USMC mortar team in Afghanistan doing mortar things.
The Battle For Marjah
U.S. Marine Lt. Scott Holub of Pasadena, Md., from 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, runs carrying an Afghan National Army soldier who was shot in the leg during a battle with the Taliban.
Humility at its finest.
U.S. Marine Survives Shrapnel To Ribs
This firefight took place in March of 2011. The injured Marine took a small amount of shrapnel to his ribs and made a full recovery. He rejoined his platoon 2 weeks later and kept on fighting. These are Marines from 3rd Battalion, 8th Marines, Kilo company.
omg, one of them made a COD reference hahaha (“It’s only a flesh wound”) But that was intense!
Not sure if cod reference or monty python reference.
A crewman places a muzzle cover on on his artillery piece following the ceasefire for the day.
A Marine survey’s the fighting position of the Marine Raiders stationed on Edson’s Ridge following the fighting of Sept. 12 and 13.
Heading home in the worst way…
U.S. Marines carry Cpl. Jorge Villarreal of San Antonio, Texas with India Battery, 3rd Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment to a MEDEVAC helicopter near Forward Operating Base (FOB) Zeebrugge on October 17, 2010 in Kajaki, Afghanistan. Villarreal was killed on the patrol after stepping on an improvised explosive device (IED). The Marines of India Battery, 3rd Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment are responsible for securing the area near the Kajaki Dam on the Helmand River.
This is totally my favorite picture.
Marines take cover on an Iwo Jima hillside amid the burned-out remains of banyan jungle, as a Japanese bunker is obliterated in March 1945.
“Warrior in Repose” Peleliu, Palau Islands: Exhausted by days of battle, an American Marine, unnamed, sleeps in a sandy hollow back of the front line on Peleliu Island. A @USCG combat photographer came upon the scene and snapped a scraggly black dog standing guard.” 1944 #WWII #History #USMC #Marines #WarDogs