Identities of the deceased have not been released
Top Marine To Honor 1983 Beirut Bombing Victims
Remembering the 241 Americans killed on the 30th anniversary of the bombing
F-35: Blade Bummer
The news that the Pentagon’s fleet of 51 F-35 fighters has been grounded because of a half-inch crack in one of its engine’s turbine blade is one of those problems that can truly be called a teething issue: it’s something that …
Marine 1st Sgt. Joshua Clayton eats a live scorpion Feb. 17 as part of training during Operation Cobra Gold in Thailand.
General John Allen Salutes…His Wife
Marine General John Allen – caught up and cleared in the email scandal that brought down CIA director David Petraeus – told President Obama on Tuesday he would rather retire from the U.S. military than become Supreme Allied …
Big Exercise, Low Profile, In Japan-China Dispute
A Modest Proposal for Defending Japan’s Remote Islands
A Marine UH-1 Venom utility helicopter and an AH-1 Cobra attack helicopter fly over Helmand province on Oct. 17.
Making All Our Troops Bulletproof
Shoot, move, communicate. This was the clear, succinct analysis given by an Army major when asked to describe the key components of a military mission.
In three words, the major illustrated the reality of modern war theatres …
Women 0-For-2 in Marine Combat Training
The second female Marine officer has washed out of the corps’ infantry-officer training, Marine Corps Times reports. That means both women – along with nearly 30 of 107 men – have failed to make it through the grueling …
On Austin Tice, And the Tug of War
About a month ago, a friend posted an article — a Facebook post, rather — that Austin Tice wrote before he went missing. Austin is a freelance journalist, fellow Marine, and fellow Georgetown student apparently captured by …
That’s What Friends Are For…
Saturday night was our “family dinner” at our suicide-survivors’ conference in San Diego.TAPS provided us with fried chicken (I was one happy Texan!) and several other comfort foods.