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Ready Aim Craft Receives Trademark License from Marine Corps, Combines USMC Emblem and Spent Shotgun Shells to Create Unique Wall Art

22 hours agoHobbies / Hunting : Hunting Life

The shop has just added the Marine Corps wall art to the signs and flags collection on both Etsy and the main website FAWN GROVE, Pa., July 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — In time for Independence Day, Ready Aim Craft has unveiled a new item to honor the Marine Corps. Show More Summary

Terrifying Image Shows Heroic Crew Trying To Keep Stricken Osprey Flying

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

This image from the Marine Corps shows a deadly event that occurred on October 1 last year. The crew flew the Osprey in maintenance mode by accident, which greatly reduced engine power output. The harrowing story of heroics and the loss of a young Marine’s life, is a must read in this article by the San Diego Union Tribune. Read more...

A Trillion Dollars Got the Army an F-35 That’s Worse Than the F-16 It Replaces

The Army spent more than $1 trillion on the F-35 airplane program, a next-gen fighter that should outclass the F-16 in every way. The stealthy new flagship plane will be used by the U.S. Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps, as well as the militaries of more than a dozen U.S. Show More Summary

Lieutenant General Robert B. Neller nominated for Commandant of Marines Corps

According to the Washington Post, Lieutenant Robert B. Neller has been nominated by the Secretary of Defense to be the Commandant of the Marine Corps today; Neller is known as a no-nonsense leader and a student of military history. He served for the past year as the commander of Marine Corps Forces Command in Norfolk, […]

The 2015 Warrior Games: A Showcase of Perseverance, Sheer Will…Part II

As mentioned in Part I, the Annual Warrior Games — an “Olympic-style spectacle” — where our warrior-athletes compete in a wide variety of games of skill “not too different from the ‘arts of war,’” concluded on June 28 at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. Acknowledging that these warriors need and receive a lot of support, [...]Show More Summary

The 2015 Warrior Games: A Showcase of Perseverance, Sheer Will, Fighting Spirit and Achievement – Part I

The Defense Department’s 2015 Warrior Games concluded yesterday at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. The Annual Warrior Games — an “Olympic-style spectacle” — where our warrior-athletes compete in a wide variety of games of skill “not too different from the ‘arts of war,’” have been made “a priority in the years since American forces became [...]Show More Summary

Following Your Internal Compass and Making Your Own Decisions

Dad, who at the time was a fighter pilot in the United States Marine Corps, taught me how to navigate using a compass. The family was on a vacation in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. I was nine. He got me up that morning before dawn. Show More Summary

Gregory Lee Kump; embellishing politician

The folks at Military Phonies send us their work on this fellow, Gregory Lee Kump who ran for the US Senate seat from Maryland in 2010, to no real effect. During the campaign, he highlighted his service in the US Marine Corps, of course. He claims that he served for more than 20 years, that […]

Richard Matt; DRT

By now you’ve heard that Marine Corps phony/murderer Richard Matt who escaped along with his murdering buddy, David Sweat, was made DRT (dead right there) by a Border Patrol agent in Upstate New York last Friday. According to the Christian Science Monitor, it was an interesting end to his career. For some reason, Matt shot […]

US Marines, Sailors Participate In A Mass Heat Casualty Exercise

MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS: Halfway into a 109-degree day, without a cloud in the sky and nothing but sand as far as the eye could see, a small number of Marines and sailors were prepared to […]

Marine's Overdose Death Sparking VA Opiate Debate

Nearly a year after his death, Marine Corps veteran Jason Simcakoski was at the center of a debate on Capitol Hill over new regulations for opioid prescriptions at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Hitchin’ a ride: US Marine Corps may need foreign vessels for deployments

"Allowing the continued atrophy of the Navy-Marine Corps team's amphibious capacity is simply not an option..."

Marines seek ocean-going Uber to provide sea-Lyft

Faced with a shortage of U.S. Navy ships, the Marine Corps is exploring a plan to deploy its forces aboard foreign vessels to ensure they can respond quickly to global crises around Europe and western Africa. The initiative is a stopgap way to deploy Marines aboard ships overseas until more American vessels are available, said Brig. Show More Summary

CARAT Exercise Series Kick-off in Philippines

Members of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps along with their Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) counterparts kicked off the 2015 Cooperation Afloat Readiness and

Marine special operations troops are now “Raiders” once again

We told you back in August, 2014 that the name change was coming, and now it’s here, according to the Associated Press. MARSOC, Marine Corps Special Forces Command troopers are now officially named “Raiders” drawing from their World War II legacy; “It’s a great honor to have this lineage carried forward,” said attendee Charles H. […]

UFC Takes on the Marine Corps. It’s Not Even Close.

This wasn't a fair fight. UFC fighters are entertainers. Marines are warriors.

Pro and con on bringing back the draft

2 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

To the editor: Letter writer Martin Schoen, a Marine Corps veteran, is correct about reinstating the draft. ("On-base perks and the military-civilian divide," Readers React, June 16)

Rangers, SEALs, Now Raiders: Marines Resurrect Historic Name

The Army has the Green Berets, while the Navy is known for the SEALs. Now, an elite branch of the U.S. Marine Corps will officially be known as Raiders.

US soldier who killed Iraqi man free to go home

Marine Corps officer sentenced to seven years already served after being found guilty in retrial of 2006 killing.

The Marines Desperately Need A New Ship-To-Shore Fighting Vehicle

The U.S. Marine Corps is the world's premier naval expeditionary force, trained to get to trouble spots quickly and kick in the door long before other elements of the U.S. military arrive on the scene.  Over 80% of the world's population and much of its commerce are located within a [...]

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