Toran Gaal, a double-amputee combat-injured Marine veteran, has spent most of his summer on a cross-country cycling trip to raise money and awareness for the Semper Fi Fund, ARL Now reports.
After being recovered on a remote Pacific island, the remains of 39 U.S. Marines killed in World War II are finally returning to the United States.
A new study from the Brookings Institution reviews scores from the General Classification Test (GCT) taken by new Marine officers in Quantico at the outset of their training. The GCT is effectively an IQ test, and is administered in a consistent manner year after year, which makes historical comparisons of the scores interesting. And not, it turns out, in a good way. Here’s what the authors of the study discovered—in one chart, as we say these days:
A Navy officer and one of the Marines killed in the attacks on two military facilities in Chattanooga last week may have fired their personal firearms in hopes of disabling the shooter.
House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) ordered that flags over the U.S. Capitol be flown at half-staff Tuesday to honor the four Marines and one sailor killed in the attacks on two Chattanooga, Tennessee, military facilities last week.
Navy SEAL veteran Marcus Luttrell criticized President Obama and the Marine Corps for their actions in the wake of the Chattanooga military facility attacks last week.
Peyton Manning visited military personnel and police officers at one of the sites of the Chattanooga, Tennessee, terror attack last week.
U.S. Marine Dakota Meyer, who received the Medal of Honor in 2011 for his service in Afghanistan, called for “a full institution of the 2nd Amendment” following the attacks on two Chattanooga, Tennessee, military centers in a Facebook post Thursday.
No one seems to know what to make of the case of Lieutenant Colonel Kate Germano, who was the commanding officer of a female recruit training battalion at Parris Island until last month, when she was fired.
The Marine Corps is looking at putting Marines and helicopters on the ships of foreign allies because the U.S. Navy can’t provide enough amphibious support for the Corps’ missions, a Marine general tells USA Today.