When I was going through and cleaning out some of my saved military documents (classes, pme, MCI’s, etc) I came across this unique document named “We Were Soldiers After Action Report”. Thinking that I’ve never actually opened it, could this document actually be the true report? Once I opened it up, I was amazed to … Read More
by Warfare History Network Key point: Many lives were lost as the two sides slugged it out over small patches of land. These battles raged even as the diplomats tried to find a truce. Peering intently through a telescope, General Lemuel C. Shepherd, the commandant of the Marine Corps, scanned the shell-pocked Korean terrain in front of … Read More
By: Larry Carl Lay: This is how I remember it: The Skipper The days and nights of the incessant monsoons slowly warmed to the tropical spring. By early February, our clothes and our 782 gear had finally begun to dry after three months of almost continuous rain. Water-wrinkled hands and feet returned to normal. The … Read More
U.S. Marines with Animal Company, 1st Battalion 7th Marine Regiment,1st Marine Division prepare for force on force training during Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 2-19 at Range 220 on Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., Jan. 19, 2019. The purpose of ITX is to create a challenging, realistic training environment that produces combat-ready … Read More
Home video taken about the Marine Air Ground Combat Center welcoming home the Marines of 1st Battalion, 7th Marines from a recent deployment overseas.