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Camp Pendleton Marine dies after being struck by wrong-way highway driver fleeing police

A young Marine died Tuesday after his vehicle was struck by a pickup truck driver allegedly fleeing police, driving the wrong way on the highway, the Marine Corps confirmed. Lance Cpl. Matthew Adams, 19, from Orem, Utah, was an automotive maintenance technician assigned to 1st Transportation Support Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 1, based at Camp [...]

January 26th, 2020 | Posted in Marines | Read More »

Military Police Can Now Carry Personal Firearms on Marine Corps Bases

“Those incidents did expedite the process,” Captain Butterfield said. In the Pearl Harbor shooting, a United States sailor killed two shipyard workers and injured another before taking his own life. In Pensacola, a Saudi Air Force member armed with a handgun fatally shot three people and injured eight others during a bloody rampage in a [...]

January 26th, 2020 | Posted in Marines | Read More »

New in 2020: More gigantic exercises for the Marine Corps

In 2019 Marines participated in large exercises more reminiscent of Cold War workups than preparations for counter-insurgency deployments to the Middle East ? and so far 2020 looks to be no different. In June 2019 the 2nd Marine Division, based in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, conducted the largest air assault in decade when nearly 500 [...]

January 26th, 2020 | Posted in Marines | Read More »

Coventry Royal Marine hero blown up in Afghanistan now helping others transform their lives

An ex-Royal Marine from Coventry who survived a grenade attack while serving in Afghanistan is using his experiences – both good and bad – to help people in his home city. Lee Stuart battled against Taliban fighters during his time with the Marines and counts himself lucky to be able to tell his tale. A [...]

January 26th, 2020 | Posted in Marines | Read More »

Faulty Equipment, Lapsed Training, Repeated Warnings: How a Preventable Disaster Killed Six Marines

Series: Disaster in the Pacific Death and Neglect in the 7th Fleet ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. Capt. Jahmar Resilard and Capt. Austin Smith were hurtling over the Pacific Ocean at 280 miles per hour. From inside the [...]

January 22nd, 2020 | Posted in Marines | Read More »

Marine Corps Offering Former Reserve Pilots $30K to Return to Service

The Marine Corps is offering some former Reserve pilots lucrative bonuses to get them back in the cockpit. Former captains and majors qualified to fly certain aircraft who are willing to rejoin a Marine Corps squadron can pocket up to a $30,000 lump-sum bonus if they agree to a three-year term in the Active Reserve. [...]

January 22nd, 2020 | Posted in Marines | Read More »

Selfless Marine Corps League member honored with coveted award – Villages

Members of the Col. Phillip C. DeLong Marine Corps League Detachment 1267 honored one of their own Monday night after he received a prestigious award. James L. Davies, center, proudly displays The Chapel of Four Chaplains Legion of Honor Humanitarian Award he received during Monday night’s meeting of the Col. Phillip C. DeLong Marine Corps [...]

January 22nd, 2020 | Posted in Marines | Read More »

Veteran Spotlight: Marine Cpl. Keil Did Tour in Afghanistan

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January 22nd, 2020 | Posted in Marines | Read More »

From Shore To Sea: These 5 Marine Corps Are The World’s Best

Key point: A breakdown of the best of the best. America’s most famous Marine, retired Marine Corps General James Mattis, coined the phrase, “no better friend, no worse enemy” to describe the United States Marine Corps. The USMC is world-renowned, but does any other country have a Corps that can compare? A breakdown of the [...]

January 18th, 2020 | Posted in Marines | Read More »

‘Nothing off the table’ for Navy integration as Corps preps for China faceoff, commandant says

Arlington, Va. ? A more powerful, more flexible and lighter Marine Corps, one capable of deploying on any Navy ship and directly facing off against China, is the one the Marine commandant has in mind for the next fight. Traditional thinking of limiting Marine deployments to only certain types of Navy ships must end, the [...]

January 18th, 2020 | Posted in Marines | Read More »

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