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Marine Corps

Maria Daume is among the first women in the history of the Marine Corps to finish recruit training with every job available to her. She is also one of the first four women to graduate with an infantry contract in hand.


Marine veteran enjoying bull riding career

27-year-old Chris Skeeters was the one and only Marine competing Saturday night after serving almost eight years in active duty.


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Military's shift away from oil clashes with Trump's promises

At a renewable energy demonstration at Twentynine Palms Marine Corps base, a Marine recharged his radio's batteries simply by walking, while others examined a rocket artillery system and a drone — both powered by the sun. Many such events have taken place at military bases across the country as part of the Defense Department's shift away from fossil fuels under the Obama administration.

VA to pay billions to veterans affected by toxic water at Camp Lejeune

The Department of Veterans Affairs is preparing to give out an estimated $2.2 billion during the next five years to thousands of veterans suffering from serious illnesses caused by contaminated water at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.


Former Marine falsely claimed combat wounds

A former U.S. Marine who accepted gifts and honors, including a letter from Gov. Matt Mead, after falsely claiming to have been wounded in combat has pleaded no contest to a charge of obtaining property by false pretense.


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