A 71-year-old Roman Catholic priest has been sentenced to federal prison for breaking into a Navy submarine base in Georgia.
The "excessive speed" of the sub as it approached the pilot pick-up made it more difficult for the crew to control the ship.
The Marine's death remains under investigation.
The defendants hold a belief in the primacy of conscience, and that according to their faith they were compelled to act.
Jonathan Xavier Harrell and his wife Latoya Denise Harrell were charged with cruelty to children in the first degree.
The Heritage Index assessed U.S. military strength across the service branches on a five-tiered scale.
U.S. Army Recruiting Command is reducing its force by roughly 1,700 recruiters over the next year.
Robert Teichgraeber, 100, survived 421 days as a prisoner of war.
By the end of the spring, there will be 294 new naval aviation officers.
Members of II Marine Expeditionary Force wrapped up a training exercise last week that ran from North Carolina to New York.