Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Meet the Marines' First Female AAV Officer

There's a saying in the Marine Corps assault amphibious vehicle community: "You ain't tracks, you ain't s---." It was in part...

Marines: Camp Pendleton Water Safe, Clean

Despite state and federal reports outlining concerns about staffing, equipment and reservoir problems at Camp Pendleton, military officials are telling the troops...

Cpl. Legend, Parris Island Mascot, Has Passed Away

Cpl. Legend, a mascot who has served as a Parris Island morale booster since 2011, died on Sept. 17, according to a...

Blue Angels' Fat Albert, C-130Ts Still Idle Months After Fatal Crash

Nearly three months after the horrific crash of a Marine KC-130T transport aircraft resulted in the deaths of all 16 troops aboard,...

It's Official: The Marines Have Their First Female Infantry Officer

A female Marine lieutenant quietly crossed one of the last remaining hurdles for women in the service Monday, celebrating graduation of the...

Five Marines in Critical Condition After AAV Catches Fire

Five Marines are in critical condition and 10 more are receiving medical care for burns after an amphibious assault vehicle erupted into...

Officials Investigating Death of Marine at Reconnaissance Course

Marine Corps officials have yet to determine the cause of death for a private first class who was found unresponsive during a...

Nearly 10,000 Female Marines Opt for Pull Ups in New Fitness Test

Just three years after the Marine Corps acknowledged fewer than half of female recruits in boot camp couldn't complete three pull ups,...

Navy Secretary Richard Spencer Takes First Tour of Camp Pendleton

CAMP PENDLETON -- Just weeks after his Senate confirmation, Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer on Wednesday, Aug. 30, toured assets of the...

US Marines Live-Fire Range Planned on 'Pristine' Guam Land

HAGNATA, Guam — A U.S. military live-fire training range is being built on Guam to support the relocation of Marines. Black...

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