Instead of opening fire on a man with a gun, 25-year-old Stephen Mader relied on his military training and talked to him, a move he says cost him his job.
In 2009, a Marine Special Operations Team was deployed on a battle scarred hill in Afghanistan, exchanging fire regularly with those who did not want them there. One .50 rifle took a hit but survived.
The U.S. Marine Corps is expanding their use of suppressors in a test that will see a full battalion using them on everything up to .50 caliber machine guns.
It was a violent weekend in Mexico’s Guerrero state – nine people were found tortured and beheaded and 10 more shot to death, two of which were Mexican Marines.
Though it got intense for a few minutes, the protest remained peaceful and marchers moved on without further incident.
The Glock 19 is now the only and official sidearm for Marine special operators as officials ditched the classic .45-caliber Colt 1911.
Friends and neighbors said they were a seemingly perfect couple, but police said they had a long history of domestic violence.
Authorities would not say if it was thought to be an act of terrorism, but said it was not believed to be related to the events in New York and Minnesota.
The drill instructor was already at the center of another investigation stemming from a Muslim recruit’s suicide at the facility earlier this year.
A number of officials are accused of ongoing abuse and maltreatment, with drill instructors accused of “hat-hazing.”