The Marines Corps' CH-53E Super Stallion Fleet Is In Inexcusably Horrible Disrepair 

The Marine Corps faces serious challenges with its aging CH-53E Super Stallion fleet. The huge and complex aircraft are decades old and tired from 15 years of war. A replacement is on the way, the CH-53K King Stallion, although it is behind schedule and still years away from becoming operational. Yet according to a…

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Two Marine Corps Helicopters Missing Off The Coast Of Oahu (Updated)

Details remain very scarce, but two Marine Corps helicopters have reportedly been lost off of Oahu, according to the Marine Corps Times and other sources. A fiery debris field and an empty life raft were found in the area. The Coast Guard is executing a search and rescue effort about two and a half miles off the North…

Corporal Remedios Cruz Could Be The Marine Corps' First Infantrywoman 

Corporal Remedios Cruz, a 24-year-old supply clerk and a graduate of Marine Infantry School is one of half a dozen other female Marines who took part in an experimental program that put men and women together executing combat tasks. Now, with all U.S. military jobs opening up to women, she could be the USMC’s first…

'Absolute Youngest' Marine In The F-35 Test Force Shares His Experiences

One of our readers, Dustin Gulley, was a U.S. Marine Corps Hornet airframe mechanic who made his way into the F-35 Integrated Test Force at the astonishingly young age of 20. He’s here to share his experiences wrenching on Hornets around the globe and getting up-close and personal with the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter as…