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{FD} Retired Marine who lost his legs in Afghanistan: Obama should have used the ‘Mother of all Bombs’

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A retired U.S. Marine said that former President Obama should have supported dropping the ‘Mother of all Bombs’ while he was the commander-in-chief. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump Calls Destroyer Commanders to Thank Them for Syria Strikes

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President Donald Trump thanked Cmdrs. Russell Caldwell and Andria Slough, commanding officers of the Ross and Porter respectively. Continue reading

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{FD} 5 Things to Start Your Week

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Here are five news stories and events to start your week. Continue reading

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{FD} Philippine court affirms conviction of US Marine

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A Philippines appeals court on Monday affirmed a regional trial court’s conviction of a U.S. Marine and his sentence of up to 10 years in jail for killing a transgender Filipino, whose heirs he was also ordered to compensate. Continue reading

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{FD} Carrier Strike Group Sails Toward Korea After North’s Missile Test

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The Carl Vinson carrier strike group was ordered to cancel planned port visits in Australia and head toward the Korean peninsula. Continue reading

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{FD} Combat Vet, Doctor, State Senator Tapped for Army Secretary

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Trump has nominated Dr. Mark E. Green, a state senator and decorated West Point graduate, to be the 23rd secretary of the Army. Continue reading

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{FD} SGLI System Upgrade Allows Troops to Make Changes at Home

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U.S. sailors are now able to update their SGLI) information online, a major upgrade from the previous, old-fashioned method. Continue reading

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{FD} Army Announces Deployment of 1,500 Alaska-Based Troops

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The deployment of the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne, 25th Infantry Division to Afghanistan is part of a regular rotation. Continue reading

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{FD} First Two Marines Punished in Facebook Probe; Dozens More Investigated

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The Marine Corps has taken its first punitive action as part of an effort to crack down on misogynistic internet postings. Continue reading

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{FD} The Most Read Stories This Week on Military.com

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Here’s a look at the most popular stories this week on Military.com. Continue reading

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{FD} US Launches Cruise Missile Strike on Syria

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The U.S. military has launched cruise missiles at targets in Syria in response to the recent deadly chemical attack against civilians. Continue reading

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{FD} Two-Star: Poor Communication May Have Spurred Pilots’ Refusal to Fly

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Rear Adm. DeWolfe Miller said the decision may reflect a lack of info about how much the service is doing to address the problem. Continue reading

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{FD} Five Marines Walk Away From CH-53 ‘Hard Landing’ in Yuma

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The helo was conducting a training mission in support of Yuma’s Weapons and Tactics Instructor school when the mishap took place. Continue reading

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{FD} More Drill Instructors Accused of Hazing to Face Court-Martial

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The Marine Corps has formally charged former two drill instructors accused of hazing recruits at Parris Island in South Carolina. Continue reading

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{FD} Navy Announces Two-Day Grounding for T-45s After Pilot Strike

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The pause will allow time for the Navy leadership to speak with the pilots, listen to concerns, and discuss risk mitigations. Continue reading

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{FD} Spot’s Back: Marines Resume Testing With Four-Legged Robot

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After a long hiatus, the Marine Corps is about to start experimenting again with one of its most fanciful concepts. Continue reading

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{FD} Budget Woes Threaten Marine Corps Plan to Defeat Enemy Drones

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A yearlong continuing resolution would threaten the Marine Corps’ strategy to counter enemy unmanned aerial systems. Continue reading

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{FD} Marines Killed in Chattanooga Shooting to Receive Heroism Medal

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Two Marines who died during a shooting in Chattanooga will receive a medal the service reserves for acts of non-combat heroism. Continue reading

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{FD} Marines to Offer Retention Bonuses for F-35, V-22, F-18 Pilots

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The Marine Corps is set to offer retention bonuses for aviators for the first time since 2011. Continue reading

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{FD} Memo to the Marine Corps: Don’t Pretend It’s Just a PR Problem

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Following almost every scandal, the person, company or government entity responsible is tempted chalk it up as “a PR problem.” Continue reading

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{FD} Marine Corps Reviews Chow Hall Options as Fitness Division Activates

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In a push to develop a more holistically healthy force, the Marine Corps is creating a Force Fitness Division. Continue reading

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{FD} In Leadership Push, Navy Nixes Most Computer-Based General Training

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The Navy wants annual training on topics such as suicide prevention to be more than a ritual of clicking and scrolling. Continue reading

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{FD} Deadly Hornet Crash Result of Low Dive During Strafing Run

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The mishap appeared to be the result of a controlled flight into terrain, according to a newly released investigation. Continue reading

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{FD} Marine Trademark Office Quietly Joins Fight Against Online Misogyny

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The Marine Corps Trademark and Licensing Office has taken on Disgruntled Decks, a game filled with inside jokes and crass humor. Continue reading

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{FD} Sailor Briefly in Irish Custody After Alleged Sexual Assault

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A U.S. sailor is in the hands of the Navy after being taken into custody by Irish authorities on suspicion of sexual assault. Continue reading

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{FD} Marines, Navy Eye Mandatory Separation Review for Online Offenders

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The personnel chiefs for the Navy and Marine Corps revealed Tuesday that both services are considering updating their policies. Continue reading

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{FD} Lawmaker: ‘Hatred and Misogyny’ Behind Photo-Sharing Scandal

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Speier brought the harassment of women by male Marines and vets on Facebook groups to the attention of Gen. Jim Amos in 2013. Continue reading

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{FD} Marines Investigating After Sgt. Maj. Died During Exercise

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The senior enlisted adviser for 3rd Marine Logistics Group died in a non-combat incident March 19 in Pohang, South Korea. Continue reading

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{FD} After Marine Photo Scandal, Services Issue Social Media Guidelines

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U.S. military leaders sent out guidance to personnel about online conduct in the wake of a recent nude-photo sharing scandal. Continue reading

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{FD} In Marine Photo Scandal, Evidence Can Quickly Disappear

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CIS Division Chief Curtis Evans highlighted the challenges of prosecuting offenders when evidence can be deleted in an instant. Continue reading

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{FD} Lawmaker: Corps Has Yet to Grasp Scope of ‘Marines United’ Scandal

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Rep. Mac Thornberry said he believes the thorny problems at the heart of the scandal have yet to be fully grasped by the service. Continue reading

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{FD} Amid Scandal, Marines Roll Out ‘Battles Won’ Ad Campaign

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The Marine Corps’ new ad campaign takes viewers on a journey through everything the Corps stands for. Continue reading

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{FD} Marines launch new ad campaign: ‘Battles Won’

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The Marine Corps is launching a new recruitment ad campaign meant to draw millennials by showing Marines as not only strong warriors but good citizens. Continue reading

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{FD} Lawmaker to Introduce Bill Criminalizing Military ‘Revenge Porn’

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Rep. Speier plans to announce legislation that would make it a crime for service members to share nude photos without consent. Continue reading

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{FD} About 500 Accessed Drive With Nude Photos of Marines: Neller

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NCIS determined that 500 members of the Marines United group followed a link to a drive containing nude photos of female Marines. Continue reading

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{FD} Corps to Update Social Media Rules in Wake of Marines United Scandal

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The Marines’ top officer has sent a “White Letter” ordering the service’s leaders to support victims of illicit photo sharing. Continue reading

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{FD} How a Unique Nerve Graft Saved a Marine Hero’s Arm

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Lance Cpl. Jeffrey Coleone is one of the first patients in the world to receive a 70mm nerve grafts to repair his arm. Continue reading

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{FD} Marine to Face Trial in Deadly 2015 Truck Rollover

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The driver of a 7-ton truck that overturned at Camp Pendleton in 2015 is expected to face a charge of negligent homicide. Continue reading

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{FD} Marines arrive in Syria in support of fight for Raqqa, defense official says

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A detachment of U.S Marines arrived in Syria outside the ISIS de-facto capital of Raqqa, a U.S. defense official confirmed Wednesday to Fox News. Continue reading

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{FD} US Marines Move into Syria with Howitzers

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Marines attached to the 11th MEU quietly moved into Syria weeks ago to establish an artillery base, defense officials confirmed. Continue reading

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{FD} Top Enlisted Marine: Legal ‘Gaps’ in Addressing Online Harassment

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Sgt. Maj. Ronald Green is concerned the service’s leaders do not have comprehensive legal tools to prosecute the alleged crimes. Continue reading

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{FD} Commandant to Marines: Report Social Media Harassment, Abuse

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The service’s top officer is speaking out, urging troops to self-police internet activity and report bad behavior. Continue reading

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{FD} Among Marine Vets Targeted By Facebook Groups, a Plea for Change

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Female Marines are sharing their own stories of being harassed and objectified online by their male counterparts. Continue reading

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{FD} Marines under investigation for sharing nude photos of women

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The Defense Department is investigating reports that some Marines shared naked photographs of female Marines, veterans and other women on a secret Facebook page, some of which were taken without their knowledge. Continue reading

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{FD} Remains of Marine shot down during Vietnam War heading home after 48 years

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A Marine radar intercept officer missing nearly 48 years after he was shot down over Laos during the Vietnam War has been accounted for after his remains were found last year, the Bergen Record reports. Continue reading

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{FD} 19-year-old Marine dies in a training accident in California

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Austin Ruiz was hit by a stray bullet during the drill, another Marine was injured, according to a press release. Continue reading

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{FD} Military moms fear contaminants at housing base are giving children cancer

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The Marine Corps says it is addressing the concerns of a military mom who posted a YouTube video warning about what she claims are potential cancer risks for anyone who has resided at her family’s former military housing unit in South Carolina. Continue reading

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{FD} John Glenn lies in honor at Ohio capitol for public goodbye

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John Glenn’s home state and the nation began saying goodbye to the beloved astronaut Friday starting with a public viewing of his flag-draped casket inside Ohio’s Statehouse rotunda. Continue reading

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{FD} US Marines ground all Ospreys in Japan after crash

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The U.S. Marine Corps announced Wednesday it would temporarily ground all Japan-based MV-22 Osprey aircraft after a crash Tuesday six miles off the coast of Okinawa. Continue reading

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{FD} US Marine Osprey crashes off Japan, 5 rescued, US officials say

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A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey crashed roughly 6 miles off the coast of Okinawa, Japan, on Tuesday, marking the second crash of a Marine aircraft in the area in less than a week, two Pentagon officials told Fox News. Continue reading

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