. Marine Corps Hawk air defense missile battalion is deployed to Da Nang. President Johnson had ordered this deployment to provide protection for the key U.S. airbase there. This was the first commitment of American combat troops in South Vietnam and there was considerable reaction around the world to the […]

PROCUREMENT: Top Marine Corps aviator wants F-35Bs faster than planned. The Marine Corps’ top a…

PROCUREMENT: Top Marine Corps aviator wants F-35Bs faster than planned. The Marine Corps’ top aviator is hungry for more F-35Bs, telling reporters on Wednesday that he would like to see the service’s buy rate increase to 37 jets per year. That would almost double the planned rate of F-35B procurement over the next few years, […]

US Marine captain writes stinging op-ed: 'We lost the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan'

An active-duty US Marine captain has written a stinging op-ed for the Marine Corps Gazette, going through all the problems he sees with the Department of Defense and the Marine Corps, in addition to the recent failures in Iraq and Afghanistan. The biggest problem, writes Capt. Show More Summary

A powerful attack on the Marine Corps leadership — by a serving Marine captain

There is a powerful article in the February issue of the “Marine Corps Gazette” by Capt. Joshua Waddell, a company commander in the 1st Marine Division.

Offshore work begins on relocating US base on Okinawa

Japan's government has started offshore construction work on relocating a U.S. Marine base on Okinawa. Monday's step marks the beginning of the main construction to move Marine Corps Air Station … Click to Continue »

Veterans still angry at Trump’s treatment of Iraqis who served U.S. war effort

Wherever you are, Akmal, Scott Cooper remembers you. Akmal, an Iraqi and Scott’s friend, wanted to visit America some day and connect with his friends from the U.S. Marine Corps … Click to Continue »

We saw tiny handheld drones and machine-guns that can shoot 200 rounds a minute at the Marine Corps' big West Coast trade show

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — The Marine Corps' big West Coast trade show kicked off on Thursday, and it featured more than 60 defense contractors showing off everything from drones that can fit in the palm of your hand to 30mm machine-guns...Show More Summary

This video shows what happens if you annoy Marine Le Pen

2 weeks agoNews : BlogPost

Nous souhaitions simplement savoir si le garde du corps de Marine Le Pen avait eu un emploi fictif au Parlement européen ou non. #Quotidien pic.twitter.com/MVEHh4PZxn — Quotidien (@Qofficiel) February 1, 2017 A French journalist was forcibly removed from an event in Paris on Tuesday after trying to ask National Front leader Marine Le Pen about corruption […]

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