Sgt. Daniel Mullis, a formal marksmanship training course instructor at the Individual Simulated Marksmanship Trainer here, pins an expert badge on Jorge Solis, 5, who visited the base as a wish child with the Make-A- Wish Foundation of Orange County and the Inland Empire. Solis, Jorge, who suffers from retinoblastoma, a rare type of eye cancer, experienced the base with his parents and three brothers.

121009-M-GX347_0118 - Petty Officer 3rd Class Kenny Vantassel, hospital corpsman, Regimental Combat Team 7, hugs his wife before he deploys to Afghanistan Oct. 10, 2012. The pair have only been married a month, and this is the first deployment they have faced together. (Official USMC photo by Sgt. Heather Golden / Released) by The Combat Center at Twentynine Palms

Honoring a Legend


U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Chester Nez recieves an American flag from Pfc. Tiffany Boyd, at Code Talker Hall, Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., April 4, 2014. The flag was flown over the Marine Corps War Memorial, on the first day of spring in honor of Cpl. Nez’s attendace at the Platoon 382 Hall rededication. Cpl. Nez is the last of the original 29 Navajo Code Talkers of World War II.

(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kathryn K. Bynum/Released)


Marine Corps Takedown by United States Marine Corps Official Page Staff Sgt. Christopher B. Milam, Martial Arts Instructor Course instructor, Bravo Company, Combat Logistics Battalion 4, 1st Marine Logistics Group (Forward) grapples with a student here, July 14, during the final conditioning session. The grappling station was one of the many workout stations the students had to rotate through during the session.
(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Mark Stroud)

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