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
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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
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
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
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
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