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Lack of experienced maintainers is fueling the Corps' aviation crisis

Some of the Corps' most experienced maintainers left during the drawdown.

The Marine Corps desperately needs people to fill its most high-profile assignments

Why Marines looking to make the Corps a career should take on one of the service's toughest assignme…

Sgt. major's new agenda: PME changes, special duty overhaul & more

The top enlisted Marine wants to arm his enlisted personnel with broader professional education and…

Marines' requirements for infantry officers are unrealistic, Army colonel says

A retired Army colonel asks how often Marine infantry officers carry 152-pound loads in combat, as t…

Marine Corps rolls out fitness MOS, PME to make gunny & more

Trained fitness instructors. Mandatory Resident PME to pick up staff seargent and gunny. Blending ma…

The Marines want to get better at logistics and they're looking to corporate America for help

The Marine Corps’ Installations and Logistics wants to cop best practices from Silicon Valley and co…

Aircraft shortage forces Recon Marines to jump from civilian planes

Recon Marines are training for some of the Corps' most challenging tactical jumps using a civilian s…

The Marines wants to start fielding new gear faster than ever

Marines are being asked to test out tons of cool new gear and share ideas on ways the Corps can fill…

The Marine Corps needs more counterintelligence specialists

Manpower officials are looking volunteers to become counterintelligence/human intelligence specialis…

Top Marine tactical athletes share tips for crushing the HITT championship

The Marine Corps has crowned two noncommissioned officers as the service's top tactical athletes, an…

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Marine vet helped seize a German U-boat off the Maine coast in WWII

Around 3 a.m. a Marine first sergeant shone a flashlight in Cpl. Edwin Glasberg's face and shook him…

Paxton: Women will be successful in infantry units

“This is not about women in uniform and it’s not about women in combat,” Paxton said.

U.S. Marines, sailors flex their amphibious muscles in Russia's backyard

U.S. Marines and sailors recently teamed with other NATO allies during a major show of force in Ukra…

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DoD reviewing relocation rules; family advocates raise concerns over system's flexibility

A Defense Department official says efforts by lawmakers to widen the window for military moves may r…

Fort Riley soldiers to help in study on how running might help in brain injury recovery

More than a hundred Fort Riley soldiers are helping University of Kansas researchers study how inten…

Defense officials approve expanded veterans online shopping benefit

Defense officials have given the green light to allow all honorably discharged veterans to shop at o…

Under Trump, military pay and benefits could see a boost

Troops' advocates are cautiously optimistic that the new president will help improve compensation.

Personal finance guru Suze Orman lending expertise to troops, families

Troops and families have one more way to shore up their finances, thanks to personal finance expert…

Pentagon to pay back recouped California Guard bonuses, forgive thousands more

The Army is on its way to repaying a few million dollars in California Army National Guard bonuses t…

New in 2017: Expect rigorous debate over military pay and benefits

Donald Trump has promised to boost military spending and “take care of the military” better than Pre…

Obama signs defense bill that authorizes pay raise, more troops

The White House had initially threatened to veto the measure over cost concerns but relented after o…