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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MCA&F’s West Coast Representative, SgtMaj Frank Pulley, USMC (Ret), presented SgtMaj James D. Willeford with the Sergeant Major of the...
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Maj Robert Keadle hails from a family that puts country and military service first. Seven great-uncles and two great- grandfathers fought in the...
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I don't imagine this post will do a whole lot to reenergize the dialogue on this blog, but I thought I'd type a quick post here to share something worth watching, in hopes of stimulating some thought/discussion and reinvigorating the exchange of ideas in this space that the Marine Corps Gazette...
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1944 - PFC Frank P. Witek earned the Medal of Honor for standing to fire a full magazine from his automatic at point-blank range into a depression housing Japanese troops allowing a greater part of his platoon to take cover after a surprise attack at the Battle of Finegayen.
1950 - Eight VMF-214 Corsairs led by squadron executive officer, Major Robert P. Keller, catapulted from the deck of the USS Sicily to launch the first blow of the Korean War for the Marine Corps.
Related Article: Guam's Gallant and Intrepid Leatherneck Magazine (July 1994)