Marine Corps AH-1Z Viper aircraft assigned to Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1) arrive in support of Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI) course 2-19 at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., on March 19, 2019. US Marine Corps Photo
The Marine Corps has identified two Marines who died in a Saturday evening crash of an AH-1Z Viper attack helicopter near Yuma, Ariz.
U.S. Marines with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 2d Marine Regiment, greet a member of the Afghanistan National Army (ANA) as he takes his post aboard Camp Leatherneck, Helmand Province, Afghanistan on October 27, 2014. The ANA will took command of all posts aboard Camp Leatherneck upon the end of Regional Command (Southwest) operations in Helmand province. US Marine Corps photo.
U.S. Marines will return to Helmand Province, Afghanistan, after more than two years away from the region that saw so many fierce battles and so many casualties. Read More
Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert B. Neller, left, speaks with Lance Cpl. Cesar H. Salinas, unmanned aerial system operator, at Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 28, 2016. Neller visited Twentynine Palms to observe Marines participating in the Marine Air-Ground Task Force Integrated Experiment (MIX-16). US Marine Corps photo.
This post has been updated to correct the name of the Shoulder-launched Multipurpose Assault Weapon launcher Brig. Gen. Joseph Shrader refers to.
Marine Corps budgets in the coming years may be more focused on the company, platoon and squad levels, with the service trying to empower lower echelons that will operate with more independence in dispersed operations. Read More