Marines News

Issues surrounding chaplain are not theological

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 08:30
The issues surrounding Air Force Chaplain Sonny Hernandez are not theological, they are basic constitutional issues as applied to U.S. military members. What Hernandez advocates is proselytizing his beliefs — something that both the First Amendment in the military context and AFI 1-1 prohibit.

Ohio National Guard members head to Puerto Rico

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 07:36
The 285th Area Support Medical Company of Columbus and the Newark-based 137th Signal Company will put about 100 Ohio National Guard troops on the island that was decimated by Hurricane Maria on Sept. 20.

Bomb kills 3 in court in west Libyan city; Islamic State claims attack

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 06:53
The city's hospital says on its Facebook page that at least 35 people were wounded in the blast on Wednesday.

Landmark Srebrenica trial to resume in Serbia

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 05:10
The trial is seen as a test of Serbia's pledge to punish war criminals as it formally seeks European Union membership.

RAF jets escort Ryanair flight amid fears of security threat

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 03:39
Stansted often deals with hijacks and major security alerts and normally has the planes land on a remote field northwest of the terminal building.

Sophomore fullback Taven Birdow sees role expand for Air Force

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 03:21
A midgame injury replacement last week, Air Force fullback Taven Birdow is preparing for what could be his first collegiate start Saturday at Navy.

Camp Pendleton Marine becomes first female officer to lead assault amphibian vehicle platoon

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 02:43
Second Lt. Mariah Klenke's first duty station will be with the 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion with the 1st Marine Division.

Scooter on fire near Jordanian office in Paris; no one hurt

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 02:35
A police official told The Associated Press that the scooter caught fire Wednesday morning and caused a small explosion. The fire caused damage to a diplomatic vehicle and was extinguished.