Marines discuss the threats faced in Marjah and other conflicts around the world and why they are the best prepared to resolve them. In detail they describe the training and mindset required to take on these dangerous missions.
We Marines are truly blessed. We get to enjoy the sweet taste of freedom because we know its price.
Marine veteran John Chipura, survivor of the 1983 Beirut bombing, a NY Fireman, who wrote the above for the 225th Marine Corps birthday, 2000. He was later killed while responding to the terrorist attack, Sept. 11 at the World Trade Center, Tower 2.