marine corps

Top Marine warns 'unplanned' tasks pose 'unacceptable risk'

The commandant of the US Marine Corps, Gen. Robert Neller, has warned acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan that a series of "unplanned and unbudgeted" tasks -- including President Donald Trump's decisions to deploy Marines to the southern border and to reallocate a portion of the defense budget to pay for the construction of a border wall -- has imposed an "unacceptable risk to Marine Corps combat readiness and solvency."

On this day: November 10

The Marine Corps is formed, Stanley meets Livingstone, "God Bless America" makes its debut, "Sesame Street" premieres, and the Edmund Fitzgerald is lost, all on this day.

F-35B jet crashes in South Carolina

A US Marine Corps F-35B crashed Friday in Beaufort County, South Carolina, near Marine Corp Air Station Beaufort, a US military official told CNN.