- General says number of US troops in Libya sufficient for now Updated: Jun-21-16 1:50 pm
WASHINGTON - The Marine Corps general nominated to lead U.S. forces in Africa said Tuesday the United States has a small number of troops on the ground in Libya and no more are needed "at the moment."
- The few, the proud, the fit: Women strive for combat jobs Updated: Jun-21-16 1:39 pm
WASHINGTON - Six months after the Pentagon ordered all combat jobs open to women, seven female Marines are either serving in those posts or waiting to serve, and 167 are performing noncombat duties in front-line units, according to new data obtained by The Associated Press.
- WWII vet's remains to be returned to Iowa family for burial Updated: Jun-18-16 5:12 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - After more than seven decades, the remains of a World War II veteran killed in action will be returned to his family in Iowa.
- Military investigates 2 Marines for social media post Updated: Jun-16-16 10:06 pm
SAN DIEGO - The Marine Corps is investigating two active-duty Marines at Camp Pendleton for a social media post of a photo of a corporal in uniform holding an assault rifle and the message: "Coming to a gay bar near you!"
- EXCHANGE: Vietnam veteran creates tribute to fallen Marines Updated: Jun-15-16 6:39 am
WOODSTOCK, Illinois - Ted Biever couldn't get the seven men who died while fighting in Vietnam off his mind.
- With women in combat, taking the 'man' out of job titles Updated: Jun-09-16 2:11 pm
NEWPORT, Rhode Island - Engineman? Yeoman? Not so fast. Now that women will be allowed to serve in all combat jobs, the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps are dropping "man" from some of their job titles to make them inclusive and gender-neutral.