2020-09-21@06:25:12 GMT
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    A pair of U.S. Marines and their friends heading back from a road trip last week made a pit stop to save an Oregon man's burning home during the state's deadly wildfires. The group was driving through what they described as "hell" near Estacada, Ore., on Labor Day, Sept. 7, when they spotted firefighters battling a fire. Video posted...
    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine court has ordered the early release for good conduct of a U.S. Marine convicted in the 2014 killing of a transgender Filipino which sparked anger in the former American colony. The Regional Trial Court Branch 74’s order on Tuesday for the release of Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton drew...
    Second Lady Karen Pence, whose son serves in the Marines, focused on praising members of the United States armed forces and their spouses during her speech at night two of the Republican National Convention — advocating for art therapy to aid PTSD. “I have had the honor of meeting many heroes across this great country,”...
    Officials have found the remains of the seven marines and one sailor who went missing after their tank sunk during a routine training exercise off the coast of San Clemente Island. The group had been participating in the July 30 exercise off the Californian coast when their amphibious assault vehicle bagan to take in water...
    The seek for eight lacking US navy service members off the California coast was referred to as off after a 40-hour operation — with all now presumed lifeless, authorities introduced Sunday. The seven Marines and one Navy sailor went lacking Thursday when an amphibious assault car sank in a whole bunch of toes of...
    The search for eight missing US military service members off the California coast was called off after a 40-hour operation — with all now presumed dead, authorities announced Sunday. The seven Marines and one Navy sailor went missing Thursday when an amphibious assault vehicle sank in hundreds of feet of water during a training exercise....
    Seven US marines and a sailor, missing since a training accident off the coast of California on Thursday, are presumed dead, the military says. The announcement came as a 40-hour search and rescue effort was called off. The service members were on an amphibious assault vehicle (AAV) that sank during the exercise. Eight...
    The U.S. Marines says it has ended the search and rescue mission for seven missing Marines and one Sailor following an accident in Southern California. All the service members are presumed dead.  “It is with a heavy heart, that I decided to conclude the search and rescue effort,”  Col. Christopher Bronzi, 15th MEU Commanding Officer,...
    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The family of a former U.S. Marine Corp veteran who got a nine-year prison sentence in Russia for assaulting two police officers say the sentence is unjust and politically motivated. Trevor Reed was charged in August 2019 with assaulting the officers who were driving him to a police station after...
    The U.S. Marines said Friday that an accident off the southern California coast has claimed the life of one Marine, injured two others and left eight missing. An NBC-owned television station in San Diego, California reported an amphibious assault vehicle carrying the Marines was taking on water Thursday during a drill.  Unit commander Col. Christopher Bronzi said, “We are deeply saddened by this tragic accident” and asked that, “you keep...
    PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. Navy’s newest large-deck amphibious assault ship has set sail from the site where it was built in Mississippi. The USS Tripoli is carrying 1,000 sailors, and it is heading to its homeport in San Diego. It was made at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula and was recently commissioned there. WLOX-TV...
    Officials in Japan are expressing their shock and anger at the United States after it emerged that there had been a large scale coronavirus outbreak among Marines stationed in the country’s southernmost island of Okinawa. According to The Guardian, 61 Marines have tested positive for COVID-19 over the past couple of days. Worse still, the...
    TOKYO -- The governor of Japan's Okinawa island demanded a top U.S. military commander take tougher prevention measures and more transparency hours after officials were told that more than 60 Marines at two bases have been infected with the coronavirus over the past few days.Okinawan officials on Sunday reported a total of 61 cases -...
    Marines at two American military bases in Japan have been infected with COVID-19, according to U.S. officials. The Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF) based in Okinawa posted a message to Twitter Saturday regarding the outbreak, detailing the measures being taken to limit the spread of the disease. "In light of recent clusters of positive COVID-19 cases on Okinawa,...
    TOKYO (AP) — Dozens of U.S. Marines at two bases on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa have been infected with the coronavirus in what is feared to be a massive outbreak, Okinawa’s governor said Saturday, demanding an adequate explanation from the U.S. military. Gov. Denny Tamaki said he could say only that a “few...
    The president of Iran has reported the nation are not able to manage to shut down its sanctions-strike economic climate, even as the nation reels from a 2nd-wave coronavirus outbreak that has introduced mounting bacterial infections and record higher dying tolls. Iran have to keep on “economic, social and cultural routines when observing wellness protocols”,...
    TOKYO (AP) — Dozens of U.S. Marines have been infected with the coronavirus at two bases on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa in what is feared to be a massive outbreak, Okinawan officials said Saturday, demanding an adequate explanation from the U.S. military. Okinawa prefectural officials said they could say only that a “few...
    By MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — Okinawan officials said Saturday that dozens of U.S. Marines have been infected with the coronavirus at two bases on the southern Japanese island in what is feared to be a massive outbreak, and demanded an adequate explanation from the U.S. military. Okinawa prefectural officials said they could...
    Numerous personnel at a US Marine Corps base on the Japanese island of Okinawa have been recognized with the coronavirus, officers say. The Marines first reported the instances at Camp Butler on Thursday, with out disclosing precisely what number of had examined constructive. “The people which have examined constructive have been moved into isolation,” Marine Corps Installations Pacific stated in an announcement. U.S....
    Igor Derysh June 29, 2020 9:54PM (UTC) President Donald Trump claimed that he was not briefed on intelligence that Russia offered Afghan militants bounties to kill American and Western troops, because it was not "credible" even though it was shared with Congress and U.S. allies. American intelligence officials concluded months ago that a Russian military...
    THE US Marine Corps is testing a powerful electroshock weapon that can zap enemies from 300 feet away. Dubbed "Specter", the non-lethal projectile can be fired from a shotgun and downs targets using a taser-like electric shock. 2Artist impression of a Spectre projectile (white) with its parachute deployed The weapon is the brainchild of Colorado-based...
    (CNN)The Navy's top admiral has directed the drafting of an order that would prohibit displays of the Confederate battle flag, a move that takes place several months after the Marine Corps ordered a similar policy and comes as the Army has said it's open to renaming bases currently named after Confederate officers."The Chief of Naval...