As a boy, "Charlie Two Shoes" was adopted by U.S. Marines stationed in China after World War II. His old Marine buddies helped him emigrate from Communist China to the U.S. in 1983. Some of those friends joined Charlie when he recently returned to a much-changed China for the first time in 30 years.
On April 9, 2003, the world watched a U.S. Marine hanging an American flag on the face of the Saddam Hussein statue in Baghdad’s Firdos Square before toppling the statue down, only 20 days after the U.S. invasion of Iraq.
U.S. Marine sniper and Medal of Honor Recipient Dakota Meyer says it is hard coming home after war and at a Hiring our Heroes event asked employers to give veterans a chance.
It’s still unclear what happened on Monday night when an explosion at an army depot in western Nevada killed seven U.S. Marines and injured many more. NBC’s Miguel Almaguer reports.
U.S. Marine and Yale professor, became a conservative icon as a champion of judicial restraint. NBC's Brian Williams reports.
As NBC’s Chuck Todd reports, while it’s true that the U.S. military doesn’t count on bayonets as much as it did a century ago, the weapon is still “actively used” by the U.S. Marines, according to their web site, noting that the rifle attachment as a “weapon of choice when shots can’t be fired.”
As the American mission in Afghanistan winds down, dangers still abound for U.S. troops – the most recent incident involved a Taliban gunman who fired on a U.S. Marine outpost in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province. NBC’s Richard Engel reports.
A U.S. Marine, who is part of a military honor guard, takes his position before a welcoming ceremony for German Defense Minister Thomas de Maiziere, by U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, at the Pentagon in Washington April 30, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Cameron
U.S. Marines hold umbrellas as rain falls during a joint news conference between U.S. President Barack Obama
U.S. President Barack Obama checks to see if he still needs the umbrella held by a U.S. Marine to protect him from the rain during a joint news conference with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, May 16, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED
U.S. President Barack Obama checks and decides that he no longer needs the umbrella held by a U.S. Marine to protect him from the rain during a joint news conference with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, May 16, 2013. REUTERS/Jason