A 1st Division Marine was killed and 18 more were injured during a Thursday afternoon vehicle rollover accident, officials at Camp Pendelton said in a statement late yesterday. Read More
Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin assumed command of U.S. 7th Fleet on Monday, relieving Vice Adm. Robert Thomas of his duties. Read More
This post has been updated with additional information from II MEF.
One Marine is dead and nine others are injured following the hard landing of a Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion heavy lift helicopter during a Wednesday training exercise at Camp Lejeune, N.C., officials at the base told USNI News on Thursday. Read More
The following is the U.S. Navy’s How We Fight: Handbook for the Naval Warfighter, recently released by the service. Read More
The following is the Aug. 18, 2015 Congressional Research Service report, Women in Combat: Issues for Congress. Read More
The first four of 38 enlisted women selected to serve on guided missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN-727) will begin their training at the Basic Enlisted Submarine School in Connecticut today, the next step in removing one of the last gender barriers in the Navy. Read More
This post has been updated to clarify the full length of Lt. Gen. Glueck’s Marine Corps career.
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. – As Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford oversaw the change of command of the Marine Corps Combat Development Command Thursday, from Lt. Gen. Kenneth Glueck to Lt. Gen. Robert Walsh, the three officers reflected on the progress MCCDC has made over the past few years. Read More
The following is the Congressional Research Service Aug. 7, 2015 report, A Guide to U.S. Military Casualty Statistics. The report covers: Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, Operation Inherent Resolve, Operation New Dawn, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. Read More
Two sailors suffered injuries late Tuesday night following a fire that broke out on the flight deck of carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75), Navy officials told USNI News on Wednesday morning. Read More
Amphibious warship USS Ashland (LSD-48) and elements of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) are bound for Saipan — at the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) — to assist in disaster relief following the devastating landfall of Typhoon Soudelor last week, the Navy announced Friday. Read More