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From the Halls of Montezuma to the shores of Tripoli. Their amphibious nature allows Marines to take any shore they set their sights on.
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Photo: Marine Maj. Joe Skryd, a military deputy for supply chains solutions, Naval Supply Systems Command Weapons System Support, presents Bill Nolan, a Defense Contracts Management Agency employee, and his grandson Tristan Nolan with tokens of appreciation from Navy Rear Adm. John G. King, the commander of NAVSUP WSS, and the Marine Corps in recognition of the six-year-old's generous donation of his birthday party gifts to the Toys for Tots Program. Toys were gathered up after Tristan's birthday party at his grandfather's house, Dec. 8, in Berwyn, Pa. (Photo by Margaret Kenyon-Ely, NAVSUP WSS Corporate Communications/Released)

Selfless giving is second nature to members of the Nolan family.
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Marine Corps Reserve Sgt. Jorge Negron, left, a ground radio repair specialist, and Cpl. Marc Carlo, a motor transportation mechanic, transfer the day’s first truck full of Toys for Tots toy donations to a 7-ton truck in New York City’s Times Square, Dec. 18, 2012. Negron and Carlo are both assigned to the 6th Communications Battalion. Since 1947, Marines have collected and distributed more than 452 million toys to more than 209 million needy children across the country. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Juan Alfonso

With the holiday season in full swing, Reserve Marines with 6th Communications Battalion took to New York City’s Times Square to collect toys for children in need.
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In our news roundup for Friday, Dec. 21, 2012.
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Photo: The U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, all-Marine crew of the squadron's C-130 Hercules, affectionately known as Fat Albert, transported 4 pallets of toys on board Fat Albert from Atlanta and Washington, D.C. to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst airfield in Wrightstown, N.J., to be distributed on behalf of the U.S. Marine Reserve Toys for Tots program to numerous children in the Northeast who were affected by Superstorm Sandy. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Russ Tafuri/Released)

The Blue Angels, all-Marine crew of the squadron’s C-130 Hercules, affectionately known as Fat Albert,transported 4 pallets of toys, distributed Toys for Tots.
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