Cpl. Sara Graham, Marine Corps Forces Reserves
The sharp crack ofrapid fire fills the air, stirring up dust and smoke on the far-off hills of Pelham Range. A line of Marinesfocus their sights on the targets spread along the hills of the range as their gloves tightenaround the grips of their machine guns. Their fingers pull the triggers and release bursts of bullets andsmoke. As the trigger
In the wake of the recent, tragic loss of their brothers, the Marines of Mike Battery, 3rd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment are back in business. They have found strength in each other and have harnessed the drive to continue their work, inspired by the need to return to their home ground and carry on, not only in honor of their fallenbrothers, but
Cpl. Tiffany Edwards, 4th Marine Division
Two flags fluttered in the wind as they traveled through the green fields of Wisconsin: the stars and stripes of the American flag, and the crimson and gold of the Marine Corps emblem. The flags traveled slowly along the winding country road on the back of a motorcycle, leading dozens of vehicles as they escorted the body of Sgt. Carson Holmquist, a fallen husband, father, son, brother and Marine, to his final resting place in Grantsburg, Wisconsin, July 25, 2015.
Cpl. Ian Ferro, 4th Marine Division
My alarm rings on a Saturday at 10:36 am. The weekend begins, which normally brings me excitement, happiness and that feeling of liberty knowing that for two days I don’t have to worry about work, the time or any professional responsibility in general. This weekend however, was not a regular one, I will not spend most of my day relaxing by the pool