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Posts Tagged ‘Medal of Honor’

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    Battle of Midway

    Just six months after Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, which nearly decimated the United States’ naval power, the United States found an opportunity to even the playing field. Adm. Chester W. Nimitz had a valuable  [Read more…]

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    Download MARINES Magazine for iPad

    Download the latest issue of MARINES for the iPad From the Editor I AM LEGEND Future heroes are born every day. Many of them will go unnoticed; many of their stories of sacrifice and bravery will  [Read more…]

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    Noteworthy Marine

    Cpl. Hershel Woodrow “Woody” Williams  May 26, 1943, “Woody” was accepted into the Marine Corps. He trained as a demolition man and flamethrower and was subsequently deployed to the Pacific. Woody landed on the beaches  [Read more…]

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    Fight to the Finish

    MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII – Removed from an ambushed platoon of Marines and soldiers in a remote Afghan village on Sept. 8, 2009, his reality viciously shaken by an onslaught of enemy fighters, Cpl. Dakota  [Read more…]

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    Marines of the Pacific

    Come on you guys, we got to get these guns off the beach,” were the last words of Gunnery Sgt. John Basilone, according to his niece, Diane Hawkins. Moments later, he was struck by enemy  [Read more…]

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    Medal of Honor

    What medal was created in 1862, has been awarded 3,500 times, and has its own flag? History is very important to the Marine Corps, so check out the knowledge test to see how much you really know about the Medal of Honor, our country’s highest military decoration.

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    Legacy lives aboard USS Jason Dunham

    The Navy welcomed the USS Jason Dunham to its mighty fleet. MARINES highlights the christening of the destroyer as the story of Cpl. Jason Dunham’s selfless sacrifice is forever retold on the high seas.