2010 Photo Galleries

“Marines know how to use their bayonets. Army bayonets may as well be paper-weights.”

Navy Times; November 1994

Nov 10 Lining up for the Marine Corps cake.JPG
Nov 10 Lining up for the Marine Corps cake.JPG (mcladmin)
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Nov 10, 2010_ Celebrating Marine Corps birthday at ISVH.JPG
Nov 10, 2010_ Celebrating Marine Corps birthday at ISVH.JPG (mcladmin)
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Nov 10,2010_ Lisa and Art serving cake.JPG
Nov 10,2010_ Lisa and Art serving cake.JPG (mcladmin)
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Nov10, 2010_ Another former Marine enjoying Marine Corps birthday cake.JPG
Nov10, 2010_ Another former Marine enjoying Marine Corps birthday cake.JPG (mcladmin)
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Nov10, 2010_ Arnie Strawn, DetCmdt, serving cake.JPG
Nov10, 2010_ Arnie Strawn, DetCmdt, serving cake.JPG (mcladmin)
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Nov10, 2010_ Celebrating Marine Corps birthday.JPG
Nov10, 2010_ Celebrating Marine Corps birthday.JPG (mcladmin)
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Nov10, 2010_ DetCmdt, Arnie assistancing oldest Marine cutting cake.JPG
Nov10, 2010_ DetCmdt, Arnie assistancing oldest Marine cutting cake.JPG (mcladmin)
Tridational MC Birthday Ceremony at ISVH in Boise with Arnie Strawn helping oldest Marine to cut the cake. Bob Lee and Ralph Eleston look on.
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Nov10, 2010_ Happy Birthday Marine Corps.JPG
Nov10, 2010_ Happy Birthday Marine Corps.JPG (mcladmin)
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Nov10, 2010_ Happy Marine Corps Birthday.JPG
Nov10, 2010_ Happy Marine Corps Birthday.JPG (mcladmin)
MC Birthday Ralph Elston presents the second piece of cake to the youngest Marine resident.
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Nov10, 2010_ ISVH (2).JPG
Nov10, 2010_ ISVH (2).JPG (mcladmin)
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Nov10, 2010_ ISVH.JPG
Nov10, 2010_ ISVH.JPG (mcladmin)
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Nov10, 2010_ Marine Corps Birthday at ISVH.JPG
Nov10, 2010_ Marine Corps Birthday at ISVH.JPG (mcladmin)
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Nov10, 2010_ Marine Corps birthday being celebrated at the ISVH.JPG
Nov10, 2010_ Marine Corps birthday being celebrated at the ISVH.JPG (mcladmin)
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Nov10, 2010_ Past Cmdt (L) Rich Erickson and (C) Arnie Strawn current Cmdt.JPG
Nov10, 2010_ Past Cmdt (L) Rich Erickson and (C) Arnie Strawn current Cmdt.JPG (mcladmin)
Oldest and youngest Marine residents await the start of the ceremony. Rich Erickson, Arnie Strawn and Mike Grigsby begin ceremony.
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Nov10, 2010_ Ralph Elston serving cake.JPG
Nov10, 2010_ Ralph Elston serving cake.JPG (mcladmin)
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Nov10, 2010_ Ralph serving MC Birthday cake.JPG
Nov10, 2010_ Ralph serving MC Birthday cake.JPG (mcladmin)
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Nov10, 2010_From L_serving cake,Bobby Lee, Lisa Edens and Art Kilton.JPG
Nov10, 2010_From L_serving cake,Bobby Lee, Lisa Edens and Art Kilton.JPG (mcladmin)
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Nov10, 2010_ISVH.JPG
Nov10, 2010_ISVH.JPG (mcladmin)
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Nov10,2010_ MCBirthday celebration at ISVH.JPG
Nov10,2010_ MCBirthday celebration at ISVH.JPG (mcladmin)
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Nov10,2010_ Oldest Marine recieving first cake.JPG
Nov10,2010_ Oldest Marine recieving first cake.JPG (mcladmin)
MC Birthday the wife of the oldest Marine resident helps her husband while Rich Erickson, Ralph Elston and Bob Lee look on.
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Nov10,2010_ Veterans during lunch hour.JPG
Nov10,2010_ Veterans during lunch hour.JPG (mcladmin)
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Officers Art-Rich-Arnie-Don Preparing to celebrate the235th Marine Corps Birthday.JPG
Officers Art-Rich-Arnie-Don Preparing to celebrate the235th Marine Corps Birthday.JPG (mcladmin)
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MC Birthday at ISVH 2010 1.jpg
MC Birthday at ISVH 2010 1.jpg (mcladmin)
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MC Birthday at ISVH 2010 2.jpg
MC Birthday at ISVH 2010 2.jpg (mcladmin)
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MC Birthday at ISVH 2010 3.jpg
MC Birthday at ISVH 2010 3.jpg (mcladmin)
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MC Birthday at ISVH 2010 4.jpg
MC Birthday at ISVH 2010 4.jpg (mcladmin)
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MC Birthday at ISVH 2010 5.jpg
MC Birthday at ISVH 2010 5.jpg (mcladmin)
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“They told (us) to open up the Embassy, or “we’ll blow you away.” And then they looked up and saw the Marines on the roof with these really big guns, and they said in Somali, “Igaralli ahow,” which means “Excuse me, I didn’t mean it, my mistake”.”

Karen Aquilar, in the U.S. Embassy; Mogadishu, Somalia, 1991