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The commander of Marine units across the Middle East sees opportunities for the Corps to take on more missions in the region that would typically be tasks for special operations forces. In a recent interview with Military.com, Lt. Gen. William Beydler, commander of Marine Corps Central Command, said there were multiple traditional special opera... more
The parade field on Stone Bay at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune hosted top ranking U.S. Special Operations Command officials, Marine Raiders and their families to witness Maj. Gen. Carl E. Mundy III assume command of U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command (MARSOC) on Tuesday morning. "I'm privileged to be able to be a part of this ... more
The Navy, the Marine Corps, representatives from energy companies and local lawmakers joined together Tuesday at a blessing ceremony for a wave-energy test site at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe. The Navy and Marine Corps are testing different wave-energy conversion technologies that connect to the grid at a wave-energy test site (WETS) appr... more
In a presidential race filled with sharp contrasts, both party's tickets have at least one thing in common: Both Democratic vice presidential pick Tim Kaine and Republican running mate Mike Pence have sons who are junior Marine officers. Pence's son Michael, 23, is a newly minted second lieutenant currently in entry-level flight school, assigne... more
LONDON — A U.S. Marine Corps horse who served during some of the bloodiest fighting of the Korean War has been posthumously decorated for bravery. Sgt. Reckless was awarded the Dickin Medal during a ceremony at the Korean War Memorial in London on Wednesday, the 63rd anniversary of the end of the war. A serving British Army horse stood in for ... more