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The Marine Building - 355 Burrard Street, Vancouver, Canada.  The Marine Building was designed by McCarter Nairne and Partners. It is renowned for its Art Deco details. (=)

The Marine Building - 355 Burrard Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The Marine Building is located at 355 Burrard Street, designed by McCarter Nairne and Partners. It is renowned for its Art Deco details.

Tradition holds that the words to the Marines' Hymn were written by a Marine serving in Mexico. In truth, the author of the words remains unknown. Its origins notwithstanding, the hymn saw widespread use by the mid-1800's. Copyright ownership of the hymn was given to the Marine Corps per certificate of registration dated August 19, 1891. In 1929, it became the official hymn of the United States Marine Corps. Shortly after World War II, Marines began to stand at attention during the playing…

Tradition holds that the words to the Marines' Hymn were written by a Marine serving in Mexico. In truth, the author of the words remains unknown. Its origins notwithstanding, the hymn saw widespread use by the Copyright ownership of the hymn

Modern Medicine and War - William "Kyle" Carpenter lost most of his jaw and an eye when he fell on a grenade to shield a fellow Marine from the blast. His body shattered, one lung collapsed, the Marine lance corporal was nearly given up for dead after that 2010 Afghanistan firefight.    Then he spent 2½ years in a hospital as doctors worked to rebuild his body

Marine vet who took grenade blast to receive Medal of Honor

William "Kyle" Carpenter lost most of his jaw and an eye when he fell on a grenade to shield a fellow Marine from the blast. Then he spent years in a hospital as doctors worked to rebuild his body.

Marines perform during a Sunset Parade at the Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Va. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Dan Hosack/Released)

Looking sharp as always! Marines perform during a Sunset Parade at the Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Va. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl.

Caption: "The first Negro to be commissioned in the Marine Corps has his second lieutenant's bars pinned on by his wife. He is Frederick C. Branch of Charlotte, NC." November 1945.

Frederick Branch of Charlotte, NC was the first African American to be commissioned in the Marine Corps. Here he is getting his second lieutenant’s bars pinned on by his \wife.

There's the normal standard and the MARINE CORPS standard. The title of Marine is earned not given. It's a title cherished and held onto for a LIFETIME. Once a Marine always a Marine.

That morning on the parade deck after The Crucible; Dropping our gear, and walking our broken bodies into that formation - It still gives me goosebumps to this day.

R. Lee Ermey spent 11 years in the Marine Corps, Two of which were spent as being a Drill Instructor at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego from 1965-67.  Arrived in Vietnam in 1968 spending 14 months attached to Marine Wing Support Group 17. Promoted to Staff Sergeant and was medically retired for injuries received. On May 17, 2002 he received an honorary promotion to Gunnery Sergeant (E-7) by Commandant James L. Jones, becoming the first retiree in the history of the Marines to be…

Lee Ermey spent 11 years in the Marine Corps, Two of which were spent as being a Drill Instructor at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego from Arrived in Vietnam in 1968 spending 14 months attached to Marine Wing Support Group Promoted to

Polish artist Marek Ruzyk's oil paintings capture the beautiful atmosphere of sea exploration from centuries past. ️ ⚓️

Magnificent Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings Capture the Glory of Ships at Sea

Marek Ruzyk is a Polish painter who specializes in marine art. His seascape paintings, done in oil, are reminiscent of classic century artworks.

What is boot camp like in the Marine Corps? Check out our week by week guide for what you can expect if you want to earn the title United States Marine. The USMC's boot camp is the longest of all the services.

What is boot camp like in the Marine Corps? Check out our week by week guide for what you can expect if you want to earn the title United States Marine. The USMC& boot camp is the longest of all the services.

First black Marine Jim Rundles passes away at the age of 94 on March 13, 2014. Jim Rundles came into the Marine Corps at a time that all branches were segregated. He helped bring about the modern thought by Marines that all Marines are just a shade of green. This man survived Montford Point and World War II.

First black Marine Jim Rundles came into the Marine Corps at a time that all branches were segregated. He helped bring about the modern thought by Marines that all Marines are just a shade of green. This man survived Montford Point and World War II.

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