U.S. Marines with MCAS Miramar and 3rd MAW and Marine Corps Special Operations Command "Raiders" practice loading from land and offloading into the water in California. This exercise provides realistic training for both units in order to prepare for real-life, international operations in support of our nation's defense and security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Mark Lowe)
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. David H. Berger, commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, and Sgt. Maj. Paul G. McKenna, sergeant major, U.S. Marine Forces, Pacific, speak on the important values of a Noncommissioned Officer in the Marine Corps aboard Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii.
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. David H. Berger, commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, and Sgt. Maj. Paul G. McKenna, sergeant major, U.S. Marine Forces, Pacific, express on how trustworthy our Non-commissioned Officer in the Marine Corps on Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii.
Seventy-six years ago, the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, prompted America's entry into World War II. Each year on Dec. 7, Americans honor those who died in the attack that killed 2,403 Sailors, Marines, Soldiers and civilians. Nearly half the casualties occurred on the USS Arizona, where 1,177 of the 2,512-man crew perished. In total eighteen U.S. Navy ships were sunk or run aground and 188 American aircraft were destroyed with nearly as many damaged during the surprise attack. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Robert Sweet)
Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert Neller and Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Ronald Green reflect on the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Guadalcanal from the site where Sgt. John Basilone earned his Medal of Honor.