Marine recognized for providing honors to more than 1,000 fallen Marines
Sgt. Michael Ito, BRIDGETON, Mo.
As any Marine can tell you, earning and upholding the title is no small feat. No matter what a Marine does in life or how long they serve in their beloved Corps, they will always uphold the honor and respect for the Marines that went before them. Funeral honor details are just one way Marine Forces Reserve members uphold that honor and respect. To
Unit Deployment Program provides Marines with valuable skills
Cpl. Michael Ito, NEW ORLEANS
Gunnery Sgt. Raoul P. Sheridan has deployed before. He’s been to the cities and deserts of Iraq, where he provided fire support for Marines. But his last deployment was unlike any other. He found himself sweating in more than 90 percent humidity, freezing at night when the temperatures dropped below minus five degrees Fahrenheit. He hiked
The Taliban’s worst enemy: successful American interaction with Afghan civilians
Lance Cpl. Nana Dannsaappiah, CAMP PENDLETON, Calif.
“The Americans aren’t going to win this insurgency, the Afghan people will, by helping the Americans,” said Lt. Col. Lawrence J. Kaifesh, commander, 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment. “We’ll be stepping back further, and letting the Afghans step up.” Marines from Company L put their commander’s philosophy in practice July 30, 2010, when
Lariviere takes over command of 4th Marine Division
Maj. Paul Greenberg, NEW ORLEANS
Brig. Gen. James Lariviere assumed command of the 4th Marine Division at a ceremony held April 10 at Fort Worth Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base in Texas. Lariviere replaced Maj. Gen. James Williams, who retired during the ceremony after 34 years of honorable service to the Corps. Williams had served as the division commander since April