Marine Corps

A decade ago, Tyler Tidwell was an infantry officer leading Marines deployed overseas, on a trajectory some believed would lead to the highest levels. Today, he needs help just getting out of bed and struggles to be understood when he talks, using an eye-control device to communicate via email and text with the outside world.

Marine Corps recognizes first responders on Okinawa for water rescue near Camp Schwab

The Marines were kayaking from seaside Camp Schwab, on the island’s northeast coast, when they were sucked out to sea, Timothy Johnson, the Marine Corps Installations Pacific regional deputy fire chief, said Thursday by phone. The incident ended with no serious injuries.

New Marines workout uniform to be tested this summer, available next year

The Marine Corps will pick 500 people to test a new workout uniform during the summer to determine whether it meets the needs for modern athletic gear.

Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego reopens graduations to family members

Starting April 22, Marines will be able to invite two family members to their graduation, a welcome break to the lesser fanfare of the last year where families and friends could only watch virtually.

Parris Island graduations to partially reopen to visitors in May

The Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island announced on Monday that starting May 7, it would allow a limited number of visitors on base for the Friday morning colors and graduation ceremonies, which cap recruits' 13-week training.

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