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# us-marines - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Five missing after two US military planes crash off coast of Japan

One crew member has already been rescued and is thought to be in a stable condition.

# us-marines - Monday 25 September, 2017

A woman has passed US Marine infantry training for the first time

Three dozen female Marine Corps officers had previously signed up for the infantry training program but failed to finish.

# us-marines - Monday 6 March, 2017

US military investigating claims naked photos of female Marines were shared by male colleagues

Photos of veterans and other women were also allegedly shared, some of which were taken without their knowledge.

# us-marines - Saturday 10 December, 2016

'Mayo Boy, Vietnam Hero': The fascinating story of Patrick Gallagher

The Ballyhaunis man kept his service with the US Marines a secret until he won a top honour.

# us-marines - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Bodies of 36 US Marines found 70 years after they died

The remains of the men were discovered after a four-month excavation on Betio Island in Kiribati.

# us-marines - Sunday 19 January, 2014

# us-marines - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Seven marines die in training exercise after mortar explodes without warning

The incident took place in Nevada in the US. A number of other marines are reported to have been “very seriously” injured.

# us-marines - Friday 6 April, 2012

Facebook posts leave US marine facing dismissal

Gary Stein criticised Barack Obama and pasted the president’s face onto unflattering posters.

# us-marines - Friday 13 January, 2012

'Urinating on dead' video: US soldiers identified as fallout continues Afghanistan This post contains videos

'Urinating on dead' video: US soldiers identified as fallout continues

Two of the four soldiers depicted apparently urinating on dead Taliban fighters face disciplinary action after being tracked down by authorities.

# us-marines - Sunday 20 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge Hollywood's Mila Kunis takes up US marine's YouTube invitation Belle Of The Ball This post contains videos

Hollywood's Mila Kunis takes up US marine's YouTube invitation

Marine Sgt Scott Moore recorded his invitation while serving in Afghanistan and posted the video online in the hope of drawing Kunis’ attention.

# us-marines - Monday 3 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Military court: Marine can wear part of uniform in porn film Men In Uniform

Military court: Marine can wear part of uniform in porn film

Sgt Matthew Simmons is told he cannot wear his full uniform in an all-male movie – but that wearing parts of it is not an offence.

# us-marines - Thursday 7 July, 2011

Banning the ban: US must let gay people serve in military, says court

A panel of judges has ruled the military’s ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ ban on open homosexuality must end immediately.

# us-marines - Friday 3 December, 2010

Wikileaks reveals US and Afghan scorn for British military

Leaked diplomatic cables show how both US and Afghan authorities had little faith in the British military’s capabilities.