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Marines who died in Osprey crash identified

Three U.S. Marines declared dead after their MV-22 Osprey crashed off the coast of Australia last weekend were identified on Monday. 1st Lt. Benjamin...

Military commanders get OK to shoot down drones over bases

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has sent new guidance to the armed services that lays out the military's authority to disable or shoot down any...

Australia finds USMC Osprey that crashed off northeast coast

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian Navy survey ship has located a U.S. military aircraft that crashed off the Australian northeast coast at the weekend...

Search for 3 missing Marines under way after aircraft ‘mishap’ off Australia coast

A search and rescue is underway Saturday for 3 Marine service members still missing after a “mishap” of an aircraft off the east coast...

Marine dog with cancer gets tear-filled farewell

MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — Hundreds of people in Michigan came together to salute and say a tear-filled final goodbye to a cancer-stricken dog who...

Top U.S. general says no changes yet to transgender policy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine General Joseph Dunford, said in a written message on Thursday to military...

President announces ban on transgender people in U.S. military

President Trump in a series of tweets Wednesday morning the president wrote: “After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the...

Marine Veteran killed in Syria ‘had a mission’ in IS battle

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A former Marine believed so strongly in the war against the Islamic State group that he secretly traveled to Syria,...

16 people killed after Marine Corps KC-130 aircraft crash

At least 16 people are dead after a U.S. Marine Corps. KC-130 airplane from Tennessee crashed into a soybean field in Mississippi on Monday...

Two Marines at San Diego air station seriously burned after explosion

Two Marines were severely burned Sunday night after a fighter jet exploded while they were conducting routine maintenance at a San Diego air station. The...

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Mattis says a decision is closer on strategy for Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of sometimes heated internal debate, the Trump administration has almost reached a decision on a new approach for fighting...

Warship captain in collision that killed 7 to lose command

WASHINGTON (AP) — Poor seamanship and flaws in keeping watch contributed to a collision between a Navy destroyer and a commercial container ship that...

CIA warned Barcelona about terror threat, report says

The CIA warned local police in Barcelona two months ago that the city’s popular tourist area, Las Ramblas, could be the target of a terrorist attack just...