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# us-marines - Thursday 6 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 6th 2018, 9:24 AM 15,215 Views 10 Comments

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
# Ooo-rah
# Ooo-rah

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

Sep 25th 2017, 9:55 PM 42,397 Views 85 Comments

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
# Secret Facebook Page
# Secret Facebook Page

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

Mar 6th 2017, 7:46 AM 19,338 Views 25 Comments

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
# US Marines
# US Marines

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

Dec 10th 2016, 11:30 AM 23,885 Views 91 Comments

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
# World War II
# World War II

Bodies of 36 US Marines found 70 years after they died

Jul 8th 2015, 1:51 PM 20,672 Views 21 Comments

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

# us-marines - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Welcome to the Suck: Here's what life at US Marine Boot Camp is like
# A Day In The Life
# A Day In The Life

Welcome to the Suck: Here's what life at US Marine Boot Camp is like

Jan 19th 2014, 4:00 PM 25,350 Views 78 Comments

Gruelling.

# us-marines - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Seven marines die in training exercise after mortar explodes without warning
# Marine Corps
# Marine Corps

Seven marines die in training exercise after mortar explodes without warning

Mar 20th 2013, 4:10 PM 8,742 Views 35 Comments

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
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook posts leave US marine facing dismissal

Apr 6th 2012, 3:37 PM 7,575 Views 25 Comments

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
# Afghanistan

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

Jan 13th 2012, 9:32 AM 3,940 Views 52 Comments

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

Hollywood's Mila Kunis takes up US marine's YouTube invitation
# Belle Of The Ball
From The Daily Edge
# Belle Of The Ball

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

Nov 20th 2011, 6:04 PM 1,211 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 3rd 2011, 11:24 AM 2,554 Views 2 Comments

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
# DADT
# DADT

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

Jul 7th 2011, 3:01 PM 358 Views 10 Comments

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
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Wikileaks reveals US and Afghan scorn for British military

Dec 3rd 2010, 2:04 PM 1,288 Views 0 Comments

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