Category Archives: Marine

Marine Corps concludes final carrier deployment with F/A-18 Hornet

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The Marine Corps’ F/A-18 Hornet recently conducted its final aircraft carrier flight, ending nearly four decades of service to the Corps in the carrier-launched role. The Feb. 25 flight marked the final Hornet carrier deployment for Marines, according to a Marine Corps statement. Marine Attack Fighter Squadron 323, or VMFA-323, with 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, […]

Marine awarded Purple Heart 16 years after being wounded in Fallujah

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In late 2004 Marines and soldiers fought side-by-side to retake the ancient city of Fallujah, Iraq, in what would become the bloodiest battle in the Iraq War. Operation Phantom Fury has taken a place in Marine Corps lore alongside the battle of Belleau Wood in France, Hue City in Vietnam and the Guadalcanal campaign in […]

Marine veteran, an ex NYPD cop, charged in violent Capitol attack

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A Marine veteran and retired New York Police Department officer was deemed a danger to the community and ordered held without bail Tuesday after his arrest on charges that he attacked a police officer during the deadly Capitol attack in early January. Thomas Webster, 54, who runs a landscaping business, will remain jailed after surrendering […]

Marine corporal saves civilian couple kayaking in treacherous waters off California coast

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In mid-February, a married couple, taking advantage of southern California weather, went kayaking in the Pacific Ocean. At some point, the couple kayaked into the amphibious vehicle 21 Area Boat Basin training area off the shore of Camp Pendleton, California, where “unforgivable” waves flipped the two into the water, according to a Marine Corps press […]

Marine veteran, ex-Florida police officer latest charged in Capitol breach

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A former Florida police officer and Marine Corps veteran is the latest person to be charged with taking part in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Court documents filed Sunday show that Nicholas Lentz was charged in a criminal complaint with illegally being in a restricted building and disruptive and disorderly conduct. Lentz, […]

Marine veteran, ex-Florida police officer latest charged in Capitol breach

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A former Florida police officer and Marine Corps veteran is the latest person to be charged with taking part in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Court documents filed Sunday show that Nicholas Lentz was charged in a criminal complaint with illegally being in a restricted building and disruptive and disorderly conduct. Lentz, […]

Marine veteran, ex-Florida police officer latest charged in Capitol breach

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A former Florida police officer and Marine Corps veteran is the latest person to be charged with taking part in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Court documents filed Sunday show that Nicholas Lentz was charged in a criminal complaint with illegally being in a restricted building and disruptive and disorderly conduct. Lentz, […]

Marine veteran, ex-Florida police officer latest charged in Capitol breach

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A former Florida police officer and Marine Corps veteran is the latest person to be charged with taking part in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Court documents filed Sunday show that Nicholas Lentz was charged in a criminal complaint with illegally being in a restricted building and disruptive and disorderly conduct. Lentz, […]