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Trained to Kill: Two Marine Officers on Video Games and Gun Violence

Michael Haft | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics
Michael Haft

The recent shootings in America are tragic. But by focusing mainly on gun control and mental health, our national debate thus far has overlooked a key factor in questioning why our youngest generation is so violent. Children in America don't get lessons on restraint.

I Think That 59 People Don't Like Me Anymore Because I Support Gay Rights

Stacy Bare | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Stacy Bare

In many ways I owe these 59 people an apology that they only found out now that I support the civil rights of all American service members, regardless of race, religion, sexual identity, or gender.

The Marine Corps Push for Gay Rights -- Who's Next?

Steve Siebold | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Steve Siebold

It's time for the Army, Navy and Air Force to set a similar precedent; it's time for religious leaders and every other American to welcome gays into our society as equals.

U.S. Marines To Make Major Step For Gay Members?

AP | DAVID CRARY | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

NEW YORK -- The Marine Corps has advised its legal staff that spouses clubs operating on its installations must admit same-sex spouses if they wish to...

Letter to the Marine Who Warned Dianne Feinstein About His Guns and Freedom

Jim Sleeper | Posted 03.09.2013 | Politics
Jim Sleeper

Here in today's casino-financed, un-unionized, gladatorially entertained America, a lot of the people who are arming themselves against irrational fears have let themselves become the meek servants of huge corporate bureaucracies that no one elected.

The Hand of Man: A True Christmas Story

Terrie M. Williams | Posted 02.15.2013 | World
Terrie M. Williams

Despite the rawness of nature, the world made more sense in the oceans, the forests and the mountains. Yet, it was from the wilderness through one animal -- an endangered seal named KP2 (Kauai Pup 2) -- that my faith in the hand of man was restored.

Update In Flap Over Military Award For Fallen Marine

AP | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics

SAN DIEGO — The secretary of defense has denied a request to upgrade a fallen Marine's Navy Cross to the Medal of Honor, a San Diego congressman...

Female Marine Demands Equality: 'Women Are Categorically Excluded'

Posted 12.05.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Captain Zoe Bedell told HuffPost Live host Jacob Soboroff that she was joining a lawsuit against the government policy banni...

Impeach the President Over the Recent U.S. Deaths in Middle-East!

Martin Lewis | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics
Martin Lewis

This is a monstrous scandal. The biggest since Watergate. Brave Americans murdered this fall in the Middle-East and our so-called president has no answers about why it happened!

Shots of War: Photojournalist's Striking Images Offer Rare Look at the War in Afghanistan

Greg Archer | Posted 12.26.2012 | World
Greg Archer


Mentoring the Afghan Forces: The Advisor Training Group

Andrew Lubin | Posted 12.16.2012 | Impact
Andrew Lubin

A stable country needs a competent army and police to protect its citizens, and in Afghanistan the army and police are being mentored by Marines trained specifically for the task by the Advisor Training Group.

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 ...

Monopolizing War? What America Knows How to Do Best

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 11.13.2012 | World
Tom Engelhardt

It's pop-quiz time when it comes to the American way of war: three questions, torn from the latest news, just for you. Good luck!

Escalating Attacks on US and International Troops in Afghanistan: A Deeper Cost

Shad Meshad | Posted 10.29.2012 | Impact
Shad Meshad

Is it any wonder that we have returning troops struggling with reintegration into civilian life, or troops who choose suicide? We need to acknowledge both the danger we are asking our troops to accept and the long-term effects of it.

10 Fascinating US Military Attractions On US Route 6

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 10.29.2012 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Anyone who has served one of these ships or has a modicum of interest in Naval History must see this place to believe it.

Top Marine General Talks Of 'Most Challenging' Task

Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two months after the commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps unveiled a plan to stop an epidemic of sexual assault in the ranks, Gen. James ...

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...

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.

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?

Get Your Hands On Picassos, Rembrandts And Other Mastworks Owned By Scam Artists (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Kyle McGovern | Posted 06.27.2012 | Crime

Art-lovers have the chance to take home original works by Picasso, Chagall, Matisse and many others, thanks to the U.S. Marshals Service. The piece...

'MasterChef': Ramsay Tough But Encouraging To Blind Contestant

Posted 06.19.2012 | TV

For the first team challenge of the new season on "MasterChef" (Mon., 9 p.m. ET on Fox), the contestants had to cook for the U.S. Marines. With two ho...

Cruise Control

Rob Taub | Posted 08.13.2012 | Entertainment
Rob Taub

On June 12, the Friars Club and Friars Foundation honored Tom Cruise with the Entertainment Icon Award, which until now had only been given to three recipients: Douglas Fairbanks, Cary Grant and Frank Sinatra.

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Former Marine Builds Detroit Community Through Games Of All Sizes | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 05.28.2012 | Detroit

Detroiter Kevin Rushing wants to use his gaming business, Krush Industries, in order to form a tighter-knit, collaborative community for young adults ...

PHOTOS: Fleet Week Is Here

Posted 05.24.2012 | New York

Some 6,000 sailors, marines and coast guardsman were shipped into New York City Wednesday for the beginning of Fleet Week, this year marking the 200th...