Accuracy in Media

Female Infantry Marines will Graduate from Boot Camp

From Task and Purpose: Just over a year after Defense Secretary Ash Carter issued a mandate opening previously closed ground combat jobs to women, the Marine Corps expects to see its first female recruits with infantry contracts graduate boot camp, bringing them one step closer to billets in combat arms units. To date, 31 female Marines have […]

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Is Gender Segregation a Bad Move at Marine Boot Camp?

From Task and Purpose: The Marine Corps is asking tough questions of itself after the death of a Muslim recruit sparked an investigation that could lead to administrative or legal action against up to 20 enlisted and officer personnel. But any dialogue about how recruits are made into Marines must also include a frank discussion […]

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U.S. Marine Dies in Rocket Attack in Iraq

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

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January 2017

1/8/2017 - Female Infantry Marines will Graduate from Boot Camp

December 2016

12/5/2016 - US Marine who Served Under New Defense Secretary James ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis Supports His Nomination

November 2016

11/13/2016 - Is Gender Segregation a Bad Move at Marine Boot Camp?

May 2016

5/3/2016 - Calls Renewed to Rename U.S. Navy Ships after Marines’ Historic Fallujah Campaign

April 2016

4/21/2016 - SCOTUS Rules in Favor of Terror Attack Victims, Iran Owes Them Money

March 2016

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

February 2016

2/27/2016 - 2nd Iraq War Veteran Beaten in D.C., Same Night as the Other Veteran

2/24/2016 - Arrests Made in Brutal Attack on U.S. Veteran

January 2016

1/19/2016 - Finding Marines in Helicopter Crash off of Hawaii Continues

December 2015

12/4/2015 - Defense Dept Opens All Combat Jobs to Women over Marine Corps’ Objections

October 2015

10/29/2015 - DC Convention Pushes Marine Corps Marathon out of Downtown DC

September 2015

9/25/2015 - Congressman Calls for Reinstatement of Green Beret who Stood Up to Afghan Child Molester

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

August 2015

8/22/2015 - U.S. Marines Take Down Gunman on Train in France

July 2015

7/17/2015 - Kuwait-Born Gunman Kills 4 Marines, Became More Radical Recently