Marine Corps

The wounded warrior is now a cop — and he'll be walking the beat on titanium legs. Matias Ferreira, a former U.S. Marine Corps lance corporal who lost his legs below the knee when he stepped on a hidden explosive in Afghanistan in 2011, is joining a suburban New York police department.


Lejeune vets' claims to be approved faster for 8 illnesses

The Marine Corps has begun outreach to hundreds of thousands of veterans who served at Camp Lejeune, N.C., at least 30 days from August 1953 to December 1987, inviting them or surviving spouses to file for VA compensation if veterans suffered one of eight ailments linked to water contamination on the base.

Marine dies while in South Korea for joint war games

An Okinawa-based Marine has died while in South Korea for joint war games, the military said Tuesday.

Marine Corps to display Osprey aircraft at university dedication event

Purdue Research Park says a U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey will be on display at the university airport Thursday as part of the dedication of the Purdue Research Park Aerospace District.

Marines update social media policy amid nude-photo sharing scandal

Marines who act illegally or immorally on the Internet will be punished, according to the Marine Corps’ new social media policy released in the wake of an illicit-photo sharing scandal.

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