The wind blast from a Marine Corps tilt-rotor aircraft performing a Memorial Day demonstration Monday caused tree limbs to fall, leaving 10 people injured.
A blue-eyed Eagle Scout from Iowa and an athletic daredevil from Massachusetts hold a place in history that no one wanted for them.
The reality stars are already proud owners of four other pups
âIt was one of the best days of our lives,â the pair says of their trip to the Marine Corps base
The NATO operation aimed at tackling a Taliban stronghold in southern Afghanistan is making progress, officials say.
CNN exclusive video of the fighting as U.S. Marines launch the largest offensive of the war in Marjah, Afghanistan.
A manufacturer that has been inscribing Bible references on rifle sights used by U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan announced Thursday that it will stop putting scripture references on products the U.S. military uses.
A British journalist was killed and a second wounded in Afghanistan when the vehicle in which they were traveling struck an improvised explosive device, the Ministry of Defence said Sunday.
On a base accustomed to deploying Marines into some of the most hostile war zones, you would expect some hesitancy when units from here were asked to surge into some of the worst fighting since the start of the war in Afghanistan.
President Obama met with his top officials in Afghanistan on Monday to reiterate what is needed for the success of the troop surge he ordered, while the Pentagon announced the first U.S. forces in the surge will deploy later this month.
CNN's Barbara Starr reports on the security situation in Afghanistan.
U.S. and allied troops have seized nine weapons caches, killed about a dozen militants and captured several others since an offensive began last week in southern Afghanistan, the U.S. Marines said Monday.
Afghan security in hands of local fighters? CNN's Chris Lawrence reports on why U.S. military leaders like the idea.
More than 1,000 troops have started a big push against insurgents in a militant stronghold of southern Afghanistan, the U.S. Marines said Friday.
Semper fidelis, the U.S. Marine Corps motto, means "always faithful" in Latin. As a young grunt serving at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Duane Draughon learned to remain loyal to the mission -- "whatever the cost," he says.
Rescuers were still searching Saturday for nine people missing in the Pacific off the southern California coast after a Coast Guard C-130 plane and a Marine AH-1 Cobra helicopter collided Thursday night.
A massive search and rescue mission continued late Friday for nine people who may have plunged into chilly Pacific water off the Southern California coast after a Coast Guard plane and a Marine helicopter collided.
Benjamin Lichtenwalner remembers the first time he cleaned up the grisly remains of a military catastrophe.
A man who was raised at Camp Lejeune told lawmakers Thursday that he blames contaminated water at the U.S. Marines training base for his breast cancer.
The U.S. Marine Corps has banned access to social networking Web sites. CNN's Chris Lawrence reports.
For Rick Kelly, the first sign of cancer was a feeling of discomfort in his chest.
A group of men, some of whom defended this country, have developed a very rare disease. CNN's Abbie Boudreau investigates.
The sick men are Marines, or sons of Marines. All 20 of them were based at or lived at Camp Lejeune, the U.S. Marine Corps' training base in North Carolina, between the 1960s and the 1980s.
The U.S. Marine Corps has banned Twitter, Facebook, MySpace and other social media sites from its networks, effective immediately.
A sailor accused of killing another sailor was found dead in his cell in a southern California military jail, officials said Friday.
In the largest U.S. military operation since Falluja in Iraq, thousands of U.S. Marines recently poured into southern Afghanistan in a bid to turn the war around, win over the Afghan people and push out the Taliban.
The commander of the U.S. Marines conducting a push against the Taliban in southern Afghanistan said Wednesday that more Afghan security forces are needed to do the job.
Insurgents locked in a standoff with U.S. Marines tricked them by dressing up as women to escape, a task force spokesman said Monday.
U.S. Marines on Friday kept up a major push against entrenched militants in southern Afghanistan in an attempt to rout the Taliban from their stronghold in Helmand province, Marine Capt. William Pelletier said.
The Taliban took a U.S. soldier hostage as CNN's Atia Abawi reports.
A Marine was killed in action and several others wounded Thursday in a major U.S.-led offensive in southern Afghanistan, the Marines said.
CNN.com writer Thom Patterson talks to Naamua Delaney about the story of three brothers serving together in Afghanistan.
The Marine accused of killing Lance Cpl. Maria Lauterbach, who was more than eight months pregnant, was not the father of her unborn child, a law enforcement source close to the murder investigation said Saturday.
The suspected killer of a 20-year-old pregnant Camp Lejeune Marine is in a North Carolina jail late Friday after being extradited from Mexico, law enforcement sources said.
The suspected killer of a 20-year-old pregnant Marine will be extradited from Mexico to the United States on Friday to stand trial in her death, the FBI said Thursday.
Our travels in Afghanistan continue.
Three buses carrying U.S. Marines were involved in a chain-reaction crash in North Carolina on Thursday, injuring 13 Marines and a driver, the state highway patrol and the military said.
A man who lost his wife, two babies and mother-in-law when an F/A-18 crashed into their home, addresses the media.
A Korean immigrant who lost his wife, two children and mother-in-law when a Marine Corps jet slammed into the family's house said Tuesday he did not blame the pilot, who ejected and survived.
The Marines have been making children's Christmas dreams come true for nearly 60 years, but the corps may be seeing fewer smiles this year.
The U.S. Marine Corps knew of the threat posed by roadside bombs before the start of the Iraq war, yet did nothing to buy protective vehicles for troops, according to a report to be released by the Pentagon.
A grandmother, mother and her child died when a military fighter jet crashed into a house in San Diego Monday, igniting a huge fireball, CNN's San Diego affiliates and the San Diego Union Tribune are reporting.
Marine motorcycle deaths over the last 12 months have topped the number killed in Iraq. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.
Motorcycle accidents have killed more Marines in the past 12 months than enemy fire in Iraq, a rate that's so alarming, it has prompted top brass to call a meeting to address the issue, officials say.
A nearly 1,000-acre wildfire on a Marine Corps explosives range was contained Thursday without causing any injuries or damage to buildings on the base, a spokeswoman said
The suspect in the death of a 20-year-old pregnant Marine will be returned to North Carolina to face charges in her slaying, a Mexican judge ruled Thursday, according to North Carolina authorities.
A U.S. Marine unit that had been fighting insurgents in a volatile region of southern Afghanistan has turned over control of the area to Afghan and British forces, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said Monday.
Approximately 1,200 Marines serving in southwestern Afghanistan will have their tours of duty extended by 30 days, Pentagon and Marine officials said.
Nancy Grace reports on a murdered missing soldier whose remains were found in North Carolina.
A Marine accused of killing his soldier wife was advised of murder and arson charges against him in a brief hearing before a judge on Tuesday.
The Marine husband of a slain Fort Bragg soldier was charged with murder Monday and another Marine was charged with aiding the crime, a local police chief said.
Nancy Grace reports on a young female soldier missing in North Carolina after a suspicious fire in her apartment.
CNN's Nic Robertson looks at how the Taliban's changing tactics are forcing coaltion forces to adapt, as well.
U.S. Marines deployed in southern Afghanistan since the spring have killed more than 400 insurgents, have eliminated insurgent positions and strongholds, and are stabilizing the region, a commander said Wednesday.
In these days of long and repeated warfront tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, more than 10% of the male recruits who are married with one or more children don't even finish Marine boot camp
A corridor of late-afternoon sun painted a golden landscape on the walls of 52 Area Fitness Center, located on the north side of this U.S. Marine Corps base. The floor of the open gymnasium was covered in wrestling mats and quarantined with orange cones and yellow tape. In the center stood Jeff Perez and Jarrod Levine, hunched over with clinched fists at their chests as they capped off the day with the last bout.
A roadside bomb killed four U.S. Marines in Afghanistan Saturday, the U.S. military said.
A U.S. Marine videotaped throwing a puppy over a cliff while on patrol in Iraq has been kicked out of the Corps, and a second Marine involved has been disciplined, according to a statement released by the Marines.
The U.S. Marine Corps has disciplined two Marines over a videotape that showed a Marine throwing a puppy over a cliff, the military said Wednesday.
A Marine accused of killing an unarmed detainee in Iraq is heading to court to answer charges of unpremeditated murder and dereliction of duty
Job hunt in a sluggish economy? Or re-enlist during wartime? Marine Sgt. Jimmy Spence faced that dilemma a year ago, and in the end, the military won.
A U.S. Marine pleaded guilty Friday to abusive sexual contact with a child under 16, bringing to a close a criminal case that stoked outrage in Japan, a Marine spokesman said.
Myanmar's military junta has begun to let aid trickle into the country devastated by a cyclone that struck the region May 2, a U.S. Marine spokesman said Wednesday.
A U.S. Marine accused of raping a 19-year-old Japanese woman last year was found guilty Thursday of "committing wrongful sexual contact and indecent acts," the U.S. military said, but he was acquitted of rape.
The U.S. military in Japan has charged a Marine with rape and other violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice in the alleged sexual assault of 14-year old girl in Okinawa.
The Army and Marine Corps are allowing convicted felons to serve in increasing numbers, newly released Department of Defense statistics show.
Authorities locate Cpl. Cesar Laurean, a suspect in the killing of a pregnant Marine. CNN's Susan Candiotti reports
U.S. Marine Cpl. Cesar Laurean, the main suspect in the killing of a 20-year-old pregnant Marine, has been captured in Mexico three months after fleeing North Carolina, the FBI announced Thursday.
Early on, Maria Lauterbach knew exactly what she wanted to do in life.
Slain Marine Maria Lauterbach revealed in a home video her plans for her future.
Marine Cpl. Mario Ramos-Villalta of El Salvador became a U.S. citizen Thursday, a week after CNN profiled him.
The U.S. military plans to court-martial four Marines accused of raping a 19-year-old Japanese woman in Hiroshima last year, a military spokesman said on Thursday.
The U.S. Marine Corps asks the Pentagon to look into allegations that delays in armored vehicle delivery to Iraq lead to hundreds of troop casualties.
Casualties could have been reduced by half among Marines in Iraq if specially armored vehicles had been deployed more quickly in some cases, a report to the Pentagon says.
A U.S. Marine based on Okinawa has been detained in connection with the reported rape of a 14-year-old Japanese girl, the island's police force said Monday.
Once derided as a white elephant, the U.S. Marine Corps' tilt-rotor aircraft, the V-22 Osprey, is proving its mettle in Iraq, military officials said.
Berkeley, the famously liberal college town in California, has taken aim at Marine recruiters, saying they are "not welcome in our city."
From WHIO television, Lance Cpl. Maria Lauterbach is eulogized at her funeral Saturday near Dayton, Ohio.
Germany insists it will not send more troops to Afghanistan and it will not move them to the restive south, despite a reported request from the United States.
Christina Laurean has told authorities she was attending a Christmas party on the night her husband allegedly killed pregnant Marine Lance Cpl. Maria Lauterbach, according to police.
In an exclusive talk, a friend says a slain woman was scared of the Marine wanted in her death. CNN's Randi Kaye reports
A woman who once worked with fugitive Marine Cpl. Cesar Laurean and the pregnant Marine he allegedly killed said Wednesday that Laurean has "MacGyver" skills and training that could enable him to adapt to life on the run.
The FBI suspects Marine Cpl. Cesar Laurean, sought in the slaying of a pregnant fellow Marine, has fled to his native Mexico, an FBI spokeswoman said Wednesday.
CNN's John Lorinc has the latest in the investigation of missing Marine Maria Lauterbach.
CNN's Randi Kaye talks to a friend of the murdered Marine who also knows the suspect. More tonight on 360 at 10 p.m. ET.
A pregnant Marine who disappeared in December told victims' advocates at Camp Lejeune that she didn't feel unsafe being around another Marine now wanted in her death, Marine Corps officials said Tuesday.
CNN's Rusty Dornin on the death of pregnant U.S. Marine Maria Lauterbach.
The ATM card of slain Marine Maria Lauterbach was found in a Durham, North Carolina, bus station over the weekend and the truck of the Marine suspected of killing her was reported in the area, police said Monday.
It's possible that a pregnant Marine missing since December 14 may have left willingly, perhaps after being upset by a phone call, documents released Thursday by Onslow County authorities show.
CNN's Randi Kaye reports on many unanswered questions in the disappearance of a troubled and pregnant Marine.
A search is under way for a pregnant 20-year-old Marine who has been missing from Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, since December 14.
The mother of missing Lance Cpl. Maria Lauterbach talks about her daughter's disappearance.
A 20-year-old pregnant Marine who was expected to testify about something she witnessed on base has been missing since mid-December, authorities said
CNN's Rusty Dornin reports on a new home for a military dog who stuck by his handler after a rocket attack in Iraq.
A U.S. military dog whose handler and best friend was killed in Iraq got a new assignment on Friday -- retirement with the late Marine's family.
Lex attended the funeral of his best friend in March, playing with the 20-year-old Marine's younger brother away from the crowd. He was beside Cpl. Dustin Lee when Lee was killed in a mortar attack in Falluja.
The top general in the Marine Corps told CNN he is pressing to shift all Marine combat operations from Iraq to Afghanistan.
Conditions are improving in Iraq, but so are prospects of long-term troop deployment. CNN's Jamie McIntyre reports
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