US Marine Corps

Mustafa Badreddine Street sparks outrage in Lebanon

<b>The naming of a street in the Lebanese capital Beirut after a late military commander of the Hezbollah movement has sparked a political row.</b><p>Mustafa Badreddine, after whom the street in the suburb of Ghobeiry is named, is alleged to have masterminded the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik …

Bashar al-Assad

'Dirt Det' Deployment: 15th MEU Command Element to Lead Middle East Special Purpose MAGTF

A U.S. Marine with 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, attached to Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force, Crisis Response-Central Command, …

U.S. Marines

Collectors’ Corner: Bremont’s military dials

Military watches are a strong collector strand – special-commission designs by major watch brands continually add to the genre. Since it was established in 2002, British watch brand Bremont’s aviation-enthusiast owners, brothers Nick and Giles English, made a point of talking to elite international …

Red Cross

The Russian military has backed down after the US Marine Corps called its bluff in Syria

The Russians appear to have backed off their earlier threats after the US Marine Corps sent them a clear message.<p>The Pentagon, US Central Command, and Operation Inherent Resolve have all confirmed that Russia has stayed out of the deconfliction zone and is no longer insisting on conducting …

U.S. Marines

General Session featuring a Panel of Veterans

Presenter:<p>Justin Constantine, Lieutenant Colonel, US Marine Corps (Retired) and Chief Business Development Officer, JobPath<p>Presenter:<p>Cherrie L. …

Business Development

Syria accidentally shot down a Russian plane while fending off an Israeli missile strike, report says

<b>Syrian forces reportedly responded to a number of Israeli missiles that were launched towards the city of Latakia, when it accidentally shot the Russian maritime patrol aircraft.</b><p>US military officials believe Syrian forces accidentally shot down a Russian aircraft, according to a CNN report …


Headache for India as China inducts deadly Sniper Platoon into its army

<b>New Delhi, Sep 14:</b> A sniper platoon of the Chinese army is the new headache for India. China has inducted this platoon of a Mobile Infantry Battalion …

U.S. Marines

Trump wants to rename NAFTA the USMC pact — yes, the same acronym as the US Marine Corps — but could drop the 'C' if Canada doesn't cave

President Donald Trump wants to give a new name to the US-Canada-Mexico trilateral trade deal.<p>According to The Wall Street Journal, Trump told supporters at a fundraising dinner on Wednesday that the North American Free Trade Agreement, better known as NAFTA, could be rebranded as the "USMC" …

U.S. Marines

Marine F-35 aircraft carrier arrives in Middle East after Russia threatened US forces in Syria

A US Marine Corps aircraft carrier full of F-35B stealth jets showed up in the Middle East after Russia threatened US forces in Syria in the latest military buildup between the world's two greatest nuclear powers.<p>Russia sailed a small armada to the Mediterranean sea in August as its prepares with …


Marine sergeant’s murder leaves wife ‘speechless,’ pleading for answers

The wife of Christopher Truax Jr., an active duty US Marine Corps sergeant who was fatally shot in the head over the weekend in California, is …


US military builds barracks using "world's largest" 3D printer

3D-printed construction seems a good fit for the military. The emerging technology is relatively portable and inexpensive, and could potentially even …

U.S. Marines

M1030M1 – 2009 Kawasaki KLR650

KLR fans, take a close look at that motor. If it looks different than what you’re used to, it’s because this is a diesel-powered Kawasaki built by …

U.S. Marines

Woman, 19, dies from liver failure more than a year after suffering brain injury in Ohio State Fair thrill ride accident that left her needing permanent medical care

A 19-year-old woman has died of an illness more than a year after she suffered a traumatic brain injury in a deadly ride accident at last year's Ohio …

U.S. Marines

NASA and Bell to demonstrate autonomous UAV in National Airspace System

Bell has signed an agreement with NASA to demonstrate its Autonomous Pod Transport 70 (APT70) an unmanned air vehicle flying within the National …

U.S. Marines

9/11 Ceremony, Hiring Event Tuesday At NASCAR Hall Of Fame

The ceremony will be held at the NASCAR Hall of Fame at noon Tuesday, followed by a hiring event for veterans.<p>CHARLOTTE, NC — Veterans and …

Hall of Fame

Bad news for proponents of US Marine Corps Air Station Futenma transfer in Okinawa

Candidates opposing the planned relocation of a US military base in Okinawa are set to maintain a majority in Sunday’s local assembly election in …

U.S. Marines

From Mt. Victoire to Flushing Meadows, Novak Djokovic details his road back


California wildfires: Motorists panic as flames surround highway

Truckers abandoned their vehicles and motorists screamed in fear as they came dangerously close to an explosive wildfire in California.<p>The blaze shut …

California Wildfires

'Monster' gator nicknamed 'Elvis' spotted on Florida golf course

Golfers were in awe as they stumbled upon a "monster" alligator lumbering across a golf course in Florida.<p>US Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant Jake …


Does New Balance Have a Relationship with the US Military?

• We offer all service members a 10% discount when they use a military email address during the checkout process<br>• New Balance is the official footwear …

New Balance

OC American Legion To Host Wounded Warrior As Part Of R&R Program

The Raditz family, of Mays Landing, will be honored during a lunchtime welcoming ceremony at Post 524 on Sept. 9.<p>OCEAN CITY, NJ — Ocean City American …


US Marines create 3D-printed concrete barracks hut in 40 hours

The US Marine Corps is testing the use a large concrete-based 3D printer to rapidly create barracks. The project has taken place at the US Army …

U.S. Marines

Mysterious lights spotted hovering over city by thousands of people

A set of 12 mysterious was spotted hovering over San Diego by thousands of people.<p>The sighting occured on Wednesday night right across the city, with …


Bell receives $510m contract for AH-1Z Viper order for Marine Corps

Bell Helicopter was awarded a $510 million contract to manufacture 29 AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters for the US Marine Corps.

U.S. Marines

Bayh twins are sworn in during an enlistment ceremony

Evan Bayh's twin sons took part in an enlistment ceremony for two branches of the U.S. Military, at the Indiana War Memorial, Saturday, Aug, 25, 2018


Former presidents, congressional leaders, and the military commend John McCain's storied life and service

Sen. John McCain died on Saturday, one day after his family announced he would be discontinuing his brain cancer treatment.<p>McCain, a six-term US senator, earned both praise and criticism during his long tenure. But despite political differences, he earned the respect from his colleagues for his …


Women Creating Progress in US Marine Corps

America's military has undergone many changes during the past century, and women have been the focus of many of those changes. VOA's Stella Hu …

U.S. Marines

The F-35 Lightning fighter can't stand up to real lightning, so Marines ordered specialty rods to keep them from going up in flames

The F-35 may be named the Lightning II, but at least one version of it needs specialty rods to ensure it can survive actual lightning, which could cook the aircraft's systems, start a fire — or even blow it up.<p>Earlier this month, Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan requested 14 F-35 portable …


New commander selected to oversee US military in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Pentagon announced Wednesday that Lt. Gen. Kenneth McKenzie has been selected to become the next commander of US Central Command, which oversees US troops in the Middle East and Central Asia.<p>He will also be promoted to General, receiving a fourth star.<p>McKenzie currently …

Middle East

Pathetic and Senseless: Antifa Attacks Marine Corps Recruitment Office

As reported in John Patrick Diggins’ “The Rise and Fall of the American Left,” when radical black comedian/activist Dick Gregory met the armed …

Rights & Freedoms