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U.S. Marines celebrate the 245th Marine Corps Birthday with a cake cutting ceremony at the Goettge Memorial Field House on MCB Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Nov. 5. - U.S. Marines celebrate the 245th Marine Corps Birthday with a cake cutting ceremony at the Goettge Memorial Field House on MCB Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Nov. 5.

245 Years of Marines

Over the past 245 years Marines have served our country with honor. Whether it was storming the shores of Iwo Jima,...

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U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Dominic Capote, a bulk fuels specialist and Rifle Commander on the funeral team, assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, presents an American flag during a photoshoot at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, July 8, 2019. Capote has been a member of the funeral team since November 21, 2017, and now serves as a team leader on the detail. - U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Dominic Capote, a bulk fuels specialist and Rifle Commander on the funeral team, assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, presents an American flag during a photoshoot at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, July 8, 2019. Capote has been a member of the funeral team since November 21, 2017, and now serves as a team leader on the detail.

Gone but not Forgotten

Since 1971, Memorial Day honors the memory of the men and women who have died serving the U.S. Military. Across the...

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The gold, silver and bronze medals for the 2020 Marine Corps Trials golf tournament at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 4. The Marine Corps Trials promotes recovery and rehabilitation through adaptive sports participation and develops camaraderie among recovering service members. - The gold, silver and bronze medals for the 2020 Marine Corps Trials golf tournament at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 4. The Marine Corps Trials promotes recovery and rehabilitation through adaptive sports participation and develops camaraderie among recovering service members.

Marine Corps Trials 2020

The Marine Corps Trials is an adaptive sports event involving more than 250 wounded, ill, or injured Marines, Sailors,...

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U.S. Marines rush through the tree line during exercise Snow Panzer in Setermoen, Norway, Feb. 25. - U.S. Marines rush through the tree line during exercise Snow Panzer in Setermoen, Norway, Feb. 25.

Cold Response 2020

Cold Response 20 is a Norwegian national defense exercise in conjunction with its NATO allies and partners taking place in...

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The famous picture taken by Associated Press photographer Joe Rosenthal actually captured the second flag-raising event of the day. A U.S. flag was first raised atop Suribachi soon after it was captured early in the morning. - The famous picture taken by Associated Press photographer Joe Rosenthal actually captured the second flag-raising event of the day. A U.S. flag was first raised atop Suribachi soon after it was captured early in the morning.

We are Iwo

As we commemorate the 75th anniversary, to take a moment to remember the courage and sacrifice of all of our Iwo Jima and...

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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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