One of the single greatest battles for Marines in Iraq was held in Fallujah, the "City of Mosques," in It was the only battle in Marine Corps history in which fliers were dropped to alert civilians that troops were coming and to equally unnerve the enemy.
Helmets, rifles and jungle boots tell a grim tale of the action fought by the Brigade, airborne paratroopers in Operation Wheeler near Chu Lai. This battlefield memorial honors the soldiers killed during the offensive between September and November
Dakota Meyer, is the third living recipient — and first living Marine recipient — of the nation’s highest combat honor for actions in the Iraq and Afghanistan. No living Marine has received the award in the last 38 years. He is from Adair Co.
National D-Day Memorial to mark anniversary of WWII Normandy landings - "Scaling the Wall" a tribute to Ranger Battalion's assault on Pointe-du-Hoc, during D-Day invasion, at National D-Day Memorial, Bedford, Va.
For freedom For liberty For the red White Blue For Our country We salute the proud The scarred The fallen The veterans We salute The strong men And women Who sacrifice daily For Our freedom Our liberty For Our country