A spectacular ring of green flame rolls backward from a rocket launcher being test-fired by Sgt. Scott Hulsizer at the U.S.-run Kaneohe Bay Range Training Facility, Okinawa. [U.S. Marine Corps Flickr] Read more...
Scotty sends his work on James D. “Sonny” Baker who is a boxer with a record of 1-4-0, all by knock outs, so you know when he talks to the media he’d rather talk about his military career in the Marine Corps, but he fails at that, too. Here’s the way he told a reporter […]
Nothing short of amazing. William Kyle Carpenter, a Marine Corps veteran who was severely wounded during a November 2010 grenade attack in Afghanistan, will receive the nation’s highest combat valor award later this year, Marine Corps Times has learned. Show More Summary
The Marine Corps Times reports that about half of stateside Marine Corps units “were at an acceptable level of readiness last September” as a result of sequestration budget cuts. The data comes from the Marine Corps’ Defense Readiness Reporting System, said Marine Corps spokesman Capt. Eric Flanagan. The system, established as a concept across the […]
Kyle Carpenter, the Marine who jumped on a grenade in November 2010, will receive the Medal of Honor. According to reports from the Marine Corps, Carpenter will become only the third Medal of Honor recipient after the events of September 11, 2011. Show More Summary
There may be nothing more horrible than war. But this story of courage and bravery proves that even in the darkest of times, there is still so much good in the world. Kyle Carpenter, now a Marine Corps veteran, is about to become the Marines' third Medal of Honor recipient since the start of the [...]
Rep. Paul Broun of Georgia wants you to sign up for his campaign so you can win a “Colt Marine Corps 1911 Rail Pistol Model Number 01070QB” or “A Colt Magpul 6920 Flat Dark Earth with an Aim Point Optic and sure fire tactical.” Rep. Broun made several scary threats in an email about how […]
William Kyle Carpenter, a Marine Corps veteran who was severely wounded during a November 2010 grenade attack in Afghanistan, will receive the nation’s highest combat valor award later this year, Marine Corps Times has learned.
I don’t normally read short stories, but was intrigued enough by the description of Phil Klay’s debut collection Redeployment to give it a go. I was not disappointed. Klay received an MFA after his stint in the Marine Corps and served in Iraq. All of his stories involve soldiers of various stripes, from a Mortuary... ? Read More: Redeployment by Phil Klay
A CH-53 from VMM-163 reinforced supports the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's maritime raid force during visit, board, search and seizure training off the coast of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 26, 2014. Both units are training for the 11th MEU's upcoming deployment later this summer. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Capt. Joshua Diddams/Released)
General Jim “Mad Dog” Mattis is among the most revered top brass of the U.S. Marine Corps, and apparently he’s something of an expert orator too. At a recent award dinner at the Marine Corps University Foundation he was awarded the Semper Fidelis Award, honoring a leader exemplifying high principles and dedicated service. Show More Summary
This guy, Billy Burns, is strange. Scotty says that he had a perfectly honorable career in the Marine Corps, so, why the special forces tattoo? Every interview I do with the media on this issue, they always ask me why people do this, and I can never give an authoritative answer, and it’s because of […]
The Marine Corps can't catch a break these days. One of their top lawyers dealing with sex assault issues now faces a charge of inappropriate butt touching. How do they select these guys?
Thousands of Navy and Marine Corps supporters attend the commissioning ceremony of the San Antonio class, amphibious transport dock 'USS Somerset', named to honour
Recently I was interviewed by AP reporters for another disturbing story of military sexual trauma (MST). As a proud and concerned parent of a daughter actively enlisted in the Navy, and sons enlisted in the Marine Corps and Navy, who...Show More Summary
Post by Jenny Erikson. Get ready to swoon, all of you Marine spouses out there! Also everyone else that occasionally enjoys gazing upon the eye candy that is our U.S. Marine Corps. After a two-and-a-half-year hiatus, rolled sleeves are...Show More Summary
In April, the U.S. Army plans to unveil a new camouflage strategy that could result in soldiers wearing Marine Corps desert and woodland patterns into combat.
Well, now Marines have a reason to reenlist – the commandant and sergeant major of the Corps announced that Marines not in combat will be able to roll up their sleeves soon according to the Stars & Stripes; “I can’t tell you how many times we have been asked the persistent question, ‘Commandant, are we […]
Recruits of India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, crawl through a simulated battlefield Jan. 24, 2014, as part of a combat training course on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C. This course is part of Basic Warrior Training and develops recruits’ newly learned combat skills such as tactical communication and movement. Show More Summary