The July arrests of 16 Camp Pendleton Marines in front of their 800-person battalion was unlawful and a violation of their rights, a Marine Corps judge ruled Friday.

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The amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) departs Naval Station Mayport in preparation of Hurricane Matthew's arrival onto Florida's eastern coast. (U.S. Navy/Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Andrew Hays)

Editor's Note: This article by Gina Harkins originally appeared on Military.com, a leading source of news for the military and veteran community.

A fire broke out on a Navy amphibious assault ship Thursday night, leaving 11 sailors with minor injuries.

Sailors aboard the amphibious assault ship Iwo Jima reported smoke in the cargo hold at 11:45 p.m. The ship was pierside at Naval Station Mayport, Florida, where it's undergoing maintenance.

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The leader of a Chicago-area street gang has been arrested and charged with attempting to aid the ISIS terrorist group, the Department of Justice said Friday.

Jason Brown, also known as "Abdul Ja'Me," allegedly gave $500 on three separate occasions in 2019 to a confidential informant Brown believed would then wire it to an ISIS fighter engaged in combat in Syria. The purported ISIS fighter was actually an undercover law enforcement officer, according to a DoJ news release.

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Jacob Daniel Price (Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office)

An ex-Marine faces premeditated murder charges after admitting to killing his parents and the two family dogs, according to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office.

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Michael Alexander Brown (Craven County Sheriff's Office)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A U.S. Marine Corps deserter accused of killing his mom's boyfriend is still on the run after a search that reached into the Carolinas, officials say.

Michael Alexander Brown, 22, is wanted in connection with a weekend shooting death in Virginia, according to the U.S. Marshals Service.

After a dayslong manhunt, officials have urged caution and consider Brown to be "armed and dangerous."

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Sgt. Alexis Sanchez (U.S. Army photo)

For days, Alexis Sanchez talked about dressing up for Halloween as Spider-Man, the Marvel Comics hero his 2-year-old son, Grayson, adores, according to his ex-wife.

He never got the chance to surprise the boy.

Four days before Halloween, on Oct. 27, the Fort Carson soldier was shot and killed at his Colorado Springs apartment by a fellow Fort Carson soldier who witnesses said was "messing with" a gun in another room when it went off.

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