{FD} Court overturns Marine sniper’s conviction for urinating on dead Taliban fighters

A military court overturned Wednesday the conviction of a former Marine Corps sniper involved in urinating on dead Taliban soldiers in Afghanistan in 2011 following the evidence that the service’s top general meddled in the case to ensure harsh punishment for the servicemen.

{FD} A Marine and his dog’s unconventional journey from Afghanistan to ‘stubborn positivity’

A Marine deployed to a remote part of Afghanistan, was well aware that he shouldn’t befriend the short-legged, white-furred, innately well-behaved dog. But still, he approached the canine with a stick of beef jerky in his hand. And the dog’s tail wagged.

{FD} Marine veteran amputee reaches summit of Mount Kilimanjaro: ‘It’s the closest thing to getting to heaven’

Waking up around midnight on Aug. 25, Marine Cpl. Kionte Storey began his final trek up Mount Kilimanjaro, the culmination of months of rigorous training that led him to the top of Africa’s highest peak.

{FD} Marine Corps lifts grounding of MV-22 Osprey and other aircraft in deployed unit following crash

The U.S. Marines announced Wednesday it was lifting an "operational pause" for the roughly 20 aircraft assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, which suffered the loss of an MV-22 Osprey over the weekend off the coast of Australia--resulting in the death of three Marines.