Staff Sgt. Nathan Hervey, stands at attention during an award ceremony where he was presented the Bronze Star with "V" at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, on Feb. 5, 2016.
Unsung Heroes
UNSUNG HEROES: This Marine Sniper And His Men Destroyed A Platoon-Sized Enemy Force
Staff Sgt. Nathan Hervey led his Marines in repelling an ambush by a larger enemy force, picking off and routing the enemy.
U.S. Marines with Lima Company, Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, stretch out after physical training on the flight deck of the USS Essex (LHD-2) off the coast of San Diego March 19, 2015.
History
The 7 Most Badass Marine Corps Mottos
From “Balls of the Corps" To "Make peace or die" these Marine units have the best mottos.
Col. Christopher Nash, Lora Smith-Merriweather, Chief Warrant Officer 4 Brett Cordsen, Ian Gilbert and Ricardo Reyes stand around the citation honoring Cpl. Larry Harris at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California on May 19.
Unsung Heroes
UNSUNG HEROES: This Marine Gave His Life Carrying One Of His Wounded Men To Safety
A new generation of Marines will have the opportunity to learn of Cpl. Larry D. Harris’ selfless sacrifice.
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Matthew S. Parker, right, retired, shakes hands with Maj. Gen. Brian D. Beaudreault, commanding general, 2nd Marine Division after receiving a Silver Star medal during his award presentation on Camp Lejeune, N.C., March 18, 2016.
Unsung Heroes
UNSUNG HEROES: This Squad Leader Took Command Of A Platoon During An Enemy Ambush
With his platoon’s leadership injured, Sgt. Matthew Parker led his Marines through eight hours of unrelenting combat.
Marines Marjah Helmand Afghanistan
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As A Veteran, Here’s How I Feel Watching Continued Fighting In Afghanistan
Marine veteran Chris Jones, who served with the infantry in Afghanistan, reflects on the 15th year of the Afghan War.
A Marine gestures as his unit tries to push into the center of Fallujah, Iraq, Friday, Nov. 12, 2004.
History
8 Unbelievable Stories From The Second Battle Of Fallujah
Veterans from 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines share their incredible stories from the Second Battle of Fallujah.
Justin Governale, a former Marine Corps infantryman and scout sniper, now is a professional mixed martial arts fighter.
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Marine Infantry Veteran Finds Meaning As A Professional MMA Fighter
Justin Governale, a former infantryman with 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines, found new purpose as a professional MMA fighter.