From Military.com: More than 120 Americans were killed in the two battles of Fallujah, 54 of them in a bloody nine-day span in November 2004 during the second battle, Operation Phantom Fury. Eleven prestigious Navy Cross medals were approved for actions in Fallujah, two of them posthumous. In addition, Fallujah produced one of the most […]
To the tune of $2 billion: The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a judgment allowing families of victims of the 1983 Marine barracks bombing in Beirut and other terrorist attacks to collect nearly $2 billion in frozen Iranian funds. The court on Wednesday ruled 6-2 in favor of more than 1,300 relatives of the 241 […]
Tragic: Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said that one U.S. Marine was killed by rocket fire from the Islamic State at a base in northern Iraq while providing force protection fire support. Several other Marines were wounded in the attack and are receiving treatment for their injuries. Photo by United States Marine Corps Official Page
It’s a shock to the Marine culture, that’s for sure, but the Department of Defense will be going through with this plan to open all combat roles to women. Photo by DJANDYW.COM & DJANDYW.TV AKA ANDREW WILLARD
The search was suspended after five days and no hints of survivors or recovering the bodies of the fallen.
As the Free Beacon reported: A Marine war hero who helped conduct the Marine Corps’ study on females in combat operations criticized the secretary of the Navy for questioning the legitimacy of the report’s findings. In a post to his Facebook page this weekend that has since been taken down, Sgt. Maj. Justin LeHew called Navy Secretary Ray Mabus […]
Sami Kazikhani, who interpreted for the U.S. Marines in Afghanistan, made it to Austria with his wife and child before Europe began closing their borders. He’s escaped Afghanistan, where the Taliban has made it common practice to kill collaborators with NATO and the U.S.
Reports emerged that two U.S. Marines disarmed a gunman on a train in France, foiling a potentially deadly attack on civilians.
All eight servicemen’s bodies aboard the crashed helicopter were recovered, said the Nepalese government. There were six U.S. Marines and two Nepalese soldiers who were delivering aid when the chopper went down in the mountains. RIP.
5/3/2016 - Calls Renewed to Rename U.S. Navy Ships after Marines’ Historic Fallujah Campaign
4/21/2016 - SCOTUS Rules in Favor of Terror Attack Victims, Iran Owes Them Money
3/21/2016 - U.S. Marine Dies in Rocket Attack in Iraq
3/13/2016 - Survey: Active Marines Not Fans of Opening All Combat Roles to Women
1/21/2016 - Sad: Search Suspended for 12 Marines in Hawaii Collision
1/19/2016 - Finding Marines in Helicopter Crash off of Hawaii Continues
9/15/2015 - Marine Officer Blasts Secretary of the Navy’s Dismissal of Study of Women’s Integration into Marine Corps
9/15/2015 - Former Afghan Marine Interpreter Makes it into Austria before Borders Closed
8/22/2015 - U.S. Marines Take Down Gunman on Train in France
5/16/2015 - U.S. Marine Chopper in Nepal Found, Bodies Recovered
2/13/2015 - ISIS seizes town near Iraqi Air Base where U.S. Marines are stationed