| Oct 26, 2013
| 9:32 AM
A former Marine has been sentenced to five years and three months in federal prison for accepting $150,000 in bribes from military contractors while he was deployed in Iraq.
Gilbert Mendez, 37, a former staff sergeant, is the 10th Marine who was...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 5:46 PM
SAN DIEGO — Four Marines were killed Wednesday while performing maintenance on an artillery range at Camp Pendleton, the Marine Corps said.
Only limited details of the accident were released. Names will be announced 24 hours after families are...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 2:15 PM
CAMP PENDLETON — To the cheers of Marines, sailors and their family members, President Obama on Wednesday praised the “9/11 generation” for successes in Iraq, Afghanistan and other trouble spots.
“Because of you, the 9/11...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:00 PM
A Marine sniper shown urinating on Taliban corpses in a video circulated on the Internet has been reduced in rank after pleading guilty to dereliction of duty and other charges.
Sgt. Robert W. Richards was reduced to corporal for his role in the...
| Apr 12, 2009
The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel who died in Afghanistan and Iraq:
Daniel J. Beard, 24, of Buffalo, N.Y.; sergeant, Army. Beard died of noncombat-related injuries April 3 in Diwaniya, Iraq, south of...
| Apr 19, 2009
On the last Friday in March, President Obama summoned leaders of the banking industry to the White House, where they gathered around a mahogany table in the State Dining Room, site of many a feast. On this day there was not a piece of fruit nor can of...
| Sep 23, 2008
| 12:03 PM
You might think Nicholas Sparks enjoys nothing more than making weepy books for women. Four of his novels -- "Message in a Bottle," "A Walk to Remember," "The Notebook" and now "Nights in Rodanthe" -- have been turned into romantic movies, and his next,...
| Jan 10, 2008
The general who soon will lead 25,000 Marines in Iraq said Wednesday that "the experts" were wrong when they predicted that repeated deployments would strain military families to the breaking point.
Reenlistments among Marines remain high, which would...
| Aug 23, 2009
When Pedro Barboza Flores walked into the Glendale recruiting office to volunteer for the U.S. Marine Corps two summers ago, he received a discouraging reply. At 6 feet 2 and 220 pounds he was too heavy, older than most at 25, and he needed to finish high...
| May 9, 2013
| 7:26 AM
Three officers have been relieved of duty after seven Marines were killed during a training exercise at a Nevada Army facility, the Marine Corps confirmed Thursday.
"The investigation is not complete, but the preliminary findings did influence the...