The island is eight square miles, ~6000 Marines killed, 17,000 wounded. Only 200 of 22,000 Japanese defenders captured alive......
During the bloody Battle for Iwo Jima, U.S. Marines from the 3rd Platoon, E Company, 2nd Battalion, 28th Regiment of the 5th Division take the crest of Mount...
WASHINGTON - Marines are prepositioning battle tanks, artillery and logistics equipment inside Norwegian caves as the U.S. pushes to station equipment near the NATO-Russia frontier.
"Any gear that is forward-deployed both reduces cost and speeds up our ability to support operations in crisis...
I love these stories, they just remind me I don't know everything,
Very interesting read, makes you wonder what price will be paid for political correctness in combat.
Frank E. Petersen, First Black General in Marines, Dies at 83
Frank E. Petersen Jr., who suffered bruising racial indignities as a military enlistee in the 1950s and was even arrested at an officers' club on suspicion of impersonating a lieutenant, but...
There is a whole mostly invisible crisis happening with our veterans.
Events like this help to bring it to the public focus.
Marines march in 'silkies' to raise awareness about military...
By Thomas Gibbons-Neff
The Washington Post
Published: July 25, 2015
WASHINGTON - The Marine Corps is looking to field a new sniper rifle but has yet to identify what type and caliber, according to a Marine spokesman...
here we go. The shooter used an "evil" ak 47 to kill all those guys. because a mass shooting like this is only possible with a "scary looking assault weapon"
In order to kill...
Glad they'll be home again.
Rest in peace brothers.
The bodies of 36 WWII Marines that died a hero's death in the Battle Of Tarawa in 1943 have been recovered from an isolated island in the Pacific. The remains of these brave soldiers will be brought back to America to be given a proper burial...
A Marine enters the Catholic Church confessional
booth in Pensacola, FL. He tells the priest,
"Bless me Father, for I have sinned. Last night,
I beat the Hell out of a flag burner and an
The priest says, "My son, I am here to forgive
your sins, not to discuss your...
Looking for a serving marine willing/able to make an award presentation, in uniform, next Thursday 5/21 at 9am to a Huntington H.S. student in honor of a marine killed in Beruit 30+ years ago. Fairly simple (15-minutes) but the presentation would mean much more coming from a serving marine...
A new reticle is under consideration. (Photo: the Military Times)
The Marines are considering a few changes in the small arms department, focusing on tweaks to their rifles and ammo and for some, switching to...
Anyone else see this today? Video report in the link.
ISIS on the doorstep? Fighters reportedly seize Iraqi town near base holding US Marines
Islamic State fighters reportedly seized most of a western Iraqi town on Thursday, in fighting taking place mere...
I wonder who gave this order. I doubt the Marines just decided to leave their weapons behind.
If they did do this it is time to turn embassy security over to the army .
Marines Surrender Weapons Before Yemen Evacuation
U.S. Embassy Marines in Yemen handed over their M-9 pistols and M-4...