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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 ...

No Pull-Ups For Female Marines

Posted 01.20.2012 | Women

The Marine Corps has shelved a proposed plan to add pull-up requirements to physical fitness tests for female corps members, the Marine Corps Times re...

Afghan Colonel: 'Sense Of Hatred Is Growing Rapidly'

New York Times | Posted 01.20.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — American and other coalition forces here are being killed in increasing numbers by the very Afghan soldiers they fight alongsid...

6 Marines Reportedly Killed In Afghanistan Helicopter Crash

AP | JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 03.21.2012 | World

HONOLULU — All six Marines killed in the crash of a U.S. helicopter in Afghanistan were based in Hawaii, a Hawaii congresswoman said Friday. Th...

War and Peace With a Human Face

Christopher Holshek | Posted 03.20.2012 | World
Christopher Holshek

Media coverage and op-eds on last week's incident involving the desecration of Taliban corpses by U.S. Marines has been subdued in the United States, but it gathered the attention of many in that part of the world where we have had the most trouble.

What Medieval Times Teach Us About Respecting the Dead

Bridget Whearty | Posted 03.19.2012 | Home
Bridget Whearty

The phrase "no man is an island" gets tossed around pretty lightly these days, but at its core, it's about the same thing. When the funeral bells toll, don't ask who they are for. We're all in this together.

EPA Detroit Hearing: Less Oil Means a More Secure America

Alex Cornell du Houx | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics
Alex Cornell du Houx

This is not just a lesson for our military. Not only does cutting our dependence on oil make us more secure, it invests hard earned American money back in to our economy.

As Our Patriots Have Come Home, Detroit Will Lift Them Up

Gary A. Brown | Posted 03.18.2012 | Detroit
Gary A. Brown

As a former Marine, I am well aware of the plight, roadblocks and lack of information plaguing our veterans. Michigan lags far behind other states in accessing veterans' benefits.

Vet Helped By 'Forrest Gump Star': Happy There Are Americans Who Appreciate Military

www.10news.com | Posted 01.14.2012 | Impact

His left arm and both legs were ripped from his body, his ear drums shattered. He wasn't one of the "lucky" who lose consciousness. Corporal Juan Domi...