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Report: Marines Probed For Posting Nude Photos Of Female Colleagues

Reuters | Nina Golgowski | Posted 03.05.2017 | Crime

The U.S. Marine Corps is looking into the suspected distribution of nude photographs of female members of the service among military personnel and vet...

Electric Cars: Saving You Money And Protecting Our Planet

Greg White | Posted 11.21.2016 | Green
Greg White

Everything is precious. Our rights, our lives, our resources. Sadly, everything can end. For instance, the incoming presidential administration droppe...

"Wake the F**k Up, Marines"

Mariel DiDato | Posted 11.17.2016 | Impact
Mariel DiDato

With the recent passing of Veteran's Day, I would like to use this platform to share a message from someone currently serving The United States. The f...

The Talent Pool Businesses Can't Afford to Overlook

Bonnie Amos | Posted 11.11.2016 | Impact
Bonnie Amos

My experience has shown me that the value our veterans bring back to their post-military communities and careers is paralleled by one other group: military and veteran spouses.

Corps Values, Core Values

Dakota Meyer | Posted 11.11.2016 | Impact
Dakota Meyer

Potential employers want to hear about a candidate's personal accomplishments and triumphs in an interview - but veterans are taught to view their successes as a result of team rather than individual efforts.

How The Marine Corps Builds an Innovation Culture

Steve Blank | Posted 11.10.2016 | Business
Steve Blank

Jennifer Edgin is the Chief Technology Officer of the Intelligence Division at the Headquarters of the Marine Corps. As the Senior Technical Advisor t...

Why Did the Marines Use a Dragon in Their 90s Ads?

Quora | Posted 10.18.2016 | Media

What was the inspiration behind the dragon in the United States Marine Corps 1990s recruiting campaign? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge s...

Facing the Unknown: A Guide To Military Transition

Dakota Meyer | Posted 10.03.2016 | Impact
Dakota Meyer

Five years ago, at 23 years old and barely a year out of the Marine Corps, I launched my first company in my hometown. It's a source of pride to me that today, that company -- which offers supplemental tactical training to the military and law enforcement agencies -- is a thriving, successful business.

WATCH: Healing PTSD One Hug at a Time

HooplaHa | Posted 09.27.2016 | Good News

The Human Hug Project is made up of three people with three different lives, but all face one obstacle- PTSD. Together, they are the Human Hug Project. Ian Michael is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Boy With Rare Illness Holds On Long Enough To Become Honorary Marine

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 08.02.2016 | Good News

Wyatt Gillette, an 8-year-old boy with a rare illness, died a day after being made an honorary Marine. Wyatt suffered from a rare genetic disorder cal...

The Unexpected Truth Of Hiring Veterans

Dakota Meyer | Posted 07.28.2016 | Impact
Dakota Meyer

Since 2012, when I first began working with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Hiring Our Heroes initiative and Toyota to advocate for meaningf...

U.S. Marine Corps Will Take 'Man' Out Of Some Titles

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 06.30.2016 | Politics

The U.S. Marine Corps will change more than a dozen occupational titles to make them gender-neutral as the military aims to integrate more women into ...

Battlefields of War and Financial Markets

Renny McPherson | Posted 06.07.2016 | Business
Renny McPherson

Before launching his asset management firm Alpha Architect, Dr. Wesley Gray served as a Marine Corps officer in Iraq. Already a student of economics a...

Memorial Day Is More Than The Unofficial Start To Summer

Dakota Meyer | Posted 05.26.2016 | Impact
Dakota Meyer

Let's teach our children that our freedom was bought and paid for by generations of service members they will never meet; while we can never repay our debt to them, it is our responsibility to remember them.

Drug Use in the Military and the Need for Harm Reduction

Tessie Castillo | Posted 03.15.2017 | Politics
Tessie Castillo

When Kevin Rumley joined the Marine Corps after 9/11 to fight for his county, he never dreamed it would set him on a path to heroin addiction. But then again, no one who has struggled with drug dependency ever imagined ending up in that place.

This Woman Might Not Get Into The Marines Due To A Discriminatory Tattoo Policy

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.23.2016 | Politics

Kate Pimental really, really wants to join the Marines. "I love the Marine Corps. I feel like that's where I belong," the 20-year-old from Kennebunk,...

My Military Experience: An Interview With Former USMC Corporal Andrew Ambrogio

Daniela Petrilli | Posted 01.24.2017 | Impact
Daniela Petrilli

Operation MCP (Making Careers Possible) recently sat down with former United States Marine Corporal Andrew Ambrogio. We discussed why he chose to join the military, lessons he learned and how he is currently transitioning to civilian life.

12 Marines Missing In Hawaii Declared Dead (UPDATE)

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.21.2016 | Politics

UPDATE: Jan. 21 -- The U.S. Marine Corps declared the 12 missing Marines dead on Thursday, two days after a massive five-day search for the men was su...

Every American Is Fit to Fight, to Serve, to Be

Greg White | Posted 01.18.2017 | Queer Voices
Greg White

America is going through LGBT civil rights boot camp, and it's making our society stronger. Change, like recruit training, is hard. The results are worth it.

12 Missing After Collision Of 2 Marine Helicopters Off Hawaii

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 01.15.2016 | Politics

Two military helicopters collided off the coast of the Hawaiian island of Oahu late Thursday night, and a search is underway for 12 missing crew membe...

Semper Fit: How Military Spouses Stay in Shape During Deployments

Donna Gorman | Posted 01.13.2017 | Healthy Living
Donna Gorman

‪Duren's commitment to exercise changed her life. Before she became a Marine Corps spouse, she was an obese teenager, with no idea how to work out or eat right, but over the years, she transformed herself into to a 128-pound mom of two.

Veterans Need Transition Assistance From the Top-Down

Dakota Meyer | Posted 11.18.2016 | Impact
Dakota Meyer

Last week was a big one for veterans, the most important news being the 240th birthday of one of the greatest institutions known to man -- the United States Marine Corps. Next year will mark a decade since I raised my right hand and joined something so much bigger than myself.

Women In Combat

Stacy Bare | Posted 11.05.2016 | Women
Stacy Bare

Now that we've had three women graduate from Ranger School and are leading up to Veterans Day, I wanted to dig deeper into the issue of women in combat and the United States Military.

Bye Bye, Idi -- Evacuating US Embassy Kampala, Uganda

ADST | Posted 11.04.2016 | Home

From 1971-1979, Uganda was under the control of the mercurial Idi Amin, one of the most brutal military dictators ever to rule in Africa. Towards the end of 1973 it became clear that the United States could no longer maintain its embassy in Kampala and would have to shut it down.

Watch Marines Reunite With Beloved War Dogs After Years Apart

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.16.2015 | Good News

Marines have been reconnecting with some longtime friends who've been through a lot with them. K2 Solutions, a company that trains dogs for different ...