Tag Archives: Marine Corps

Marine Corps lists identities of 12 missing in Hawaii chopper collision

(Reuters) – The U.S. Marines Corps released the identities of 12 Marines missing at sea after two helicopters collided near the island of Oahu in Hawaii on Thursday night. The…

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Lockheed wins more than $1 billion contract for C-130J aircraft

(Reuters) – Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a contract worth more than $1 billion for 32 C-130J aircraft, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. The work is expected to be…

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The Latest: Obama plays golf at Marine Corps base

KAILUA, Hawaii (AP) — The latest on President Barack Obama's annual two-week vacation in Hawaii (all times local): 12:45 p.m. President Barack Obama is playing golf at the Kaneohe Klipper…

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Lockheed wins $1.17 billion deal for early work on more F-35 jets

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Lockheed Martin Corp <LMT.N> has won a contract worth $1.17 billion to buy titanium & other materials needed to build an 11th batch of F-35 fighter jets,…

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U.S. military opens all combat roles to women

By David Alexander & Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. military will let women serve in all combat roles, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Thursday in a historic…

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Marine Corps Study Casts Doubt on the Success of Gender-Integrated Units

A new Marine Corps report highlights the complexity of integrating women into combat units, a process that could happen early next year. But first, Defense Secretary Ash Carter must decide…

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U.S. military chiefs to report on opening combat roles to women

By Yeganeh Torbati WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top U.S. military leaders were expected to deliver their recommendations on Wednesday on opening combat jobs to women, teeing up a historic yet delicate…

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140 Veterans Make History as First All-Female Honor Flight

Rosa Moore struggled to put into words the importance of her visit to Washington, D.C. She had served as an Army supply clerk during World War II, & now she…

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Pentagon remains stubbornly unable to account for its billions

Defense Department officials celebrated after their auditor certified that the Marine Corps had successfully accounted for all the money it received & spent in 2012. They said it was a…

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Hitches with F-35 logistics won't delay summer launch: Lockheed executive

By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Lockheed Martin Corp said on Monday it is working to resolve "relatively minor" issues with a portable version of the F-35 fighter jet's automated…

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