{FD} Court overturns Marine sniper’s conviction for urinating on dead Taliban fighters

A military court overturned Wednesday the conviction of a former Marine Corps sniper involved in urinating on dead Taliban soldiers in Afghanistan in 2011 following the evidence that the service’s top general meddled in the case to ensure harsh punishment for the servicemen.

{FD} A Marine and his dog’s unconventional journey from Afghanistan to ‘stubborn positivity’

A Marine deployed to a remote part of Afghanistan, was well aware that he shouldn’t befriend the short-legged, white-furred, innately well-behaved dog. But still, he approached the canine with a stick of beef jerky in his hand. And the dog’s tail wagged.

{FD} Marine veteran amputee reaches summit of Mount Kilimanjaro: ‘It’s the closest thing to getting to heaven’

Waking up around midnight on Aug. 25, Marine Cpl. Kionte Storey began his final trek up Mount Kilimanjaro, the culmination of months of rigorous training that led him to the top of Africa’s highest peak.