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Honor and Memory Worthy of More Than Brief Notice

Up, down, up, down recently our national flag has been sliding half way up and down flag poles like never before. What was once a rare occurrence and distinguished honor has more recently become more a symbol of political correctness and response to media coverage. 505 more words

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Marine stretcher bearer tells Iwo Jima tales of life and death

During most of the World War II Battle of Iwo Jima, Marine Pfc. Silas Jessup was a stretcher bearer. He received a commendation from the commanding general of his division for carrying more than 100 dead and wounded U.S. 1,281 more words

World War II

Katie & Nathan - Top of the Town

When I first spoke to Katie about her wedding she envisioned a classic DC wedding with periwinkle and sage accents that also celebrated Nathan’s Spanish heritage.  199 more words

She is Iwo Jima

She is Iwo Jima

She is Iwo Jima
Men like myself
Hoped to survive
Make it to the end

To plant the flag
Amidst the raging storm… 250 more words

Leaving a Mark on History By Matt Davison

Serving imprisoned veterans creates bonds with warriors who took part in wars spanning Korea, Vietnam, and the Gulf War. One vet, who was jailed at the Federal Correctional Institution at Terminal Island, California, precedes all these wars, and has become a valued friend over the past five years. 1,570 more words

Amazing Military Stories

A 'Gay Parody' of Marine Sacrifice

The Desecration of the USMC War Memorial

By Mark Alexander

“Every thing useful and beneficial to man, seems to be connected with obedience to the laws of his nature, the inclinations, the duties, and the happiness of individuals, resolve themselves into customs and habits, favourable, in the highest degree, to society.

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Happy 4th July!

An iconic American statue for the most American of days. This is the Iwo Jima statue, also known as the Marine Corps Memorial. It commemorates the battle for the Pacific Island of Iwo Jima in WW2. 14 more words

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