Trump's Defense Budget Pay Raise For Troops Is Exactly The Same Pay Raise Obama Gave Troops

Politics | Jonah Bennett
US Marines returned to Afghanistan's volatile Helmand April 29, where American troops faced heated fighting until NATO's combat mission ended in 2014, as embattled Afghan security forces struggle to beat back the resurgent Taliban. The deployment of some 300 Marines to the poppy-growing southern province came one day after the militants announced the launch of their "spring offensive", and as the Trump administration seeks to craft a new strategy in Afghanistan. Wakil Kohsar/AFP/Getty Images.

A far cry from a ‘historic’ rebuilding of the military

Marine Caught Living With 45 Starved Animals Charged With Felonies

US | Jonah Bennett
Starving Dog

Dead kittens found in a freezer.

Oldest Wold War II Veteran To Celebrate 111th Birthday With Whiskey, Cigars

US | Jonah Bennett
Whiskey and Cigars

‘I like any kind you’ll bring me’

Sharing Nude Photos Without Permission Can Now Get You Kicked Out Of The Marines

US | Jonah Bennett
US Marines returned to Afghanistan's volatile Helmand April 29, where American troops faced heated fighting until NATO's combat mission ended in 2014, as embattled Afghan security forces struggle to beat back the resurgent Taliban. The deployment of some 300 Marines to the poppy-growing southern province came one day after the militants announced the launch of their "spring offensive", and as the Trump administration seeks to craft a new strategy in Afghanistan. Wakil Kohsar/AFP/Getty Images.

Females Marine cheered the change as a step forward

Marines Slaughter Reindeer, Drink Blood In Norwegian Military Exercise

World | Jonah Bennett
Reindeer

‘There’s a lot of ribbons you don’t have to do s— to get. This ain’t one of them’

Mattis Blocks Military Academy Athletes From Signing Pro Contracts

US | Jonah Bennett
Army v Navy

‘Professional football…has its place, but not for academy graduates who haven’t fulfilled their obligations to their fellow citizens’

Congress Allocates $18 Million For Consulting Services To Clean Up Marine Corps Nude Photo Scandal

Politics | Jonah Bennett
U.S. Marines pray before the arrival of U.S. President Barack Obama at Marine Corps Base-Camp Pendleton in California

It’s unclear what these consulting services actually are.

Marine Corps Has Not Discovered Any Felony Criminal Activity In Nude Photo Scandal

US | Jonah Bennett
(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Anthony J. Brosilow)

These Marines could be in big trouble.

Navy Makes It A Crime To Pass Around Nude Photos Without Consent

US | Jonah Bennett
Woman at the beach

The change is not to the Uniform Code of Military Justice

Navy Suspends E-Cigarettes, Vaping Devices Indefinitely

US | Jonah Bennett
Man creates a vape cloud. Losev Artyom/Shutterstock.

The ban applies to Marines, too

Marine Corps Punishes Two Marines For Denigrating A Female On Facebook

US | Jonah Bennett
U.S. Marines pray before the arrival of U.S. President Barack Obama at Marine Corps Base-Camp Pendleton in California

‘Do not tolerate personal attacks on their Marines’

Marine Drill Instructor Faces Charges Over Muslim Recruit's Death

US | Jonah Bennett
U.S. Marine Corps recruits load buses during an evacuation ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Matthew, from the training facility at Parris Island, South Carolina October 6, 2016. USMC/Lance Cpl. Carlin Warren/Handout via Reuters

‘What happened to Private Siddiqui at Parris Island was more than a dereliction of duty – it was a tragedy’

Marine Leaders Back Out Of House Hearing On Nude Photo Scandal

Politics | Jonah Bennett
Robert Neller

Offered one-on-one meetings instead

Two Marines Slaughtered In Chattanooga Terror Attack To Receive Heroism Award

US | Jonah Bennett
Funeral Held For Marine Staff Sgt. David Wyatt Killed During Chattanooga Shootings

‘Sacrificed themselves to ensure the safety of their fellow Marines’