Category Archives: Military Personnel

Marine Corps Identifies Deceased Marines in Rollover Near Camp Lejeune

Marine Corps Identifies Deceased Marines in Rollover Near Camp Lejeune

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jonathan E. Gierke, left, poses for a recruit training graduation photo at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, May 18, 2021, and Pfc. Zachary W. Riffle poses for a recruit training graduation photo at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, May 10, 2021. US Marine Corps Photo

A lance corporal and private first class lost their lives in a rollover crash Wednesday, the Marine Corps announced Friday. Read More

Report to Congress on DDG(X)

Report to Congress on DDG(X)

The following is the Jan. 13, 2022, Congressional Research Service In Focus report, Navy DDG(X) Future Large Surface Combatant Program: Background and Issues for Congress. Read More

Marine ACVs Team with Japanese AAVs at Sea in Iron Fist Exercise

Marine ACVs Team with Japanese AAVs at Sea in Iron Fist Exercise

A Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) soldier with 2nd Amphibious Rapid Deployment Regiment checks communication gear on an assault amphibious vehicle during exercise Iron Fist 2022 at White Beach, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Jan. 13, 2022. US Marine Corps Photo

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Smooth seas and an ebbing tide greeted Japanese and Marine Corps amphibious vehicle crews that zipped in and out of the Pacific last week, marking the first week of the annual exercise Iron Fist and a resumption of Marines’ waterborne operations. Read More

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Jan. 18, 2022

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Jan. 18, 2022

USNI News Graphic

These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of Jan. 18, 2022, based on Navy and public data. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the chart reflects the location of the capital ship. Read More