U.S. Marines

Fortitude Ranch: Stay for the weekend -- or the end of the world

HARDY COUNTY, W.Va. — Carved out of the wilderness around where the Lost River disappears to flow underground in West Virginia is a stronghold built …

George Washington

Bristol Palin Posts New Photo With Baby Daughter Amid ‘Teen Mom’ Firestorm

The newly cast MTV star takes some beach time after announcing her controversial TV role.<p>Bristol Palin is in total mom mode. The newly hired <i>Teen Mom</i> …

Teen Mom

Pedestrian Fatally Struck on Train Tracks North Of Oceanside

Sheriff's deputies were not immediately able to provide identifying information on the victim.<p>SAN DIEGO, CA -- A train struck and killed a pedestrian …

California

Legend of Ted Williams, Marine Pilot, Recounted in PBS Show

HONOLULU, Hawaii -- After awaiting an assignment to the Pacific theater in World War II that would never come, Marine Corps fighter pilot Ted …

U.S. Armed Forces

Will New Jersey Send a Republican to the Senate?

Democratic incumbent Robert Menendez’s ethics scandals have buoyed the GOP’s chances in a reliably blue state.<p><i>“This human nature is shabby stuff, as</i> …

New Jersey

Ted Williams on 'American Masters': The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived

The special profiles the player's career, naval service, and personal life.

Korean War

Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima: The Story of the One of the Most Famous Photos of All Time

Public perception of the famed Rosenthal photo depicting marines raising the flag on Iwo Jima has evolved much since the historic image was …

Military

My Manga Wishlist: Desert Rose

With the police stretched thin and no option for military mobilization, Mariko realizes it’s up to her team to save the day. Enter the anti-terrorism …

Manga

Motorcycle run, car show benefit local veterans

Motorcycle and car enthusiasts Sunday converged on Farmingville for the sixth annual Kick Stand Up Motorcycle Poker Run and Car Show.

Mental Health

China's Marine Corps Getting a New Lightweight Battle Tank?

The PLA Marine Corps (PLAMC), part of the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN), may have inducted into service a new lightweight battle tank, …

U.S. Armed Forces

Democrats with intel, military backgrounds tout service after Trump-Putin summit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrat Abigail Spanberger, a former CIA officer running in a competitive congressional race in Virginia, is using the outcry over President Donald Trump's meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin to press what she and other Democrats believe will be a powerful campaign …

Politics

How ‘Duck’ boats got from Normandy Beach to Branson

Melvin Flath encountered a Frankenstein’s monster of a vehicle — a boat-and-truck hybrid snatched up from a postwar surplus sale — and had an idea.<p>The vehicle was a 2.5-ton military cargo hauler sealed tight with a makeshift hull to move troops and supplies ashore during War War II. But Flath …

Military

Pentagon put in bind after Trump-Putin summit

The Pentagon has been caught flat-footed after President TrumpDonald John TrumpWSJ: Trump ignored advice to confront Putin over indictments Trump …

Donald Trump

In the Very Near Future, 12 Marines Will Be Deadlier Than 13. This Is Why.

When are 12 Marines more lethal than 13? That math is the equation informing the recently reconfigured Marine Rifle Squad. Said to arrive in FY 2020, …

Military

Reporter Vs. Marine: The Combat Fitness Test

8:20 PM 07/22/2018<p>It doesn’t matter how many times The Daily Caller’s reporters head out to Marine Corps Base Quantico, the result is always the same.<p>…

Conservative View

World’s first supersonic short-takeoff and vertical-landing fighter trains in Hawaii

ADVERTISING<p>There’s a whole lot of amphibious assault training and stealth fighter flying going on in Hawaii.<p>Marines and sailors with the 13th Marine …

Military

Can’t make it up: Fact-checker who misidentified ICE agent’s ‘Nazi’ tattoo hired by Media Matters to research alt-right

Remember last month when blue-check celebrities like actor Ron Perlman smeared as a Nazi a veteran of the Marine Corps and double amputee who now …

Fact Checking

How Bad Intel Sparked the Last Battle of the Vietnam War in 1975

Still reeling from the soul-crushing losses of the Vietnam War, hundreds of U.S. Marines sprung into action in 1975 to rescue a group of Americans …

Vietnam War

Why it’s actually a good thing that we know relatively little about Mary

You know that temptation hitting all of us, especially in the internet age? God forbid it sour our relationship with Our Mother or our understanding …

U.S. Armed Forces

GALACTIC MARINE CORPS SNIPER TEAMS: Deploying To Hell and BATTLE LINES

$9.02 $12.00 Save 25% Current price is $9.02, Original price is $12. You Save 25%.<p>Eligible for FREE SHIPPING<p>Get it by Thursday, July 26 , Order now …

U.S. Armed Forces

Mercury Redstone 4: Photos from Gus Grissom's Liberty Bell 7 Spaceflight

2nd American in Space<p>Credit: NASA<p>Virgil "Gus" Grissom was one of NASA's original Mercury 7 astronauts. He became the second American to go to space …

Space Exploration

Home of the Week: Davidsonville villa of Gale and Michael Scavone

<i>Editor’s note: The author of this article, Wendi Winters, died in the June 28 attack at The Capital office. Writing Home of the Week was one of her</i> …

Annapolis

Marine Corps Wants Suicide Drone Swarms

The Corps wants to put the power of a swarm of suicide drones, also known as loitering munitions, in the hands of one Marine.<br>It's a plan to help …

U.S. Armed Forces

LEDETs – 35 Years of Law Enforcement Missions

In the late 20th century, international environmental, economic and political developments created new missions for the Coast Guard. For example, …

Military

US not ready to fight great powers like China, Marine general says

Marines fire M4 carbines during a marksmanship training exercise in Qatar, April 22, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Christopher Q. Stone/Released<p>A Marine general has a blunt warning for the US as it faces new threats from near-peer enemies: The military is not currently set up to take them …

Military

The Real Top Guns: 5 Most Deadly Air Forces on Planet Earth

The dark horse on this list is the Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF).

Military

Alligator spotted near North Carolina Marine barracks, officials warn

An alligator was spotted near the barracks of the Marine Corps Air Station New River in Jacksonville, North Carolina, officials said.<p>A video posted on the air station’s Facebook page shows the gator emerging from the water, quickly moving toward the videographer as he or she throws a blade of grass …

U.S. Armed Forces

The Untold Story of the Burpee

If you were involved in military training or any kind of athletics, chances are you were punished by being ordered to drop into a squat, kick your …

For Men

Video—I Have This Old Gun: Colt's New Service Revolver

Manufactured from the late 19th century up through World War II, the Colt New Service was a large-frame double-action revolver chambered in 11 …

Military

Viral post helps Marine vet reunite with faithful service dog

Marine Corps veteran Tim Withner’s car was stolen, with his service dog, Wrigley, still inside it. After a public plea for help, local authorities …

U.S. Armed Forces