Obama is the fourth consecutive president to militarily intervene in Iraq, despite pledges to end war.
U.S. authorities are investigating trips that the suspect in the fatal shootings of four Marines in Tennessee took to the Middle East, including at least one to Jordan and a possible visit to Yemen, a source close to the probe said on Friday.
An FBI official said authorities will investigate the shooter’s motive to determine whether terror was the intent. “We will treat this as a terrorist investigation until it can be determined it is not.”
By Tony Perry, Los Angeles Times SAN DIEGO — A U.S. Marine held in a Mexican prison on weapons charges since April 1 is slated to attend his third evidentiary hearing Tuesday in Tijuana where his attorney plans to argue that his rights were violated by the arresting officers. The hearing is likely to take […]
By Tony Perry, Los Angeles Times A Marine from Camp Pendleton who was killed in Afghanistan has been posthumously awarded the Silver Star for bravery. The award was bestowed on the family of Gunnery Sgt. Daniel Price during a ceremony Wednesday in the western Michigan farmbelt community of Holland. An estimated 300 people attended the […]
By Joe Burris and Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun When your father, two uncles, and both grandfathers served as pilots, your career seems destined to take flight. Marine Capt. Katie Higgins not only followed in the footsteps of her family members, but this week she was named to the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, also […]
By Tony Perry, Los Angeles Times CAMP PENDLETON — To the outside world, the names mean nothing. But to Marines who fought in Ramadi, Iraq, and to the families of the fallen, the names will forever be redolent of service and sacrifice: the Snakepit, Hurricane Point, Junction City, Blue Diamond, the government center and Charlie Med, […]
Washington (AFP) – The U.S. Marine Corps has launched an investigation into photos released Wednesday that purport to show troops burning corpses in Fallujah, Iraq, a spokesman said. The probe was focused initially on verifying if the images were genuine, after the gossip website TMZ, known for its coverage of celebrities, posted eight grisly photos […]
It’s mid-August, and millions of young adults are girding for the next big adventure of their lives. Many are packing for college. Others are moving into their first home away from home, starting new jobs maybe, or setting up house with new spouses. Life is unfolding under a canopy of new beginnings. “Onward!” cry the […]