Grief comes home to US towns week after Afghanistan war ends
While the war in Afghanistan is over, its harsh reality is still coming home as Americans now are beginning to honor and bury the last casualties to come back from a 20-year war that claimed more than 2,400 American lives.
Service members killed in Kabul bombing awarded Purple Hearts
The 13 troops were killed Aug. 26 as they were helping to screen Afghans and others at the Abbey Gate of the Kabul airport.
Funeral for Cpl. Humberto Sanchez, Indiana Marine slain in Kabul, to be held Sept. 14
U.S. Marine Cpl. Humberto Sanchez was one of 13 military service members killed inside the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, by a suicide bomber on Aug. 26. At least 170 Afghans also were killed.
Marine recruit found dead on Parris Island, investigation under way
The recruit was found dead around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday after apparently falling from a balcony, according to Beaufort County Coroner David Ott.
Section of I-70 to close for Missouri Marine's procession
Several miles of westbound traffic on Interstate 70 in suburban St. Louis will close briefly Wednesday as the remains of a Marine killed in Afghanistan are escorted from Lambert Airport to a funeral home.
San Clemente march honors service members killed in Afghanistan as hometown heroes
The crowd chanted, “ USA! USA!” and carried American and Marine Corps flags in tribute to the 13 service members who on Aug. 26 were killed in the bombing attack on the Kabul airport. Ten were from a single Camp Pendleton unit, the 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment.
California ceremony honors Marine Lance Cpl. Kareem Nikoui, killed in Kabul attack
Marine Lance Cpl. Kareem Nikoui, a 2019 Norco High graduate was described as a "strong person," who "held no grudges," and had "a love for kids," Pastor Phil Wozniak said. The fallen Marine's mother told Wozniak that he'd gone back to save a child when the bomb went off.
Retired Marine colonel is second to plead guilty this week in ‘Fat Leonard’ Navy bribery case
Retired Marine Col. Enrico “Rick” DeGuzman, 63, admitted in his plea agreement Friday to accepting $67,000 in fine dining, gifts and luxury hotel stays in exchange for steering business to Leonard Francis, a military contractor operating in the Eastern Pacific.
California city honors Marine who ‘made a difference’ before his death in Kabul attack
It was a solemn, tearful evening Thursday as friends, family members and the community gathered in Rancho Cucamonga to honor 20-year-old Marine Lance Cpl. Dylan Merola, one of 13 U.S. service members killed in the Aug. 26 attack at the Kabul, Afghanistan, airport.
Marine Corps revamps infantry school to produce critical-thinking, more advanced infantrymen
The Corps wants to create infantrymen who will arrive at their first duty station with the critical and creative thinking skills of Marines several years into their career, instead of the robot-like, trigger-pullers that some have accused the service of producing in its longstanding entry-level infantry course, Marine officials said last week.