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US Army and Marine Corps PowerWalk into wearable battery trials

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Development of piezoelectric and triboelectric generators that harvest the kinetic energy generated by movement has been gaining momentum over the past few years, and now the US Army and Marine Corps are taking the technology into the field. Show More Summary

Instagram Photographers Capture the USS Bataan’s Journey to Fleet Week

Military ships from around the country converged on New York City on Wednesday for the start of Fleet Week, an annual celebration of seafaring service members since 1984. As part of a Marine Corps initiative to diversify its social media...Show More Summary

The Stealthy F-35B will Change Amphibious Warfare Forever

Kris Osborn Security, United States F-35B Will Change Tactics and Procedures on Amphibs The Navy and Marine Corps are making fast progress with a series of extensive preparations on board amphibious assault ships in order to ensure that...Show More Summary

24 military movies to watch over Memorial Day weekend

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. SEE ALSO: An amazing...Show More Summary

US military restricts activities after murder in Okinawa

TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. military in Japan is restricting celebrations and off-base alcohol consumption in Okinawa after a former Marine was arrested on suspicion of killing a woman on the southern Japanese island. The Marine Corps commander in Japan said Saturday that the measures will last four weeks and are not punishment but an […]

US Navy Buys Fleet of 44 Osprey: Crash-Prone Hybrid Copter Reaches 351 MPH

The modified aircraft will have a range of 200 nautical miles beyond that of the Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey, but at a high cost, as many wonder whether the hybrid can avoid crash landings.

Obama Works His Magic On Crying Baby In Japan

While en route to his historic visit to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial on Friday, President Barack Obama made a stop at the U.S. Marine Corps Air Station in Iwakuni, Japan. After his speech, the president made the rounds greeting those...Show More Summary

Start of Fleet Week New York 2016

The U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and the proud citizens of New York helped usher in Fleet Week New York (FWNY) 2016 with the Parade of Ships, May 25. Four Navy ships,

Adam Sandler & Jimmy Fallon Play A Parody Song For The Troops! Watch The Patriotic Tonight Show Performance!

Fleet Week is very important… mostly because the horde of hotties in uniform makes for some very nice eye candy! LOLz! The long standing tradition is a wonderful way to thank the troops from the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard for their service when their military ships dock. And if you're Jimmy Fallon, you'd do [...]

Feds blame pilot error, lack of oversight in Marine’s death

PHOENIX (AP) — Federal investigators blame the Marine Corps, the Air Force and the pilot and operator of a privately-owned military jet for the death of a Marine killed last year when the jet crashed into his truck in Arizona. The National Transportation Safety Board report said the pilot of the BAE Systems Hawk jet […]

Documentary of Marine Corps boot camp training

4 days agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

This cinéma vérité style documentary follows a Marine Corps drill instructor and his crew of fresh recruits in San Diego during the 13-week training program known as boot camp. From Wikipedia: In Helmet for My Pillow, his World War II memoir, journalist Robert Leckie wrote of Marine Corps Recruit Training that, "It is a process of surrender. Show More Summary

Recipient of Trump’s $1 million donation: ‘It’s arrived, and it’s in the bank’

Donald Trump has fully made good on a promise to donate $1 million of his personal fortune to a veterans' charity, that charity's chairman said Wednesday. "We got the check yesterday," said James Kallstrom of the Marine Corps - Law Enforcement Foundation. "It’s arrived, and it’s in the bank." The presumptive Republican presidential nominee made his donation Monday […]

Revealed: The US Marine Corps Might Just Be Developing a Super 'Gun'

Kris Osborn Security, Double the range and super precision.  The Marine Corps and Raytheon are developing a new precision-guided 120mm explosive mortar round so that forward deployed forces can more effectively target and destroy enemies...Show More Summary

Veterans Group Calls Out Trump For Overstating Donations

One Marine Corps veteran said Trump was just using veterans to gain political points. The post Veterans Group Calls Out Trump For Overstating Donations appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Mount Everest: Marine Corps Vet Charlie Linville, Who Lost Leg In Afghanistan, Reaches The Summit

Summiting Mount Everest is an unsurmountable feat for most humans, but a Marine Corps veteran, who by most accounts has even greater odds against him because he is an amputee, reached the highest point on Earth this week. While other amputees have summited Mount Everest in the past, Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Show More Summary

Navy Officer Runs Half-Marathon In 85-Pound Suit To Raise Money For Veteran Amputees

Daniel Glenn got a hero's welcome when he crossed the finish line last Sunday. Glenn, a 28-year-old navy lieutenant, ran all 13.1 miles of the Marine Corps Historic Half Marathon in Fredericksburg, Virginia, wearing an 85-pound bombShow More Summary

This Monster Gun Safe Can Store 300 Guns Or $5 Billion Worth Of Gold

Louisville, KY - It weighs as much as a Ford F-150, it can store enough guns to equip a Marine Corps Rifle Company, and it can secure more than $5...

Keppel in Russian Partnership

SINGAPORE, May 20 (Reuters) – Conglomerate Keppel Corp’s offshore and marine unit signed a shareholders’ agreement with Russian oil firm Rosneft and Norwegian drilling equipment firm, MHWirth, to set up a Singapore incorporated joint venture company. Show More Summary

3 Years After Losing His Leg, This War Veteran Summits Everest

A Marine Corps veteran who lost part of his leg from an IED blast in Iraq has conquered the world's tallest mountain. Charlie Linville, a native of Boise, Idaho, reached the summit of Mount Everest on Thursday, becoming the first combat-wounded...Show More Summary

US Top Brass: Beijing Doesn't 'Support Stability' of South China Sea Region

Amid ongoing tensions in the South China Sea, the top US Marine Corps officer has criticized Beijing’s activity in the region and vowed that the Pentagon will continue its aggressive tactics around the disputed Spratly Islands.

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