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File photo of a flag being folded at a soldier's funeral. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Family Eulogizes Maryland Marine Killed in Mortar Blast

Family members described William Taylor Wild IV as a loving son, caring brother and consummate Marine during a funeral Friday for the 21-year-old who was killed along with six others last week when a mortar shell exploded during a training exercise at a base in Nevada.

03/31/2013

The Facebook homepage appears on a computer screen in Washington on Aug. 30, 2010. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Military Vet Detained For Psych Evaluation Over Anti-Government Facebook Posts

A former Marine involuntarily detained for psychiatric evaluation for posting strident anti-government messages on Facebook has received an outpouring of support from people who say authorities are trampling on his First Amendment rights.

08/21/2012

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Warrants: Slain Marine’s Wife Targeted By Sex Ring

One of three suspects charged with murdering a Marine’s wife said she strangled the victim, fearing she would upend a kinky sex ring by seducing her “Master,” according to search warrants unsealed Wednesday.

07/19/2012

The Facebook homepage appears on a computer screen in Washington on Aug. 30, 2010. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Marine Discharged For Criticizing Obama On Facebook

The Marine Corps has decided to discharge a sergeant for criticizing President Barack Obama on Facebook.

04/25/2012

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Marine: Stabbing Of Other Marine Was Self-Defense

A Marine accused of fatally stabbing another Marine during a fight in Washington told police he was acting in self-defense.

04/23/2012

President Barack Obama speaks at the signing of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act in the Rose Garden of the White House on April 5 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Joshua Roberts/Getty Images)

Military Board Recommends Dismissal For Marine Who Criticized Obama On Facebook

A military board has recommended dismissal for a Marine sergeant who criticized President Barack Obama on his Facebook page, including allegedly putting the president’s face on a “Jackass” movie poster.

04/06/2012

A delegate wears a button reading "Nobama" on his hat during day three of the Republican National Convention (Photo Credit: Alex Wong / Getty Images)

Prosecutors Say Marine Sold “Nobama” Stickers

Military prosecutors say a Marine facing dismissal for his Facebook postings shared images with President Barack Obama’s face superimposed on a jackass and sold “Nobama” bumper stickers online.

04/05/2012

File photo of U.S. Marines during training. (credit: PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL/AFP/Getty Images)

Afghan Soldier Killed 22-Year-Old Marine Last Month In Previously Undisclosed Case

An Afghan soldier shot to death a 22-year-old Marine at an outpost in southwestern Afghanistan last month in a previously undisclosed case of apparent Afghan treachery that marked at least the seventh killing of an American military member by his supposed ally in the past six weeks, Marine officials said.

03/16/2012

President Barack Obama steps off of Marine One after arriving at the White House on March 7, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Marine Says On Facebook He Would Not Follow ‘Unlawful Orders’ From Obama

Marine Sgt. Gary Stein first started a Facebook page called Armed Forces Tea Party Patriots to encourage service members to exercise their free speech rights. Then he declared that he wouldn’t follow orders from the commander in chief, President Barack Obama.

03/08/2012

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