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Two F-35B Lightning II aircraft landed on Okinawa Monday, the first time the state-of-the-art stealth fighter has visited the strategically important Japanese island.



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1st Marine Division gets new commander

Brigadier Gen. Eric M. Smith, who led forces in Iraq and Afghanistan and most recently served at the Pentagon, is the new commanding general of the 1st Marine Division.


Russia warns Norway that hosting US Marines will hurt ties

Russia has told Norway that the extension of a U.S. military deployment in the country will hit diplomatic ties.

Museum of the Marine adds new monument

The Museum of the Marine unveiled its second monument Thursday within Lejeune Memorial Gardens.


Marine carries on 12-year-old Hiroshima victim’s message of peace through origami

Over the course of several years, Staff Sgt. Ismael Esconde has folded thousands of cranes to show appreciation to the Japanese allies of the United States. He has caused quite a stir; people are generally surprised to see a Marine doing origami for the wellness of others.


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