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Galactic Warfighters Bridges The Gap Between Science Fictional War And Reality

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Matthew Callahan joined the US Marine Corps six years ago, where he now serves as a combat correspondent. Recently, he’s been working on a photography project called Galactic Warfighters, showing off the wars in Star Wars. Read more...

The Tale Of When A Marine Mechanic Stole An A-4 Skyhawk For A Joyride Over California

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

In the early morning hours on July 4th, 1986, 21-year-old Lance Corporal Howard A. Foote Jr. climbed a ladder leading into the cockpit of an A-4M Skyhawk. He started the jet up, taxied to one of Marine Corps Air Station El Toro’s runways—which was unlit at the time—and pushed the throttles forward. Show More Summary

Popular National Museum of the Marine Corps to temporarily close

The National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, Va., is scheduled to close for three months in 2016.

SeaVees Boondocker Boot

SeaVees‘ new boot was inspired by the ones worn by the US Marine Corps back in the ’60s. It has a weathered roughout leather upper that’s been polished at the heel and toe, a comfortable leather-lined insole and a lightweight rubber outsole.

US Marines Select Bids for New 'Swimming' Assault Vehicles

The US Marine Corps awarded separate contracts to BAE and SAIC worth a total of $225 million to build competing prototypes for the service’s long-awaited next-generation Amphibious Combat Vehicle.

This cool shot shows Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey generating Kopp-Etchell’s effect in the dust

25 November 2015 Image credit: U.S. Marine Corps. H/T @DCDude1776 for the heads-up By David Cenciotti A U.S. Marine Corps Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft is depicted with seemingly solid rotor disks. The image in this post shows a U.S. Marine...Show More Summary

US Marines Choose BAE & SAIC for Amphibious Combat Vehicle Prototypes

The Marine Corps chose BAE and SAIC from a field of five competitors to build competing prototypes for the long-awaited Amphibious Combat Vehicle. BAE, a dominant player in tracked armored vehicles, had teamed with Italian armsmaker Iveco to offer a variant of the Italians’ wheeled SuperAV. Show More Summary

Pilot Error, Dust Blamed For Fatal Marine Osprey Crash In Hawaii

6 days agoNews : Huffington Post

HONOLULU (AP) — A hybrid aircraft that crashed in Hawaii this year, killing two Marines, flew in sandy or dusty conditions for an extended period before its engine stalled, the U.S. Marine Corps said Monday. An investigation found the stalled left engine put the MV-22 Osprey in an unavoidable freefall, U.S. Show More Summary

US Marine Corps Aviation Needs to be More Flexible, be Tailored to Missions

The Navy and Marine Corps should explore ways to make Marine aircraft a more useful part of the naval battle force – using alternate mixes of aircraft types on amphibious ship flight decks, finding additional missions for those aircraft,...Show More Summary

Randy Ray Ward; phony Marine

The folks at Military Phonies send us their work on this fellow, Randy Ray Ward, who claims to be a survivor of the Beirut bombing in October 1983. He has a still-growing rack of ribbons, probably because the Marine Corps is still discovering his derring-do years afterward; But, no, he spent about a month in […]

Court rejects recall when falsely advertising defendant already notified customers

last weekIndustries / Law : 43(B)log

Riverdale Mills Corp. v. Cavatorta North America, Inc., 2015 WL 7295541, No. 4:15-CV-40132 (Nov. 18, 2015) Riverdale makes welded wire mesh for use in marine traps using a “galvanized after welding” (GAW) process followed by a polyvinyl chloride (PVC) coating (GAW + PVC). Show More Summary

The Christian Joy of Pain and Suffering

Reader Everett snapped this image of a church sign on Marine Corps Base Hawaii:

Sunday morning one-liners

Picking RB Karlos Williams in the 2015 draft has paid off for the Bills. On Sunday the Dolphins will honor WR Rishard Matthews’s brother Christopher Ruiz, who served in the Marine Corps and died in a plane crash last month while working as a civilian contractor in Afghanistan. Would the Patriots benefit from a regular season…

Fox host loses it with war hero Dem lawmaker: Will you take responsibility if a refugee kills an American?

last weekNews : The Raw Story

A Democratic lawmaker who was twice decorated for heroism fighting in Iraq in 2004 and 2004 –earning him the Bronze Star  and the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation for valor — came under fire from a foe closer to home when he was attacked by a Fox News host for refusing to vote  for a...

Marine Corps Harriers Join Fight Against ISIL

Naval Aviation rejoined the fight against ISIL Nov. 19 when AV-8B Harriers launched from the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge.

Marine combat vet uses Reagan’s words to destroy anti-refugee GOP in epic series of tweets

last weekNews : The Raw Story

A U.S. Marine Corps veteran and award-winning author questioned whether America truly is the “home of the brave” after lawmakers voted to suspend resettlement of Syrian refugees. Phil Klay served as a Marine in combat during the 2007 and 2008 troop surge in Iraq, and he won the National...

Troxell is Third SEAC

  The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff announced today that Army Command Sgt. Maj. John W. Troxell has been selected to replace Marine Corps Sgt. Maj.

Spanish Navy Embarks US Marine Corps V-22 Squadron

The Spanish Navy (Armada Española) has claimed to be the first non-US naval service to embark a squadron of the US Marine Corps' (USMC's) Bell Boeing MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft on board one of its ships. The embarkation took place...Show More Summary

US Marine Corps Wants Procurement of Spares for F-35B Kept/Sped up

The Marine Corps aviation community is keeping busy preparing to send its first F-35B Joint Strike Fighters to Japan in January 2017, ensuring the training and logistics pipelines are ready for global deployment of the new plane, the...Show More Summary

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