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238th Marine Corps Birthday Message

238th Marine Corps birthday message: The Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen James F. Amos, and the SgtMaj of the Marine Corps, SgtMaj Micheal P. Barrett, speak to Marines and Sailors about the timeless Marine qualities of courage and perseverance … Continue reading

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10-year anniversary of Baghdad fall to U.S. forces

A U.S. Marine watches as a statue of Iraq’s President Saddam Hussein falls in central Baghdad April 9, 2003. story by: Diaa Hadid and Qassim Abdul-Zahra, The Associated Press photo courtesy of: lexfridman.com Ten years ago, a statue fell in Baghdad’s Firdous … Continue reading

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A new ‘greatest generation’

Staff Sgt. Shannon Kay directs his men after being wounded in a car bomb blast Dec. 11, 2004, in Mosul, Iraq. Kay later received the Silver Star. Iraq heroes emerge, determined to share stories of the fallen story by: Michelle Tan … Continue reading

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Former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle fatally shot at Texas shooting range

story by: Foxnews.com photo courtesy of: Foxnews.com Chris Kyle, a former U.S. Navy SEAL credited with the largest number of confirmed kills, was one of two people fatally shot at a North Texas shooting range Saturday, Texas Highway Patrol confirmed … Continue reading

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Double arm transplant veteran Brendan Marrocco looking forward to swimming, driving

story by: CBS/AP photo courtesy of: Gail Burton, AP A soldier who lost all four limbs in an Iraq roadside bombing says he looks forward to driving and swimming with his new arms. Twenty-six-year-old Brendan Marrocco spoke at a news … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “3rd squad back from patrol”

This week’s edition of “Photo Friday” is dedicated to all of my Marine brothers from Echo Company, 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, whom I had the honor of serving with during our time in Iraq! Nine years ago this week, … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “Tags for the fallen”

A Marine with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment hangs the identification tag of a Marine killed in action during a ceremony to honor the regiment’s fallen Marines and sailors while serving in Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom, at Boondocker … Continue reading

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