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Big Bear Lake honors service members on Veterans Day Nov. 16, 2017, 8th Marine Corps District
BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. – On June 1, 1954, the United States Congress declared that the 11 of November would be known as Veterans Day, a federal holiday for Americans to pay...
Marines honor Montford Point Marines, service members in small southern Illinois town May 30, 2017, 9th Marine Corps District
The village in southern Illinois with a population of 250 is often referred to as a “small town with a rich history.” The history referenced in Colp, Illinois’ motto comes...
Marine turns injury into opportunity June 21, 2016, Wounded Warrior Regiment
When she entered the Infantry Assaultman Leaders Course at the U.S. Marine Corps' Infantry Training Battalion at Marine Corps Base Camp Geiger, North Carolina, in March 2015,...
Women celebrate 73 years of service to Marine Corps March 14, 2016, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune
Female veterans and active duty and future Marines were united on March, 11, 2016 by the Women’s Marine Association to recognize Women’s History Month and celebrate the 73rd...
Remembering Pearl Harbor: A ‘body blow’ to America Dec. 8, 2015, Defense Media Activity
When the first bombs exploded on a nearby airfield, marking the start of the Japanese sneak attack on the morning of Dec. 7, 1941, Edward Davis and others scrambled from a...
Vietnam recon Marine seeks help for PTSD after 50 years Nov. 20, 2015, Defense Media Activity
As he leaves his house, the Vietnam veteran straps on his bulletproof vest, puts his 9 mm pistol on his hip, his .22-caliber pistol in his back, his .380 pistol in his boot...
Jacob Schick shares his story to raise awareness for suicide prevention Sept. 21, 2015, Defense Media Activity
As Jacob and David were walking into a 7-Eleven, a homeless man approached them begging for money. Jacob reached into his pocket, pulled out a five-dollar bill and gave it to...
Marines pay visit to Phoenix VA Hospital Sept. 10, 2015, Defense Media Activity
Marines and sailors visited veterans at the Carl T. Hayden Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Sept. 10, 2015.The event was part of Marine Week Phoenix, which brings the Corps to...
Saluting our wounded warriors, veterans through art July 31, 2015, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton
Jim Russell sits in the middle of the The Janice Griffiths Gallery with his rotund service pug, Mr. Beau, resting on his lap. The dim lights and cool interior of the gallery...
Marines showcase capabilities at Bryant Park May 22, 2015, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Marines with Special-Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force-New York set up equipment and vehicle displays, as well as martial arts demonstrations and boot camp style physical...