| Jun 25, 2012
| 6:04 PM
"Pops, when I come home, Natty Bohs and crabs?" Lance Cpl. Eugene C. "Gene" Mills III asked his father, Gene Mills II, during an impromptu phone call early last week, about a month before the younger man was due to return home to Laurel from Afghanistan....
| Jun 25, 2012
| 4:10 PM
An Indiana marine has died while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
Lance Cpl. Hunter Hogan, 21, died whil conducting combat operations in the Helmand province June 23.
Hogan was assigned to 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 2:25 PM
It wasn't until my husband held our son Aaron for the first time that I realized I'd been holding my breath — for months.
In August, Judah had hugged me, 20-something-weeks' pregnant, and our 3-year-old goodbye before leaving for a tour in...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 1:57 PM
A former Marine from North Carolina has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for the first-degree murder of his girlfriend’s husband in Christiansburg.
27-year-old Don Walker was sentenced Tuesday in the December 2010 of Matthew McPeak. Walker&...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 3:13 PM
Conrad G. Grove, 31, of South Main Street, Chambersburg, Pa., passed away Monday, July 2, 2012.
Born April 9, 1981, in Camp Lejeune, N.C.; he was the son of Karen L. (Smallwood) Duff and Curtis L. Grove, both of Hagerstown, Md.
He was a graduate of...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Some of the young Marines attending a leadership seminar at Cleveland State University during Marine Week last month walked right by two generals to shake hands with a different kind of VIP.
This Marine - later identified by others at the seminar as...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 9:56 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Four Marines caught on videotape urinating on the corpses of three men believed to be Taliban fighters should be disciplined but not court-martialed, San Diego-area Congressman Duncan D. Hunter said.
The Republican from Alpine lobbied the...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Maybe it's an election-year maneuver crafted for maximum voter appeal, but President Barack Obama's proposed merger of six large agencies seems like a prudent cost-cutting move in financially trying times.
The White House proposal could eliminate 1,...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 8:20 PM
A high school football team’s tribute to the military took on an even greater meaning Friday night when they welcomed home a Marine recently injured in Afghanistan.
Lance Corporal Zach Nelson, a 2010 graduate of Western High School, suffered a...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 3:24 PM
Families anxiously rushed the gym floor at the US Marine Corps Reserve in Battle Creek Tuesday evening as dozens of Marines returned home from serving in Afghanistan.
Young children held flags and signs with messages, including, "Welcome Home Daddy".
| Aug 1, 2012
| 7:00 AM
LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyderhas ordered U.S. flags to be lowered to half-staff in honor of Marine Sgt. Justin M. Hansen, of Traverse City, on Friday, Aug. 3. Flags should be returned to full-staff on Saturday, Aug. 4.
Hansen, 26, died July...