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A special Marines force created after Benghazi just hit the ground in Iraq as swarms of protesters besiege the US Embassy in Baghdad
Violent protests outside the embassy led the US military to send in a special Marine Corps crisis-response team to reinforce the diplomatic post.
The US is sending roughly 100 more Marines to defend the embassy in Baghdad after violent protesters stormed the gate
The violent protests followed US airstrikes on Iran-backed militias in Iraq — strikes in retaliation for a rocket attack that killed a US citizen.
Photographer Lynsey Addario followed women in different militaries around the world, capturing intimate portraits of their training and everyday life.
In El Salvador, "Gangs target former U.S. military," Jose Segovia-Benitez's attorney said, kidnapping them for ransom — or worse.
36 years ago, the Beirut bombing took the lives of 220 US Marines, the worst single-day loss for the service since World War II’s Iwo Jima
Thirty-six years ago, two suicide bombers killed 241 American and 58 French military personnel, as well as six civilians, in Beirut, Lebanon.
A Marine tore up distant targets while lying on his back and shooting backwards over his shoulder with the help of this new weapons tech
After a Marine hit five out of seven targets from a very difficult prone position, a soldier said: "I decided this was an insane game changer."
US Marines sailed through the Strait of Hormuz with an armored vehicle on the flattop’s flight deck, ready to fight off Iranian gunboats
The Marines have been experimenting with parking armored vehicles on the amphibious flight decks to better confront threats in hostile waterways.
The dramatic bust follows the arrest of two other Marines earlier this month for allegedly smuggling undocumented immigrants for financial gain.
This monstrous new 80-ton robotic battlefield bulldozer will keep US troops out of the ‘most dangerous place on the planet’
The breach is the last place you want troops to be, and this monstrous new unmanned vehicle is the key to keeping them out of harms way.
These are the best photos from around the US military in honor of Armed Forces Day, celebrated in the US on May 18 this year.