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Kyle Carpenter Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor recipient Kyle Carpenter charged with hit-and-run

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Medal of Honor recipient Kyle Carpenter was charged Thursday with hit-and-run in connection to an early December incident and turned himself...
Wounded Warrior

Monthly Resolutions to Help Military Families Thrive

New Year’s Resolutions are complicated. I know I’m not alone in making them and not following through… so this year I decided to make...
Marine gets working dog Mick back

Marine reunited with partner in Afghanistan: his search and rescue lab

U.S. Marine Corps veteran Corporal Matt Foster is reunited with Contract Working Dog Mick, a seven-year-old black Labrador with whom he served in Afghanistan.
Mark Fayloga Marine cancer journey

Marine diagnosed with lymphoma finds humor with ‘F*ck Cancer’ series

The Marine had been dealing with fatigue for months on end, but chalked it up to the long commute for work. Finally after he struggled...
Marines Ink Tattoo

Greatest concerns for Marines outside of combat: tattoos

Story by Cpl. Justin Glandon-Hall When not in combat, what is the biggest concern for a United States Marine? To find that answer, you have...
Marine's cars stolen

Cars Stolen From Marine and His Wife

EUGENE, Ore. -- Marine David Busenbark went home to Oregon for the holidays and to celebrate his anniversary when tragedy struck -- his car...
Now you can quit smoking DoD Hawaii state law Marine Corps base

Marines agree to comply with Hawaii’s smoking age of 21

Marines between the ages of 18 and 20 who smoke aren't going to be thrilled about Hawaii's new law that passed. It's going into effect...
Navys 5th Fleet

US says Iran launched ‘provocative’ rocket test near ships

(AP) — The U.S. on Wednesday accused Iran of launching a "highly provocative" rocket test last week near its warships and commercial traffic passing...

After Ramadi gain, Iraqi army eyes next ISIL stronghold

The Iraqi army, emboldened by the recent recapturing of the city of Ramadi from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), is...

Marines in dress blues stop suspected thieves outside mall

Marines donned in dress blue uniforms probably looked like superheroes to the girl whose cell phone was stolen inside a mall. On December 22, 2015...