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Chosin Reservoir Veteran Honored at Parris Island Approximately 50 Marines from Weapons Training Company, Weapons and Field Training Battalion, Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., gathered at the recruit depot’s Chosin Rifle Range to dedicate a control tower in honor of a Marine veteran...
Prologue The French artillery’s deafening report nearly collapses the tactical command post situated at a demolished train station near the city of Al Qa’im. Inside the tent, an Iraqi liaison officer receives frantic radio transmissions from his forces assaulting the city in the distance. In front...
Letter of the Month ( Leatherneck will pay $25 for a “Sound Off Letter of the Month” submitted by an MCA&F member or provide a one-year courtesy subscription to a non-member whose letter is selected.) Memorial Day and Veterans Day Many people confuse Memorial Day with Veterans Day. Memorial Day...

Today in History

August 15


Eagle, Globe, and Anchor1934 - 19 years of occupation ended as the 1st Marine Brigade departed Haiti.
Related Article: The American Occupation Of Haiti By Robert Debs Heinl and Nancy Gordon Heinl Marine Corps Gazette (Jan 1979)