History Of Suicide Charley

On 24 October 1942, the 1st Marine Division was occupying a defensive position around Henderson Field on Guadalcanal. The 1st Battalion 7th Marines, commanded by LtCol Lewis B “Chesty” Puller helped form this line.


Charley Company Marine recognized with meritorious promotion aboard Camp Leatherneck PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 04 October 2014 15:21

CAMP DWYER, Afghanistan— For those who have earned the title of “The Few and the Proud,” being a Marine is a way of life. For one Marine, Sgt. Dominic Sharpsteensurina, being an infantryman was a calling.

“I joined the Marine Corps when I was 25 years old,” said Sharpsteensurina , a native of Apple Valley, California. “Life is a journey, and the Marine Corps was one thing I wanted to experience. I feel it is very important to serve others and my country.”

Legacy of Suicide Charley PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 04 October 2014 14:43

ST. Dylan Roe Interview PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 01 June 2014 18:42

Sergeant Dylan Roe, a squad leader with Charley Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, talks about his battalion's mission while deployed , the significance of leaving the Sangin district and his confidence in the Afghan National Army's 2nd Brigade, 215th Corps, changes in Helmand province since is previous deployment, and what it has been like to work alongside his Afghan counterparts.

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