Even if you’ve never testified in court before, you probably wish you could do it as well as this police officer did. While being cross-examined by a defense attorney during a felony trial, the lawyer tried to undermine his credibility by asking some round about questions to trip him up. Unfortunately, it doesn’t work out so well… Q: “Officer — did you see my client fleeing the scene?” A: “No sir. But I subsequently observed…"Lawyer Tried To Trip Him Up In Court, What Cop Said Was Priceless"
US Marine Harry Campbell’s silver bracelet remained buried in dirt at St Marys Bay, Auckland, for more than 70 years. The bracelet was found in 2015 by the Turner family using a metal detector and on Sunday they watched the bracelet being returned to Campbell’s family at the Marine’s main West Coast base, Camp Pendleton, in San Diego county. Campbell, who served with the 1st Engineer Battalion, Division Special Troops, 1st Marine Division, died in…"US Marine’s family reunited with his war bracelet found in Auckland video"
It’s something that happens much too often between married couples, but when it involves military personnel for some reason, it seems so much more egregious. A post on a military page that touts itself as “Just for Fun” received a message in their inbox yesterday that has caused quite a commotion among followers. ‘Just the tip, of the spear 26- The Reckoning’ Facebook page (which has since been removed from Facebook) states that their site…"Military vet catches his Active Duty Marine wife, “Jody” red-handed"
BOYNTON BEACH — Sliding to the ground with a gunshot wound to the chest, a dying Pamela Kruspe smiled, her husband, Stephen Kruspe, told police. He had fired the gun. Suffering and in the grip of dementia, she asked him to, Stephen said. The 62-year-old called 911, hugging his wife of 42 years as she laid behind Parkside Inn Assisted Living Facility, until, he said, he fell into a daze: “What the (expletive) have I…"62-year-old Marine veteran shoots, kills wife with dementia"
The Marine Corps says it will not tell the public about administrative actions it takes against some Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island personnel linked to allegations of hazing and recruit abuse because they are not high-visibility leaders. In September — almost six months after the death of a Muslim-American recruit and following investigations that found widespread misconduct — the Corps announced 20 drill instructors and leadership personnel could face military justice or administrative action.…"Corps says they won’t make actions against some Parris Island personnel public"
The pilots with VMFA-312 practiced landing F/A-18C Hornet aircraft on a simulated aircraft carrier to prepare for an upcoming exercise aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt, a naval aircraft carrier, scheduled for April. “VMFA-312 is one of two squadrons within the Marine Corps that almost exclusively deploys aboard aircraft carriers,” said Capt. Cole Hatch, a pilot and the airframes officer in charge with VMFA-312. “This field carrier landing practice is going to give us the training…"Fightertown pilots hone skills during field carrier landing practice"
Police arrested a 22-year-old Marine stationed at Twentynine Palms Thursday on suspicion of a double-homicide last week. A 911 call was made at 12:03 a.m. on March 24 to the Sheriff’s department. Officials found Christy McKissic, 32 and Renee Metcalf, 62, shot in their home. A 10-year-old child was also found unharmed. Police identified a person of interest, 22-year-old Marine Rafael Ari Aikens, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Department. Police came aboard…"Marine arrested for double-murder in Twentynine Palms"
Cpl. Angelique Preston, 22, a marksmanship coach at Camp Pendleton, talks about submiting her application for field artillery."Female Marine says men are “butt hurt” because she is better than some"
LONDON — North Korea must be stopped on its path toward being able to threaten the United States with nuclear attack, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Friday in a stark expression of America’s top national security concern at the moment. He emphasized diplomatic means of changing Pyongyang’s “reckless” agenda. On his first visit to Britain as Pentagon chief, Mattis also took rhetorical jabs at Russia and said America’s priority in Syria is defeating the…"Mattis: North Korea has ‘got to be stopped’"
After 62 contests, five rounds of voting, four regional champions and tens of thousands of ballots cast, it comes down to two established fan favorites as we seek the greatest on-screen fictional movie character ever. Gunnery Sgt. Hartman (“Full Metal Jacket”) and Capt. John Miller (“Saving Private Ryan”) trounced their semifinal competition to earn spots in the championship round of Battle Bracket: Clash of Characters. Voting is open through Tuesday here; make your pick and…"Clash of Characters final: Vote now as ‘Full Metal Jacket,’ ‘Saving Private Ryan’ stars square off"