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  • New Marine beatdown video calls into question innocence of the three soldiers: Clip shows one clutching bottle of beer with his shirt off and SHOVING teen boy... days after they said they were jumped by 40 'obnoxious' kids

    05/31/2023 12:31:48 PM PDT · by Morgana · 40 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | May 31, 2023 | Joe Hutchison
    New footage has emerged calling into question the innocence of three Marines involved a brawl with a mob of teenagers. The video shows the teen provoking the servicemen who are seen staggering about San Clemente beach topless clutching bottles of beer. One of the servicemen lashes out at the teens, dropping his bottle of beer in the process, and has to be restrained by his comrade as the kids continue to goad them while filming on their phones. The Marines say they were assaulted after confronting the group over letting off fireworks. But footage taken prior to the all out...
  • Nine teens are arrested over vicious assault of three Marines who were trying to stop mob letting off fireworks on Memorial Day

    05/31/2023 1:10:58 AM PDT · by Morgana · 37 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | May 31, 2023 | Kamal Sultan
    Nine teenagers have been arrested over the savage beating of three Marines on a California beach over Memorial Day Weekend. Orange County officials said four boys and one girl were charged with assault with a deadly weapon on Tuesday and held at juvenile hall. And another four minors were charged with misdemeanor assault and battery, CBS News reported. The Marines were brutally attacked along San Clemente beach, just south of Los Angeles, by a group of up to 40 teenagers at 10pm on Friday after the service members confronted them about setting off fireworks. The incident was caught on video...
  • Horrific video shows nearly 40 teens viciously attacking off-duty Marines on Calif. beach

    05/30/2023 5:55:28 AM PDT · by devane617 · 63 replies
    NYPost ^ | 05/30/2023
    Shocking video has captured a mob of up to 40 teens viciously beating a trio of off-duty Marines who say they’d merely asked them to stop lighting fireworks on a California beach. The now-viral footage shows the Marines — enjoying time off for Memorial Day weekend — being followed by the baying mob while walking toward San Clemente Pier Bowl late Friday. “We told them we were Marines so they would leave — but they didn’t. They just kept going at it,” one of the attacked servicemen, Hunter Antonino, told KCAL News. As they start walking up some steps, some...
  • VIDEO: 3 Marines beaten and stomped after confronting 30-40 teenagers for being unruly at California beach

    05/30/2023 5:26:31 AM PDT · by Twotone · 47 replies
    The Blaze ^ | May 29, 2023 | Carlos Garcia
    Three self-identified U.S. Marines were beaten up and stomped on by a crowd of teenagers after the group was confronted for being unruly on a California beach, police said. Videos from the Friday incident at the San Clemente Pier Bowl area appeared on social media and showed a large group of teenagers assaulting the Marines. Hunter Antonino, one of the victims attacked, told KCAL-TV that the group of teenagers were acting belligerent and firing off firecrackers at the beach. He said that he asked them to stop and that's when he was hit in the head with debris and the...
  • Wild video shows group of teenagers attacking pair of Marines in San Clemente

    05/29/2023 3:22:04 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 55 replies
    KCAL - CBS News ^ | May 29 | Staff
    Wild video out of San Clemente shows a group of teenagers apparently assaulting a pair of military members over the weekend. The two victims, who self-identified as Marines, say they were walking along the pier when they were confronted by the group of teens, of which there appeared to be more than 15, at around 9:50 p.m. Saturday.
  • Marines among 1,500 troops set for US-Mexico border logistics work as Title 42 expires

    05/08/2023 11:29:12 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 48 replies
    NY Post ^ | 05/08/2023 | Caitlin Doornbos
    WASHINGTON — Active-duty Marines, soldiers and some airmen will begin arriving at the southern border to perform logistical tasks Wednesday, one day before the expiration of Title 42. “The specific timeline for deployments is still being determined, however, the initial active-duty military personnel will be on the ground on or about May 10, 2023,” US Northern Command said in a statement. “The majority of active duty personnel will come from the US Army and US Marines, although a small number of US Air Force personnel will also deploy.” The troops will come from three battalion-size units — the 2nd Marine...
  • Shocking video shows NYC subway passenger putting unhinged man in deadly chokehold

    05/02/2023 8:43:11 PM PDT · by CFW · 44 replies
    NY Post ^ | 5/2/23
    Dramatic new video shows a strap-hanger taking matters into his own hands, pinning down an unhinged man in a deadly incident at a Manhattan subway station this week. The 24-year-old passenger stepped in after the vagrant, identified by sources as Jordan Neely, 30, began going on an aggressive rant on a northbound F train Monday afternoon, according to police and a witness who took the video. “He starts to make a speech,” freelance journalist Juan Alberto Vazquez said in Spanish during an interview Tuesday, referring to the disturbed man. “He started screaming in an aggressive manner,” Vazquez told The Post....
  • Alaska Senator Asserts Navy Secretary Violated Shipbuilding Law

    04/19/2023 1:54:32 PM PDT · by Hootowl99 · 11 replies ^ | April 18, 2023 | Captain John Konrad
    In a heated Senate Armed Services Committee hearing today, Alaska’s Senator Dan Sullivan accused the Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Carlos Del Toro of breaking a critical shipbuilding law that legally requires the Navy and the Department of Defense to build a specific number of ships. The recent fight over amphibious warship procurement, as reported in a previous gCaptain article, played a significant role in the argument presented by Senator Sullivan. This comes two weeks after Congresswoman Betty McCollum – ranking member of the powerful Defense Appropriations Subcommittee – told Del Toro and Chief Of Naval Operations Admiral Mike Gilday...
  • Our Rotten Military Promotion System

    04/15/2023 5:33:16 PM PDT · by CFW · 39 replies
    Real Clear ^ | 4/15/23 | Stuart Scheller
    A Marine sniper serving during the Afghanistan evacuation recently gave testimony to the House Foreign Affairs Committee on the Afghanistan evacuation. His pain was palpable. A revelation worth examining was his identification of the possible suicide bomber prior to the incident. After the sniper, Sgt Vargas-Andrews, confirmed the target with multiple agencies, he asked his Battalion Commander, LtCol Whited, for permission to shoot. The answer from Whited, one in which Vargas-Andrews said he’ll never forget, was, “I don’t know.” Not found in the media or Congressional testimony is that Whited, a former peer of mine, corroborated this version of events...
  • Marine Corps Chief Warns His Forces Are At LOWEST Levels In Recent History - Says Amphibious Fleet Is Just 35% Of What's Needed To Keep China At Bay In Pacific

    03/31/2023 11:53:31 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 58 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 03/30/23 | Alex Oliveira
    Marines Commandant General David Berger testified before the Senate Appropriations Committee that military branch needed more amphibious shipsBerger said the fleet was at 35 percent capacity of what was required for the US to maintain both a military and humanitarian presence in the Pacific regionHe said two decades of land-based conflicts had shifted the Marines' focus from sea-based combat, and that the branch should begin returning to those roots The Marines' highest-ranking general warned that US forces are at their lowest levels of preparedness in recent history, and are critically lacking the number of amphibious troop ships and landing craft...
  • A 70’s Actor Looks Back on His Hardest and Proudest Role: Veteran

    03/21/2023 5:47:38 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 33 replies ^ | November 6, 2012 | Sue Walsh
    Long before he found fame riding alongside fellow 70’s heartthrob Erik Estrada in the hit TV series “CHiPs”, Larry Wilcox took on a very different role, one far less glamorous and that won him few fans. In May of 1967, the then 19-year-old, knowing the draft was looming, followed in his older brother’s footsteps and joined the Marine Corps. His unit, the 12th Marines, fought in Vietnam in the I Corps which ranged in areas from Dong Ha to the DMZ and Con Thien, and eventually, the Tet Offensive. “We were a recon survey team which was inserted by helicopter...
  • Marines continue fight with DOD over vaccine mandate

    02/04/2023 5:30:17 PM PST · by george76 · 10 replies
    The Center Square ^ | Feb 3, 2023 | Bethany Blankley
    Several members of the U.S. Marines are still fighting the U.S. Department of Defense in a lawsuit they filed over its August 2021 COVID-19 vaccine mandate. The DOD asked the court to dismiss the case after Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin was forced to drop the mandate by Congress. President Joe Biden, who strongly opposed repealing the mandate, agreed to repealing it when he signed the National Defense Authorization Act into law in December. Liberty Counsel, the Orlando-based religious freedom legal advocacy organization representing Navy and Marine Corps service members, filed a motion with the court on Wednesday asking it...
  • Marine recruiters try to lure dismissed unvaxxed troops back: Marines hit particularly hard, with more than 3,700 troops discharged after refusing the shot

    02/01/2023 8:18:50 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 61 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/01/2023 | Jazz Shaw
    Most of us probably knew this was coming after the Pentagon was forced to repeal the COVID vaccine mandate for the troops last month. The Marines had been hit particularly hard, with more than 3,700 troops being discharged after refusing to take the shots and nearly as many stuck in limbo with pending exemption requests. Very few exemptions were granted for either religious or medical reasons. But now that the mandate has been removed, some recruiters have been sending out text messages to the people who were discharged, inviting them to come back to the ranks. But as Alpha News...
  • Camp Pendleton deploys barriers to stop gate crasher; car bursts into flames. ( San Diego )

    01/29/2023 8:20:23 PM PST · by george76 · 18 replies
    KTLA ^ | Jan 29, 2023
    A dramatic scene played out at Camp Pendleton Friday evening when a driver attempted to crash through the main gate at the Marine base just north of San Diego, military officials said. The incident occurred around 6:30 p.m. when a driver attempted “to gain unauthorized access to the installation,” Camp Pendleton tweeted. Guards deployed “final denial barriers” which stopped the car in its tracks. Video captured by a passing driver shows the vehicle then burst into flames. The occupants of the car were taken to Palomar Hospital, according to KTLA sister station KSWB in San Diego. Their conditions were not...
  • US Marine runs into gunfire, providing lifesaving aid to victim in Waikiki shooting

    01/25/2023 5:03:56 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 10 replies
    Hawaii News Now ^ | January 25, 2023 | HNN Staff
    [Video] Your top local headlines for Wednesday, January 25, 2023. HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -- A hero has emerged from a shooting in Waikiki that happened earlier this month. Marine Corps Sgt. Amed Issa said he was in a bar when shots were heard from outside on Lewers Street on Jan. 6. Issa said he thought someone was trying to enter the bar with a gun, so he followed his instincts and ran towards the sound of shots. That’s where he saw gunmen firing at a downed victim. After the two suspects fled, Issa began to treat the victim who was...
  • Three active-duty Marines arrested for participating in Jan. 6 US Capitol riot

    01/23/2023 8:21:43 AM PST · by Twotone · 9 replies
    CNN ^ | January 21, 2023 | Hannah Rabinowitz
    Three active-duty Marines who work in intelligence – one of whom allegedly espoused support for a second civil war – were arrested this week for breaching the US Capitol building with a mob of Trump supporters on January 6, 2021. Cpl. Micah Coomer and Sgts. Joshua Abate and Dodge Dale Hellonen are facing several charges, including disorderly conduct in a Capitol building. FBI agents first became aware of Coomer because he posted pictures of himself inside the Capitol building on Instagram, according to a federal affidavit. As agents investigated his account, they discovered messages he wrote to a separate user...
  • 'Waiting for the Big Boogaloo': Three Active-Duty Marines Charged With Participating in Jan. 6 Capitol Riot

    01/22/2023 3:46:24 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 33 replies
    Red State ^ | 01/22/2023 | Mike Miller
    And so it continues…More than two years after the U.S. Capitol riot by Trump loyalists convinced that the 2020 presidential election was “rigged” and “stolen,” three active-duty U.S. Marines have been formally charged with participating in the festivities – one of whom told authorities he was “waiting for the big boogaloo.”We’ll get to that nonsense in a minute.As the New York Times reports, the Marines were assigned to intelligence-related jobs, according to court records. Corporal Micah Coomer and Sergeants Joshua Abate and Dodge Dale Hellonen were arrested on Wednesday and face charges of disorderly conduct and unlawfully entering the Capitol....
  • 3 active-duty Marines charged in Jan. 6 Capitol assault

    01/21/2023 11:41:09 AM PST · by euram · 26 replies
    CBS News ^ | January 20 2023 | CBS
    A Marine who said he was waiting for "Civil war 2" and two other active-duty members of the military have been charged with participating in the riot at the U.S. Capitol, authorities said in newly filed court papers. Micah Coomer, Joshua Abate and Dodge Dale Hellonen were arrested this week on misdemeanor charges after their fellow Marines helped investigators identify them in footage among the pro-Trump mob on Jan. 6, 2021, according to court papers. Dozens of people charged in the riot have military backgrounds, but these three are among only a handful on active duty. A Marine Corps officer...
  • LASD: Off-duty deputy shot himself at Mabel’s [CA]

    01/20/2023 1:30:59 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 16 replies
    The Santa Clarita Valley Signal ^ | JANUARY 20, 2023 | Trevor Morgan and Perry Smith
    Detectives with the Homicide Bureau of the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department are investigating the scene of a shooting at Mabel’s Roadhouse, where an off-duty sheriff’s deputy took his own life, officials confirmed Friday morning. A Sheriff’s Information Bureau official confirmed that an off-duty deputy took his own life in a shooting at the bar some time before 2 a.m. The deputy, who was 33 years old, served two tours in Afghanistan during his four years in the Marines, and had three years with the department, according to his father. Becky Hansmann, owner of the bar, who made the post Friday...
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    01/13/2023 2:07:28 PM PST · by conservative98 · 19 replies
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