Gunnery Sgt. Jonathan W. Gifford’s children unveil the new name adorning the Marine Special Operations School building, posthumously dedicated to their father during a ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., July 20, 2016.
The Marines Named Their Special Operations School After This Hero Gunnery Sergeant
Gunnery Sgt. Jonathan Gifford was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2012. He posthumously received a Navy Cross for heroism.
Some People Can’t Catch Pokémon On Military Bases
There appears to be a shortage of wild Pokémon on military bases, and no, this is not a gag post.
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.
Sirius, a military working dog, pays his respects to his handler Sgt. Joshua R. Ashley during a memorial ceremony in the Regional Command Southwest chapel, Aug. 17.
Bond Between A Marine And His Dog Continues After Death
When the family of a fallen handler heard his military working dog was being retired, they flew across the country to adopt him.
Three Marine corporals wearing the desert version of the Marine Corps Combat Utility Uniform in May 2009.
The Marine Corps’ Ban On Hands In Pockets Centers Around The Possible Misuse Of A Semicolon
We asked the Marine Corps about the order that bans hands in pockets; the answer was revealing.
Participants in the Team Red, White and Blue-Tucson’s Boston Marathon Attack Response Run celebrate during the last leg of the three-mile run in Tucson, Ariz., Apri 17, 2013.
How To Stop Hanging Out With Other Vets And Bridge The Civilian-Military Divide
Get off the Playstation, go outside, and go meet some people without high-and-tights.
Photo courtesy of Flickr Creative Commons.
Military Benefits
11 Things You Should Never Do In A Military Town
Life in a military town may leave you broke, itchy, and filled with shame, but you just can’t stay away.