"Taking old memories to task and paying respect to the men who didn't come home...those are the men who saved my life by giving theirs." — Jonathan Hancock, Marine veteran On Dec. 12, 2016, Jonathan Hancock finished his 5,800-mile journey from Maryland to California to honor his fallen brothers of 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines.
The Marines of 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment have returned to Marjah, Afghanistan after only a year. Sgt. Andrew Milner joined Sgt. Maj. Jim Lanham on a convoy to visit and encourage his Marines.
The ratifications of the 19th Amendment and Title IX have given American women opportunities they never had before modern times. There is one policy, however, that keeps our women in uniform from holding jobs involving direct combat. It's called the Combat Exclusion Law. Sgt. Todd Hunter shares an intimate story on how today's battlefield doesn't always cater to the law.
Lance Cpl. Jamen Miller is a Marine Corps Body Bearer. He has laid to rest nearly 200 Marines. Body Bearers go through rigorous physical training and ceremonial drill practice to perfect their movements for the funerals of fallen Marines. *Correction Other service details also operate as a six-man team, as well as eight-man teams during funerals. The Marine Body Bearers only ever carry out their duties as a six-man team. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. Tony Nardiello)
Marines aboard Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan had the chance to enjoy a holiday meal, but had to clear out their weapons first. Happy Thanksgiving Marines.