Marine

This undated photo provided by the family via attorney Aaron J. Freiwald shows U.S. Marine Brian LaLoup who died in 2012 while stationed in Greece.  (AP Photo/LaLoup Family)

Marine’s body sent home without heart

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The parents of a Marine sergeant who died while stationed in Greece say that they discovered weeks after his funeral that his body had been sent home without a heart — and […]

12/10/2013

Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Top general to teens: Watch what you post online!

WASHINGTON (AP) — If they don’t believe their parents, maybe America’s teens will listen to the Pentagon’s top general. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey worried aloud Wednesday that the next […]

12/04/2013

Vehicles file through the main gate of Camp Pendleton Marine Base on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, at Camp Pendleton, Calif.  (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Marines killed at Pendleton doing dangerous job

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The job is the most dangerous in the Marine Corps. The four Marines killed Wednesday while clearing unexploded ordnance at California’s Camp Pendleton were bomb removal technicians. It is one of […]

11/14/2013

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

Typhoon-ravaged Philippines relief

On Sunday a group made up of mostly military veterans, left for the typhoon-ravaged Philippines where they will assist in search, rescue and medical aid efforts. A second team is preparing to head out as […]

11/14/2013

4 Marines killed in accident at California base

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Four Marines were killed Wednesday in an accident at Camp Pendleton in Southern California, base officials said. The accident happened at 11 a.m. during a range maintenance operation at the San […]

11/13/2013

U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft arrive at Villamor Airbase, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 in Manila, Philippines, to deliver humanitarian aid for victims in the areas devastated by Typhoon Haiyan. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

Amid gruesome typhoon scenes, aid trickles in

TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — Typhoon-ravaged Philippine islands faced a daunting relief effort that had barely begun Monday, as bloated bodies lay uncollected and uncounted in the streets and survivors pleaded for food, water and medicine. […]

11/11/2013

U.S. Navy Master-at-Arms Third Class Danielle Hinchliff, left, and Master-at-Arms Third Class Anna Schnatzmeyer, both of Coastal Riverine Squadron 2, train under instructor Boatswain's Mate Second Class Christopher Johnson, right, while on a Riverine Assault Boat as they participate in a U.S. Navy Riverine Crewman Course at the Center for Security Forces Learning Site at Camp Lejeune, N.C. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Women heading to Navy Riverine combat jobs

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — Anna Schnatzmeyer’s face is taut with concentration as she slowly maneuvers the Riverine assault boat away from the dock, using the complex controls to try and inch the 34-foot craft […]

11/07/2013

This Monday, Nov. 4, 2013 photo shows Marine Capt. Pravin Rajan after his arrival at San Diego International Airport in San Diego following in a tour of duty Afghanistan. Rajan was part of a group of 13 Marines that got a heroes welcome at Chicago's International Airport four days into a journey back home by of a small crowd of cheering USO volunteers, firefighters, police officers and others who work at the airport. Rajan says the reception he and his comrades received on their way to San Diego was "incredibly touching." (AP Photo/Courtesy of Pravin .Rajan, Sandhya Rajan)

13 Marines get impromptu Chicago airport welcome

CHICAGO (AP) — It didn’t matter that the 13 Marines on their way home from Afghanistan had been fighting in a war that no longer dominates the news or that they were stopping only for […]

11/06/2013

A group of sailors and Marines who failed the so-called "tape test'' are led by an instructor on a three mile run as they work to improve their fitness and remain in the military, at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Bulky troops turn to liposuction to pass fat test

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The soldiers often call Dr. Adam Tattelbaum, a plastic surgeon, in a panic. They need liposuction, and fast. A number of military personnel are turning to the surgical procedure to remove […]

10/28/2013

Community members gather to pay their respects to Michael Landsberry, a 45-year-old eighth-grade math teacher, soccer coach and former Marine who was killed by an eighth-grader at Sparks Middle School on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 in Sparks, Nev. The 12-year-old student who opened fire on the middle school campus, wounding two classmates and killing Landsberry, before he turned the gun on himself, got the weapon from his home, authorities said Tuesday. School District police said they are still working to determine how the boy obtained the 9mm semi-automatic Ruger handgun used in the Monday morning spree at Sparks Middle School. The boy's parents are cooperating with authorities and could face charges in the case, police said.  (AP Photo/The Sacramento Bee, Hector Amezcua)

Nevada boy says he came face-to-face with shooter

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Thirteen-year-old Angelo Ferro was at the Sparks Middle School playground with friends Monday when he heard a pop about 15 minutes before the morning bell rang. He said he didn’t think […]

10/22/2013

U.S. Marine Corps seal. (AP Photo)

17 punished for placing sex ads while deployed

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Marine Corps says 17 people have been punished for placing ads on the Internet seeking sex while they were deployed to Afghanistan. The Los Angeles Times reports Saturday those punished […]

08/18/2013

Women-in-combat

What it takes to become an Army Ranger

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the military looks to bring women into combat jobs closer to the front lines, including commando units, senior leaders are reviewing the physical and mental requirements that troops must meet in […]

06/18/2013

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