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A Battle Worth Fighting

Throughout my military career, and even still today, I am an avid consumer of military history.  Probably because I spent a majority of my military career on the east coast, I am particularly drawn to the Civil War. 396 more words


Marine Corps Jet Crashes In California Desert; Pilot Safe

TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. (AP) – A Marine Corps jet fighter crashed and burned in the Southern California desert, but the pilot ejected safely, a spokesman said. 192 more words

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Locally based USS Wasp relocating to Japan in 2017

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — The locally based amphibious assault ship USS Wasp will be relocating to Japan next year.

The Navy says this move is part of a rebalancing strategy to increase their presence in the Pacific Fleet. 75 more words


33 Years On, A Tragedy That Still Causes Me Much Anxiety

Thirty-three years ago yesterday, October 23, 1983, a suicide bomber drove a van loaded with explosives into the barracks of the US Marines in Beirut, killing 241 of them and wounding many more. 810 more words

Marine Recipient Of Purple Heart Needs Help For Next Mission

By Kelly Werthmann

LONGMONT, Colo. (CBS4) – A Retired Marine living in Longmont is asking for help on his next mission.

Sgt. John Reid is headed to Traverse City, Michigan on Nov. 489 more words


A 9/11 Moment in 1983

Thirty-three years have passed since the largest non-nuclear explosion since World War II took the lives of 220 Marines, 18 sailors and three soldiers. At about 6:20 in the morning on October 23, 1983, a yellow Mercedes truck charged through the barbed-wire fence around the American compound in Beirut and plowed past two guard stations. 437 more words


Niihau could host Osprey, other Marine training zones

The island of Niihau may become a training area for Ospreys and other U.S. Marine Corps aircraft.

Always Investigating reviewed the plan in a state environmental-notice log ( 459 more words