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People run with their hands up amid reports of an active shooter at Wright-Patterson Air Force base in Ohio on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018. (Marshall Gorby/Dayton Daily News via AP) > The Associated Press 14 Aug 2018 DAYTON, Ohio — An...
MOLOKAI, Hawaii -- The first day of a no-cost health clinic provided by members of the U.S. military at the Mitchell Pauole Community Center started simply enough. The warmth of a bright sun was cooled by a warm breeze that meandered through the clinic. Community members slowly filtered...
The first woman to graduate from the Marine Corps' notoriously grueling Infantry Officer Course is now leading a platoon of male grunts in Australia. First Lt. Marina Hierl is the only female Marine to lead an infantry platoon in her service's history. About a year after she reported...
A massive search-and-rescue mission for a Marine believed to have gone overboard while deployed aboard a Navy ship near the Philippines last week has ended, Marine Corps officials announced Tuesday. The U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard and Philippine coast guard concluded a five-day search Monday after...
A group of U.S. Air Force officers, enlisted personnel and civilian employees are calling for an investigation into the installation commander of Edwards Air Force Base in California, accusing him of violating Defense Department policies on religious proselytizing. On Sunday, the Military Religious Freedom Foundation demanded that Defense...
PHILADELPHIA — For nearly 70 years, Dominic Ragucci believed the remains of his brother Emil had been swept out to sea during a World War II battle on a Pacific atoll. But on Monday, Dominic, 86, and his brother Victor, 91, will stand on a tarmac in Philadelphia...
This article by Paul Szoldra originally appeared on Task & Purpose, a digital news and culture publication dedicated to military and veterans issues The U.S. Air Force has released video highlights from an overhead intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance aircraft taken on March 4, 2002 that shows the final heroic moments...
OSCODA, Mich. -- A federal health agency says contaminated drinking water may have caused cancer and other chronic disease among veterans and families who lived at a former northern Michigan military base. The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry released last month a draft report about the...
In recent years, attendance at the annual Pentagon event where officials report progress on finding remains of missing-in-action troops has dwindled. At this year’s event, held Thursday at a hotel near the Pentagon, members of more than 700 families showed up, overflowing the reserved space. For the first...
Editor’s note: This story has been corrected. The officers facing review for administrative separation are still attending training at The Basic School. Half a dozen Marine officers are facing administrative separation after being accused of cheating on a land navigation event during a course that prepares them to...