US Marine Corps

Combat Behind Enemy Lines: Legends of Guadalcanal

Marine Corps history is steeped in heroism that dates back to the Corps’ first formation on Nov. 10, 1775. In the over 240 years since they were …

Military History

Meet the police artist who is honoring fallen heroes

<b>Programming note:</b> Watch "New Day" and "CNN Newsroom" each Friday to see inspiring stories of officers going above and beyond the call of duty.<p><b>Philadelphia (CNN) —</b> It was a botched robbery that led to Philadelphia police officer Sgt. Robert Wilson's death in 2015.<p>Wilson had just stopped in to pick …

Justice

Democratic Lawmakers Continue To Push Medical Marijuana Legalization in Wisconsin

Some Democratic lawmakers are renewing a push to legalize medical marijuana. They say the move could keep people from using -- and perhaps becoming …

Cannabis

The US is running out of Hellfire missiles because of ISIS

<i>"We will increase HELLFIRE production by 50-percent by 2019," Brig. Gen. Robert Rasch, Deputy Program Executive Officer, Missiles and Space, told Scout Warrior in an interview.</i><p><i>The US Army is massively increasing production and delivery of HELLFIRE missiles to keep pace with upgrades to the weapon</i> …

Military

USMC’s AAV7, ACV programmes trade capacity, terrain capability for survivability | Jane's 360

The US Marine Corps’ (USMC’s) two-pronged amphibious vehicle modernisation effort will include some significant survivability upgrades to its legacy …

Military

The Punisher is everything that’s wrong with American masculinity

The Punisher is not a superhero. He's not even a hero. Usually framed as a one-man war on the Mafia and organised crime, the character is at best an …

Comics

Deep in Bluegrass Country Is the Most Magical Historic Farmhouse

All 274 acres of the estate are for sale.<p>If this whimsical farmhouse just outside of Pleasureville, Kentucky seems to have taken design cues from an …

Houses

Japan is putting off plans to develop a new advanced multibillion-dollar fighter jet

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will delay a decision to develop a new advanced fighter jet, four sources said, as military planners struggle to settle on a design and officials splash out on new US equipment such as ballistic missile interceptors and F-35 stealth planes.<p>Faced with a growing military …

Aerospace

US Marine drill instructor sentenced for abusing Muslim recruits

A military jury has sentenced a US Marine drill instructor to 10 years in prison over his treatment of new recruits and abuse directed towards …

News

A Marine Raider won a Bronze Star for fending off a brutal ISIS ambush in Iraq

A Marine Raider who sprinted through enemy fire to man an exposed shooting position in the back of an open truck and successfully broke an ambush by ISIS militants in Iraq was awarded the military’s third highest award for valor on Oct. 30.<p>For his actions under fire, Staff Sgt. Patrick Maloney, a …

Military

Veterans share stories of hardship, adventures during wars

Eva Alice Wagner is 103 years old, and she served as a nurse for the US Army in England during World War II. Ed Hamilton , 92, served in the Navy at …

Boston

Here's why Marine pilots get trained as infantrymen before they ever leave the ground

OKINAWA, Japan — US Marine Corps pilots are trained to operate advanced aircraft in often dangerous situations.<p>These pilots are the only aviators in the US military who are taught the basics of infantry tactics prior to flight school.<p>This ensures every Marine is a rifleman. Though the chances of an …

Military

US military used fake 'Edward Snowden killed' story in phishing email to test staff cybersecurity

The phishing email was sent out shortly after Snowden's massive NSA intelligence leak in 2013.<p>The US Marine Corps reportedly used a fake story about …

National Security Agency (NSA)

The best hidden gems on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and HBO Now

It’s a cold and rainy night. You just want to sprawl out on the couch, order some food, and see what’s on Netflix (or Hulu or Amazon or HBO). Then comes the realization: Despite having thousands of movies and shows to choose from, there’s nothing for you to watch.<p>We get it. It’s easy to drown in …

TV

To prevent revenge porn, Facebook will look at user-submitted nude photos | Ars Technica

Pilot program goals are laudable, but is the remedy as bad as the ailment it treats?<p>Facebook is experimenting with a new way to prevent the posting …

Security

Photos that speak on Veterans Day and every day

Danny Lanigan, a Marine who had seen better days, was standing there, staring at the wall.<p>It was like he was looking at that wall in Washington, the …

Boston

US aircraft carrier pressuring North Korea

The US Navy invited reporters from The Yomiuri Shimbun and other media outlets to the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan to observe exercises …

Military

US Marine Corps by the numbers

The U.S. Marine Corps will celebrate its 242nd birthday on Nov. 10.<p>Below are some important figures and dates for the military branch, which counts tens of thousands of service members among its ranks.<p><b>1798:</b> This is when the Marine Corps Band was established by a congressional act, the Marines …

Military

Artillery strikes against ISIS in Syria were so intense they burned out 2 Marine howitzers

• <b>US-backed forces announced they had recaptured Raqqa from ISIS fighters in mid-October.</b>• <b><br>The US-led coalition was supporting them with intense artillery fire by US Marines and airstrikes by coalition aircraft.</b><p>US Marines arrived in Syria in March to support the effort to retake Raqqa with artillery …

Military

Creep who posed as doctor doing ‘research’ charged with rape

A pervert who posed as a doctor is charged with raping two women when they responded to his Craigslist ad offering $200 for “anatomy research.”<p>Borzin …

Crime

Marines describe at court-martial how they were hazed for being Muslim: 'Hey ISIS, get in the dryer'

• <b>The trial for a former Marine instructor charged with cruelty and maltreatment began this week.</b>• <b><br>The instructor, Gunnery Sgt. Joseph Felix, has been accused of punching, choking, and kicking recruits at Parris Island.</b>• <b><br>Felix is also accused of targeting Muslim recruits, calling them "ISIS" and</b> …

U.S. Politics

Protest and democracy in Asia

Share selection to:<p>When a US Marine admitted guilt over the rape and murder of a 20-year-old Japanese woman in April 2016, it reignited protests over …

Australian Universities

US veteran: The day I killed the first enemy in combat

Dante Sowell is one of many US military veterans struggling with PTSD.<p><i>More than 20 million US military veterans are currently living in the US, with many of them scarred by war. After years of waging war overseas, many US veterans returning to civilian life struggle with post-traumatic stress</i> …

War

Five things to watch on Trump’s trip to Japan

Little less than a year ago, America’s allies in Asia nervously watched as Donald Trump railed against them one by one.<p>During the election campaign he castigated South Korea and Japan for not sharing enough of the financial burden for America’s military presence in those countries, and later …

North Korea

mcdonnell douglas | boeing | 1990 | 2548 | Flight Archive

HEADLINE Temporal? repairs for BA 767s British Airways plans to have its seven Boeing 767-300s back in service by 8 September. The Rolls-Royce …

Aviation

Lockheed F-35 fighter-jet deliveries were reportedly halted for 30 days due to corrosion problems

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon halted shipments of Lockheed Martin Corps' F-35 fighter jets for 30 days this fall after it discovered corrosion around fasteners and a fix was devised, people familiar with the situation said.<p>During maintenance, the Air Force detected corrosion where the carbon …

Aerospace

US Marines Want Pint-Sized Rocket Artillery They can Carry in an MV-22 Osprey

After demonstrating its ability to fire artillery rockets from decks of U.S. Navy ships, the U.S. Marine Corps now says it is interested in a …

Military

​Lockheed struggles with F-35 sustainment

The Defense Department plans to ramp up production of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter despite serious sustainment issues that have …

Military

Amphibious Warfare Leaders Warn Against Buying Light Carriers Instead of Amphibs

US Marine Sgt. Maj. Allen Goodyear, the squadron sergeant major for Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 211, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3rd Marine …

Military

US Marines Successfully Test 3D Printed Containers Packed with Explosive Charges

3D printing technology can undoubtedly be used for good in the military, from surveillance and training to helping in the development of field trauma …

Military