A soldier was killed, and another injured, after a Humvee roll-over on Friday in Alaska's Yukon Training Area, the Army announced on Monday.
25-year-old Spc. Marquise Gabriel Elliot — from Charlotte, North Carolina and serving with B Battery, 2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment — was treated at the scene for injuries, and pronounced dead after being transported to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital.
The other soldier sustained injuries to his lower extremities but has since returned to duty.
"Spc. Elliott was a gifted and intelligent paratrooper," 2-377th PFAR's commander, Lt. Col. Tobias Bennett, said in the Army's press release. "His reserved and thoughtful demeanor, disciplined work ethic, and commitment to his fellow paratroopers endeared him to all fortunate enough to share time with him."
Elliot previously deployed to Afghanistan with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division from September 2017 to May 2018. He was awarded the Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, and more.
If you're in the market for a bunker in the southwest, you're in luck. A decommissioned missile complex is now on sale outside of Tucson for nearly $400,000. The complex was home to an armed Titan II missile for 24 years, before it was decommissioned in the 1980s.
The structure is listed with Grant Hampton at Realty Executives. Now, the home is back on the market, and these photos show what lies underground in Arizona.
The Marine Corps will investigate whether another Marine has ties to a white supremacist group after he allegedly made racist comments on neo Nazi message boards that have since been taken down, according to a Marine Corps official.
Vice News reporters Tess Owen and Tim Hume first reported on Nov. 8 that at least three people who posted on the new defunct Iron March message boards were service members, but their story did not include any of the troops' names.
Newsweek reporters James LaPorta and Asher Stockler were able to independently confirm the identity of one of those service members as an active-duty Marine: Lance Corporal Liam J. Collins, an 0311 Rifleman assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marines at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States knows the location of the third in command to Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who killed himself last month during a U.S.-led raid.
"We have our eye on his third," Trump said during the question-and-answer session following a speech at the Economic Club of New York. "His third has got a lot of problems because we know where he is too."