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One of the first Black Marines finally gets his Congressional Gold Medal

The Navy's newest amphibious assault ship just rolled up in San Diego

The Navy's newest amphibious assault ship just rolled up in San Diego

Marines have joined the fight against California's raging wildfires

The Marine Corps has launched two investigations into its deadliest AAV training accident ever

Bodies of Marines and sailor missing in deadly AAV mishap found off San Clemente Island

Marine aviation support unit cases its colors amid push for a 'lighter and faster' Corps

Meet the Navy's newest amphibious assault ship for a 'leaner and meaner' Marine Corps