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United States Marine Corps: Maritime land forces service branch of the United States Armed Forces
The United States Marine Corps (USMC), also referred to as the United States Marines, is the maritime land force service branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting expeditionary and amphibious operations with the United States Navy as well as the Army and Air Force. The U.S. Marine Corps is one of the eight uniformed services of the United States.

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U.S. military top brass go into self-quarantine [Video]

U.S. military top brass go into self-quarantine

[NFA] The U.S. military's Joint Chiefs of Staff have almost entirely gone into self-quarantine after the Coast Guard's No. 2 tested positive for the novel coronavirus following a top-level meeting at..

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U.S. Army Brigadier Gen. Thomas J. Tickner, rang the NYSE Opening Bell Wednesday, alongside members of the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy and U.S. Army. (Nov. 11)  
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Highlights of this day in history: Suicide blast kills U.S. Marines and sailors in Lebanon; Students in Hungary spark Cold War revolt; President Richard Nixon agrees to turn over White House tapes;..
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Australian soldiers killed Afghan prisoner as only six could fit on American helicopter, US marine claims

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Marine relieved of duty after deadly AAV accident in California

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2 former Marines among those charged in plot to kidnap Michigan's governor

CBS News has learned that three of the suspects charged in the alleged domestic terrorism plot to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer have military ties. Chris Hanson reports.
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Top official in Marine Corps tests positive for COVID-19

The positive test was announced the day after top military leaders said they would quarantine due to exposure to COVID-19.
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He Killed a Transgender Woman in the Philippines. Why Was He Freed?

The pardon of U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton by President Rodrigo Duterte is the final chapter in a case that reignited debate over old defense treaties.
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Venezuela says ex-U.S. Marine "spy" arrested in alleged terror plot

The U.S. Marines have confirmed that a man served in the Corps with the same name given by Venezuela's chief prosecutor.
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Venezuela: President Maduro says US spy seized near oil sites

The US Marine working for CIA had weapons and large amounts of cash, the Venezuelan president says.
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Philippine leader pardons U.S. Marine in transgender woman's murder

President Duterte's sudden intervention has infuriated the victim's family, and rights groups call it a "revolting" caving-in to "U.S. imperialist interests."
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Ex-U.S. Marine reacts to 9 year prison sentence in Russia

Former U.S. Marine Trevor Reed reacts in a Russian court to his 9 year prison sentence for assaulting police officers in a drunken incident he says he cannot remember. Reed says the charges against him..
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Philippine appeals block release of US Marine in killing

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Rep. Richard Neal Defeats Progressive Challenger in Mass. Race

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Second lady Karen Pence honors military families and women's suffrage in RNC speech

Second lady Karen Pence, the mother of a U.S. Marine, spoke to the role of military spouses. She also began and ended her speech talking about the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage. Watch her..
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Girl whose mom was deported under Trump slams president

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Cleanup underway at Camp Lejeune after Isaias

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Marine dead, 8 missing after sea tank sinks off California coast

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Oldest U.S. Marine veteran turns 105

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Marines call off search for 8 missing after training accident

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Russia defends 16-year jail term for ex-U.S. Marine on spying charges

Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Monday that a 16-year jail term handed down by a Moscow court to former U.S. Marine Paul Whelan was neither unfair nor too harsh and that he would have been given a..
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Marine Corps is ordering all public displays of the confederate flag to be removed

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