Sen. Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) on Thursday pressed Marine Corps Commandant General Robert Neller on his decision to ease hiking standards for prospective officers seeking to graduate from the service’s punishing Infantry Officer Course amid troubling attrition rates.
President Donald Trump has nominated Marine Corps Col. Lorna Mahlock to be the first black female brigadier general, according to the military branch’s media office.
The U.S. Marine Corps has relaxed hiking standards for prospective officers seeking to graduate from the service’s punishing Infantry Officer Course amid disquieting attrition rates.
The Marine Corps failed to reach out to seven special operations Marines exonerated from false accusations of war crimes, despite the assurances of top leaders to Congress.
The U.S. Marine Corps will no longer require prospective officers to pass a punishing combat endurance test to graduate from the service’s Infantry Officer Course.
The United States Marine Corps has finally exonerated a group of special forces Marines accused of war crimes in connection to a 2007 ambush in Afghanistan.