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Sergeant Michael Eckert is a Winter Park, Fla., native who began his athletic career as a child competing against his older brother.
Only recently have enough written and visual documents been declassified for the American public to honor those on the front lines of the atomic testing grounds–including tens of thousands of Marines.
U.S. Marines, Cameroonian Soldiers Train to Fight Illicit Trafficking LIMBE, CAMEROON In the humid, lush jungle of Limbe, Cameroon, 18 Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force–Crisis Response-Africa shared tactics and skills with more than 80 soldiers from the Forces Fusiliers...

Today in History

August 25

1990

7th Marine Expeditionary Brigade begins Persian Gulf buildup.

1948

2dLt John E. Rudder became the first black Marine officer commissioned in the regular Marine Corps.

1943

MGen H.M. Smith took command of V Amphibious Corps, Pacific Fleet.