Marine officer whose videos criticized handling of Afghanistan withdrawal has been discharged, plans media blitz
A Marine officer who criticized military and civilian leaders over the Afghanistan evacuation in a widely shared video this summer has been discharged from the service.
Siblings born on Christmas Eve follow their father into Marine Corps
Kathryn, John, Kaitlyn and Paul Kelley came into the world together in 1998, and all but Kaitlyn are second lieutenants attending The Basic School at Quantico, Va.
Admonished by Japan, US military re-imposes pre-travel COVID testing for its personnel
Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi expressed “deep regret” that a unit of Marines was not tested for COVID-19 before it arrived on Okinawa aboard a U.S. government flight.
Three Okinawa-based Marines accused of attempting to smuggle cannabis into Japan
Three Okinawa-based Marines were indicted last month in Japanese courts for allegedly attempting to smuggle cannabis into the country through the mail.
Coronavirus cluster grows at Okinawa Marine base as more workers test positive for omicron
The coronavirus cluster at Camp Hansen grew Wednesday by another 17 cases for a total of 217, according to a statement from the Public Health Department.
Camp Pendleton Marine to be recognized at NFL game for actions at Kabul airport bombing
Lance Cpl. Jack Zimmerman was at the Abbey Gate on Aug. 26 when the bomb was detonated, killing at least 180 people — 11 U.S. Marines, one soldier and a sailor were among them.
‘Designated lifesaver’: Marine’s quick actions likely saved victim of drive-by shooting
A Marine corporal’s visit to a San Diego-area coffee shop turned out to be a godsend for a wounded man, who is still alive thanks to first aid given by the Marine, authorities say.
Another Okinawa base worker tests positive for omicron as Marines’ COVID-19 cluster grows
A cluster of new cases emerged among newly arrived Marines in a rotational unit, according to Marine Corps Installations Pacific on Friday. Neither the Marines nor the Japanese government has commented publicly on whether the cluster included omicron cases.
Marine Corps bases put kibosh on wearing fitness attire at exchanges, commissaries
Running errands in running shorts is a threat to good order and discipline, the Marine Corps has decided, so it is letting bases bar troops from wearing fitness gear at commissaries and exchanges.
Okinawa authorities fear omicron as Marine coronavirus cluster reaches 180 cases
Visiting Kadena Air Base on Sunday, Japanese cabinet member said he would pressure the U.S. military to take more thorough mitigation measures and “ease the concern of local people.”