Marines with the Maritime Raid Force, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, load into an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter on the flight deck of the USS Iwo Jima, Oct. 31, 2014. The MRF conducted fast-rope training using aviation support… from Sea Combat Squadron 28. The 24th MEU is participating in exercise Bold Alligator, an exercise intended to improve Navy and Marine Corps amphibious core competencies.
(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Todd F. Michalek) — with Franklin Nicolas Beltran SanMartin and 3 others.
Being the first genuinely supersonic naval aircraft, the Crusader was a single seat, single engine swept fighter that introduced an unusual feature, the variable incidence wing.
Armed with four Colt Mk 12 cannons, the F-8 was called “The last gunfighter.”This firepower, combined with its high thrust-to-weight ratio and with its good maneuverability, made the Crusader a good dogfighter. Read more
Here is a small glimpse into part of an untold story of the Cold War.
25 years ago the Berlin Wall came down.
Tom Demerly was a Scout Observer for Company “F”, 425th INF (RANGER/AIRBORNE), Long Range Surveillance Unit (LRSU), a small unit which conducted surveillance along the East/West German border just before the collapse of the wall. Read more
Marine Corps Cadence called 13 Weeks Of Misery. I would like to thank all of you brave men and women out there who have or are still currently serving. Thank you and God Bless you and your families. Get home safe!