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Marine Corps enlists CNY fashion designer, awards $46.8M contract to produce new fitness uniforms

Washington – A small Central New York fashion design firm has won a $46.8 million contract from the U.S. Marine Corps to produce a new line of fitness training uniforms for service members.

Male recruits graduate alongside females in the same gender-integrated battalion for the first time

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.

Politicians want to make COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for military after nearly 40% of Marines...

Nearly 40% of U.S. Marines who have been offered the COVID-19 vaccine have declined it, according to the Pentagon.

Recon Marine held in Camp Pendleton brig in connection with missing ammunition

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.

Almost half of working military spouses lost their jobs

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.
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Marine Corps commanders ordered to make changes after deadly AAV training accident off San...

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.

Marine vet found not guilty of murder due to his PTSD from his 3-month...

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.

Marine colonel, Silver Star recipient, relieved of command after an investigation into the death...

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.

‘I feel that we have been abandoned’: US military families in Europe frustrated by...

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.

Marine awarded highest non-combat honor for heroic beach rescue in Surf City

On Wednesday, a Camp Lejuene Marine was awarded the highest non-combat honor for his heroic efforts at a Surf City beach in 2019.