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21

Jan

2014

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




18

Sep

2013

These colors don’t run: Marines teach Belle Chasse Cub Scouts flag-folding traditions

Lance Cpl. Tiffany Edwards, NAVAL AIR STATION JOINT RESERVE BASE NEW ORLEANS, La

The elementary school gym echoed with the screams and laughter of dozens of children racing to their seats. As they chattered animatedly, their Cub Scout leader, in a khaki shirt embellished with patches and insignias, called for their attention and raised a hand with two pointed fingers, the universal salute of the Cub Scouts. Almost as if by




20

Sep

2012

2/24 supports Chicago’s community with funeral and color guard duties

Cpl. Marcin Platek, CHICAGO

For a lone Marine unit in a large U.S. city, the responsibility to uphold the Marine Corps name weighs heavily.   In the third largest city in the country, the battalion bearing the title “Chicago’s Own,” undertakes the duty of supporting the local community with a number of community services.   “Community relations efforts are huge here in