Marine Corps

"They say it's a rite of passage to us," said former Pvt. Thomas Jacob Weaver. "That that's why they put us through hell. But in no way is it benefiting us, or anything. It's pointless. I just felt like someone has to say something."

USMC: Siddiqui's death didn't stop hazing, recruit abuse in his platoon

According to a copy of a Marine Corps investigation, Raheel Siddiqui's training platoon at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island continued to be plagued by a troubling “command philosophy.”

Iwakuni Marine proposes to girlfriend in Florida via surprise video

Brenda Salmeron thought she was going to the mall with a friend on Saturday, but instead she got the surprise of her life as the love of her life appeared on a giant video screen inside the Microsoft store to ask an important question.

Marines, sailors march for suicide awareness at Camp Pendleton

The suicide prevention walk was held by the 1st Dental Battalion. More than 1,000 Marines and sailors walked three miles around the Camp Pendleton Naval Hospital. Marine Corps Community Services set up booths providing information on resources and support programs.

Okinawa governor demands Harriers be grounded pending crash probe

Okinawa’s governor demanded Friday that Marine officials ground all Harrier jets pending an investigation into a Marines’ AV-88 crash into the sea east of the island.

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