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These photos of US troops hammering ISIS in Syria and then playing baseball are straight outta ‘Apocalypse Now’
In early June, the US Army released a dozen photos showing the base and the troops firing artillery to help the Syrian Democratic Forces fighting ISIS. Later, the Army released photos of the troops playing an improvised game of baseball as dusk sets in and smoke clouds billow in the background.
Norway wants more US Marines and to station them closer to Russia, and Moscow is vowing to retaliate
Norway wants an expanded Marine presence to build readiness and winter-warfare capabilities, but Russia sees the foreign troops as a threat and has vowed to respond.
The Super Cobra is used in close air support for Marines under fire and sometimes for coordinating artillery strikes, with pilots ordering strikes from the air.
The Marines have their eyes on a new rifle, but the Army says it’s forging ahead with a totally new, next-generation weapon
The Army and Marine Corps are looking at ways to give their riflemen more firepower but have settled on different ways to do it.
Marines in Syria fired more rounds than any artillery battalion since Vietnam — and burned out 2 howitzers in the process
"In five months they fired 35,000 artillery rounds on ISIS targets, killing ISIS fighters by the dozens," an senior Army official said.
Not every Marine will receive the new rifle, but its wider distribution will likely be accompanied by a variety of new gear.
Trump was asked about a Marine general’s prediction that a ‘big-ass fight’ is coming and said ‘maybe he knows something that I...
"I would say this ... we have a very, very powerful military. We're getting more powerful by the month, by the day," Trump said.
Marine Commandant Gen. Robert Neller says war is on the horizon, and he foresees the Marines reorientating away from the Middle East.
The formality of a Marine Corps promotion ceremony was punctuated by a tender moment between father and son.
74 years ago, US Marines waded into ‘the toughest battle in Marine Corps history’ — here are 25 photos of the brutal fight for Taraw...
The commander of the task force attacking Tarawa called Betio "a little Gibraltar" and said that "only the Marines could have made such a landing."