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Marine Maj. Gen. David Bellon Nominated as Next Marine Corps Reserve, MARFOR North Commander

Marine Maj. Gen. David Bellon Nominated as Next Marine Corps Reserve, MARFOR North Commander

U.S. Marine Maj. Gen. David Bellon, U.S. Marine Forces South commander, delivers comments during the 39th Annual Salute to the Military at the Mississippi Coast Convention Center, Oct. 24, 2017, Biloxi, Mississippi. US Air Force photo.

Maj. Gen. David Bellon was nominated to serve as the next commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve and U.S. Marine Corps Forces North, the Pentagon announced today. Read More

Marine Corps Grounds Remaining 12 KC-130Ts While Investigation Into July 10 Crash Continues

Marine Corps Grounds Remaining 12 KC-130Ts While Investigation Into July 10 Crash Continues

A U.S. Marine Corps KC-130T aircraft from VMGR-452 prepares to taxi during Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course (WTI) 2-15 in Yuma, Ariz., April 11, 2015. WTI is a seven-week event hosted by Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1) cadre. US Marine Corps photo.

The Marine Corps grounded its remaining KC-130T aircraft as an investigation into the July 10 airplane crash continues, the service announced today. Read More

Marine KC-130T Experienced Problems at Cruising Altitude, Broke Into At Least 2 Pieces

Marine KC-130T Experienced Problems at Cruising Altitude, Broke Into At Least 2 Pieces

Romanian static-line paratroopers enter a KC-130T Hercules Aircraft from Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 452, on the flight line of Campia Turzii, Romania, June 3, 2010. A pair of KC-130 Hercules aircraft, from VMGR-452, out of Newburgh, N.Y., and VMGR-234, out of Fort Worth, Texas, are currently deployed as the air combat element of the Black Sea Rotational Force Security Cooperation Marine Air-Ground Task Force. US Marine Corps photo.

The Marine Corps KC-130T that crashed Monday afternoon likely experienced a failure at cruising altitude and fell to the ground in two main pieces, the service announced today. Read More