United States Marine Corps

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Rape victim: Retaliation prevalent in military

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Stacey Thompson had just been stationed at a Marine Corps base in Japan when she said her sergeant laced her drinks with drugs, raped her in his barracks and then dumped […]

05/31/2013

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

WW2 Marine’s diary: A brief look at a brief life

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Before Cpl. Thomas “Cotton” Jones was killed by a Japanese sniper in the Central Pacific in 1944, he wrote what he called his “last life request” to anyone who might find […]

05/27/2013

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Marine base shooting victim was goofy, churchgoing

CORINTH, Miss. (AP) — A Marine who was shot to death at a Virginia base was described as a warm-hearted country boy from the South who grew up in the Pentecostal church and even preached a few times.

03/24/2013

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.

03/19/2013

Beyonce sings the national anthem during ceremonial swearing-in at 57th Presidential Inauguration ceremony for US President Obama, Washington DC. (AP Photo)

Band backs off statement that Beyonce lip synced

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Marine Corps is backing off statements that Beyonce lip-synced the national anthem during her performance at President Barack Obama’s inauguration.

01/22/2013

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Michelle Obama donates to Toys for Tots

WASHINGTON (AP) – Michelle Obama thanked military families for the inspiration they’ve given her as first lady as she delivered about 900 gifts Tuesday from White House aides to the Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots campaign.

12/11/2012

Bradley Manning

Wikileaks GI to argue his detention merits release

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) – Proceedings have begun in the pretrial hearing of an Army private charged with spilling U.S. secrets to the website WikiLeaks, but Pfc. Bradley Manning is not expected to testify right […]

11/27/2012

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