The Marine Corps Marathon headquarters will move out of Washington, D.C., for the first time next year after organizers were not “feeling the love” from the city agency that runs the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
A witness to the F-18 crash in England Wednesday that resulted in the death of a Marine Corps major praised the pilot for steering away from homes before the fatal accident.
A U.S. Marine Corps pilot died Wednesday when his F-18 crashed after taking off from a British airbase, according to U.S. and British officials.
Over the weekend the Marine Corps Times reported that Rep. Seth Moulton (D., Mass.) has written a letter to Secretary of Defense Ash Carter calling for the release of the full, 900-page version of the Marine Corps’ study on integrating women into combat arms units. Moulton is a Marine veteran of Iraq and a liberal member of the House, not to say an outspoken supporter of the Iran deal. Considering his politics and constituency, his request for the public release of the study and willingness to imply some skepticism over the wisdom of opening Marine infantry jobs to women is remarkable. The Marines are believed to be the only service requesting an exception to the order to integrate all ground combat jobs beginning in 2017.
A Republican congressman and Marine veteran is demanding the Department of Defense release the entire Marine Corps study on women in combat that has provoked criticism from Navy Secretary Ray Mabus.
A congressman and former Marine officer is demanding Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus resign for “openly disrespect[ing]” the Marine Corps by dismissing the service’s study on women in combat.
The Marine Corps is planning to propose that several front-line combat jobs remain closed to women, anonymous U.S. officials said.
A former Marine officer and Iraq War veteran now serving in Congress said the secretary of the Navy insulted the Marine Corps with his comments dismissing its study on women in combat operations.