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“[By Sept. 20, 1951,] units were to firm up the existing line and to patrol vigorously forward of it.” GEN James A. Van Fleet CG, Eighth U.S. Army, Korea Prologue The turning point of the war in Korea occurred when General James A. Van Fleet, Commanding General, Eighth U.S. Army in Korea (EUSAK)...
A humvee door handle might seem like nothing more than a small piece of plastic, but the Marines of Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS) 372 believe that it is the start of a new era in the Marine Corps. Embracing the recent push by Commandant of the Marine Corps, General Robert B. Neller, for...
Since its formation more than 90 years ago, the Marine Corps League has prided itself on continuing the traditions and promoting the esprit de corps of all those who have worn the eagle, globe and anchor. In the early 1920s, there were several veteran organizations geared specifically toward...

Today in History

December 8


TF58 Marines secure American Embassy, Kabul, AF.


The Japanese attacked American garrisons at Wake Island, Guam and the Philippines.