Tag Archives: Marine Corps

Freefall simulations, boat rides and missions with sniper rifles and machetes – that’s standard for a Marine, but a new experience for NASCAR driver Kurt Busch.
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Michael Rooker has played a lot of TV and movie characters over the years. He wishes he could play a Marine because he really wanted to be one.
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Marine Corps 1st Lt. Wes Fox’s company was outmatched in the jungles of Vietnam, but his leadership inspired his men to win despite the odds.
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After 73 years, the Yasue family finally receives closure for the brother who never came home from war. WWII vet Marvin Strombo is to thank for that.
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It’s the first of the month, so we’re highlighting another “first” — the first Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Civil War veteran Cpl. John Mackie.
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