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  1. Recent surveys on proposed uniform changes have sparked calls from Marines for another review of tattoo policies and the ban on silkies for unit PT. There are no current plans by Marine leadership to do so, however. David Guttenfelder/The Associated Press

    Prime Content Marines call on CMC to bring back silkies and tattoos

    The Marine Corps recently released a survey asking Marines what they think about the Sam Browne belt, brass collar insignias for enlisted, and changes to the dates for sleeves up and sleeves down.

    • Aug. 18, 2014
  2. Marines prepare to deploy to the Western Pacific in July. Defense officials are considering additional pay for Marines whose deployments are extended. Cpl. Sarah Cherry/Marine Corps

    Prime Content More pay for longer deployments

    Members of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit likely will be about $800 richer than expected when they get back from deployment this fall.

    • Aug. 18, 2014
  3. Marines from 3rd Battalion, 11th Marines, ready an M777A2 Lightweight 155mm Howitzer during a recent exercise. The event emphasized command-and-control capabilities of a Marine expeditionary brigade while fighting a skilled enemy. Joshua Stewart / Staff

    Prime Content MEB-level exercise pits Marines against a highly skilled enemy

    Thousands of Marines got a look at how the Corps will fight against a more sophisticated and well-trained enemy as the service shifts its focus from years of combat in Iraq and Afghanistan, as they trained here for a week in August.

    • Aug. 17, 2014
  4. Marines stand at attention. Sgt. Austin Hazard / Marine Corps

    Prime Content Earlier re-enlistment opportunity gives career Marines a jump

    Marines who have already served at least one enlistment and have a fiscal 2015 end-of-current-contract date are strongly encouraged to apply for re-enlistment immediately.

    • Aug. 16, 2014
  5. A Marine security guard stands on the roof of one of the compounds inside the U.S. Embassy in Turkey. The special duty pay for MSGs will be capped at $75 per month starting in October as the Marine Corps trims $35 million over a five year period from manpower spending. Adem Altan / AFP

    Prime Content Some Marines emerge from SDA cuts well, while others take a hit

    Budget cuts are about to hit Marines' wallets in yet another way — special duty assignment pay.

    • Aug. 11, 2014
  6. Recruiting is one of five special duty assignments Manpower experts can help Marines land. But the needs of the Corps outweigh individual preferences. Sgt. Scott Schmidt / Marine Corps

    Prime Content SDAs provide extra edge for Marines

    With a shrinking Corps and the end of combat operations in Afghanistan, the importance of completing a special duty assignment continues to mount for many career-minded Marines hoping to gain a leg up on the competition at their next selection board.

    • Aug. 11, 2014
  7. A MARSOC Marine downrange sports the iconic Marine Raiders patch, though it's not officially approved for wear. Level Zero Heroes via Facebook

    Prime Content Raiders name hailed as token of distinction for MARSOC

    As far as Nick Koumalatsos is concerned, MARSOC operators were Raiders all along.

    • Aug. 10, 2014
  8. Marines working in the intelligence community will be some of the last to leave Afghanistan. A company-grade officer reached out to Marine Corps Times to dispel the myths about working in her field. Staff Sgt. Mark Fayloga/Marine Corps

    Prime Content Intel Marines dish on mysterious 0211 duty

    As the Corps continues its search for first-term Marines willing to make a lateral move into the intelligence field, a company grade officer who once made such a move as a sergeant reached out from Afghanistan to dispel some myths.

    • Aug. 9, 2014
  9. Sgt. George Cardenas, an explosive ordnance disposal technician with the Maritime Raid Force, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, climbs a ladder onto a cargo vessel from a rigid hull inflatable boat off the coast of Camp Pendleton, Calif. The defense secretary is pushing for more dwell time for troops. Sgt. Melissa Wenger/Marine Corps

    Prime Content Dwell time dwindling: Corps expects intensifying operational tempo

    As the Corps continues to drop its numbers closer to an end strength of 175,000, the top general expects operational tempo to intensify across the service.

    • Aug. 4, 2014
  10. University of Maryland University College military students participate in a class discussion at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland. The military is applying new rules on how troops can use tuition assistance money to further their off-duty personal education. Rob Curtis/Staff

    Prime Content Poor college grades mean you may have to repay TA

    Troops may begin to think twice before tapping tuition assistance benefits starting this fall when new Pentagon rules will require more service members who get bad grades to repay their tuition money with out-of-pocket cash.

    • Aug. 4, 2014
  11. Night life moves on Dobuita street near U.S. Naval Base in Yokosuka, near Tokyo. Under liberty overhaul, Marines may see later curfew and no need for battle buddies. Shizuo Kambayashi/Associated Press

    Prime Content Officials weigh easing liberty rules in Japan

    Marines based in Japan could see the strict rules they face when they go off base eased a bit, as military officials consider relaxing the current liberty policy.

    • Aug. 3, 2014
  12. Unmanned aircraft were tracked and destroyed during Black Dart, a counter unmanned aerial systems demonstration run by the Joint Integrated Air and Missile Defense Organization. The demonstration was designed to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the military's counter-UAS capabilities. Josh Stewart/Staff

    Prime Content Modified UAVs raise concerns for infantry

    The next big threat to American forces might be a flying IED.

    • Aug. 2, 2014
  13. Individual Training Course students with Marine Special Operations School at Stone Bay, N.C., participate in the field training exercise Raider Spirit. Cpl. Donovan Lee / Marine Corps

    Prime Content MARSOC demystified: Officials to unveil training details

    Notoriously shrouded in secrecy, Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command may soon lift the veil on its training pipeline, beginning with the assessment and selection course that is held several times per year at undisclosed locations, and continuin

    • Jul. 27, 2014
  14. A MARSOC critical skills operator. MARSOC

    MARSOC uses applicants' feedback to redesign workout prep program

    MARSOC fitness tips: don't skimp on the swimming and carry a 50-pound pack everywhere.

    • Jul. 21, 2014
  15.  MARSOC A&S Workout App

    Prime Content App lets Marines share their workout progress with friends

    If you're interested in tracking and sharing your progress on the new MARSOC 10-week prep workout, it turns out, there's an app for that.

    • Jul. 21, 2014
  16. Mullen

    Prime Content One star: Survival is crisis response, not combat ops

    With the Corps focused on crisis response and disaster relief in place of major combat operations, a major amphibious landing on contested soil wouldn't look too pretty, according to a one-star general.

    • Jul. 19, 2014
  17. A Marine looks through the Commandant's Reading List section at the library aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif. The Commandant's Reading List is being overhauled to align the professional reading tracks of officers and enlisted Marines. Lance Cpl. Rebecca Eller/Marine Corps

    Prime Content Reading list overhaul puts lance cpls., lieutenants on same page

    Lieutenants are way more likely to do their recommended professional reading than lance corporals, right?

    • Jul. 14, 2014
  18. A retention board has cut 233 staff sergeants who have been at least twice passed over for promotion and who have served for at least 15 years. Cpl. Sonia N. Rodriguez/Marine Corps

    Prime Content One-third of boarded staff sergeants get the ax

    Nearly three in 10 staff sergeants considered by the service's first Staff Sergeant Retention Board held in June were denied further service.

    • Jul. 14, 2014
  19. A small team of reconnaissance Marines and sailors from a riverine unit deployed to Panama through the month of June to train local troops on amphibious operations. Courtesy of Capt. Jacob Auchincloss

    Prime Content Reserve recon Marines lead training in Panama

    A Reserve captain led a small team of Marines and sailors on a monthlong deployment to the jungles of Panama, where they teamed with Colombian special operators to train three local forces to operate together on land and at sea.

    • Jul. 13, 2014
  20. Rear Adm. Margaret Kibben, the chaplain of the Marine Corps, talks with a colleague downrange. Kibben will become the Navy's first chief of chaplains later this year. Marine Corps

    Prime Content Chaplain of the Marine Corps: 'Nobody comes back from combat unaffected'

    Rear Adm. (lower half) Margaret Kibben made history in 2010 when she became the first woman to be named the chaplain of the Marine Corps. Later this year, she will do it again when she becomes the Navy's first female chief of chaplains.

    • Jul. 12, 2014
  21. Pvt. Gloria Murphy cleans a machine gun during Marine Combat Training at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Female Marines may now enroll in the machine gunner course on an experimental basis. The Marines' restriction on women holding infantry jobs may change in 2016. Scott Olson/Getty Images

    Prime Content Seven new ground combat schools open to women

    The first enlisted female Marines will start training in mortarman and infantry assaultman specialty schools next week as the Marine Corps kicks off the next phase of its Women in Service Review study.

    • Jul. 7, 2014
  22. Prime Content Initiatives that give vets an edge

    Federal agencies aren't trying to hire veterans just because they think it's a nice thing to do. They've been ordered to do so by their chief executive and board of directors — the president and Congress.

    • Jul. 7, 2014
  23. DARPA officials are partnering with industry to develop a barrier in a can, which could self-deploy with the push of a button and be used downrange instead of Hesco barriers, or perhaps even as a personal protective shield. Cpl. John McCall/Marine Corps

    DARPA calls on industry to develop compact, push-button wall

    The military's lead research agency is working to develop what some are calling a ballistic '

    • Jul. 5, 2014
  24. Staff Sgt. Alejandro Santiago speaks with a member of the Afghan Uniformed Police. Advising became an important piece of counterinsurgency operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Sgt. Michael Cifuentes/Marine Corps

    Prime Content Shuttering of elite unit spells end of 7-year mission for Marines

    The training group that prepped thousands of Marines to serve as advisers in Iraq and Afghanistan has been deactivated.

    • Jul. 4, 2014
  25. Marines with Landing Support Company, Combat Logistics Regiments 2, attach external 500-gallon fuel drums to a CH-53E Super Stallions on June 20 in Camp Leatherneck, Helmand province, Afghanistan. Sgt. Anthony L. Ortiz / CLR-2

    Prime Content Minor injuries, damage after CH-53 hard landing in Afghanistan

    A Marine CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter was damaged during a hard landing at Camp Bastion, Afghanistan June 1, according to new data released by the Marine Corps.

    • Jun. 29, 2014
  1. Fort Collins Marine dies en route to surprise little brother

    A Fort Collins Marine who died in a car crash in Utah on Friday was traveling home to surprise his little brother on the first day of school....

      8:38 AM, Aug. 21, 2014
  2. Humor or harassment? Marine Corps leadership targets salty Facebook sites

    The trouble for Lance Cpl. H started when she checked her Facebook account one day last year to find nearly 50 new friend requests from male Marines she didn't know....

      3:57 PM, May 22, 2013
  3. DA: Christopher Lee could face 2nd murder charge

    California law is very clear about the murder of an unborn child, San Bernardino County District Attorney Michael Ramos told The Desert Sun on Wednesday....

      8:58 AM, Aug. 21, 2014
  4. Last Marine regiment departs Afghanistan

    The last Marine Corps regimental headquarters will leave Afghanistan this month, handing off its responsibilities as drawdown efforts continue....

      8:37 AM, Aug. 21, 2014
  5. Marine who vanished in Iraq has court hearing

    A Marine who mysteriously disappeared in Iraq 10 years ago is due in military court after an investigation into whether he deserted his unit....

      10:53 AM, Aug. 21, 2014
  6. Officials: U.S. rescue mission in Syria failed earlier this summer

    President Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they did not find them, the Obama administration said Wednesday....

      12:32 PM, Aug. 21, 2014
  7. Body of missing Marine wife Erin Corwin found; Christopher Lee arrested

    Former Marine Christopher Lee was arrested Sunday night in the killing of Erin Corwin, a missing Marine wife who was found crumpled at the bottom of a 140-foot-deep mineshaft in a remote area of the High Desert....

      7:52 PM, Aug. 19, 2014
  8. Marines call on CMC to bring back silkies and tattoos

    The Marine Corps recently released a survey asking Marines what they think about the Sam Browne belt, brass collar insignias for enlisted, and changes to the dates for sleeves up and sleeves down....

      1:20 PM, Aug. 19, 2014
  9. British national may have beheaded U.S. journalist

    The apparent beheading of American photojournalist James Foley by an Islamic State militant may have been undertaken by a British national, the United Kingdom's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said Wednesday....

      10:23 AM, Aug. 20, 2014
  10. U.S. officials: Military mulling more troops to Iraq

    American fighter jets and drones continued to pound Islamic State militants in Iraq on Wednesday, and military planners weighed the possibility of sending a small number of additional U.S. troops to Baghdad, U.S....

      7:52 AM, Aug. 21, 2014
  11. Fort Collins Marine dies en route to surprise little brother

    A Fort Collins Marine who died in a car crash in Utah on Friday was traveling home to surprise his little brother on the first day of school....

      8:38 AM, Aug. 21, 2014
  12. Six Flags apologizes to Marine vet for gun shirt error

    A former Marine who wasn't allowed into an amusement park because he was wearing a shirt with a red, white and blue rifle pictured on it has been given an apology....

      9:31 AM, Aug. 19, 2014
  13. Islamic State claims execution of American as retaliation for Iraq airstrikes

    A video by Islamic State militants released Tuesday purported to show the beheading of American journalist James Foley as retribution for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq....

      8:36 AM, Aug. 20, 2014
  14. Investigative hearing set for alleged Marine deserter

    Marine officials have scheduled an Article 32 investigative hearing for Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun, suspected of deserting his post twice, once in Iraq....

      8:03 PM, Aug. 19, 2014
  15. North Korea insults John Kerry over his looks

    In its latest personal attack on a prominent official from a rival country, North Korea on Wednesday called U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry a wolf with a 'hideous lantern jaw.'...

      7:45 AM, Aug. 20, 2014
  16. Marine sniper involved in controversial video found dead

    A Marine Corps combat veteran who endured a long, public legal battle with the service's senior leadership was found dead Wednesday night....

      2:11 PM, Aug. 16, 2014
  17. Reports: Afghan special forces negotiating with Taliban in Sangin

    Reports about peace talks between Taliban leaders and Afghan special forces troops in Afghanistan's Helmand province have raised questions about security as coalition forces prepare to withdraw troops this year....

      6:54 PM, Aug. 19, 2014
  18. Sergeant major of Parris Island recruit depot resigns following altercation with protester

    Marine Sgt. Maj. Paul Archie has tendered his resignation and voluntarily stepped down from his post as senior enlisted adviser at Parris Island recruit depot, Marine Corps Times has learned....

      1:30 PM, Jun. 10, 2014
  19. Officials: Commanders want to expand Iraq airstrikes

    U.S. military commanders in the Middle East are urging the Pentagon to intensify the air war against Islamic State targets in Iraq, two Defense Department officials said Wednesday....

      12:22 PM, Aug. 21, 2014

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