Lt. Col. (Ret.) Dar Place was two feet away when his friend and fellow soldier took his own life during the Gulf War. Two decades later, like so many other veterans, Place is still haunted by the plague of suicide in the military.
The Navy and Marines do not have the necessary assets to carry out an operation in the Pacific, the top commander of U.S. forces in the region said Tuesday.
The Marine Corps has delayed a requirement that all female recruits perform three pull-ups after more than half of them were unable to complete it, raising further questions about the push to integrate women into combat roles and units starting in 2016.
Both male and female Marines will be required to wear the male cap starting in May 2017, according to a memo signed on Monday.
A Marine Corps member of Delta Force has been awarded the Navy Cross for his role in the defense of Americans in Benghazi, Libya, according to the Washington Times reports.
A retired Georgia Marine is not allowed to fly both an America and a Marine Corps flag outside his home in a retirement community, Fox News reports.
United States Marine Steven Rhodes finished his active service in the Marines this summer and called Middle Tennessee State University to ask for a walk-on spot on the school’s football team. The coaches happily agreed, the Daily News Journal reported.
Iranian President Hassan Rowhani has appointed as his defense minister an Iranian general who was implicated in the 1983 bombing that killed 241 American servicemen in Lebanon, according to an Israeli intelligence official.
After completing a 5k race in Michigan last week, several Marines could not find one of their group, Lance Cpl. Myles Kerr. As it turned out, he was not hurt or lost, he was running with a young boy who had been separated from his fellow runners.