Active-duty Marine from Camp Lejeune pleads guilty to charge tied to US Capitol riot

A Marine from Camp Lejeune, who was on active duty when he broke into the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, pleaded guilty Monday to a misdemeanor charge tied to the 2021 riot.

Veterans launch Wreaths Across America drive

Sep. 11—A committee of five war veterans has launched a new Wreaths Across America drive to commemorate veterans buried in three Rensselaer County cemeteries.

Vallejo author to tell story of Filipino-American soldiers during WW II

Sep. 5—In a free talk that is part of the Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum's Living History Speaker Series, a Vallejo author on Thursday will recount the story of some Filipino-American soldiers who fought in the Pacific Theater during World War II.

Camp Pendleton Marine deploys back home to Micronesia as a changed man

When a recruit from Micronesia earned his title of U.S. Marine last year, he never dreamed his first deployment would be to his tiny tropical homeland in the western Pacific.

EDITORIAL: NATIONAL An Army Special Operations probe sheds light on misogyny in the military

Sep. 6—Nearly eight years ago, the United States opened up all military combat roles to women, clearing a pathway for female service members to join the most elite military forces.

Mexico says, ‘No way,’ as Trump, others vow to send US military to fight...

WASHINGTON — The leading Republican candidates for president want to unleash military strikes inside Mexico against the cartels — with or without Mexico’s permission — and have not voiced concern about the likely blowback.

Veterans quit DeSantis’ Florida State Guard over militialike training

When the first recruiting class of Gov. Ron DeSantis’ new Florida State Guard showed up for training last month, they had varied experiences and expectations.

Mississippi businessman sentenced in COVID fraud scheme that cost VA hospitals millions

Aug. 24—A judge Wednesday sentenced former Ocean Springs businessman to serve five years in prison for his role in a multi-million dollar healthcare fraud case that involved the hoarding of scare personal protective gear during the COVID-19 pandemic

Father of Wentzville Marine killed in Afghanistan will air concerns in Congress

Aug. 27—WENTZVILLE — Mark Schmitz thinks a lot about what to tell members of Congress investigating the attack that killed his son.

Three US Marines killed after Osprey crash in Australia

Three U.S. Marines died and five are in critical condition following a military aircraft crash off the coast of Darwin in Australia’s Northern Territory.