Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Prosecutor says Marine Corps drill instructor was a ‘bully’

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. – A Marine Corps drill instructor was a "bully" who punched, choked and kicked recruits, focusing his abuse on three Muslim...

US drone strike in Somalia kills ‘several’ al-Shabaab militants, military says

A drone strike in Somalia carried out by the United States military Friday has killed “several" al-Shabaab militants. The U.S. Africa Command said in a...

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...

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...

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...

First female Marine in history to graduate infantry training course

A female Marine is set to make history next week as the first woman ever to graduate from the Marine Corps' demanding Infantry Officer...

Pentagon issues data on sexual assault reports at its bases

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military on Friday disclosed for the first time base-by-base data on sexual assault reports, showing a higher number of...

Packages with explosive material sent to military installations in DC area

Multiple suspicious packages containing explosive material were sent to at least three military installations in the Washington, D.C. area, a senior defense official told...

Court overturns Marine sniper’s conviction for urinating on dead Taliban fighters

A military court on Wednesday overturned the conviction of a former Marine sniper involved in urinating on dead Taliban soldiers in Afghanistan in 2011...

WWII veteran returns dead Japanese soldier’s flag to his family

HIGASHISHIRAKAWA, Japan (AP) — Tatsuya Yasue buried his face into the flag and smelled it. Then he held the 93-year-old hands that brought this...

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Doctor caught dyeing his patient’s genitals now practices at Fort Polk

A former Mesa County, Colorado gynecologist who dyed a patient's vagina purple in what he called a "joke" has avoided jail time as part...

Legal and ethical questions surround rapping recruiter’s viral video

2018 has been a tough year for U.S. Army Recruiting Command. After failing to meet the fiscal year recruiting mission at the end of...

U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan while helping colleagues whose vehicle hit bomb

KABUL — U.S. Army Spec. James A. Slape stepped out of his vehicle in Afghanistan on Thursday ready to help others. The soldier, trained...