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US Marine dies while on leave, less than a year after the death of his brother

Brothers Harley Lasseter and Dawson Lasseter posed for a photo in February 2022, at Dawson's wedding. Dawson was killed in crash on New Year's Day — about nine months after Harley died in a hit-and-run crash. (Courtesy Of The Lasseter Family) Update: A family is now grieving the loss of two of...

18-year-old Marine charged with child pornography possession

Quinn Koch Clara Niel The Frederick News-Post, Md. (TNS) Dec. 28—A U.S. Marine from Frederick was arrested and charged Tuesday on 10 counts of possession of child pornography, police said. Quinn Koch, 18, is an active-duty member of the Marine Corps, a news release from the Frederick...

Marine arrested for having ‘ongoing sexual relationship’ with a 13-year-old girl

Derrick Stanley A US Marine from New Mexico is behind bars after law enforcement investigators found sufficient evidence to charge him with the statutory rape of a minor. Investigators say 20-year-old Derrick Stanley had an ongoing sexual relationship with a 13-year-old girl earlier this year, taking full advantage of...

Target recalls 200,000 kids’ blankets after it kills two girls at Marine Corps base

Recalled Pillowfort Weighted Blanket (Consumer Product Safety Commision) Moira Ritter The Charlotte Observer (TNS) Target is recalling more than 200,000 kids’ blankets after receiving several reports of children getting trapped, including two fatalities at a North Carolina military base, officials say. Kids can...

Marine recruiters take down criminals robbing a jewelry store

Two suspects are in custody following a smash-and-grab that took place in California, only for Marine recruiters to put an end to the crime spree. The incident took place on Tuesday in a Torrance-area mall, when four people wearing hoodies entered a jewelry store with hoodies and covered faces.

Marine Corps may ditch gender identifies in boot camp so recruits don’t have to assume genders

Incentive Training Session Boot Camp

Photo by Pfc. Sarah Stegal An evaluation commissioned by the United States Marine Corps suggests removing gender-specific terms for drill instructors- but the USMC isn’t so convinced. The report was done by the University of Pittsburgh, after being commissioned by the USMC in 2020, and came to an end in...

US Marine accused of breaking into a taxi and assaulting an employee in Okinawa

Chief Kojun Chibana, back center, speaks to guests in 2015 during an award ceremony at the Okinawa City Police Station, Prefectural Police Department, Okinawa City, Okinawa. The ceremony awarded members of the U.S. military, U.S. Department of Defense personnel and the Okinawa City Police Department for their services and assistance in keeping Okinawa safe...

Drill instructor charged in death of a Marine recruit appears in military court

Dalton Beals, 18, of Pennsville, New Jersey died during the final phase of US Marine Corps boot camp. (GoFundME) The Marine Corps drill instructor charged in connection with the death of a recruit appeared in a military courtroom Wednesday morning. The Marine corps believes Staff...

US, Russia to discuss imprisoned former US Marine after much-criticized swap of Griner for “Merchant of Death”

Paul Whelan (Courtesy photo) Jordan Fabian and Justin Sink Bloomberg News (TNS) WASHINGTON — U.S. and Russian officials will speak this week about detained American Paul Whelan, a former Marine whose release the Biden administration unsuccessfully sought along with WNBA star Brittney Griner.

‘He’s my guardian angel,’ Marine veteran killed while protecting waitress from robbery

Robert Sundin made it a habit on weekday mornings to stop at Scotty's diner in Vallejo on his way to work. He'd often pull in early, to make sure the opening waitress made it safely from her car into the cafe.