Defense Secretary Delivers Keynote at Naval Academy Commencement

Approximately 1,000 midshipmen will receive commissions into the U.S. Navy or Marine Corps. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, who is a retired four-star Army general and former commander…

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USMC Seeks Better Counter-Drone Capabilities

The new center will help to bridge research and development of air defense systems with acquisition and sustainment. The U.S. Marine Corps is looking to upgrade its counter-drone…

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Pentagon Lifts Osprey Flight Ban

Naval Air Systems Command grounded the aircraft three months ago after a fatal crash in Japan. The Pentagon is lifting the ban on the flight of the Osprey…

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U.S. Marine Corps Passes Full Financial Audit

The first U.S. service branch to accomplish the feat. The U.S. Marine Corps is the first U.S. Armed Service branch to pass its first full financial audit after…

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Marine Corps Marks End of Harrier Era, Shifts Focus to F-35

Final graduates and pilots complete training, signaling the conclusion of the aircraft’s service. The final class of U.S. Marine Corps Harrier mechanics completed their training, coinciding with the…

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U.S. Marine Corps Expanding Pacific Presence

The service branch is continuing with its force distribution plan from 2019. The U.S. Marine Corps has two force units it has added to its Pacific distribution and…

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President Biden Meets with Sister of Marine Detained in Russia

Hosts Elizabeth Whelan at the White House and calls the parents afterward. President Joe Biden invited Elizabeth Whelan this past week, the sister of a U.S. citizen who…

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U.S. Marines to Test Cutting-Edge Vessel for Littoral Warfare

Landing ship medium part of the Force Design 2030 plan. The Marine Corps is set to test a new ship this spring designed for littoral warfare with innovative…

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Marine Corps Commandant Has Heart Surgery 

He is recovering and will be able to return to full duty status.  General Eric Smith, the Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, underwent open heart surgery Monday,…

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USMC to Train More MQ-9 Drone Pilots

The Corps intends to fill new squadrons. The Marine Corps is expanding its “uncrewed systems” capabilities, having trained 100 MQ-9 Reaper pilots to fill new squadrons and extend…

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