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Marines were trying to get back to their maritime roots. How's that going?

The Marine Corps’ top leaders have talked a lot during the past several years about the need for the…

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…

The Marines' new Raider insignia gives special operators street cred

In the special operations community, credibility is a must and this device ensures that, writes MARS…

Marine aviation is plagued with problems and it needs serious attention now

Low funding is the root of the low morale but Marines keep doing their jobs.

Readers sound off on proposed BAH cuts, the Pentagon's plan for 'instant colonels,' Benghazi

Readers weighed in on the proposal to cut Basic Allowance for Housing payments for dual race to choo…

Trump or Clinton: For the military, it’s hardly a vote of confidence

The next commander in chief will have to work smart and hard to gain the respect of the broader mili…

Marines can hone leadership skills by volunteering with the Boy Scouts

Calling all scouts!No, I don't mean scout snipers. I'm talking about the Boy Scouts of America. Were…

Benghazi report shows that Clinton has a lot to prove before leading troops into combat

Nearly four years after the deadly attack on a diplomatic compound in Libya left four Americans dead…

The military will need the Marines' electronic warfare squadrons beyond 2019

The Marine Corps' decision to decommission four electronic warfare squadrons over the next three yea…

Threatened by lone-wolf attacks, Marines must become true human hunters

Observe, track and profile. Those skills should be used on every patrol, without relying on technolo…

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Arm's length is still too close for U.S. troops and abusive Iraqi militias

The issue is not whether these militias are aligned with Iran; it's their record of terrorizing Sunn…

'Radical' proposal would change the way retired pay is divided in divorce cases

Former spouses might get a smaller share of a military member's monthly retirement pay if Congress p…

Trump or Clinton: For the military, it’s hardly a vote of confidence

The next commander in chief will have to work smart and hard to gain the respect of the broader mili…

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Remembering Lt. Gen. Hal Moore: Read the moving eulogy delivered by his eldest son

Hal Moore’s life was a love story. Now, love. Love is not the word that comes readily to mind when s…

The Afghan air force and the U.S. Air Force: Why you can't compare them

Commentary: Not only do “the numbers” not tell the whole story, they don’t even tell a story.

African-American heroes are a part of a vanishing World War I legacy

Carol Moseley Braun on how a century-old conflict helped launch a civil rights movement

I'm a refugee and a naval officer. The immigration ban hurts my family

Lt. Shamis Fallah on her path to the U.S. and into service, and the recent immigration rulings

Investing in human performance

The U.S. military should substantially increase its investment in biometric monitoring and feedback,…

Commentary: Women-in-service discussions take wrong approach

An Army major on the need for male and female service members to stop feeling threatened, start wor…

Why Washington needs more veterans, and not just in office

Service members eager to take the (Capitol) Hill are in need of support, according to a Marine veter…

Obama commissioned this naval officer. Here's why he believes in Trump.

This son of an Iranian immigrant explains why he believes Trump is the right man to solve our nation…