When Marine veteran Michael Mooney rushed from the back of a bus speeding out of control on a major downtown street to assist a driver suffering from a medical emergency, his actions were “the very definition of heroism,” said Duluth Mayor Don Ness.
Bill Rhodes signed up to fight in the kind of war he saw in the movies. “I was a dumb country kid; I had never been away from home before, ever,” he said. “I was going to be a Marine, and that was all there was to it.”
To Norman Baker, the Japanese were fanatical and brutal, with no respect for life. To Yoshiko Shimabukuro, Americans were demons who rained hellfire from the skies before raping and pillaging anything in their path.
Faced with a limited number of amphibious ships and a growing emphasis on crisis-response missions in places like Africa and the Pacific, the Marines are looking toward the Navy’s civilian-operated supply fleet to fill some of the gap.
Okinawa Gov. Takeshi Onaga met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on Friday for the first time since he was elected in November and demanded that Abe stop work to relocate U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma.
A former U.S. Marine who lost his right leg and several fingers in an explosion in Afghanistan is making a second attempt to scale Mount Everest to inspire others like him, a year after an avalanche that killed 16 Sherpa guides stopped him at the base camp.
A Portsmouth, Ohio, native is to be honored at the 16th annual induction ceremony for the Ohio Military Hall of Fame for Valor on Friday, April 24, 2015. The ceremony will take place in the Atrium of the Ohio Statehouse, commencing at 11:30 a.m.
The United States has indefinitely postponed a planning meeting with Thailand for next year’s Cobra Gold exercise, a decision that comes months after the U.S. scaled down its part in one of the world’s largest multinational military events.
A Marine Corps helicopter twice the size of a humpback whale made an emergency landing on a Southern California beach on Wednesday, bringing no injuries but leaving an unforgettable spectacle for swimmers and sunbathers.
Marine Corps pilots of the first F-35 joint strike fighters scheduled to begin flying this summer will not be able to use night vision technology or carry more than four bombs and missiles, Defense Department officials testified in the House on Tuesday.
Although servicemembers get briefings before going ashore in the Philippines, some information may have gotten lost over the two-plus decades since the U.S. military left U.S. Naval Base Subic Bay: Not everything is what it seems in Olongapo.
It was the heaviest fire that Gunnery Sgt. Brian Jacklin has seen in 10 years of heavy combat experience. But he remained calm, organizing a counterattack and calling for a helicopter. On Thursday, Jacklin was awarded the Navy Cross for his heroism during that battle.
Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga adopted a humble posture in front of the press during his talks Sunday with Okinawa Gov. Takeshi Onaga, trying to convince him that the central government was taking Okinawa Prefecture's situation into consideration.
Kerry Walters Jr. might not be attending the University of Pennsylvania without the help of the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation. It would have been too costly. His family's finances were stretched thin, partly because his father, a Marine, was wounded during the Vietnam War and his earning ability was affected by deteriorating health.
After stepping out of the landing vehicle with a 38-pound radio strapped to his back and a pair of 9-pound battery packs hitched to his waist, Marine Cpl. Tony Pegnataro very nearly became the first casualty of the Battle of Okinawa.