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Did you know?: Sadaharu Oh, Japanese baseball legend with 868 career home runs

Sadaharu Oh holds the Japan record for career home runs with 868. The first baseman did it in 2831 games over 22 seasons, all of which he played...
Retired Honorary Gunnery Sgt. R. Lee Ermey, "Mail Call's" host, sits on the show's set. "Mail Call" will air a segment on the MQ-1 Predator Unmanned Aerial Vehicle featuring members of the 11th Reconnaissance Squadron on the History Channel on May 9.  PHOTO COURTESY OF HISTORY CHANNEL

Marine vet, 'Full Metal Jacket' actor R. Lee Ermey dies at 74

R. Lee Ermey, the Vietnam veteran famous for playing a hard-bitten Marine Corps drill instructor in the Academy Award-nominated film “Full Metal...

Chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White and Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr., director of the Joint Staff, discuss operations in Syria during a news briefing at the Pentagon, April 14, 2018. DoD photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Vernon Young Jr.

Pentagon officials describe Syria strikes, hope Assad gets message

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2018 — The Syrian regime killed at least 45 people and sickened hundreds of others in a chemical weapons attack on Douma,...

U.S. Marines and Vietnamese troops move through the grounds of the Imperial Palace in the old citadel area of Hue, Vietnam, Feb. 26, 1968, after seizing it from Communist hands. The heavy damage was the result of the artillery, air, and mortar pounding the area for 25 days while the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese Army held the area.

MAG-36 remembering Hue City

FUTENMA, OKINAWA, Japan -- Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, the first complete Marine air group to be transported by sea to a...

The U.S.-led targeted airstrikes punishing Syrian President Bashar Assad for an apparent chemical attack against civilians were exactly the type of assault that Kim Jong Un's regime fears.  COURTESY OF KCNA

Syria strikes may complicate US-North Korea summit

SEOUL, South Korea — President Donald Trump may have just given North Korea’s leader a new excuse not to give up his nuclear weapons, experts say...

Sailor overcomes loss of 24 family members

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP FOSTER, OKINAWA, Japan – Chief Petty Officer Ophael J. Myrtil, a 17-year veteran of the U.S. Navy, was born in Port-au-...

Conveni Craze: Convenience stores in Japan do it all!

Located throughout Japan, convenience stores sell virtually everything you need in daily life.

Undoubtedly you’ve seen the many stores...

Fifty two-person teams of Ranger-qualified Soldiers and one team of Ranger-qualified Coast Guardsmen take part in several events to test physical endurance, mental agility, and technical and tactical skills for the 2018 Best Ranger Competition April 13 at Fort Benning, Georgia. The David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition is an annual event in its 35th iteration to determine the top-performing two-person Ranger team from units across the Army as well as sister services. (Photo: Markeith Horace, MCoE PAO)

Infantry school highlights 3 competitions focused on readiness

FORT BENNING, Ga. --- Infantrymen spring into action here, going head-to-toe in three overlapping Soldier-skills competitions, April 13 to 17....

Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Walter Greber, left, and Japan Maritime Self Defense Force Lt. Cmdr. Satoshi Hirokami participate in a wreath-laying ceremony commemorating the World War II Battle of Peleliu at the Peleliu Peace Memorial Park in Palau, April 12, 2018. (Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Micah Blechner)

U.S., Japan Commemorate World War II Battle of Peleliu

PELELIU, Palau, April 13, 2018 — The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps and the Japan Self-Defense Force participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at the...

The Marine Corps will present a flag to the family of World War II veteran Leon Cooper, who dedicated his final years to repatriating the remains of his fallen comrades. (JAMES KIMBER/STARS AND STRIPES)

Marines to honor sailor who worked for decades to bring WWII remains back to US

The Marine Corps will present a flag Saturday to the family of a Navy landing craft commander who ferried troops to Tarawa and dedicated his final...

Sailors stand watch in the Fleet Operations Center at the headquarters of U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet, Fort Meade, Maryland, Dec. 14, 2017. U.S. Fleet Cyber Command serves as the Navy component command to U.S. Strategic Command and U.S. Cyber Command. U.S. 10th Fleet is the operational arm of Fleet Cyber Command and executes its mission through a task force structure. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Samuel Souvannason

U.S. faces evolving, emboldened adversaries in cyberspace, officials warn

WASHINGTON, April 11, 2018 — As threats in cyberspace constantly evolve, the United States is facing adversaries that are increasingly...

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis; Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; and David L. Norquist, Defense Department comptroller and chief financial officer, testify on the fiscal year 2019 defense budget request at a House Armed Services Committee hearing, April 12, 2018. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Kathryn E. Holm

Budget allows forces to restore competitive edge, DoD leaders tell House

WASHINGTON, April 12, 2018 — The budget agreement hammered out in Congress will allow the U.S. military to restore its competitive edge during a...

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