Marine Corps

What her father didn’t know as he headed off to the dangers of combat was there was danger at Camp Lejeune, lurking in its contaminated water. Today, Antonett Cox, now a wife and mother, has cancer — breast cancer, lymph cancer, brain cancer.

Marines accused of violating US Constitution with religious display

The local ACLU chapter on Friday joined the Military Religious Freedom Foundation in publicly accusing Marine leaders of discriminating against Jews and other non-Christian recruits — an allegation the Corps’ officials deny.


Thornberry: Politics hid depth of readiness crisis until now

The House Armed Services Committee heard bracing testimony last week from the vice chiefs of Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps on how training, equipment, personnel strength and overall readiness have reached crisis levels.

Lawmakers urge Marines to clear platoon exonerated of killing Afghans

House lawmakers on Thursday urged the Marine Corps to publicly clear the names of 30 special operators dogged by false claims that they indiscriminately killed Afghan civilians a decade ago.

WWII Raider reminisces with visiting Camp Pendleton Marines

Merrill was a member of the original Raiders, which formed for three years during World War II under the direction of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. He's a national treasure, the Marines said. Merrill is one of just a few living members of the group.

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