Marine Corps

A Navy warship was commissioned May 14 carrying the name Frank E. Petersen Jr., the Marine Corps’ first Black aviator.
/ May 15, 2022
The late Frank E. Petersen Jr. was the Marine Corp’s first Black aviator and officer to reach the rank of brigadier general.
/ April 24, 2022
Of over 140 people charged, at least 27 of them have served or are currently serving in the U.S. military — including some police officers.
/ January 22, 2021
The Marine Corps has removed a general based on an investigation into allegations that he used a racial slur during a training event.
/ October 20, 2020
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
The Marine Corps is investigating after a veteran claimed photos of naked female Marines were shared on social media promoting sexual violence.
/ March 6, 2017
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
A man who was caught on camera shouting at an African-American woman during a Donald Trump rally has been identified and kicked out of the Marine Corps after he posted a screenshot of himself from the footage as his Facebook cover photo.
/ March 5, 2016
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of African-American veterans who helped to integrate the Marine Corps during World War II at a time segregation was an everyday reality are now proud recipients of the nation’s highest civilian honor.
/ June 28, 2012