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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.

Grand Canyon Fall Kills Marine Who Was Heading Home

AP | Posted 05.25.2012 | Travel

DERBY, Kan. -- A young Marine returning to civilian life in Kansas died this week after falling from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, where he had s...

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.

U.S. To Remove 9,000 Marines Stationed On Okinawa

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 06.26.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — About 9,000 U.S. Marines stationed on the Japanese island of Okinawa will be moved to the U.S. territory of Guam and other location...

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...

Marines Decide Anti-Obama Sergeant's Fate

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

SAN DIEGO — A sergeant will be discharged for criticizing President Barack Obama on Facebook in a case that called into question the Pentagon's ...

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...

Marines Punished For Pushing Prostitute Out Of Car

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 06.24.2012 | World

BRASILIA, Brazil — Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Tuesday three Marines on a U.S. Embassy security team and one embassy staff member were p...

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.

Board Recommends Dismissal For Marine Who Criticized Obama On Facebook

AP | By JULIE WATSON | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. -- Marine Corps officials are seeking additional guidance from the Pentagon regarding service members' use of social media amid...

Obama Criticizing Marine Face Discharge

Camp Pendleton Patch | Daniel Woolfolk | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

A judge has denied a request to halt or postpone a military separation hearings for Sgt. Gary Stein - a Temecula Marine who maintains a Facebook page ...

Max J. Rosenthal

Marine Corps Book Officially Declares Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal No Big Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tuesday marked six months since the repeal of the military's "Don't ask, don't tell" policy. On the same day, the Marine Corps Universit...

Afghanistan War Soldier Volunteers Post-Tornado, Says Damage Is 'Worst Thing I've Ever Seen In My Life'

AP | BRUCE SCHREINER | Posted 05.19.2012 | Impact

WEST LIBERTY, Ky. (AP) A Kentucky Marine who was awarded the Medal of Honor last year is helping clean up a small Kentucky community devastated b...

U.S. Navy PSYOPs -- Now at a Theater Near You!

Brian Palmer | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics
Brian Palmer

I count wounded marines among my friends. Perhaps this is why the scene hit me so hard. But my personal history aside, this sequence is by far the movie's most nuanced and moving. It works unlike anything else in AOV aside from the bang-bang.