Marines

Illinois Man Honored for Devoting His Life In Service to the Marines
Illinois Man Honored for Devoting His Life In Service to the Marines
I am always in awe of anyone who has spent time in the armed forces. I know I couldn't handle the things they see and endure while serving our country, not to mention the grueling training they go through when beginning service. Honestly, I don't think I could be away from my family for months and years at a time, and I have the utmost respect for the people that can...
President Obama Creates Firestorm By Saluting Marines With A Coffee Cup In Hand – Is It A Big Deal? [Video]
President Obama Creates Firestorm By Saluting Marines With A Coffee Cup In Hand – Is It A Big Deal? [Video]
It has been a whirlwind 24 hours for President Obama who created a firestorm on social media yesterday as he disembarked Marine 1. As the president was getting off the helicopter, he saluted the two Marines on either side of the stairs. The problem is, he was holding a coffee cup in the hand he saluted with and held the cup during the salute...
Remains of Indiana Marine Killed During WWII Finally Make It Home
Remains of Indiana Marine Killed During WWII Finally Make It Home
The body of an Indiana Marine has finally made it home after being killed nearly 70 years ago during the U.S. invasion of some Japanese islands in World War II. Sources say that 20-year-old Marine Pfc. Manley Forrest Winkley suffered lethal injuries while engaged in combat on November 20, 1943 on the first day of the Tarawa Island Atoll invasion in the Pacific Gilbert Islands. After seven decades,