Tag Archives: Marine Corps

Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. John Canley earned the Navy Cross in 1970 for his lifesaving actions during Vietnam, but he’s finally getting the real credit he deserves – the Medal of Honor.
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Lance Cpl. William Carpenter didn’t hesitate to sacrifice himself for a fellow Marine in Afghanistan. He lived to tell the tale and earn the nation’s highest military honor.
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A U.S. pilot is one of a lucky few to get to test out the new stealth F-35B off the newest and largest aircraft carrier in the British fleet.
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Marine Maj. James Capers Jr. was a pioneer in reconnaissance training tactics. The covert missions he went on have since been declassified, and his amazing career is being brought to light.
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Freefall simulations, boat rides and missions with sniper rifles and machetes – that’s standard for a Marine, but a new experience for NASCAR driver Kurt Busch.
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