Saturday May 18
Asbury Park Press
Marine who dumped toxins felt illness was payback
Ron Poirier couldn't escape the feeling that his cancer was somehow a punishment.
Mon May 13, 2013
Body Of Marine From Parker Killed In Combat Back In Colorado
Cpl. David M. Sonka, 23, died earlier this month in the Farah Province in Afghanistan.
Sat May 11, 2013
The Modesto Bee
SUCCESS & SERVICE: Davis grad wins Armed Forces Bowling championship
Rose Brown is familiar in local bowling circles and competed internationally for Team USA in 2007, the same year she graduated from Davis High School in Modesto.
Burlington Times News
Mother's Day extra special for Elon mom of military sons
Christi Skenes heard her phone ring last Sept. 26, glanced at it, but didn't recognize the number.
Thu May 09, 2013
Myrtle Beach Online
3 relieved of command in Marine training accident
A battalion commander, a company commander and an infantry weapons officer have been relieved after a mortar tube exploded during a field exercise March 18 at Hawthorne Army Depot, the Marines said Wednesday.
KLAS-TV Las Vegas
3 Relieved of Command in Marine Training Accident
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- Fire crews battled a fire Thursday morning at an apartment building in North Las Vegas on the 2600 block of Donna Street.
Wed May 08, 2013
3 Marine officers dismissed in wake of deadly mortar accident in Hawthorne, Nev.
Brig. Gen. James W. Lukeman, commanding general of 2nd Marine Division, speaks outside the main gate at Camp Lejeune, N.C., the day after seven Marines were killed in a 60mm mortar explosion.
U.S. Department of Defense
DOD Continues TBI Research, Education, Treatment
The Defense Department is committed to providing the best medical care and recovery for service members with traumatic brain injury, DOD's top doctor said in a statement issued yesterday.
Wed May 01, 2013
Helmand has become almost dull for Marines, with Afghans now leading combat
One statistic about the war in Afghanistan has stood out for weeks: the single U.S. Marine killed so far in 2013.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Floyd Sears: As a veteran, I feel those 'watching my back have a knife in their hand'
As Tom Philpott wrote in a recent column, "Debate continues on Tricare pharmacy increases." Defense officials "plan to increase the co-payments paid by military family members and retirees who use Tricare retail and mail order pharmacies." In addition, "Congress also authorized the department to begin a pilot program that will require Tricare for ... (more)
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Chapel Hill News
Roses and raspberries, April 24
Roses from reader Lisa Inman to the charity organizations and volunteers that helped make the Color the Hill Fun Run possible.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Memorial held today in North Carolina for seven Marines killed in Hawthorne mortar blast
A memorial service was held Tuesday at Camp Lejeune, N.C., for the seven Marines killed March 18 when a mortar exploded at Hawthorne Army Depot during training.
Gov. McCrory orders lowering of flags to honor Marines killed in Nevada
Governor Pat McCrory ordered United States and North Carolina flags to be lowered from sunrise to sunset on April 23 on state facilities in honor of the seven U.S. Marines who were killed, and those wounded, as part of a training exercise on March 18, 2013, at Nevada's Hawthorne Army Depot.