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The U.S. Marine Corps was created on Nov. 10, 1775. It is a combined-arms task force known for its focus on aggressiveness and the offensive. The Marines have been central in developing groundbreaking tactics for maneuver warfare; they can be credited with the development of helicopter insertion doctrine and modern amphibious assault.

There are approximately 186,000 Marines actively serving today, with another 40,000 Marines serving in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves.

Find the latest news and information on the U.S. Marine Corps including top stories, technology, policies, leadership, and more.

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Marine Recruiter Facing Four Sex Crimes Charges

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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Okinawa Reelects Governor Opposing Heavy US Troop Presence

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

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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

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White House Says Marines at Biden Speech Meant to Show ‘Respect’ for Military

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

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‘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”

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Marine Vet Adam Driver Plays a Professor of ‘Hitler Studies’ in His Upcoming Netflix Movie

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

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