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A powerful attack on the Marine Corps leadership — by a serving Marine captain

There is a powerful article in the February issue of the Marine Corps Gazette by Capt. Joshua Waddell, a company commander in the 1st Marine Division. It is so heartfelt that it kind of jumps off the page.

Trijicon Awarded New Marine Corps RCO Contract

Marine Corps Systems Command has announced that it has awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to Trijicon Inc, for a total cost of $8,169,996. This contract specifies that the optics will be the Trijicon 4x32mm Rifle Combat Optic (RCO) with the TA31 Bullet Drop Compensator reticle graduated for the trajectory of the M855 round. Show More Summary

George Winfrey, phony Marine

Someone saw this article in the Press Telegram about homeless veteran George Winfrey; Winfrey is a homeless veteran. According to Winfrey, he spent 13 years in the Marine Corps, embarking on five tours of duty, earning two Purple Hearts and attaining the rank of Gunnery Sergeant. These days, he sleeps each night outside a doorway […]

US Army’s New Magazine A FAILURE? USMC Test of Enhanced Performance Magazine Shows It Performed Worse Than Predecessor, PMAG

The US Army’s newest magazine for the M16 and M4, the Enhanced Performance Magazine (EPM), failed a recent USMC test of rifle magazines, according to a recent Marine Corps SYSCOM document released by National Review. The report shows...Show More Summary

Keppel Posts Lower Q2 Profit, Says Rig Market Outlook Muddy

SINGAPORE, July 20 (Reuters) – Singaporean conglomerate Keppel Corp posted a 21 percent drop in its quarterly profit and warned it did not expect a speedy recovery in the offshore and marine market. The conglomerate and its smaller cross-town...Show More Summary

John Risteau; Phony Marine

Someone sent us their work on this fellow, John Barton Risteau, from Bozeman, Montana. He’s a member of the local Marine Corps League (Post 1050), and the way I understand the Marine Corps League, you have to be a veteran of the Marine Corps to join; Mr Risteau, is not a veteran of the Marine […]

Former Sen. Conrad Burns to be interred at Arlington

Former Montana Republican U.S. Sen. Conrad Burns will be interred Monday at Arlington National Cemetery. Burns was a Marine Corps veteran. He died April 28, 2016, at home in Billings … Click to Continue »

Marine C-130 Plane Crash Personnel Identified

The Marine Forces Reserve  has released the names and photos of the 15 Marines and sailor lost in the C-130 crash in Mississippi. It is with great regret that the Marine Corps announces the names of those who perished in the KC-130T Hercules crash in Mississippi on July 10,” they wrote. Seven of those killed […]

Officer fired after recruit's death faces court martial

A commanding officer at Parris Island who was fired after allegations of misconduct in the aftermath of a recruit's death faces a court-martial. The U.S. Marine Corps' Training and Education … Click to Continue »

Essential California: A San Francisco native goes and fights ISIS

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Friday, July 14, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES From San Francisco to Raqqah Kevin Howard, 28, is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran from San Francisco who went to Syria as a volunteer to help local forces...

Marine Corps Plane Crash: The Victims

last weekNews : NYTimes: News

Family members and friends have begun identifying many of the 16 American service members who died on Monday when their plane crashed in rural Mississippi.

Problem occurred at altitude in deadly US Marine crash

last weekNews : The Cutline

The US Marine Corps transport plane that crashed, killing all 16 troops aboard, plummeted to the ground after "something went wrong" while at cruising altitude, a general said Wednesday. The Marine Reserves KC-130T plane was headingShow More Summary

25-plus acres burning on Camp Pendleton, no homes threatened

CAMP  PENDLETON – Firefighters were attempting to douse a wildfire Tuesday evening that had burned 25 to 30 acres on this expansive U.S. Marine Corps base, said Capt. Larry Kurtz of the Orange County Fire Authority. The OCFA received a call for assistance about a fire east of Cristianitos Road at 3:30 p.m. The county fire […]

Mississippi plane crash: 16 killed as US military aircraft comes down in field

At least 16 people have been killed after a US military plane crashed in rural Mississippi. The KC-130 Hercules transport aircraft erupted in a fireball as it suffered what the US Marine Corps described as a "mishap" on Monday evening. Show More Summary

Military plane in fatal Mississippi crash was based out of N.Y.

2 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

Fifteen Marines and a Navy corpsman were on the flight that took off from the Marine Corps Air Station in Cherry Point, N.C.

At Crash Site of Marine Corps Plane, Bodies ‘Were Everywhere’

2 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

Sixteen service members aboard a plane belonging to a Marine Reserve unit in New York were killed when it crashed in the Mississippi Delta.

U.S. Accused of War Crimes in Mosul, Military Plane Crashes in Mississippi, Solar Eclipse Spurs Sex-Trafficking Hysteria: A.M. Links

2 weeks agoNews : Reason

A U.S. military plane crash Monday in rural Mississippi has left all 16 passengers dead. Marine Corps spokeswoman Capt. Sarah Burns said in a statement that the plane "experienced a mishap," but did not elaborate. A new Amnesty International...Show More Summary

Marine Corps confirms 16 dead after military plane crash

Sixteen people are dead after a Marine Corps tanker crashed Monday in a field in northern Mississippi, officials said Tuesday. Continue reading ? The post Marine Corps confirms 16 dead after military plane crash appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

MISSISSIPPI: 16 Marines Die In Transport Plane Crash

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

ABC News reports: A military transport plane crashed in Mississippi on Monday, killing at least 16 service members, the Marine Forces Reserve has confirmed. The Marine Corps KC-130 aircraft crashed in Leflore County, Mississippi — located about 85 miles north of Jackson — at around 4 p.m. Show More Summary

First Marine court martialed in nude photo scandal

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The first Marine was court-martialed in the organization’s naked photo scandal, the United States Marine Corps announced Monday. An investigation was launched after explicit pictures of female soldiers proliferated on a Facebook group called “Marines United” and elsewhere on the...

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