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What Is It Like to be a U.S. Marine?

Quora | Posted 10.25.2012 | World

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Jon Davis, Veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps There are...

Emma Diab

Brothers on the Run | Emma Diab | Posted 08.27.2012 | Impact

Dean Smith ran, each footfall punctuated by the jingle of metal. For his first memorial marathon, he had asked the wife of his fallen friend and brot...

The Military's Stigma Over Medical Care

Thomas Brennan | Posted 10.09.2012 | Impact
Thomas Brennan

I had to make a choice between my career and my health, and I chose the latter. It was the toughest decision I ever made.

Marine Discharged for Anti-Obama Remarks Plans City Council Run

Murrieta, CA Patch | Posted 07.29.2012 | Politics

A former Camp Pendleton Marine who was ousted from the service in April based on remarks he made on the Facebook page, "Armed Forces Tea Party," has a...

Ad Starring Anti-Obama Marine Pulled

Camp Pendleton Patch | Daniel Woolfolk | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

A military public affairs team pulled a public service announcement that featured former Camp Pendleton Marine Gary Stein. The former sergeant was ...

The American Dream: Immigrants & America July 4, 2012

Andrew Lubin | Posted 09.02.2012 | Politics
Andrew Lubin

President Barack Obama's recent announcement giving the children of illegal immigrants the opportunity to work and the outraged reaction of the GOP made me step back and think "what makes someone an American?" Is it an accident of birth? Or is it an attitude?

The War Within

Arianna Huffington | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

The centerpiece of this week's double issue of Huffington is the latest installment of reporter David Wood's inquiry into the costs of America's wars, told in the voices of those who will continue to fight them for decades to come.

Andrea Stone

Marines Ask Troops About Women In Combat | Andrea Stone | Posted 06.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Would it ruin unit cohesion? Lead to sexual harassment? Cause an exodus from the ranks? The questions sound like they're from the Def...

WATCH: David and Goliath - How Progressives Can Beat Big Money In 2012

Ben Zolno | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics
Ben Zolno

If you're looking for hope in this year's election, you might want to look at where Main Street is putting its change -- behind candidates who refuse to take corporate money.

Marine Corps Lawyers Claim Crusades Weren't a Religious War

Chris Rodda | Posted 07.29.2012 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Apparently the General Counsel of the Commandant of the Marine Corps doesn't think the crusades were religious!

One Who Represents Many

D. Robert Worley | Posted 07.28.2012 | Politics
D. Robert Worley

Memorial Day takes me back and helps put my personal and professional priorities where they properly belong. The name Michael Eugene Hoppers invariably appears front and center in my thoughts, but he represents many.

The Spirit Of Memorial Day: Remembering Those Who Didn't Return

Andrew Lubin | Posted 07.27.2012 | Impact
Andrew Lubin

That's the spirit of Memorial Day; it's the remembrance of those who didn't come back alive, and a celebration of the esprit-de-corps and how they lived their lives.God bless the United States and those who stand watch over us tonight.

Sixth Grader Told To Hide Marine Corps Shirt Give By Brother

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 05.23.2012 | Education

When Jordan Griffith, a 13-year-old student at South Jones Elementary School in Elliseville, Miss., wore to school a shirt in support of his brother, ...

WATCH: Muslims On No-Fly List Now Suing FBI, Pressured To Be Informants

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 05.17.2012 | Religion

Fifteen American Muslims, including four military veterans, are suing the federal government after discovering they were placed on the "no-fly" list. ...

Major Celebs, Nonprofits, Unions Unite To Tackle Critical Veterans Issues

Chris Marvin | Posted 07.10.2012 | Impact
Chris Marvin

Got Your 6 will challenge all Americans to answer calls to action -- specific tasks that allow civilians to share in the sacrifice and show their appreciation in a meaningful way.

12-Year-Old Boy Named Honorary Marine Before Death

Posted 05.02.2012 | Impact

Throughout his 12 years, Cody Green battled leukemia like the bravest of warriors. For that, he was named an honorary Marine just before he died. ...

Author: What I Learned From Sergeant John Basilone

Chuck Tatum | Posted 07.01.2012 | Books
Chuck Tatum

Every young boy in 1942 America knew Sergeant John Basilone fired from the hip. Cradling his water cooled .30 caliber machine gun in his arms, on the night of October 24, 1942 he mowed down dozens and dozens of onrushing enemy soldiers on the island of Guadalcanal.

Anti-Obama Tea Party Marine Plans Bold Career Move

Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

Gary Stein, the Marine set to be discharged over controversy concerning his anti-Obama, Tea Party-centered Facebook group, will launch his own radio p...

Why More Female Marines Are Moving To The Front Lines

The New York Times | Posted 04.25.2012 | Women

The Marine Corps, the most male of the armed services, is taking its first steps toward integrating women into war-fighting units, starting with its i...

WATCH: Wounded Vet Reunites WIth Mystery Marine Who Welcomed Him Home

Posted 04.24.2012 | Impact

Though hundreds of people came out to greet Corporal Garrett Carnes -- who lost both legs while serving in Afghanistan -- one heartfelt embrace from a...

Marine Kills Another Marine Near D.C. Barracks, Police Say

The Washington Post | Posted 04.23.2012 | DC

One Marine allegedly stabbed another Marine to death early Saturday on Capitol Hill’s Barracks Row, near the Marine Barracks and the residence of th...

'Ghost Hunters' Get Physical Response From Ghost Marine

Posted 04.19.2012 | TV

The "Ghost Hunters" (Wed., 9 p.m. ET on Syfy) headed to Annapolis, Maryland this week to investigate a spectral presence at the U.S. Naval Institute. ...

Marines Return to Being "Crusaders"

Chris Rodda | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Under new leadership, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 122 is going back to being the "Crusaders," complete with an insignia of a crusader shield with a big red cross on it and a crusader knight as its mascot.

Senator: 20 Or 21 Women Involved In Secret Service Incident

Reuters | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics

* Senator questions whether security could have been compromised * Secret Service agents, Marines under investigation *...

How Far Do First Amendment Rights Go?

Aubree Eliza Weaver | Posted 06.11.2012 | College
Aubree Eliza Weaver

How are First Amendment rights different for people serving our country? Now, hear me out when I say that I'm rather torn on this issue.