The U.S. Marine Corps was created on November 10, 1775. It is a combined-arms task force known for its focus on aggressiveness and the offensive. The Marines have been central in developing groundbreaking tactics for maneuver warfare; they can be credited with the development of helicopter insertion doctrine and modern amphibious assault.
There are approximately 186,000 Marines actively serving today, with another 40,000 Marines serving in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves.
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Commandant Gen. David Berger says he wants a formal recommendation on implementing a year-paid maternity leave policy.
The Marine was one of nine sent to court-martial after arrests made during a July battalion formation at Camp Pendleton,
Pitman is best known for ignoring military protocol and breaking regulations so he could save lives.
Sgt. Melissa Paul is a wrestler who has been fighting all her life.
The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced that Pfc Raymond Warren was identified using DNA evidence.
A Marine recruit arrested for allegedly striking a drill instructor has spent most of the last two years in the brig.