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  • 06-14-17 10:35 AM


    MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N. C. -- Marines with 2nd Amphibious Assault Battalion endured the rough ocean waves as they conducted a series of amphibious operations during a training exercise at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, ...
    06-05-17 12:09 PM 1 Comment


    COLP, Il -- The village in southern Illinois with a population of 250 is often referred to as a “small town with a rich history.”

    The history referenced in Colp, Illinois’ motto comes from the more than 400 men and women who have served in the military, and in some cases, made the ultimate sacrifice during times of war.

    The small community briefly saw its population increase about 50 ...
    05-26-17 08:22 AM
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    04-12-17 08:35 AM 1 Comment



    OKINAWA, Japan -- At 4:30 p.m., April 6, 1946, the United States Ship John C. Colhoun II received a call for help from a ship under kamikaze attack. When the Colhoun sailed toward the vessel in distress, the kamikazes turned on the Colhoun, crashing into the bridge of the ...
    01-16-17 08:21 AM 6 Comments


    OKINAWA, Japan -- Four Marines were traveling toward a Yokosuka train station on their way to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Tokyo, when they heard a call for help. Without hesitation, they sprinted toward the scene, weaving between pedestrians on a crowded street.

    “We were running as ...
    12-28-16 09:14 AM


    U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa -- U.S. Marines completed Exercise Platinum Lion 17.1, conducting multiple training operations alongside eight partner nations from the Black Sea ...
    12-20-16 08:00 AM


    MARINE CORPS AIR STATION, Beaufort --
    Expeditionary Firefighting Rescue Marines conducted a controlled burn training exercise at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S.C., Dec. 13, 2016.

    The training ...