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.
CAMP LEJEUNE, NC - MAY 12: Friends and family celebrate the homecoming of U.S. Marines and sailors from the 3rd Battalion of the II Marine Expeditionary Force from Iraq on May 12, 2008, at Camp Lejeune, NC. The battalion returned from their scheduled deployment after conducting counterinsurgency o
U.S. President Barack Obama returns to shake the hand of a U.S. Marine, after forgetting to return his salute, before departing for graduation ceremonies at the Naval Academy, via the Marine One helicopter, from the White House in Washington May 24, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags
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