Marines defend decision to keep flying Ospreys after USAF spec. ops grounds theirs, says their pilots are more trained
The US Marine Corps will not be following the US Air Force’s lead on grounding the V-22 Osprey series of tiltrotor, claiming they don’t have the same issues. The grounding is over a clutch issue, something that has been known about for around 12 years. While the...
An MV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft lands on a landing zone during free-fall parachute training at Ie Shima Training Facility, Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 29, 2018. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alexis B. Betances/Released) The fatal MV-22 Osprey crash that occurred in Norway earlier this year was a case of pilot error, according...
Older brother of Marine killed during Afghan attack takes his own life during one-year anniversary memorial service
The brother of a fallen US Marine took his own life during the one-year anniversary memorial service, one year after his sibling was killed during the withdrawal from Afghanistan.
A radiological engineer gathers soil samples to be tested for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Aug. 19, 2020. PFAS are man-made chemicals commonly used for clothing, food packaging and carpeting and have the potential to be toxic. Frequent testing is done to ensure drinking water on MCB Camp...
Space Mountain was Lance Cpl. Dylan Merola’s favorite ride. Disneyland was his happy place.
Marine Corps wants to train all Marines to be “skilled in the use of social media” to discern “fact from fiction”
The US Marine Corps is devoting time and resources to combat “disinformation” with a so-called “media literacy” campaign.
The Marine unit operating in high surf off Camp Pendleton when two of its amphibious troop carriers floundered in the waves last week is the same unit that lost nine service members two years ago when another amphibious troop carrier sank off the coast of San Diego, the Marines said Monday.
The Marine Corps has suspended all waterborne operations involving their new Amphibious Combat Vehicle, following a rollover in California.
A spate of military aircraft crashes over recent months is again raising questions about the Pentagon's approach to safety and training across military branches.