Marines testing wells after ‘forever chemicals’ found in groundwater at MCAS Beaufort

A geologist uses a tool to find vapors in 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...

1st Marine Division holds mission rehearsal in Southern California prior to deployment

First, two Marine helicopter gunships appeared high over the green canyons of Camp Pendleton’s Camp San Mateo.

Warrant issued for Marine recruiter accused of having sex with a child while on duty

Duncan Quade Weathers (Facebook) A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a Marines recruiter accused of having sex with an underage child in Arkansas. 27-year-old Duncan Quade Weathers is wanted for one count of first-degree sexual assault with an underage person he was actively working with as...

Marine F-35B face-plants at Kadena Air Base after mechanical failure

The incident took place on Thursday at Kadena AIr Base, when a Marine Corps F-35B fighter’s landing gear malfunctioned on the runway.

Navy says it still doesn’t know cause of the latest leak at Red Hill l fuel facility

AIEA, Hawaii (Jun. 13, 2022) Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro is shown some of the items highlighted in the third-party assessment of the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility in Hawaii. Prior to visiting the Oceania region later this week, Del Toro is in Hawaii to speak at the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies...

Marine reservist who entered the Capitol on Jan. 6th sentenced to jail time

A Marine reservist from Burlington County who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, in a "Make Politicians Afraid Again" hat was sentenced to two weeks of intermittent incarceration Tuesday, making him the third South Jersey resident to face punishment for his role in the riot.

USMC veteran in critical condition after helping victims of Baltimore house explosion

Terry Bagley Sr. was prepping food for Thanksgiving when he realized he needed pasta for the macaroni and cheese.

Marine Corps experimenting with ways to move lighter and faster

A representative of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command Logistics Science and Technology briefs distinguished visitors on the Atmospheric Portable-water Sustainment Unit and Lightweight Water Purification System at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Sept. 30, 2022. The combination of the APSU and Lightweight Water Purification System bolster the 3d Marine Littoral Regiment’s logistical power by desalinating ocean water and taking...

Lawfully armed retired Marine takes down armed robber

James Henry (Limestone County Sheriff's Office) A US Marine veteran in Alabama is making headlines after fatally shooting an armed robber. The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office reported that the unnamed US Marine retiree found himself in a tough situation on Monday night, when convicted sex offender James Henry stuck...

Prosecutors drop charges against four Marines arrested after breaking ride at the San Diego Zoo, leaving more than 100 people stranded

Four Marines were arrested for vandalism at the San Diego Zoo. Source: Twitter Update: All charges have been dropped against the four Marines who were accused of breaking a gondola ride at the San Diego Zoo after rocking it.  The incident stranded more than 100 passengers on the ride for over two...