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Stories with organization: U.S. Marine Corps
  • 2 Marines with Nebraska ties die in Nepal helicopter crash 
    Updated: May-17-15 7:52 pm

    LINCOLN, Nebraska - Two U.S. Marines with Nebraska ties were among the six Marines and two Nepalese soldiers killed last week in a helicopter crash in Nepal. On Sunday, the Defense Department identified all the Marines killed in Tuesday's crash.

  • Marine killed in helicopter crash was from Riverside County 
    Updated: May-17-15 7:08 pm

    RIVERSIDE, California - Authorities say one of the six U.S. Marines aboard a helicopter that crashed during a relief mission in earthquake-hit Nepal was identified as a 30-year-old from Riverside County.

  • Illinois Marine among 8 dead in Nepal helicopter crash 
    Updated: May-17-15 2:22 pm

    KATHMANDU, Nepal - Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says a U.S. Marine Corps combat photographer from Illinois made "the ultimate sacrifice" while helping the people of Nepal.

  • US Marine helicopter missing in Nepal earthquake aid mission 
    Updated: May-12-15 2:45 pm

    WASHINGTON - A U.S. military helicopter carrying six Marines and two Nepalese Army soldiers went missing during a mission in Nepal delivering aid to earthquake victims, U.S. defense officials said Tuesday, but so far there have been no indications that the aircraft crashed.

  • Correction: Vietnam 40th-Last Marines Out story 
    Updated: May-08-15 6:18 am

    HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam - In a story April 30 about the last Marines to leave Saigon at the end of the Vietnam War, The Associated Press incorrectly reported that Cpl. Charles McMahon and Lance Cpl. Darwin Judge were the last U.S. servicemen to die in the war. They were the last U.S. service members killed by enemy fire in the country. At least six others died later as part of the war, either at sea off the coast of Vietnam or in Cambodia.

  • Marine charged in military court in Va. with hazing 
    Updated: Apr-30-15 11:58 am

    NORFOLK, Virginia - A decorated Marine accused of humiliating and physically abusing those under his command - ordering one to punch another hard enough to make him urinate blood - is facing a court-martial in Virginia.

  • Vietnam War 40 years on, enemies now friends but still pain story has photos
    Updated: Apr-30-15 6:04 am

    HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam - This city once known as Saigon was blanketed in red banners on Thursday that read "Long Live the Glorious Communist Party of Vietnam," 40 years after northern forces seized control of the country and America walked away from a divisive and bloody war that remains a painful sore.

  • Marine Corps Memorial to be restored after $5.4M donation 
    Updated: Apr-29-15 2:25 pm

    ARLINGTON, Virginia - The famous bronze U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial overlooking Washington that depicts Marines raising the American flag at Iwo Jima during World War II has begun turning green with age but now will be restored with a $5.37 million gift.

  • New River Air Station dedicates Marines' largest hangar 
    Updated: Apr-24-15 6:22 am

    MARINE CORPS AIR STATION NEW RIVER, North Carolina - The U.S. Marine Corps is holding a ceremony in eastern North Carolina to dedicate its newest - and largest - hangar.