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# US Marines

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# Mount Fuji
Japan-US marine combat drills held amid fears over Chinese and Russian activity
Training was held near Mount Fuji as the allies strengthen military cooperation.
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# US Marines
Five missing after two US military planes crash off coast of Japan
One crew member has already been rescued and is thought to be in a stable condition.
# Ooo-rah
A woman has passed US Marine infantry training for the first time
Three dozen female Marine Corps officers had previously signed up for the infantry training program but failed to finish.
# secret facebook page
US military investigating claims naked photos of female Marines were shared by male colleagues
Photos of veterans and other women were also allegedly shared, some of which were taken without their knowledge.
# US Marines
'Mayo Boy, Vietnam Hero': The fascinating story of Patrick Gallagher
The Ballyhaunis man kept his service with the US Marines a secret until he won a top honour.
# World War II
Bodies of 36 US Marines found 70 years after they died
The remains of the men were discovered after a four-month excavation on Betio Island in Kiribati.
# A Day in the Life
Welcome to the Suck: Here's what life at US Marine Boot Camp is like
# Marine Corps
Seven marines die in training exercise after mortar explodes without warning
The incident took place in Nevada in the US. A number of other marines are reported to have been “very seriously” injured.
# Facebook
Facebook posts leave US marine facing dismissal
Gary Stein criticised Barack Obama and pasted the president’s face onto unflattering posters.
# Afghanistan
'Urinating on dead' video: US soldiers identified as fallout continues
Two of the four soldiers depicted apparently urinating on dead Taliban fighters face disciplinary action after being tracked down by authorities.
# Belle of the Ball
Hollywood's Mila Kunis takes up US marine's YouTube invitation
Marine Sgt Scott Moore recorded his invitation while serving in Afghanistan and posted the video online in the hope of drawing Kunis’ attention.
# Men in Uniform
Military court: Marine can wear part of uniform in porn film
Sgt Matthew Simmons is told he cannot wear his full uniform in an all-male movie – but that wearing parts of it is not an offence.
Banning the ban: US must let gay people serve in military, says court
A panel of judges has ruled the military’s ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ ban on open homosexuality must end immediately.
# Afghanistan
Wikileaks reveals US and Afghan scorn for British military
Leaked diplomatic cables show how both US and Afghan authorities had little faith in the British military’s capabilities.