US Marine Signed by New England Patriots After 5-Year Football Hiatus to Serve His Country

U.S. Marine 1st Lieutenant Paul Quessenberry has landed a job with the New England Patriots, heralding a return to his football career after five years serving his country. The announcement was made just days after Quessenberry impressed coaches at a tryout, proving he hasn’t lost his touch. Quessenberry, 28, hadn’t played a football game since […]

Premature Baby Born at 23 Weeks–So Tiny He Could Wear Mom’s Wedding Ring on Wrist–Is Thriving

This tiny tot was once small enough to wear his mom’s wedding ring around his wrist after arriving at just 23 weeks. It was touch and go for CJ Swinney, who weighed a tiny 1 pound and 3 ounces (approx. 539 g) when he was born last year. His mom, Crystal Swinney, 26, was told […]

Georgia Father of 3, Former Marine Hit and Killed Helping Driver in Distress on I-95

A Richmond Hill family lost a father and a husband on Sunday when former Marine Tim Ebert­­ was struck by a vehicle while helping a driver on the road. Early Sunday morning, Ebert, an air traffic controller, was carpooling to his work at Savannah Hilton Head International Airport in Georgia when they spotted a distressed […]

Oldest Living Marine Corps Veteran Rings in 105th Birthday With Drive-By Salute

Major Bill White, from Stockton, California, who served in World War II, has become the oldest surviving U.S. Corps Marine veteran after he ringed in his 105th birthday. According to CBS Sacramento, when asked how he felt on his big day, July 31, the centenarian replied with glee, “Feels just as good as it did […]

US Marine Fighter Pilot Breaks Military Record Logging 1,000 Hours in F-35 Lightning II

A U.S. Marine Corps pilot has gone down on record as the first military pilot to log 1,000 flight hours in an F-35 Lightning II combat aircraft. Lt. Col. Brian W. Bann logged his 1,000th flight hour during a delivery mission to Marine Aircraft Group 13 at Yuma, Arizona’s Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS), on Dec. […]

Marine Vehicle Deep Under Sea, Complicating Rescue Search

SAN DIEGO—A military seafaring assault vehicle that sank off the coast of Southern California is under hundreds of feet of water, putting it beyond the reach of divers and complicating rescue efforts for eight missing troops, officials said Friday. Still, the Marine Corps commandant, Gen. David Berger, said the search was continuing while he was […]

Tribute: Heroic Marine Drove Into Kill Zone to Rescue 36 Ambushed Comrades, Receives Medal of Honor

A patriotic U.S. charity paid tribute to a heroic Marine on Monday, following the recent July 4 weekend. On a Facebook post, the charitable organization Wreaths Around America (WAA) told the story of former Marine Corporal and Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer. Meyer saved the lives of 36 U.S. and Afghan troops who were […]

Junk Food Addict Drank 11 Liters of Pop a Day, Loses 250lbs to Become a US Marine

Adan Prescott was just 18 when his father, an Army veteran, died of a heart attack in 2013. The tragic loss of his dad sent Prescott into a downward spiral of depression and junk food addiction, and he saw his weight soar to 460 pounds (approx. 209 kg) by October 2016. Today, having lost an […]

Man Called ‘Meatball’ in High School, Sheds 186 Lbs in Preparation of Becoming a US Marine

Gabriel Mendez Ramirez, from Oceanside, California, knew he wanted to become a Marine since his childhood. However, his dream was fraught with self-doubt, as he was bullied for his massive weight. Now, after overcoming all the obstacles, the 18-year-old has lost 186 pounds (approx. 84 kg) and has left to start his Marine Corps recruit […]