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India allows detained Italian marine to go home

New Delhi - India's top court ruled on Friday that a sick Italian marine detained for the 2012 killing of two fishermen can go home for medical treatment.

Photo Essay: Wall of Healing offers reconciliation, reflection Special

Nashville - The Vietnam Veterans Memorial “Wall That Heals” offered both visitors and citizens of Middle Tennessee an opportunity to learn, remember and honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country during the Vietnam War.

India consults Italy over live bullet, hate mail

New Delhi - India's embassy in Rome has received hate mail and even a live bullet, an official said Friday, underlining fury in Italy over the prosecution of two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen.India has consulted Italy over security at the...

2 million attend 54th Annual Chicago Air & Water Show Special

Chicago - An estimated 2 million spectators crowded the beaches and parks near Lake Michigan in Chicago this past weekend to catch one of the most exciting shows of the year. The 2012 Chicago Air and Water Show.

WWII: Missing Marine finally laid to rest

Ann Arbor - Marine Pfc. John Albert Donovan was laid to rest in Michigan Friday nearly 70 years after he and six other Marines went missing in the South Pacific during WWII.

U.S. Marine faces dismissal over criticism of Obama on Facebook

Camp Pendleton - U.S. Marine sergeant Gary Stein made the mistake of criticizing President Barack Obama on his Facebook page. That mistake may cause him to be dismissed in shame.

Seven Marines killed in midair helicopter collision

Preparing for deployment to Afghanistan, seven Marines were killed Wednesday night when two helicopters collided over the California desert in one of the Marine Corps' deadliest aviation training accidents in years.

U.S and U.K. Navy capture Somali Pirates

The U.S. and British navy have intercepted a Somali boat in the Indian Ocean. Marines boarded the Somali dhow and captured 13 pirates.

Officials investigate claims U.S. Marines urinated on dead bodies

Kabul - The U.S. Marine Corps has launched an investigation into a video surfaced on the internet which seems to show a group of Marines urinating on the bodies of three soldiers, possibly Taliban members.

Soldier's Silent Night video becomes holiday hit

As Christmastime approaches a video circulating on the Internet wants us to remember the soldiers spending Christmas alone in foreign lands while we are home enjoying our family, friends and freedom.

Marine Corps bans audible farting in Afghanistan

Washington - The United States Marine Corps has banned audible farting in Afghanistan because it is culturally offensive to civilians working with the military and members of the Afghan National Army.

The Plight of Maritime piracy

Many masters and shipowners do not report piracy for fear of delays due to protracted investigations, increased insurance premiums, bad publicity, and stifling red tape.

Actor Mila Kunis accepts YouTube date proposal from US soldier

Fancy taking a celebrity on a date? As with everything in the modern world, YouTube is the answer! Well, at least it is for Sgt. Scott Moore - a US soldier who used the video-sharing community to ask Mila Kunis to the upcoming Marine Corps Ball.

U.S. Marines in Afghanistan lip-sync Britney Spears song in video

U.S. marines stationed in Afghanistan have released another video where they lip-sync to a pop tune. This time, the YouTube video features dozens of marines having fun with Britney Spears' "Hold It Against Me."

More US troops being sent to Afghanistan

Washington - As President Obama’s much touted July 2011 date for troop withdrawal in Afghanistan approaches, the Defense Department has announced it is sending at least 1,400 Marine combat forces to the war-ravaged and heavily occupied country.

Marine stabbed at Best Buy, collecting 'Toys for Tots'

Augusta - A Marine stabbed while collecting Toys for Tots said he thought of all the people inside Best Buy on the crowded Black Friday when instinct led him to attempt to intercept a fleeing shoplifter.

US Marines storm ship taken by pirates

Mogadishu - US Marines have stormed a ship held by pirates in the Gulf of Aden, capturing nine men suspected of piracy after joint naval forces shadowed the captured ship. This is believed to be the first time US troops have taken a pirated ship by force.

Two Marines dead after attempted Afghan prison break

An attempted prison break during prayer time in southern Afghanistan has left two United States Marines and one prisoner dead on Saturday.

Veteran motorcyclists stop in West Virginia town Special

Hurricane - Hundreds of people lined the streets in Hurricane, West Virginia, in support of veteran motorcyclists who made an overnight stop in this town to accept the hospitality offered on their way to Washington to promote awareness for all veterans.

Blind, double amputee Marine Corporal makes history

Matthew Bradford always wanted to serve in the Marines, he even said he would keep signing up as many times as the Marines would allow. Bradford lived up to that commitment and on Wednesday re-wrote history as the first blind, double-amputee to re-enlist.

Guam Military Base Raises Environmental Concerns

Residents of the pacific island of Guam are angry about the ongoing transfer of the US military base in Okinawa to Guam, saying the relocation plan will have severe impact on Guam's environment and natural resources.

Marines take Marja, operation has its own Wiki page

The assault on Marja in Helmand Province is unique in many ways. It’s the first of a new model approach to fighting the Taliban concentrating on the Obama administration’s “transfer” approach, handing over control to Afghan authorities.

US Marines 'hit the beaches’ to help stricken Haiti

American Marines have "hit the beaches” again, landing at Bonel, Haiti. Only this time, the Marines are carrying relief supplies for the island’s stricken people, not guns.

9000 more Marines for Helmand Province in Afghanistan

The full decision is taking its time, but the first move is to deploy 9000 Marines in one of Afghanistan’s true hot spots. This deployment adds significant combat capability in a very sensitive area.

U S Marine corps ban social networking sites

U.S. Marine Corps banned social networking sites like Twitter, MySpace, Facebook from its networks, citing security reasons.The ban will last a year.

Four U S Marines killed in southern Afghanistan

Four U.S. soldiers were killed by roadside bombs in Helmand province in Southern Afghanistan as NATO forces continued its offensive against Taliban.

Labor Department Announces Green Jobs Training for Veterans

Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis announced Wednesday grants to 17 different organizations totaling $7.5 million. The grants will provide nearly 3,000 veterans with "green jobs" training.

Ray Mabus sworn in as new Secretary of the Navy

The former Mississippi governor and U.S. ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Ray Mabus, was sworn in May 19 as the new secretary of the Navy. He became the 75th secretary of the Navy.

US Marines In Afghanistan: We Need Better Armor

Once United States President-Elect Barack Obama takes office of US President on January 20, he will inherit the war in Afghanistan and the war in Iraq.

US Military Marriages Suffer An Increase In Divorces

The simultaneous wars in Afghanistan and Iraq are showing to have an adverse affect of United States military marriages.
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A U.S. marine singing a Britney Spears song
A U.S. marine singing a Britney Spears song
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Award-winning sharpshooter Sergeant Robert Miller  Beirut Lebanon Civil War 1980-1985
Award-winning sharpshooter Sergeant Robert Miller, Beirut Lebanon Civil War 1980-1985
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LIBYA: Top officials of the U.S. Marines pose with soldiers and sailors assigned to embassy protecti...
LIBYA: Top officials of the U.S. Marines pose with soldiers and sailors assigned to embassy protection duty outside the U.S. embassy in Tripoli in 2013.
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LIBYA: Top officials of the U.S. Marines pose with soldiers and sailors assigned to embassy protecti...
LIBYA: Top officials of the U.S. Marines pose with soldiers and sailors assigned to embassy protection duty outside the U.S. embassy in Tripoli in 2013.
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Cpl. Phillip Duggan was stabbed by a suspected shoplifter while collecting Toys for Tots at a Best B...
Cpl. Phillip Duggan was stabbed by a suspected shoplifter while collecting Toys for Tots at a Best Buy over the busy holiday shopping weekend at Best Buy in Augusta Georgia.
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U.S. Marines conduct rifle movement drills during sustainment training aboard the USS Iwo Jima
U.S. Marines conduct rifle movement drills during sustainment training aboard the USS Iwo Jima
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Chester Nez was among the First 29 Navajo U.S. Marine Corps code-talker recruits being sworn in at F...
Chester Nez was among the First 29 Navajo U.S. Marine Corps code-talker recruits being sworn in at Fort Wingate, NM, in 1942. (National Archives Identifier) 295175
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Marines pose with General James Mattis  Commanding General  CENTCOM  at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul  A...
Marines pose with General James Mattis, Commanding General, CENTCOM, at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan
U.S Embassy Kabul Afghanistan
Sgt. Angela Arounerangsy  drill instructor  Platoon 4003  November Company  4th Recruit Training Bat...
Sgt. Angela Arounerangsy, drill instructor, Platoon 4003, November Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, motivates recruits as they prepare for the rappel tower aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C.
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A Light Armored Vehicle (LAV-25) of a US Marine Light Reconnaissnace Battalion.
A Light Armored Vehicle (LAV-25) of a US Marine Light Reconnaissnace Battalion.
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Marine Sgt. Gary Stein
Marine Sgt. Gary Stein
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Obama Calls-in the Marines to shield him and Turkish PM from rain
Obama Calls-in the Marines to shield him and Turkish PM from rain
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