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  1. Afghan troops go AWOL in U.S.; IG says wastes taxpayer money, poses security threatRead the original story

    Friday | Washington Times

    More than 150 Afghan troops brought to the U.S. for military training have gone AWOL since 2005, with 13 of them still unaccounted for and perhaps living as here illegal immigrants now, an inspector general said in a new report Friday. Part of the problem is that the U.S. never puts the trainees through an in-person interview and exempts them from registering as aliens when they arrive - both steps that other visitors would normally have to go through.


  2. The Latest: SKorean leader starts visit with Marine tributeRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2017 | Washington Times

    South Korea 's president has begun a U.S. visit with an emotional tribute to Marines who fought in one of the fiercest battles of the Korean War that helped in the mass evacuation of Korean civilians, including his own parents. President Moon Jae-in laid a wreath at a Marines base in Quantico, Virginia.


  3. FBI agent indicted in Ammon Bundy Oregon refuge standoff shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Washington Times

    PORTLAND , Ore. - An FBI agent has been indicted on accusations that he lied about firing at a rancher in 2016 when officers arrested leaders of an armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in rural Oregon.


  4. Official fired after Marine recruit's death faces hearingRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2017 | Washington Times

    A commanding officer at Parris Island who was fired for allegations of misconduct in the aftermath of a recruit's death will face a hearing at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. According to a news release from the USMC Training and Education Command, Lt. 3 comments

  5. Fingerprint technology used to ID body found in Iowa in 1984Read the original story

    Jun 2, 2017 | Washington Times

    An Iowa medical examiner's office says new fingerprint technology has led to the identification of a man whose body was found in Des Moines more than 33 years ago. The Polk County Medical Examiner's Office says the Latent Print Unit at the FBI lab in Quantico, Virginia, was able this year to match a thumb print taken from the badly decomposed body.


  6. George Hamilton, George Martin to be honored as World War I fighters who died in GettysburgRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2017 | Washington Times

    The last troops to die on the Gettysburg Battlefield in Pennsylvania did not fight in the infamous Civil War conflict, but in World War I. Capt. George Hamilton and Gunnery Sgt.


  7. Hisashi Pompey, Marine veteran, to serve 3 years in prison for carrying unlicensed handgun in N.J.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | Washington Times

    A U.S. Marine veteran is asking for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie 's help as he reports to prison next week to serve a 3-year sentence for carrying a legally owned, yet unlicensed, handgun in the state six years ago. In 2011, former Marine Police Sgt.


  8. Marine Corps: 3 Marines face courts-martial in hazing probeRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2016 | Washington Times

    The Marine Corps general dealing with accusations of rampant abuse and hazing of recruits at its Parris Island training facility announced Tuesday that he has recommended charges and special courts-martial for three Marines and a preliminary hearing for a fourth. It is the first public legal step the Marine Corps has taken since the service disclosed in September that it was considering possible punishments for up to 20 Marine leaders at Parris Island.


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