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  • Allentown fire department joins Toys for Tots campaign

     
    The Allentown Fire Department is collecting toys for the U.S. Marine Corps' annual Toys for Tots campaign that will run until Dec. 20. Those looking to donate can bring a new, unopened toy to any of the five fire stations in Allentown, fire Capt. John...
  • Alleged Koran burning: Afghan anger, contrite U.S. apology

     
    Afghan laborers at a U.S.-run base discovered copies of the Koran allegedly being burned before dawn Tuesday, spurring a protest involving as many as 1,000 people -- and an unusually contrite statement from the base's commanding general....
  • Marine sergeant receives Silver Star for bravery in Afghanistan

     
    Marine Sgt. Ryan T. Sotelo of San Mateo, Calif., received the Silver Star for bravery during a Taliban attack in Afghanistan....
  • No casual Fridays for Marines; new uniform regulations in place

     
    In much of the civilian world, today is Casual Friday, in which, at-work dress codes, if there are any, are relaxed so employees can feel more comfortable and collegial. Not so for Marines at Camp Pendleton and elsewhere....
  • The story behind the photo: A U.S. Marine salutes the flag in Iraq

     
    As U.S. and allied forces advanced toward Baghdad 10 years ago, a military public affairs sergeant snapped a photograph of a Marine saluting the flag at sunset at a desert airfield in southern Iraq. Taken on April 3, 2003, it was one of many images...
  • Marine killed in skydiving accident was decorated combat veteran

     
    The Marine killed during a parachute training accident in Perris was a highly decorated combat veteran from Iraq and Afghanistan, the U.S. Marine Corps announced Thursday. Sgt. Caleb Medley, 26, of La Junta, Colo., died this week when he plummeted......
  • Liberty High Grenadiers to march in Rose Parade

     
    The Liberty High School Grenadier Band will be among the 20 marching bands participating in the125th Rose Parade, organizers announced. This will be the second appearance in the parade for the Bethlehem band, which also marched in 2009. Tournament of...
  • Marine killed in Afghanistan remembered for his warrior spirit

     
    A Marine from Camp Pendleton killed in combat was honored at a memorial service in Afghanistan for his "warrior spirit" and "can-do attitude." Staff Sgt. Jonathan Davis, 34, was killed Feb. 22. A motor transportation chief, Davis was serving as......
  • Shazam! And Mazel Tov!

     
    Hawaii News Now is reporting: Jim Nabors, the Hawaii resident well known for his starring role in the 1960s television sitcom "Gomer Pyle, USMC," married his longtime male partner early this month, he told Hawaii News Now Tuesday. Nabors, 82,......
  • John Boehner on ‘This Week’; Paul Ryan on ‘Face the Nation’

     
    House Speaker John Boehner speaks at a Thursday press briefing on Capitol Hill. Photo credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: The Sunday morning guest list: House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio,¬†talks to Martha Raddatz on ABC's “...
  • Marine shot by O.C. deputy is buried in Illinois hometown

     
    The unarmed U.S. Marine who was fatally shot by an Orange County sheriff’s deputy in a darkened high school parking lot in February, was buried Friday afternoon after a service in his hometown of Joliet, Ill. Sgt. Manuel Loggins Jr.,......
  • Widow of Marine shot by O.C. deputy files 'excessive force' suit

     
    The widow of Manuel Loggins, the unarmed Marine sergeant who was shot to death by an Orange County sheriff’s deputy in February, has filed a wrongful-death suit in federal court seeking unspecified damages. The suit accuses the deputy who shot......