U.S. Marine Corps

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Santa Claus Makes Early Toy Pickup At Long Island Mall

It’s not even Thanksgiving yet, but Santa Claus made an early appearance on Long Island Wednesday.

11/12/2014

Joe Grimaldi with his parents and his Marine recruiter, Sgt. Gause (Credit: Danielle Kobryn/St. Thomas Aquinas College)

From Spring Training To Basic Training: Senior To Miss College World Series For Military Duty

St. Thomas Aquinas College senior and baseball player Joe Grimaldi is leaving his team just before the series playoffs to report for military duty after joining the U.S. Marine Corps.

05/21/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo   (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Cuomo Orders Flags At Half-Staff For 30th Anniversary Of Beirut Marine Barracks Bombing

Wednesday marks the 30th anniversary of the Marine barracks bombing in Beirut, Lebanon that killed 241 U.S. service members.

10/23/2013

Former Marine Cpl. and Purple Heart recipient Megan Leavey and combat dog Sgt. Rex participate in a ceremony at Yankee Stadium before the game between the New York Yankees and the Seattle Mariners on May 13, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. Through two tours of duty in Iraq, Sgt. Rex was by Leavey's side. The pair worked more than 100 missions searching for roadside bombs, were injured in the line of duty and went through physical therapy together. After five years of waiting for Rex's service to end and filling out paperwork, Leavey finally won approval to bring the 11-year-old German Shepherd home.(Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees Honor Purple Heart Marine And Bomb-Sniffing Dog

The Yankees honored Purple Heart recipient Megan Leavey and combat dog Sgt. Rex at Yankee Stadium before Sunday’s game.

WFAN–05/13/2012

Marine Pvt. Hamson McPherson, Jr.

Father Of Staten Island Marine Private Says Corps Lied About Circumstances Surrounding Son’s Death

A father from Staten Island is calling on the Marines for more answers about the death of his son while serving in Japan. This has come on the heels of the suspicious death of a soldier from Chinatown.

12/27/2011

Toys on display at Oheka Castle for the kick-off of the Marines Toys for Tots campaign on Nov. 3, 2011. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Marines Kick Off Toys For Tots Program On Long Island

Retired Major Chuck Kilbride said last year they collected about a half million toys in Nassau County alone.

11/03/2011