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Few events in Marine Corps history are as storied as the iconic flag raising on Mount Suribachi during World War II’s Battle of Iwo Jima. The quiet event, starkly contrasting the bloody battle that claimed the lives of a third of the war’s fallen Marines, later marked a deafening Allied victory and...
“Like most people I had not fully realized that the horror of war is wounds, not death.” -“From the Somme to the Armistice: The Memoirs of Captain Stormont Gibbs, M.C.,” 1986 Modern battlefield medicine can give wounded warriors about a 98 percent chance of surviving battlefield injuries, according...
CMC, MCA&F Recognize Superior Performance The Marine Corps Association & Foundation helped recognize the finalists for the 2014 Commandant of the Marine Corps Combined Awards during a ceremony held at The Clubs at Quantico, Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., Jan. 29, 2015. The awards...

Today in History

April 1

1945

L-day on Okinawa for the 1st and 6th Marine Divisions. It was Easter.