What if your everyday soldier had an air- and ground-based drone to help watch his back? The Marine Corps may be about to make that a reality.
Dave Majumdar Security, Now this could get very interesting. The United States Marine Corps is testing the ability of its Bell-Boeing MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft to refuel the Lockheed Martin F-35B Joint Strike Fighter. Demonstrating...Show More Summary
Analysis by amateur historians has called into question the identity of some of the men depicted in the iconic World War II image and statue. Now the Marine Corps is taking another look.
The Marines are investigating whether it incorrectly identified one of the men seen in “Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima,” the legendary World War II photo.
Getting married along the Pacific Crest Trail seemed like a no-brainer to Julia and Chase, who both love to hike and think that Julian, California is the most beautiful place in the world. On the day of their wedding, the duo got ready together, Chase wearing his Marine Corps uniform, and Julia wearing a short, open back dress from Bebe. Show More Summary
Few things have the power to transport people as the cinema. Who can forget Robert Williams' "Good morning, Vietnam" to Marine Corps DI Hartman's memorable quotes. The following list is of our favorite military movies. The Longest Day...Show More Summary
My thanks to Phil Bourjaily for this one. Some time back, I savagely denounced the cable-style barrel cleaners that are much in vogue, and have been issued to riflemen by no less than the United States Marine Corps. In turn, I was sent...Show More Summary
There goes one potential independent candidate if conservatives are unhappy with the GOP candidate. Retired U.S. Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis will not run as an independent candidate in the presidential election despite pressure from conservative billionaires. Show More Summary
A vocal anti-women-in-combat Republican proposed legislation that requires women to register for the Selective Service draft as a conversation starter. But Rep. Duncan Hunter, a Marine Corps veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, found that many liked his Draft America's Daughters Act. Show More Summary
Retired Marine Corps general James Mattis had potential staff and donors willing to take the leap, but today let it be known he will not be a white knight, a third presidential candidate if Donald Trump is the nominee. Nevertheless, the funding and solutions to logistical problems remain, and the refusal of many Republicans to […]
James N. Mattis, the retired Marine Corps general who was wooed by conservative leaders for a possible independent presidential candidacy, has ruled out a bid for the White House in 2016.
As multiple government organizations express their concerns with the beleaguered F-35 joint strike fighter, the Marine Corps remains persistent, insisting that the unproven aircraft is the future of the US military.
1907 - A U.S. Marine Corps detachment from the patrol gunboat Paducah serves ashore at Laguna, Honduras, to protect Americans during a war between Honduras and Nicaragua.
Salon speaks to Maximilian Uriarte about "The White Donkey," war movies, veteran suicide and life in a combat zone
The folks at Military Phony send us their work on on this fairly ample Michael A. Bruno fellow. He claims that he’s a Marine Corps veteran with 11 years of active and reserve service. Of course, he’s a sniper, Force Recon and a rescue diver. We can’t find his records because he’s a secret squirrel. […]
The US Marine Corps is becoming increasingly worried by the growing number of its aircraft that are unable to fly on any given day, hampering its ability to fight terrorists and respond to global crisis, the Marine Corps Times reported on its website.
A Malian national was sentenced in Brooklyn Federal Court for murdering a U.S. diplomat and wounding a Marine Corps staff sergeant.
For a guy not running for the presidency, retired Marine Corps general James Mattis is drawing a lot of fire from those who seem to object to a war hero running for president in the event Donald Trump executes a hostile takeover of the GOP. The arguments against Mattis — or the idea of Mattis […]
Talk about a murder plot: In February, cops told Brad Sutherland that his Marine ex-girlfriend wanted him dead, but her boyfriend—himself a Marine Corps sniper with an infamous past—had warned authorities of the plan. The girlfriend, Laura Buckingham, allegedly tried hiring a hit man who was really a...
Last week, we talked about Shane Sperow who told the judge that he was a Marine Corps hero of the war against terror in order to get his sentence reduced for a fraud case in which he was guilty. The judge fell for it, but the prosecutor had his doubts about it. The Reading, Pennsylvania […]