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Family of Marine Missing Since February Wants to Resume Search
With most of the snow melted, family members of 1st Lt. Matthew Kraft are hopeful that Matthew's body will be found.
Defense Rests in War Crimes Trial of Navy SEAL, Jury to Deliberate July 1
Gallagher, 40, is on trial for the murder of the 17-year-old fighter during a 2017 deployment to Mosul.
Judge Denies Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher's Request to Dismiss War Crimes Charges
A Navy judge ruled that Gallagher could not be sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Marines, Navy Rebuild Deteriorating Airport in the Sky
The $5 million runway project was undertaken as a training exercise for Marines and Navy Seabees.
Marines Receive Award for Life-Saving Actions During Las Vegas Shooting
Sgt. Austin Cox and Marine veteran Sgt. Michael Vura were awarded Navy and Marine Corps Medals.
Camp Pendleton Marine Still Missing After Ski Trip, Search Continues
First Lt. Matthew Kraft set out on the solo ski trip Feb. 23 with an itinerary to complete a 195-mile trek.
Military Waives Thousands in Overpayments to Camp Pendleton Civilian Police
Due to an accounting error, the officers were paid the wrong wage for eight years.
Search for Marine Reported Missing After Ski Trip Continues
During the ninth day of the rescue effort for 1st Lt. Matthew Kraft, teams continued aerial reconnaissance of trails.
Massive Search Continues for 29 Palms Marine Reported Missing After Ski Trip
An infantry officer was reported missing after he failed to show up on his return date from a backcountry skiing trip.
Marines, Seabees Pass Midway Point on Airport in the Sky Runway Rebuild
Despite heavy rains, the $5 million project has progressed well and is about 51 percent complete.
165 Wounded Warrior Athletes Lauded at Marine Corps Trials Opening Ceremony
Wounded Warrior athletes representing military branches worldwide were welcomed at the start of the ninth annual Marine Corps...
Murder Trial of Decorated Navy SEAL Postponed Until Late May
The murder trial of a decorated Navy SEAL has been postponed until just after Memorial Day.
Marines, Japanese Forces Storm Camp Pendleton in Amphibious Assault Training
On land, the Marines and soldiers set up mortars, secured the beachhead and entered a nearby town in patrols.
Marines and Seabees Repair Airport Runway on Catalina Island
The effort by the Marines and Seabees is a first in California and critical to Catalina Island and its public airport.
Marines, Japanese Forces Begin Warfare Training at California Bases
The training, which will continue through Feb. 15, builds on longstanding military ties between the two countries.
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Navy Submarine That Went Missing with 80 Sailors Aboard Found 75 Years Later
A team of ocean explorers confirmed that the USS Grayback was discovered about 50 nautical miles south of Okinawa in June.
How Will Veterans Get On Base for Their New Commissary Access? No One Can Say
How will veterans and caregivers get access to base to shop? No one can say.
After Marine Died on Their Wedding Day, Spouse Pleads for a Proper Goodbye
Marine Master Sgt. Jeffrey Briar died Sept. 22, 2019, shortly after he and Jennifer Crowley were married.
The Army Is Thinking About Giving SOF PSYOP Soldiers a Distinctive New Beret
A distinctive uniform item for PSYOP soldiers is currently undergoing testing.
New Study Shows Veteran Benefit Discrepancies Between States
States offer a wide variety of benefits, from a high of 60 benefits in Illinois to a low of 22 in Hawaii and Oklahoma.
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Post-9/11 Wars Have Cost American Taxpayers $6.4 trillion, Study Finds
The estimated price tag increased by $500 billion since November 2018.
SOCOM Is Field Testing Lightweight Body Armor Originally Developed for Its 'Iron Man' Suit
SpecOps forces are testing a combat armor designed to cover more of an operator's body than previous protective gear.
Navy to Name Ship After the Late Sen. Cochran of Mississippi
The Navy will name a ship after the late Republican U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi, who was a Navy veteran.
Navy Warship to Be Named After Late Sen. Richard Lugar
Navy Secretary Spencer and members of the Lugar family will attend a private naming ceremony for the USS Richard G. Lugar.
New Special Pay, Bonuses May Be Coming for Navy EOD Techs as Mission Evolves
U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) sailors could see more money from special pays and bonuses under a new vision.
Air Force News
Senator Asks DoD to Investigate Discharge of Whistleblower
Master Sgt. Jay Ellis' complaints about sexual assault and harassment within the 115th Fighter Wing sparked investigations.
F-35 Still Falling Short on Combat Readiness, Official Says
Each of the JSF variants is still coming up short on combat readiness goals, according to the Pentagon's top weapons tester.
Marine Corps News
Marine Donates His Uniform so Hit-and-Run Victim Can Be Buried in It
Veterans Samuel Jackson and Richard Dunn never met, but one Marine Corps uniform will connect them forevermore.
V-22 Osprey Engines Still at Risk in Sand and Silt, Watchdog Report Finds
Dirt and other debris keep taking a toll on Marine Corps and Air Force V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft.
Coast Guard News
Lawmakers Call for Stronger Boating Safety Measures as Coast Guard Rejects Recommendations
Members of California's congressional delegation say it's time for the Coast Guard to consider stronger protections.
Coast Guard to Name New Cutters After Reservists Who Died Responding to 9/11 Attacks
Two Sentinel-class fast response cutters will be named for Coast Guard veterans who lost their lives as first responders.
Coast Guard Frees an Unsightly Fisher Island Guest -- a Grounded 200-Foot Cargo Vessel
A Panamanian-flagged cargo vessel ran aground just north of Fisher Island.