‘I hope he hasn’t died in vain’: Staff sergeant arraigned at Parris Island in Marine’s death
The senior drill instructor accused of negligent homicide in the 2021 death of Marine Pfc. Dalton Beals did not enter a plea during an arraignment Wednesday at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot on Parris Island.
Marine marksmen bring hope, luck and skill to Okinawa range for Far East contest
The top 10% of shooters by score are invited to the Marine Corps Championships at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.
USS Fallujah: Future Navy amphibious assault ship will honor Marine battles in Iraq
A future America-class amphibious assault ship will bear the name USS Fallujah to commemorate the battles Marines fought in that city during the Iraq War, Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro announced.
Marine held on suspicion of crashing stolen car near air station in Japan
The Marine fled the crash scene without providing first aid or calling authorities, Iwakuni city officials said.
Okinawa villager, chasing stray US Marines, attempts to take rifle
A Japanese woman attempted to take a rifle from a member of a squad of U.S. Marines who strayed off a military training area and into a local village on Friday, according to an Okinawa Defense Bureau spokesman.
‘Solid progress’: A look inside Camp Blaz, the Marine Corps’ newest base on Guam
Camp Blaz, the first new Marine Corps installation in 70 years, is going up just to the east of Andersen Air Force Base and will be ready for the 5,000 Marines expected to arrive by the mid-2020s, but many of its core structures are still works in progress.
Okinawa loses legal bid to halt Marine Corps runway construction
Japan’s highest court dismissed without debate last week a lawsuit brought by Okinawa prefecture to halt construction of a Marine Corps runway at Camp Schwab.
North Carolina-based Marines experiment with stand-in force doctrine on Okinawa
North Carolina Marines are taking part in an exercise over 10 days at dozens of sites across Okinawa and at the Marines’ Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji.
Annual marksmanship competition seeks best Marine Corps shooters in the Far East
The Far East Marksmanship Competition drew 158 competitors to Camp Hansen on Okinawa.
‘Forever chemicals’ found in groundwater at MCAS Beaufort; Marines to test nearby wells
Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort is requesting permission to test drinking water wells on neighboring properties for the presence of man-made “forever chemicals” that have turned up in groundwater at the base at above federal health advisory levels.
Funding approved for project to help protect Parris Island from rising waters
Embattled by rising seas, the Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot is getting a nearly $1.2 million solution to help decrease flooding and erosion.
1st Marine Division holds final mission rehearsal across Southern California before deployment
The 1st Marine Division’s annual three-week Steel Knight training exercise is being held across 60,000 square miles in Southern California and Arizona. The training area replicates actual distances in the Western Pacific where the U.S. can access bases.
Corps names first female sergeant major to a Marine expeditionary force
Sgt. Maj. Joy Kitashima will become the first female Marine to fill the senior enlisted role in a Marine expeditionary force when she takes up her new responsibilities next year at Camp Courtney.
Military services select attorneys to lead new independent prosecutors’ offices
Each of the military services has selected an officer to lead a new branch legal office to determine which felony cases to send to a court-martial for crimes such as sexual assault, murder and child abuse.
Marine Corps stealth fighter damaged after Okinawa landing
A suspected electrical problem prompted the pilot to land the F-35B Lightning II at Kadena Air Base.
Police say drunken Marine crashed into bar during car chase on Okinawa
A Marine on Okinawa may face a drunken driving charge after Japanese police say he led them on a short chase before he crashed into a bar facade in Naha city.
Ponytails, braids, twists now covered by Marine Corps regs for women
The Marines joined other military services to permit women to wear something other than short hair or an austere bun while in uniform.
Marine vet ‘hero’ in critical condition after helping victims of Baltimore house explosion
While the 70-year-old Marine veteran was walking through Pigtown, an explosion rocked the area, leaving a mother and daughter trapped inside their burning, partially collapsed Bayard Street home across from Carroll Park.
‘Keep going, son. Don’t give up’: Marine says dead father’s voice guided rescue on Okinawa
Marine Lance Cpl. Vivencio Bio III remembered hearing a reassuring voice spurring him into a rip current on July 4 to save a woman being sucked out to sea at Blue Cave, a popular diving spot on Okinawa.