Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

(AP Photo)

July 4th fireworks scrapped at a number of bases

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Fourth of July won’t have a patriotic boom in the sky over some military bases because budget cuts and furloughed workers also mean furloughed fireworks. Independence Day celebrations have been canceled […]


Storage bunkers at US Army Depot, Hawthorne, Nevada in 2005 AP file photo.

Explosion during training kills 7 Marines

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Marine Corps says seven Marines are dead and several are injured after a training accident at the Hawthorne Army Depot in Nevada.



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