US Marines Corps (USMC) Marines from the 1st Battalion, 7th Marines (1/7), Charlie Company, Twentynine Palms, California (CA), cover each other with 5.56 mm M16A2 assault rifles as they prepare to enter one of Saddam Husseins palaces in Baghdad as they takeover the complex in April 2003.
Opinion
My War Turns 14 Today, And I’m Happy That I Don’t Care
The Iraq War is now old enough for a learner’s permit, but this infantry Marine doesn’t look back on his time in the sandbox as something mystical or magical.
A Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle equipped with a mine roller plows through the fine sand of Helmand province, Afghanistan, during a combat logistics patrol conducted by Transportation Support Company, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, Regional Command (Southwest), July 25, 2013.
Community
This Collection Of Short Stories Captures The Truth About War Better Than Nonfiction
A U.S. Marine Corps veteran reviews “The Road Ahead” by Adrian Bonenberger and Brian Castner, a collection of Iraq and Afghanistan War short stories.
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News
Battle Of Mosul Veterans Reflect On Ongoing Offensive
For some Iraq War veterans, the fight to retake Mosul from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria is a deeply personal one, as is the outcome.
U.S. Marines from the 3rd Battalion urge infantrymen to rush across the damaged Baghdad Highway Bridge on April 7, 2003. They were moving forward under fire in the southeastern outskirts of Baghdad.
Leadership
Why We Need To Stop Calling The Iraq War ‘A Mistake’
The 2016 presidential candidates have talked a lot about the Iraq War, but they’re having the wrong conversation.
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Unsung Heroes
UNSUNG HEROES: The Marine Who Took A Round To The Head Saving His Men In Ramadi
When insurgents attacked his platoon in Ramadi in ‘05, this lieutenant risked everything to ensure his Marines survived.
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Community
An Infantryman’s 06-07 Iraq Deployment In 7 Photos
In 2006, Scott Beauchamp deployed to Baghdad with the 1-18th Infantry Regiment out of Schweinfurt, Germany. This is his story.
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Community
A Global War On Terror Memorial Won’t Be Built Unless We Take Action Now
Will we see a Global War on Terror veterans memorial erected on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., within our lifetimes? It’s up to you.