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James Amos

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...

Marines Head Takes Skeptical Note On Women In Combat

Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics

By JULIE WATSON, The ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN DIEGO -- The commandant of the Marine Corps said the infantry side of the most male of all military branc...

New Book on Social Media Tells the Tasti D-Lite Story

Kate Kelly | Posted 12.15.2012 | Books
Kate Kelly

NYC restaurateur Celeste Carlesimo adored ice cream so much so that she wanted to be able to eat it every single night.

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 ...

Andrea Stone

Marines Ask Troops About Women In Combat

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Marine's Top General Spends Thanksgiving In Afghanistan

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 01.24.2012 | World

By ROBERT BURNS -- The Associated Press COMBAT OUTPOST HANSON, Afghanistan -- A turkey trot it was not. The U.S. Marines' top general, James Amo...

Christian Air Force Officer Vows to Violate Military Regulations if DADT is Repealed

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Saying that his "commitment to [his] God supersedes [his] commitment to the DOD," Air Force Lt. Col. Stacy L. Maxey has publicly vowed to violate military regulations and his oath to the U.S. Constitution if DADT is repealed.

Gen. James Amos, Marines New Leader, Wants 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Kept In Place

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SAN DIEGO — The new commandant of the U.S. Marines Corps said Saturday that now is the wrong time to overturn the "don't ask, don't tell" policy...

James Amos, Obama's Pick To Lead Marine Corps, Opposes Repealing 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP) - President Barack Obama's choice to lead the Marine Corps says he doesn't think Congress should lift the ban on gay troops who want to serve ope...