Marine Corps

The City of Pembroke Pines re-named southwest 172nd avenue in memory of Lance Corporal Patrick Xavier Jr. (Source: CBS4)

Pembroke Pines Re-Names Avenue After Fallen Marine

Dozens of residents honored a fallen South Florida marine who was killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday night.

07/29/2015

A gunman unleashed a barrage of gunfire at two military facilities a few miles apart in Chattanooga on Thursday, killing at least four Marines, officials said. The gunman was also killed.
(Source: WDEF12)

Local Military Recruiters Keep Doors Open Despite Tenn. Shooting

Future soldiers, with dreams to protect and defend the U.S. are still making their way in and out of recruiting offices around South Florida – despite the tragedy in Tennessee.

07/16/2015

American Flag (Source: Darrell Ingham /Allsport)

Salvage Crew At Fla. Site Of Helicopter Crash That Killed 11

A salvage barge moved off the Florida Panhandle coast to lift the wreckage of a shattered Black Hawk helicopter from the waters, days after seven Marines and four soldiers were killed when the aircraft crashed in dense fog on a nighttime training mission.

03/14/2015

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Southern Command Intel Officer Sentenced To Prison

A former intelligence specialist for the Miami-based Southern Command who reportedly threatened and blackmailed a confidential informant has been sentenced to more than three years in prison.

09/24/2014

Weston Marine awarded Bronze Medal of Valor. (Source: Sergeant Christian Marlow)

Marine Sergeant From Weston Awarded Bronze Star

On the 70th anniversary of D Day, the day that turned the tide of World War II, a Weston Marine made his own bit of history.

06/16/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Broward School Bus Driver Fighting Suspension Over Phone Call From Marine Son

A South Florida woman waited 7 months to hear from her son serving in the Marines in Iraq. But when she took that phone call her employer — the Broward County School District — said she broke the rules.

CBS4–03/18/2013

Jessie Fletcher, a U.S. Marine sniper seriously injured in Afghanistan, greets Aleta the dolphin at the Dolphin Research Center Friday, Jan. 13, 2012, in Marathon, Fla. (Courtesy: Kathi Rogers/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Wounded Warriors Find Therapy In Keys Dolphins

It was a different kind of therapy for about 30 wounded military veterans who had an interactive session with dolphins in the Florida Keys Saturday.

CBS4–01/14/2012

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South Florida Marine Remembers “Hell” of War In Iraq

On May 1st, 2003, then President George W. Bush walked across the deck of the aircraft carrier, the USS Abraham Lincoln, and declared combat victory in the war in Iraq.

CBS4–12/15/2011

(Source: AP)

Lehigh Acres Man Killed In Afghanistan

Sgt. Jason G. Amores has been killed in combat while serving in Afghanistan.

CBS4–01/22/2011