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Sgt. Meredith F. "Buster" Keirn of the U.S. Marines died on a frozen North Korean hillside in 1950 after a grenade blast severed his left arm. His remains — which were returned to the U.S. in 2015 — will be buried on Aug. 8 with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery.



GOP Rep. Hunter ordered to stop using Marines emblem after Islamophobic ad

Embattled Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter was issued a cease-and-desist letter from the Marine Corps for using its official emblem and slogan in a campaign mailer that targeted three Muslim officials.


Okinawa sues Tokyo again to stop MCAS Futenma relocation project

Okinawa's governor filed suit against the Japanese minister of land, infrastructure, transport and tourism, seeking to void a decision to resume construction on an airfield that would replace Marine Corps Air Station Futenma.

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This new Marine was born in Afghanistan and hopes to return – this time to fight extremism

Marine Pvt. Atiqullah Assadi, who graduated from boot camp last week, would be among a small but valued number of native Afghan U.S. servicemembers fighting a war now in its 18th year.


Troops lend a hand at Okinawa school founded to combat cross-cultural bullying

AmerAsian School in Okinawa was founded by mothers looking for a safe environment to educate their mixed-race children without the threat of bullying. Servicemembers have visited the school to connect with students and help with projects around campus.


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