SOUTHERN INDIANA — A Clarksville-based U.S. Marine Corps recruiter is facing four sex crimes charges. According to court records, 24-year-old Steven Robinson is charged with one count of child seduction, a Level 5 felony; two counts of Level 6 possession of child pornography and one misdemeanor count of false informing. Jeffersonville police said in the probable cause affidavit they were called to a hotel on Aug. 16 where they found
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TOKYO (AP) — Okinawa’s incumbent governor who opposes an ongoing U.S. Marine base relocation forced by Japan’s central government and calls for a further reduction of American troops on the southern island secured his reelection on Sunday despite concerns of escalating tensions between China and nearby Taiwan. Okinawa Gov. Denny Tamaki, who is backed by opposition parties, was certain to
This Week’s Top Military Photos: Missile Launch, Dogs Go to the Park, Kid Tries to Fly Helicopter (Kinda)
This week in the military, the Pentagon will stop issuing the National Defense Service Medal, indicating a potential shift toward peacetime despite troops still being deployed to Iraq and Syria; an analysis of leaked Oath Keepers rolls alleges that 128 active-duty and reserve troops were members of the right-wing militia group; a Coast Guard commander was relieved; and some Democrats
The photograph became one of the most iconic images of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan — a wailing baby being held aloft over a crowd while a Marine atop a security fence reaches down to grab it. The image encapsulated the military’s last days in the country at the end of August 2021. There was the Afghan people’s desperation to
SAN DIEGO — A tip along with the perseverance of the mother of a woman killed in San Diego in 2016 led to the arrest of her boyfriend, a U.S. Marine veteran who fled to El Salvador and was teaching English there, prosecutors said Friday at the arraignment of Raymond McLeod. McLeod 37, who was on the U.S. Marshals’ 15
The White House is defending itself from criticism of having two Marines stand behind President Joe Biden during a speech Thursday night in which he castigated “MAGA Republicans,” saying the president was trying to honor the military. “The presence of the Marines at the speech was intended to demonstrate the deep and abiding respect the president has for these service
A Marine veteran and retired New York Police Department officer has been sentenced to 10 years in prison over his actions during the riot at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021 — the longest prison sentence handed down for any Jan. 6 defendant to date. Thomas Webster, 56, was arrested Feb. 21, 2021, on six charges stemming from his
‘They Will Never Be Forgotten’: Tributes Pour in for Troops Killed in Kabul Airport Bombing One Year Ago
Leaders in the federal government marked the one-year anniversary Friday of the bombing that killed 13 U.S. service members at Afghanistan’s Hamid Karzai International Airport in the last days of the war with messages of commemoration as well some political criticism. In a released statement, President Joe Biden called the “13 precious souls, stolen from their families, loved ones, brothers”
Marine Corps veteran Adam Driver stars in “White Noise,” a movie that finally brings Don Delillo’s influential 1985 novel to the screen after nearly four decades of failed attempts. The film will premiere at the Venice Film Festival in August and the New York Film Festival in October before streaming on Netflix later this fall. Driver again works with writer