On March 26, Papa Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion completed recruit training with four male platoons and two female platoons; the first time ever that male recruits have graduated from the battalion.
Nearly 40% of U.S. Marines who have been offered the COVID-19 vaccine have declined it, according to the Pentagon.
A 28-year-old Reconnaissance Marine is being held in the brig at Camp Pendleton after he was charged with six counts of larceny and military property-related offenses involving missing ammunition from the base, military officials said Friday, April 2.
More than 40% of working military spouses reported losing their jobs during the height of the coronavirus pandemic, impacting a population that already faced an unemployment rate six times higher than the national average, according to an annual survey.
Marine Corps leaders have issued recommendations to protect against lapses in standard operating procedures and are rewriting training handbooks to make sure, they said, another accident like the July 30 sinking of an amphibious assault vehicle in which nine men died, never happens again.
Delusions rooted in battlefield trauma and civil unrest after George Floyd's death led a judge to find a 24-year-old former Marine not guilty by reason of mental illness for breaking into a Shakopee home and fatally shooting a man.
A Marine Corps colonel — once awarded a Silver Star for combat in Iraq — has been fired from his command of the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit in the ongoing fallout from the Marine Corps investigation into the deadly training accident that killed eight Marines and a sailor off San Clemente Island in July.
Coronavirus infections are soaring and new lockdowns are looming across Europe, but vaccination campaigns have ground to a halt on some U.S. bases on the Continent, with officials blaming lagging supplies and uneven distribution.
On Wednesday, a Camp Lejuene Marine was awarded the highest non-combat honor for his heroic efforts at a Surf City beach in 2019.
Seeing the Marine Corps' new Amphibious Combat Vehicle, Gunny Sgt. Christopher Sorrell said he thought to himself it looked a lot cooler than the legacy Amphibious Assault Vehicle that's been around for decades and is now on its way out.