U.S. marines

Former Marine Joins Troy Football After Serving 7 Years

From the Marine Corps to being a part of Troy football’s highest-rated signing class in program history, Kyran Griffin-Isom turned his dreams into reality. The former U.S. Marine spent seven years serving in our nation’s military. Griffin-Isom says he always wanted to play collegiate football but after receiving a partial scholarship to play out of high school, he chose to…

Vietnam War Remains Identified, to be Interred at Arlington

One was Birmingham U.S. Marine Corporal

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Pentagon says the remains of three U.S. Marines killed when their helicopter was shot down during the Vietnam War will be buried next week at Arlington National Cemetery. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced Friday that the remains of the three men will be buried as a group with full military honors next Thursday. The three…