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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

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Commentary: Marines United response must not mirror past failures in harassment, abuse cases

A former DoD policy adviser, now with Human Rights Watch, weighs in on the widening scandal.

Service association chiefs call on president, Congress to grow and properly fund U.S. military

The heads of the Association of the U.S. Army, the Air Force Association and the Navy League team up…

Kevlar for the Mind: Tips for the first therapy visit

You've made the decision to get help. How does it work? What should you ask? Some tips from our expe…

The Pentagon's 'reassure and deter' mission in Syria looks a lot like mission creep

Editorial: 100 Army Rangers stand between two groups with a centuries old feud. What does victory lo…

VA plans to help ‘bad paper’ veterans don’t go far enough

An expert on so-called 'bad paper' discharges says talk of expanded mental health care is promising,…

Should more U.S. troops be sent to Syria? We want to know what you think

In the continuing effort to defeat ISIS, do you think more U.S. troops should be sent to Syria?

Recruit the selfish: Stress individual opportunity to grow the force

A staff sergeant's take on how successful, and not-so-successful, recruiting campaigns of the past s…

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…