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Marines Killed At Pendleton Carried Out Most Dangerous Job In Corps

AP | JULIE WATSON | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The job is one of the most dangerous in the Marine Corps. The four Marines killed Wednesday while clearing unexploded ordnance at ...

4 Marines Killed During Training Accident At Camp Pendleton

AP | Posted 11.14.2013 | Politics

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Marine Corps officials say four Marines have been killed in a training accident at Camp Pendleton in Southern California. Authorit...

Generals Forced To Retire For Afghan Breach

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a rare move, the top Marine on Monday forced two generals into retirement after concluding they should be held to account for failing...

Marine Officers Relieved Of Command Following Fatal Accident

AP | Posted 05.09.2013 | Politics

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. -- Three Marine Corps officers at North Carolina's Camp Lejeune have been relieved of their command nearly two months after a train...

Marines Killed Were Young, Had Lives Ahead

AP | A. BREED and EMERY P. DALESIO | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. — Lance Cpl. Mason Vanderwork loved going to the beach and cruising in his Mustang convertible. He and his wife, Taylor, marr...

Town Mourns Loss Of Marines

AP | A. BREED and EMERY P. DALESIO | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. — They're called "leathernecks" or "Devil Dogs," but some of the Marines killed in a desert training accident this week were ...

Reid Blasted For Invoking Tragic Accident Amid Sequestration Talk

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) raised questions on Tuesday about the effects of sequestration, moments after invoking a Monday training ac...

Marines Killed During Training Exercise

AP | PAULINE JELINEK | Posted 05.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Seven Marines from a North Carolina unit were killed and several injured in a training accident at the Hawthorne Army Depot in western N...

Report: 2 U.S. Marines Killed In Afghanistan Attack

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 11.14.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — Heavily armed insurgents attacked a British air base in southern Afghanistan Friday, killing two U.S. Marines and wounding several ...

Marines Walk Into Insurgent 'Trap' In Afghanistan; 4 Die

McClatchy | Jonathan S. Landay | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Four U.S. Marines died Tuesday when they walked into a well-laid ambush by insurgents in Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province. ...