Marines

Former Marine Matthew Belanger is accused of buying illegal weapons and planning hate crimes, including using rape to create a "white ethno-state."

A new report reveals that Black troops are far more likely than whites to face court martial or other forms of military punishment.

SAN DIEGO — Marine Sgt. Gary Stein first started a Facebook page called Armed Forces Tea Party Patriots to encourage service members to exercise their free speech rights. Then he declared that he wouldn’t follow orders from the commander in chief, President Barack Obama. While Stein softened his statement to say he wouldn’t follow “unlawful […]

SAN DIEGO — A leading Jewish organization and others outraged by a photo showing Marine snipers in Afghanistan posing with a logo resembling a notorious Nazi symbol are demanding President Barack Obama order an investigation and hold the troops accountable. SEE ALSO: N.Y.C. Woman To Plead Guilty In Kidnapping The Marine Corps has said it […]

WASHINGTON — Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Thursday condemned as “completely inhumane” a video that purports to depict four U.S. Marines urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters. Pentagon officials said commanders believe they have identified the men’s unit and that it is back in the United States. SEE ALSO: Satomrum’s Communist Clan The Marine […]

A video has surfaced of what appears to be American soldiers dressed in Marine gear urinating on dead bodies. The video was posted online with the caption “scout sniper team 4 with 3rd battalion 2nd marines out of camp lejeune peeing on dead talibans.” In the video, the soldiers joke around with one saying, “Have […]

WASHINGTON — The nation’s first black Marines received a rare national tribute Tuesday as the House voted to award the Montford Point Marines with the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor given by Congress.

BROOKLYN — A Brooklyn marine was killed trying to save his comrade during a bloody clash in Afghanistan last week. Lance Cpl. Jabari Thompson, 22, who wanted to be a marine like his dad, was mortally wounded in combat and succumbed to his injuries at a military hospital in Germany. The NY Daily News Reports: […]

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama is launching a national challenge for every American to find ways to make life easier for the families of U.S. troops.