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US Soldier Hurt In Iraq Gunfire

A US soldier has been injured after an unidentified attacker fired at his position, while the serviceman was on overnight duty, military officials have said. 307 more words


Detectives Recover 60 Percent Of Stolen Items To Local Boy Scout Troop

ONTARIO (CBSLA.com) — A local Boy Scout troop has reason to celebrate after detectives managed to track down and recover a large portion of the troop’s gear, which had been stolen in February. 258 more words


Marines on Okinawa and the Threat of China


March 8, 2015

Starting off Sunday morning with a depressing topic…

Last weekend, I got a phone call from a prefectural assembly member who supports Governor Onaga at prefectural assembly meetings. 413 more words

Today in 1965, in Washington, D.C......

The White House confirmed reports that, at the request of South Vietnam, the United States is sending two battalions of U.S. Marines for security work at the Da Nang air base, which would hopefully free South Vietnamese troops for combat. 101 more words

Military History

Today in 1776, at the British port of Nassau, Bahamas,

The U.S. Marines made its first amphibious landing during the Battle of Nassau.

Fought over two days (March 3–4, 1776), the battle was a naval action and amphibious assault by American forces against the British during the American Revolutionary War.  176 more words

Military History

Raising the Flag

On this day, seventy years ago, the Stars and Stripes were raised over Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima.  The iconic picture won a Pulitzer for Associated Press photographer, Joe Rosenthal.  191 more words

War Casualties