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From Mississippi to N.C., Rucking Raiders Honor the Fallen A crowd of veterans and members of the Jacksonville, N.C., community lined the shoulders of U.S. Route 17 to cheer on the “Rucking Raiders” on the final approach of their 900-mile Marine Raider Memorial March from Mississippi to the Marine...
Several years ago, a popular meme circulated the Internet, especially among body builders and gym rats. It was a picture of a big, muscle-bound guy lifting weights. At first glance, he seemed pretty impressive; however, upon closer inspection, his skinny “chicken legs” were visible. The caption...
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Today in History

October 20


Eagle, Globe, and Anchor1926 - President Calvin Coolidge ordered Marines to guard the U.S. mail.
Related Story: Crime and Postal History: Bring in the Marines! By George Corney Marine Corps Gazette (October 1993)