In a remote location, amidst a monochromatic landscape, stands a dusty, sand-colored wall that seemingly extends for miles in either direction. “Walls are barriers. They divide; separate; segregate...
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The Marine Corps has been a home for thousands of men and women who want the opportunity to fight for their country. But...
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MCA&F’s West Coast Representative, SgtMaj Frank Pulley, USMC (Ret), presented SgtMaj James D. Willeford with the Sergeant Major of the...
Jul 1, 2015
Maj Robert Keadle hails from a family that puts country and military service first. Seven great-uncles and two great- grandfathers fought in the...
“He was an awful mess. I could hardly bear to look at him. After he chewed free of his bonds, he set off to contact the Marines, but after a bit, he became so weak that he had to crawl on all fours. He must...
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Today in History
1779 - Captain John Welsh and thirteen Marines are killed in an assault on Fort George at Penobscot Bay, Maine.
1918 - BGen John A. Lejeune assumed command of the 2d U.S. Army Division in France.
Related Story: Excerpts from 1775-1825 By Robert Leckie Leatherneck Magazine (Nov 1962)