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Marine Corps Warplane Crashes Near Twentynine Palms, Killing Pilot

The Marine Corps says one of its fighter jets has crashed near Twentynine Palms, killing the pilot.

A statement says the F/A-18C went down around 10:30 p.m. Thursday during a training mission in the vicinity of Twentynine Palms, about 140 miles east of Los Angeles.

The sprawling Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center is located at Twentynine Palms.

The pilot has not been identified. He was from ...

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22 Marines Hurt In Training Accident At Twentynine Palms

Military officials say 22 Marines have been treated for exposure to fire retardant gas at the desert base in Twentynine Palms after an extinguishing system accidentally went off in an assault vehicle during a training exercise.

Base spokesman Dave Marks says an equipment malfunction caused the release of halon Thursday afternoon at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center. There was no fire or explosion.

The Marines were treated at ...

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Skepticism From Marine Wives About Reality TV Show

There's an evidently increasing amount of skepticism from wives of Marines at The Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms about the 'Marine Wives of 29 Palms' reality TV series being planned. Some wonder if the show will ever actually be produced, while others wonder just how the Marine families will be depicted. Polimedia Films' Jayel Aheram, the project's executive producer and an former Marine himself, insists ...

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