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191207-N-KR702-1068 Edward Hoeschen, neighbor and caretaker of USS Arizona Survivor Lauren Bruner, salutes the wall of names at the USS Arizona Memorial at the completion of Bruner's sunset interment ceremony as part of the 78th Anniversary Pearl Harbor Remembrance Commemoration, Dec. 7. The honor of interment aboard USS Arizona is reserved only for surviving crew members of the Dec. 7, 1941 attacks. Bruner is the 44th and final survivor to join his shipmates within the memorial. - 191207-N-KR702-1068 Edward Hoeschen, neighbor and caretaker of USS Arizona Survivor Lauren Bruner, salutes the wall of names at the USS Arizona Memorial at the completion of Bruner's sunset interment ceremony as part of the 78th Anniversary Pearl Harbor Remembrance Commemoration, Dec. 7. The honor of interment aboard USS Arizona is reserved only for surviving crew members of the Dec. 7, 1941 attacks. Bruner is the 44th and final survivor to join his shipmates within the memorial.

A Day of Infamy

"December 7th, 1941, a date which will live in infamy" - President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Every year on December 7th...

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Marines with the U.S. Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon march in formation during the 2019 Veteran’s Day Parade in New York, New York, Nov. 11, 2019. The Veteran’s Day Parade is hosted annually to commemorate the service and sacrifice of service members and their families. - Marines with the U.S. Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon march in formation during the 2019 Veteran’s Day Parade in New York, New York, Nov. 11, 2019. The Veteran’s Day Parade is hosted annually to commemorate the service and sacrifice of service members and their families.

Veterans Day 2019

Veterans Day is a day of reflection, appreciation and gratitude for all service members, both past and present. Thank you...

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Marines demonstrate the capabilities of the Marine Air-Ground Task Force at the 2019 Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Air Show on MCAS Miramar, Calif., Sept. 27. This year’s air show honors first responders by featuring several performances and displays that highlight first responders and their accomplishments. - Marines demonstrate the capabilities of the Marine Air-Ground Task Force at the 2019 Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Air Show on MCAS Miramar, Calif., Sept. 27. This year’s air show honors first responders by featuring several performances and displays that highlight first responders and their accomplishments.

Take to the Skies: 2019 Miramar Air Show

The Marines of Marine Corps Air Station MIramar conduct a demonstration at the 2019 Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Air...

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A U.S. Marine prepares to climb a rope during the High Intensity Tactical Training Tactical Athlete Championship at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., Sept. 10, 2019. Marines from all over the Marine Corps compete to become the Ultimate Tactical Champion by testing their speed, agility, power, strength and endurance during the HITT Tactical Athlete Championship. - A U.S. Marine prepares to climb a rope during the High Intensity Tactical Training Tactical Athlete Championship at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., Sept. 10, 2019. Marines from all over the Marine Corps compete to become the Ultimate Tactical Champion by testing their speed, agility, power, strength and endurance during the HITT Tactical Athlete Championship.

Blood, Sweat and Tears - 2019 HITT Championship

Marines from far and wide accept this annual challenge, and there is no exception this year at the 2019 High Intensity...

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U.S. Marines with 4th Assault Amphibian Battalion, a unit based out of Tampa Bay, Florida, conduct a safety brief to Brazilian, Colombian, Peruvian, Chilean, Argentinian and Ecuadorian Marines before a ship-to-shore exercise during UNITAS LX on the Brazilian Marine Corps Base of Ilha do Governador, Brazil, Aug. 20, 2019. UNITAS is the world’s longest-running, annual exercise and brings together multinational forces from 11 countries to include Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Ecuador, Panama, Paraguay, Mexico, Great Britain and the United States. The exercise focuses in strengthening the existing regional partnerships and encourages establishing new relationships through the exchange of maritime mission-focused knowledge and expertise during multinational training operations. - U.S. Marines with 4th Assault Amphibian Battalion, a unit based out of Tampa Bay, Florida, conduct a safety brief to Brazilian, Colombian, Peruvian, Chilean, Argentinian and Ecuadorian Marines before a ship-to-shore exercise during UNITAS LX on the Brazilian Marine Corps Base of Ilha do Governador, Brazil, Aug. 20, 2019. UNITAS is the world’s longest-running, annual exercise and brings together multinational forces from 11 countries to include Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Ecuador, Panama, Paraguay, Mexico, Great Britain and the United States. The exercise focuses in strengthening the existing regional partnerships and encourages establishing new relationships through the exchange of maritime mission-focused knowledge and expertise during multinational training operations.

UNITAS 60

Marine and naval forces from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Great Britain...

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U.S. Marines with 2nd Transportation Support Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, depart for a hike during exercise Resolute Sun at Fort Story Virginia, June 16, 2019. U.S. Marines participated in the exercise to increase combat operational readiness in amphibious and prepositioning operations while conducting joint training with U.S. Army during a joint logistics over the shore scenario. - U.S. Marines with 2nd Transportation Support Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, depart for a hike during exercise Resolute Sun at Fort Story Virginia, June 16, 2019. U.S. Marines participated in the exercise to increase combat operational readiness in amphibious and prepositioning operations while conducting joint training with U.S. Army during a joint logistics over the shore scenario.

Resolute Sun 19

The exercise allowed Marines to increase combat operational readiness in amphibious and prepositioning operations while...

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