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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.

Consistency, Consistency, Consistency

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.13.2012 | Comedy
Howard Steven Friedman

"Please urinate into this little cup here before we begin processing your tax statement. Once you've done that, we'll be happy to process your mortgage interest deduction and give you that refund I know you've been looking forward to."

Marine's Sexual Assault Conviction Tossed

Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics

The Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces threw out this week the sexual assault conviction of Marine Captain Nicholas Stewart, citing issues with the...

2 Vets Work To Rebuild Baltimore's Most Dangerous Neighborhood

TakePart.com | Posted 03.07.2012 | Impact

Most evenings, Earl Johnson sits outside his new home, props his feet up, and chats with his neighbors. A year ago, this was unheard of in Oliver—on...

8 Women Sue Military Amid Rape, Assault Allegations

AP | By ERIC TUCKER | Posted 05.06.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Eight current and former members of the U.S. military allege in a new federal lawsuit that they were raped, assaulted or harassed during...

7 Marines Die After Helicopters Collide During Training

Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics

7 U.S. Marines were killed Wednesday night during a training exercise in Arizona when 2 helicopters collided, NBC News reports. CNN and the AP have...

Women in Combat: The Crow Is Cooking

Greg Jacob | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics
Greg Jacob

Women in the military are being held back simply because they are women. Such an idea is not only completely at odds with military ethics, but is distinctly un-American.

JUNGLE SURVIVAL: Marines Drink Snake Blood, Eat Insects

Posted 01.15.2013 | World

The photo above isn't a still from an episode of Fear Factor -- it's a U.S. Marine completing jungle survival training at a military base in Thailand....

Should Women Be Allowed In Combat? What Science Says

Posted 02.13.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 02/13/2012 10:26 AM EST on LiveScience The military is opening up jobs for women thanks ...

Panetta Calls For New Probe In Controversial Marines Photo

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR and JULIE WATSON | Posted 04.11.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told the Marine Corps on Friday to re-investigate and take appropriate action against the Marine sni...

U.S. Marines Posing With Symbol Resembling Nazi Logo 'Not Acceptable'

AP | JULIE WATSON | Posted 04.10.2012 | World

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. Marine Corps once again did damage control after a photograph surfaced of a sniper team in Afghanistan posing in front of ...

U.S. Marine Fights Conviction For Suicide Attempt

AP | By DAVID DISHNEAU | Posted 02.02.2012 | Black Voices

HAGERSTOWN, Md. -- A discharged Marine private who slit his wrists in a suicide attempt is fighting his military conviction for deliberately injuring ...