Marine

Marines protecting threatened desert tortoises

TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. (AP) – The Marine Corps is hoping to deploy some four-footed recruits in the Mojave Desert – about 500 threatened desert tortoises. It’s a serious shell game that aims to help save […]

11/19/2012

Many Iraq, Afghan vets choosing 'second service'

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – The link between U.S. military service and running for office is as old as the republic itself. It started with George Washington, who famously wrote that, “When we assumed the Soldier, […]

09/30/2012

2 Marines to be court-martialed in urination case

WASHINGTON (AP) – Two Marine non-commissioned officers will be court-martialed for allegedly urinating on the bodies of Taliban fighters last year in Afghanistan and posing for unofficial photos with casualties, the Marine Corps said Monday. […]

09/24/2012

Family buries Marine who went missing decades ago

(AP) – On a wind-swept bluff overlooking the Pacific, Robert Rivenburgh sobbed like he never had in the nearly four decades since his older brother went missing during the Vietnam War. The remains of Marine […]

08/06/2012

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