“Come out to the museum this Saturday to see the new temporary display case which will preview U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command (MARSOC) artifacts from the Final Phase exhibition. MARSOC transferred controlled uniforms and equipment and provided guidance on properly setting it up for the display. There are also collections related to SSgt Antonik and MSOT-8222 on display. The Marine Corps Heritage Foundation will be hosting a book signing with author Michael Golembesky, who served with MSOT-8222 in Afghanistan in 2009-2010.”
75th Commemoration Event of the Attack on Pearl Harbor6 Photos · Updated 21 hours agoThe 75th commemoration, co-hosted by the U.S. Military, the National Park Service and the State of Hawaii, provided veterans family members, service members and the community a chance to honor the sacrifices made by those who were present Dec. 7, 1941, as well as throughout the Pacific theater. Since the attacks, the U.S. and Japan have endured more than 70 years of continued peace, a cornerstone of security and prosperity in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. As a Pacific nation, the U.S. is committed to continue its responsibility of protecting the Pacific sea-lanes, advancing international ideals and relationships, well as delivering security, influence and responsiveness in the region.
Photo of a U.S. Marine carrying a skateboard during military exercise “Urban Warrior ‘99”, in March 1999. LCPL Chad Codwell, from Baltimore, Maryland, with Charlie Company 1st Battalion 5th Marines, carries an experimental urban combat skateboard which is being used for manuevering inside buildings in order to detect tripwires and sniper fire. This mission is in direct support of Urban Warrior '99.
Location: OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA (CA) UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (USA) Camera Operator: LCPL CHRISTOPHER L. VALLEE Date Shot: 16 Mar 1999
U.S. Soldiers and Marines, with Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Dutch, Spanish and Lithuanian soldiers competing in the European Best Sniper Squad Competition at the 7th Army Training Commandâs, Grafenwoehr training area, Bavaria, Germany, Oct. 23, 2016.