Sunday Apr 20
Marine Corps Times
Marines happily recycle Army bots
Here's a workout that is as close to a 'total package' as I could get using a minimum number of... The Corps' new R2C, based on an old Army robot, offers a suite of upgrades, including tracked flippers for better mobility, improved comm equipment and an upgraded, stronger arm.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
Southern LGBT groups file brief in Va. marriage case
Army Lt. Col. Heather Mack and Ashley Broadway-Mack live in Fort Bragg, N.C. Two Southern LGBT advocacy groups on Friday filed an amicus brief in a federal lawsuit challenging Virginia's same-sex marriage ban.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
The Baltimore Sun
Volunteer firefighter returns to work after amputation
Eight months after having one of his legs amputated, William Fisher Jr. of Fort Meade has returned to duty as a volunteer firefighter at the Odenton Volunteer Fire Company.
Jacksonville Daily News
US Marines, sailors to conduct training in Nigeria
Approximately 20 Marines and sailors from Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Africa 14 will travel in April to Nigeria to conduct a theater security cooperation mission designed to improve the military capacity of our African partners and better enable them to prevent conflict and increase regional security.
Man charged in Kansas shooting once a prominent neo-Nazi in North Carolina
On Sunday, the eve of Passover, 73-year-old F. Glenn Miller allegedly shot dead three people, including a 14-year-old Eagle Scout, then shouted "Heil Hitler" from the back seat of a police car following his arrest.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Motorcade travels through Bethlehem to send off U.S. Marine, a Wilson Area High School graduate
As U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Casey O'Donnell prepared to return to training with the 1st Battalion 2nd Marines Bravo Company, his parents wanted as many people as possible to bid him farewell.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
CBS 3 Springfield
Dad: Son overcome physical hurdles to join Marines
The Marine shot this week at Camp Lejeune, N.C., had to overcome physical hurdles to join his twin brother and another sibling in the Marine Corps.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The Fresno Bee
Large numbers of vets with PTSD live near military bases
Data compiled by the Department of Veterans Affairs and analyzed by McClatchy show that hundreds of veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder and live near Fort Hood, while thousands more reside near the nation's other military installations.
The Huffington Post
Black Female Lawmakers Object To Army's 'Discriminatory' Ban On Certain Hairstyles
The 16 women in the Congressional Black Caucus sent Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel a letter Thursday objecting to the Army's ban on certain hairstyles , which has been criticized as racially biased against black women.
KTIV-TV Sioux City
Military releases name of Marine shot at NC base
It was just before the start of class and the hallways were packed as usual with students at their lockers or chatting with friends.
Army Vet Dies; Fought With Syrian Rebels Against Assad
Eric Harroun, a U.S. Army veteran who fought alongside al-Qaida-affiliated rebels in the Syrian Civil War and was subsequently arrested by the FBI, has died.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
North Texas Marine killed in Camp Lejeune shooting
A Pentagon spokesman said Wednesday that the fatal shooting of a North texas Marine on guard duty by a colleague at a North Carolina base appears to have been an accident.
Camp Lejeune identifies Marine in Main Gate Shooting
They say Lance Cpl. Mark N. Boterf, 21, of Crawley, Texas, died April 8 after receiving a single gunshot wound to the chest while on sentry duty at Camp Lejeune's Main Gate.
Shooting at Camp Lejeune gate appears accidental
A Pentagon spokesman said Wednesday that the fatal shooting of a Marine on guard duty by a colleague at a North Carolina base appears to have been an accident.
Hard times are fighting times: Why and how we must win the South
The following document was prepared by members of the Durham, N.C., branch of Workers World Party and updated on April 8, 2014.
WXOW-TV La Crosse
Pentagon: Shooting at NC base likely accidental
Sariah English can't imagine the stress her sister's family endured after their sailboat broke down 900 miles off the Mexican coast while their 1-year-old daughter covered in a rash was vomiting and... A Navy warship carrying a family whose sailboat broke down in the Pacific Ocean with a sick toddler has arrived in California.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Marine shoots, kills fellow guard at Camp Lejeune
A Marine guard at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina shot and killed another guard, the second deadly act of soldier-on-soldier violence at a U.S. military base in the last week.
Marine on guard duty at Camp Lejeune shoots, kills fellow Marine sentry
A Marine standing guard at the main entrance to Camp Lejeune, N.C., shot and killed a fellow Marine Tuesday evening, using his M4 service rifle, officials said.
Op-Ed Gets USMC Commandant’s Attention, Sparks Change for Women
The U.S. Marine Corps commandant has reacted swiftly to a female Marine officer's complaint that women are unfairly precluded from trying a second time to pass the prestigious Marine Corps Infantry Officers Course, when men can have a second try.
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