The number of marines who die each year varies. In 2013, 10 Marines died in Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan and at least 13 Marines died in incidents in the United States.
In 2013, seven marines were killed in a training accident at Hawthorne Army Depot in Nevada when a mortar round exploded during an exercise. Another four marines died while clearing unexploded ordnance at Camp Pendleton in California. Lance Cpl. Sara Castromata and Cpl. Jacob Wooley were shot and killed by a third Marine at Quantico in Virginia.
Most of the marines who perished in Operation Enduring Freedom in 2013 died in Helmand province of Afghanistan. Cpl. David M. Sonka and Staff Sgt. Eric D. Christian were killed in Farah province when an Afghan National Army soldier turned his weapon against them. Lance Cpl. Benjamin W. Tuttle died at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany.Learn More
The DD Form 254 is used by the military to safeguard classified information released to contracted individuals working with the military branch. In order for contractors or others to have access to classified information, the DD Form 254 must be filled out by the systems engineer on a project.Full Answer >
An example of inferior technology is any technology that has fewer features or capabilities than others still on the market. While it may be subjective and dependent on personal preference, one example of inferior technology is the Microsoft Xbox gaming platform. This is due to the fact that other platforms, such as Play Station 3, have higher-end features.Full Answer >
The first step to take when supervising detainee operations is to conduct a preliminary search. Search captives for weapons, ammunition, items of intelligence, items of value and any other inappropriate items.Full Answer >
Answers for military correspondence courses can be found through websites, including Army Focus. The site notes that it does not encourage cheating and that the information is provided to assist in understanding study materials.Full Answer >