Category Archives: British

New in 2021: More Marines on British carriers


In September a Marine F-35B squadron operated off the deck of one of Britain’s newest aircraft carriers, marking a possible future of increased interoperability and flexibility as the U.S. and U.K. take another step forward in their “special relationship.” The Marine squadron, also known as VMFA-211, or the Wake Island Avengers, sent 10 F-35Bs, from […]

US charges British ISIS members in deaths of American hostages


WASHINGTON — Two Islamic State militants from Britain were brought to the United States on Wednesday to face charges in a gruesome campaign of torture, beheadings and other acts of violence against four Americans and others captured and held hostage in Syria, the Justice Department said. El Shafee Elsheikh and Alexanda Kotey are two of […]

Meet the British Royal Marine awarded a Bronze Star by the US Marine Corps


On June 3 the U.S. Marine Corps awarded a British Royal Marine a Bronze Star for his “instrumental” role as an operations officer with the U.S. Marines in Afghanistan, according to the Corps. Royal Marine Maj. James Fuller deployed to Afghanistan on June 1, 2018, as part of the Marine Corps’ Foreign Personnel Exchange Program, […]