All six service branches have policies dictating the content, size and location of allowable tattoos, but information on whether exceptions are available for certain tattoos can be difficult to find, the Government Accountability Office said.
The Department of Defense Warrior Games, which started in 2010, is coming to Walt Disney World’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, drawing active duty and veteran military service members from around the country.
The Marine Corps is seeking public comment on its plan to base squadrons of KC-130J cargo planes and MQ-9 Reaper drones in Hawaii, a project calling for demolition of a landmark World War II-era hangar.
On Aug. 8, a posthumous medal — commemorating Lance Cpl. Dylan Merola for his actions on Aug. 26 while standing guard at Kabul’s airport in Afghanistan — was presented to his family during Disneyland’s somber Flag Retreat Ceremony.
A report places the blame for the death of the Dalton Beals, 19, on training and leadership failures, including company commanders, but particularly cites the role of the Crucible team leader, a senior drill instructor whose name is redacted.
Based on a novel of the same name, “Purple Hearts” revolves around Cassie Salazar, a struggling singer with Type 1 diabetes who can’t afford insulin, and Luke Morrow, a Marine who needs to pay off a drug dealer.
The Senate has confirmed Army Lt. Gen. Bryan Fenton to lead Special Operations Command and Lt. Gen. Michael Langley to lead U.S. military forces in Africa as the first Black four-star general in Marine Corps history.