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Study: Marines at Camp Lejeune had high cancer death rate

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- The cancer death rate at Camp Lejeune, the Marine base in North Carolina, was significantly higher than at Camp Pendleton in California, a federal study found.

U.S. Marine to be retried for allegedly killing Iraqi civilian

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif., Jan. 28 (UPI) -- A U.S. Marine freed on appeal after serving more than six years for the killing of an Iraqi civilian is scheduled to be retried, military officials said.
Marine catches and releases great white shark in California

Marine catches and releases great white shark in California

Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Great white shark reeled in by Marine off the coast of Camp Pendleton in Southern California, and his wife caught the catch on camera.
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Marines ID'd in fatal Camp Pendleton firing range explosion

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif., Nov. 14 (UPI) -- The U.S. Marine Corps Thursday named the four Marines killed in a training accident at Camp Pendleton while handling unexploded ordnance at a firing range.

4 Marines killed in Camp Pendleton training accident

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif., Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Four U.S. Marines were killed in a training accident at Camp Pendleton Wednesday while handling unexploded ordnance at a firing range, a Marine official said.

Camp Pendleton wildfire 41 percent contained, residents return

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif., Oct. 7 (UPI) -- A Camp Pendleton, Calif., brush fire that burned 2,500 acres is 41 percent contained, Marine Corps officials said Monday.

Camp Pendleton fire in sunny SoCal still burning

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif., Oct. 6 (UPI) -- A wildfire kept burning at a U.S. Marine Corps base near San Diego with forecasters warning Sunday that another day of prime fire weather was likely.

Marine killed in tank fire during training exercise in California

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif., Sept. 18 (UPI) -- A 21-year-old U.S. Marine was killed when a tank caught fire during a training accident in the California desert, his family says.

Man captured in Oregon, accused of murder, attempted murder

PENDLETON, Ore., Aug. 29 (UPI) -- A man sought in the attack of one woman and the stabbing death of another in Pendleton, Ore., was captured, police said.
Obama says military depends on strong economy

Obama says military depends on strong economy

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif., Aug. 7 (UPI) -- President Obama said Wednesday a strong military depends on a strong economy, and both are imperiled by the budget standoff in Washington.
President Obama's schedule for Wednesday, Aug. 7

President Obama's schedule for Wednesday, Aug. 7

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif., Aug. 7 (UPI) -- President Obama visits troops and their families Wednesday at Camp Pendleton, Calif., to thank them for their service, the White House said.

Marines evaluate new armored personnel carrier

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., June 7 (UPI) -- The U.S. Marine Corps has put General Dynamics Land Systems' Marine Personnel Carrier through its paces to test critical vehicle features.

Five Marine Corps sergeants guilty of fraternization

SAN DIEGO, June 4 (UPI) -- Five Marine Corps staff sergeants in California face dismissal after being convicted of fraternizing with a female lance corporal, military officials said.

Man sentenced for stealing medical supplies for injured troops

SAN DIEGO, May 21 (UPI) -- A man who pleaded guilty to stealing U.S. military medical supplies was sentenced to six months in prison in San Diego, Calif., court records said.

BAE, Iveco MPC evaluated

ARLINGTON, Va., May 10 (UPI) -- An 8x8 amphibious armored personnel carrier by BAE Systems and Iveco Defense Vehicles has been tested for the U.S. Marine Corps.

Trial begins for Marines charged in deaths

RIVERSIDE, Calif., April 9 (UPI) -- A trial that could end in the death penalty for three Marines accused of killing a sergeant began in California with damning evidence from prosecutors.
U.S. Marine amphibious unit arrives in Persian Gulf region

U.S. Marine amphibious unit arrives in Persian Gulf region

WASHINGTON, April 4 (UPI) -- A flotilla of U.S. Marines reported for duty in the Persian Gulf region to relieve a task force that will sail for its home base in California, the Navy said.

Regular Breathalyzers at Camp Pendleton

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif., Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Starting in the new year, U.S. Marines at Camp Pendleton will be subjected to random Breathalyzer tests to curb excess drinking in the military, officials said.

Police defended in death of Marine

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Nov. 13 (UPI) -- The police chief of Palm Springs, Calif., is defending officers who killed a Marine in a confrontation during which one officer was allegedly hit by a car.

4 Marines arrested for beating at gay bar

LONG BEACH, Calif., Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Four U.S. Marines could face assault and hate crime charges for allegedly beating a man outside a gay bar in Long Beach, Calif., authorities said.

Deploying forces get rapid UAS training

PATUXENT RIVER, Md., Aug. 29 (UPI) -- U.S. Marines from the II Marine Expeditionary Force will be able to receive rapid training of unmanned aerial systems at Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Testing set for Havoc vehicle

DALLAS, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- A new 8x8 armored vehicle from Lockheed Martin is to be tested and validated under a $3.5 million contract from the U.S. Marine Corps.

Haditha Marines could be forced out

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif., April 20 (UPI) -- Two Marines granted immunity from prosecution in the killing of 24 Iraqi civilians could be kicked out of the service for false statements, officials said.

Marine connected to missing Brittany Kilgore

FALLBROOK, Calif., April 17 (UPI) -- A body found Tuesday may be that of a California woman missing since Friday, and a woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder, authorities said.

Marine faces trial in crowbar killing

OCEANSIDE, Calif., April 16 (UPI) -- A man accused of killing a fellow Marine with a crowbar in a barracks in California will be court-martialed on a charge of premeditated murder, officials said.
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