Gulf Times - US-Marines
Crash off Australia: Search for missing Marines becomes recovery effort

Crash off Australia: Search for missing Marines becomes recovery effort

The US Navy and Marine Corps suspended their search and rescue efforts on Sunday for three US Marines missing after their aircraft crashed into the sea off Australia's northeast coast a day earlier, the US Marine Corps said.

16 killed as US military plane crashes in Mississippi

16 killed as US military plane crashes in Mississippi

A US military plane crashed in rural Mississippi on Monday evening killing at least 16 people, a regional emergency management official said.

Afghan 'stalemate' continues as US Marines return

Afghan 'stalemate' continues as US Marines return

The US Marine Corps has returned to Helmand, the restive province in southern Afghanistan where it fought years of bloody battles with the Taliban, to help train Afghan forces struggling to contain the insurgency.

US military grounds Osprey planes in Japan after crash

US military grounds Osprey planes in Japan after crash

The US Marines suspended flights of their Osprey aircraft in Japan on Wednesday as anger mounts over an accident that saw one of the hybrid planes crash off the southern island of Okinawa.

Thousands protest against US military bases on Okinawa

Thousands protest against US military bases on Okinawa

Tens of thousands of people gathered on Japan's Okinawa island in one of the biggest demonstrations in two decades against US military bases, following the arrest of an American suspected of murdering a local woman.