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Marines struggle from nude scandal

Battered by a nude photo-sharing scandal, the Marine Corps has issued a longer and more detailed social media policy that lays out the professional...

Navy Secretary touts women in combat

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has squared off against Marine Corps leaders who resisted recruiting women for all combat jobs. On Tuesday, he takes his...

Marines not looking for a few good women

A top Marine general predicted Friday that the Defense Department's vows to maintain the same standards for women and men in combat jobs won't...

Obama feels small next to Marines

President Barack Obama is one of the most powerful men in the world. He's commander in chief of one of its mightiest militaries, too. Yet...

Marines at war against women in combat

The United States Marine Corps says in its ads that it is "looking for a few good men." They are not, apparently, interested in any...

Marines want women barred from combat

The Marine Corps is expected to ask that women not be allowed to compete for several front-line combat jobs, inflaming tensions between Navy and...

A chaotic, rapid assault on recruiters

Three to five minutes was all it took 24-year-old Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez to punch through a gate with his rented Ford Mustang and blast...

Motive still mystery in Tenn. shootings

Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez was supposed to appear in court next week for driving under the influence of alcohol. Instead authorities are struggling to understand...

Many unknowns about killer of four Marines

The man who authorities say killed four Marines in an attack on a military recruiting center and another U.S. military site was a 24-year-old,...

Marines most hostile towards gay troops

They are the few, the proud and perhaps the military's biggest opponents of lifting the ban on openly gay troops. Most of those serving in...