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Another Osprey Crash
Takes Lives of 5 Marines
Jun 9, 2022 12:15 PM CDT
Another Osprey Crash Takes Lives of 5 Marines
MV-22B Osprey went down in California desert
This summary has been updated to reflect the death of the fifth Marine
.) Five Marines were killed after an Osprey aircraft crashed in the Southern California desert, a military official said Thursday, one day after the accident. The MV-22B Osprey was carrying the five Marines when it went down...
Parris Island Base
Battles Rising Seas
May 21, 2022 2:30 PM CDT
Parris Island Base Battles Rising Seas
Marines begin with small steps, though some advocate building major seawalls
- Rising seas are encroaching on one of the nation's most storied military installations, where thousands of recruits are molded into Marines each year amid the salt marshes of South Carolina's Lowcountry region. Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island is particularly vulnerable to flooding, coastal erosion, and other impacts...
Russia: 1K Ukrainian Marines
Put Up White Flag in Mariupol
Apr 13, 2022 6:55 AM CDT
Russia: 1K Ukrainian Marines Put Up White Flag in Mariupol
If true, it would be first major Ukrainian city to fall to Russia since war began
- Russia claims that more than 1,000 Ukrainian marines have surrendered in Mariupol, a development that, if true, would mean Ukraine has lost its first major city since the Russian invasion began, per Reuters . The news comes via Russia's Defense Ministry, which said that 1,026 soldiers from Ukraine'...
4 Charged in $750K
Dec 14, 2021 8:17 AM CST
4 Charged in $750K Murder-for-Hire Plot
Police say Texas' Erik Charles Maund paid to have Tenn. couple killed to avoid exposing affair
- A Texas auto dealer hired former US Marines and a purported former member of the Israeli Defense Forces to kill a Nashville, Tenn., couple found shot to death last year, according to a federal indictment unsealed Monday. It describes an elaborate murder-for-hire plot that began after 46-year-old Erik Charles Maund...
First Active-Duty Officer
Charged in Capitol Riot
May 13, 2021 5:05 PM CDT
First Active-Duty Officer Charged in Capitol Riot
Marine Maj. Christopher Warnagiris broke through police at east doors, Justice Department says
- For the first time, a service member on active duty has been charged in the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol. Marine Maj. Christopher Warnagiris was arrested Thursday, the Justice Department said, accused of forcing his way into the building. The charges against Warnagiris, 40, include assaulting, resisting or...
Sep 7, 2020 12:40 PM CDT
Outrage Follows Marine's Pardon
Joseph Scott Pemberton killed a transgender woman in the Philippines
- Citing the inmate's good behavior in prison and the need "to do justice," Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte pardoned a US Marine on Monday who was convicted of killing a transgender woman in 2014. The pardon surprised even the inmate's lawyer, the
reports, and brought...
Fox News Slammed the
'Suckers' Story—at First
Sep 5, 2020 11:30 AM CDT
Fox News Slammed the 'Suckers' Story—at First
Jennifer Griffin's reporting provided a different take
- Fox News initially criticized a report that President Trump called America's war dead "suckers" and "losers"—but partly refuted that denial within an hour, the Huffington Post reports. On Friday afternoon, two days after the
published Trump's remarks, Fox News' national security correspondent Jennifer...
Sunken Military Vehicle,
Human Remains Found
Aug 5, 2020 9:06 AM CDT
Sunken Military Vehicle, Human Remains Found
9 service members died when amphibious assault vehicle sank off California coast
- The military has found the sunken amphibious assault vehicle that sank off the coast of California in a training accident that took the lives of nine service members. The Navy located the vehicle in about 385 feet of water less than a mile from San Clemente Island off the coast...
Marine Dies, 8 Missing After
Amphibious Vehicle 'Mishap'
Jul 31, 2020 12:18 PM CDT
Marine Dies, 8 Missing After Amphibious Vehicle 'Mishap'
It happened Thursday during routine training exercise off coast of Southern California
- Search and rescue efforts are underway off the coast of Southern California after an incident involving an amphibious assault vehicle left one US Marine dead, two other service members injured, and eight missing. The 1st Marine Expeditionary Force reports the "mishap" during a routine training exercise happened Thursday afternoon,...
Former US Marine Sentenced
to 9 Years in Russian Prison
Jul 30, 2020 11:05 AM CDT
Former US Marine Sentenced to 9 Years in Russian Prison
Trevor Reed says he's not guilty
- Former US Marine Trevor Reed drank too much vodka at a farewell party in Moscow last summer. Now, he might not be saying farewell to the country until 2029. A Russian court sentenced the Texan to nine years in prison Thursday for allegedly attacking a police officer, just short of...
Jun 10, 2020 4:05 PM CDT
Trump: Bases Won't Be Renamed
Army had said it was open to a discussion about installations named for Confederate leaders
- Just two days ago, Army brass did an about-face and said it would be fine with reconsidering the names of 10 bases that now honor Confederate leaders. On Wednesday, President Trump put a halt to that. "These Monumental and very Powerful Bases have become part of a Great American...
America Enters New
'Cold War' Arms Race
May 6, 2020 5:15 PM CDT
America Enters New 'Cold War' Arms Race
China tells the US to back off its new military plan
- America is answering China's missile supremacy by planning to deploy—you guessed it—a lot more missiles. Reuters reports that the Pentagon wants to arm Marines with Tomahawk cruise missiles and hasten a rare order of long-range anti-ship missiles, all to counter China's lead in land-based ballistic and...
On a Flight to Texas,
3 Marines Step Up
May 6, 2020 3:35 PM CDT
On a Flight to Texas, 3 Marines Step Up
They restrain a 'very distraught' flier
- Air travel is much lighter than it used to be—and so too are stories about fliers allegedly behaving badly. CNN reports on an exception: a Monday flight from Tokyo to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport that required three Camp Lejeune Marines to get involved. A Marine Corps statement says...
Father of Marine Pushed Into
Moving Train: 'Just Too Much'
Apr 14, 2020 10:25 AM CDT
Father of Marine Pushed Into Moving Train: 'Just Too Much'
18-year-old Chicago man charged with murder of veteran Mamadou Balde
- A Chicago man is charged with murdering a Marine veteran, whom he allegedly shoved into the path of a moving train. Ryan Munn, 18, and another unidentified man approached Mamadou Balde, 29, on a Chicago Transit Authority train platform around 5pm on April 7, according to a document from the...
2 Marines Killed
in ISIS Cave Raid
Mar 10, 2020 7:21 AM CDT
2 Marines Killed in ISIS Cave Raid
4 other US troops were injured during Sunday mission
- Two US Marines were killed Sunday in an attack on an ISIS cave complex in the mountains of north central Iraq. The unidentified Marines from an elite Raiders unit were advising Iraqi soldiers in the Qara Chockh Mountains, about 37 miles south of Erbil, when they were killed by enemy...
Fugitive Marine Deserter
Found at Mom's Home
Nov 27, 2019 12:20 PM CST
Fugitive Marine Deserter Found at Mom's Home
Michael Alexander Brown accused of murdering his mother's boyfriend
- The Marine deserter recently placed on the FBI's Most Wanted list for allegedly murdering his mother's boyfriend was captured Wednesday morning. Michael Alexander Brown, 22, was taken into custody at his mother's Roanoke, Virginia-area home—the same place the murder is alleged to have taken place, CNN...
Hero Is Now
Oct 10, 2019 1:38 PM CDT
School Shooting Hero Is Now a Marine
Brendan Bialy, who helped stop Colorado school shooting, finishes boot camp
- In May, two gunmen entered STEM School Highlands Ranch in Colorado and opened fire, killing one and injuring eight . Partly why the carnage at the charter school wasn't worse: Students helped stop the shooting. One of those teen heroes was Brendan Bialy, who tackled and disarmed one of the...
16 Marines Arrested as They
Carried Out Battalion Formation
Jul 25, 2019 2:34 PM CDT
16 Marines Arrested as They Carried Out Battalion Formation
Human smuggling probe led to arrests
- A human smuggling investigation by the military led to the arrest of 16 Marines Thursday while carrying out a battalion formation at California's Camp Pendleton, a base about an hour's drive from the US-Mexico border. None of the Marines were involved in helping to enforce border security, the...
Marine Accidentally Killed
on Capitol Hill: Reports
Jan 2, 2019 6:21 AM CST
Marine Accidentally Killed on Capitol Hill: Reports
Sources cite accidental discharge of weapon during shift change
- A US Marine was fatally shot inside a barracks on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, early Tuesday in what authorities reportedly believe to be an accident. The gunshot around 5am was not self-inflicted, a Marine Corps rep tells the
, which describes "an accidental discharge from another Marine'...
5 Missing Marines
After Crash Off Japan
Dec 11, 2018 5:03 AM CST
5 Missing Marines Declared Dead After Crash Off Japan
'All of us in the Sumo family are extremely saddened'
- The US military said Tuesday that five missing crew members have been declared dead after their refueling plane collided with a fighter jet last week off Japan's southern coast, and that search and recovery operations have been halted. The five were on a KC-130 Hercules refueling aircraft that collided...
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