2010 Photo Galleries

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

Navy Times; November 1994

Jun11,2010_Cmdt Strawn hoisting up flag at Veterans Cemetery.JPG
Jun11,2010_Cmdt Strawn hoisting up flag at Veterans Cemetery.JPG (mcladmin)
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Jun11,2010_ Preparing for Flag Day.JPG
Jun11,2010_ Preparing for Flag Day.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