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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

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

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Commentary: Reliable power essential to military readiness

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

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Nate Boyer: From Kaepernick to Kilimanjaro

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Trump should recall Mattis to active duty — and give him Gen. Dunford's job

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25 years on, why it's time for a national Desert Storm memorial

Many already have forgotten this chapter in U.S. military history, as well as those who wrote it