Escalation: Royal Marines commandos deploy to Middle East amid Iranian aggressiveness

Britain’s premier maritime commando force is sailing toward the Strait of Hormuz for an exercise amid an international crisis triggered by Iranian aggression against two oil tankers last week. Royal Marines commandos from 42 Commando will be conducting visit, board, search and seizure drills, among other tasks, in close proximity to where the two tankers […]

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Fired Marine one-star general was ‘abusive, bullying, toxic, abrasive, and aggressive,’ investigation finds

In his seven months as legislative assistant to the commandant of the Marine Corps, Brig. Gen. Norman Cooling proved to be an abusive, bullying boss, who openly disparaged women, ruled through intimidation, and attempted to spread a rumor about a female officer after the Senate complained about him to the defense secretary, according to a […]

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The Pic of the Day: Breacher ready?

Paratroopers assigned to 37th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, conduct simulated subterranean breaching techniques and chemical reconnaissance testing for chemical agents as part of the battalion’s week-long field training exercise. The engineer battalion also trained using the self-containerized breathing apparatus or SCBA. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Anthony Johnson) This article […]

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