An MV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft carrying five Marines assigned to a squadron based at Camp Pendleton, Calif., went down Wednesday afternoon in the Southern California desert, military officials said. Read More
In the Marine Corps’ new concept of expeditionary advanced base operations, its forces disperse light, agile units with a small footprint over a wide area while working jointly with naval forces to counter and fight a credible enemy threat in a multi-domain contested environment. Read More
The following names are those of Marines and sailors who died in 2018 while at sea, in combat or during training accidents, according to USNI News records and Navy and Marine Corps reports. Read More
Marines have identified a Navy flight surgeon who died on Saturday from injuries sustained during a helicopter accident in Camp Pendleton, Calif. Read More
This post has been updated after the Marine Corps announced the end of the operational stand-down.
Flight operations in Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 211 resumed after a temporary one-day suspension to fix a problem related to a software update with the aircraft’s Autonomic Logistics Information System, the Marine Corps announced. Read More
The Marine Corps has identified the pilot who was killed in an F/A-18C Hornet crash near Twentynine Palms, Calif., the service announced today. Read More
A Marine Corps pilot in an F/A-18C Hornet died last night in a crash during a training mission near Twentynine Palms, Calif. Read More