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Bodies of Marines killed in NATO exercise returned to US

March 27, 2022 11:03 am

The US Marine Corps said an Osprey aircraft crashed on March 18 in a Norwegian town in the Arctic Circle, killing the four Marines.

Father of first American killed: Afghanistan end 'shameful'

August 19, 2021 8:40 am

Mike Spann was killed days later, on Nov. 25, 2001, during a prisoner uprising at the fortress where he had been questioning extremists.

Russia extends detention of ex-US Marine accused of spying

August 23, 2019 10:47 pm

The court ordered Paul Whelan held until the end of October, as Russian news agencies reported that authorities said they planned to wrap up their investigation into him in two weeks and present definitive accusations.

Six US Marines go missing after military aircraft collide off Japan

December 06, 2018 9:41 am

Japan's defence ministry said that its maritime forces had so far rescued one of the seven Marines who were aboard the two aircraft at the time of the incident. Search and rescue efforts were ongoing, US and Japanese officials said.

Russia vows consequences after Norway invites more US Marines

June 15, 2018 12:47 am

Oslo announced on Tuesday that it would ask the United States, its NATO ally, to send 700 Marines to train in Norway from 2019, against 330 at present, and said the additional troops would be based closer to the Russian border.

3 US Marines missing after aircraft crashes off Australia

August 06, 2017 8:34 am

The Osprey is a tilt-rotor aircraft that takes off and lands like a helicopter, but flies like an airplane. They have been involved in a series of high-profile crashes in recent years.

Suspect in slaying of US Marines in Chattanooga made 2014 trip to Jordan

July 18, 2015 11:52 am

The relative said his parents are both from the West Bank and that the family are mainstream Muslims, not fundamentalists. The person says "they fast, they pray and that is it.''

US Marine aircraft makes a hard landing; 1 dead, 21 in hospital

May 18, 2015 9:42 am

Officials didn't provide details about the conditions of the injured due to the hard US Marines aircraft landing in Hawaii.

US moves troops in prep for more action in South Sudan

December 24, 2013 5:58 pm

U.N. says about 1,000 people have been killed in a week in the world's newest country.

Philippines storm kills estimated 10,000,destruction hampers rescue efforts

November 11, 2013 9:41 am

Roads,airports,bridges damaged; death toll could rise once isolated coastal villages are reached.