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Marines TV Video

9/23/2022
I’M LANCE CORPORAL DYLON GRASSO WITH YOUR MARINE MINUTE. GOLD STAR MOTHER’S AND FAMILY DAY IS TRADITIONALLY OBSERVED ON THE LAST SUNDAY IN SEPTEMBER. THIS YEAR IT FALLS ON SEPTEMBER 25TH. GOLD STAR MOTHERS AND FAMILIES REPRESENT THOSE WHO’S SONS AND DAUGHTERS HAVE PASSED AWAY IN THE LINE OF DUTY WHILE SERVING IN THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES. THE HOLIDAY IS OBSERVED TO EXPRESS OUR NATION’S GRATITUDE AND RESPECT FOR OUR GOLD STAR FAMILIES. DURING WORLD WAR I, GRIEVING MOTHERS WOULD HONOR THEIR LOVED ONES BY PLACING SYMBOLS OUTSIDE THEIR HOMES, TYPICALLY A FLAG WITH A BLUE STAR. IN 1918, PRESIDENT WILSON AUTHORIZED MOTHERS TO WEAR A BLACK ARMBAND WITH A GOLD STAR IN HONOR OF THEIR FALLEN LOVED ONE. AND IN 1936, THE 74TH CONGRESS DECLARED THE LAST SUNDAY IN SEPTEMBER AS GOLD STAR MOTHER’S DAY. IT WAS IN 2016, THAT PRESIDENT OBAMA PROCLAIMED THE HOLIDAY AS GOLD STAR MOTHER’S AND FAMILY DAY. EACH YEAR ON GOLD STAR MOTHER’S AND FAMILY DAY, THE UNITED STATES PRESIDENT CALLS ON ALL AMERICANS TO DISPLAY THE NATION’S FLAG AND ENCOURAGES THEM TO HOLD APPROPRIATE CEREMONIES, TO PUBLICLY EXPRESS THEIR LOVE, SORROW, AND REVERENCE TOWARDS GOLD STAR MOTHERS AND THEIR FAMILIES. THAT’S IT FOR YOUR MARINE MINUTE. FOR MORE NEWS AROUND THE CORPS, GO TO MARINES.MIL
9/23/2022
Every year on the last Sunday of September, the United States celebrates Gold Star Mother's and Family Day. Gold Star Mother's and Families represent those who's sons and daughters have passed away in the line of duty while serving in the United States Armed Forces. The holiday is observed to express our Nation's gratitude and respect for our Gold Star Families. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cp. Dylon Grasso)
9/23/2022
Every year on the last Sunday of September, the United States celebrates Gold Star Mother's and Family Day. Gold Star Mother's and Families represent those who's sons and daughters have passed away in the line of duty while serving in the United States Armed Forces. The holiday is observed to express our Nation's gratitude and respect for our Gold Star Families. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cp. Dylon Grasso)
9/22/2022
Jenny Smith speaks about her son, Staff Sgt. Jason A. Rogers, who died while serving in Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Staff Sgt. Charles Plouffe)
9/16/2022
September is observed as National Preparedness Month and brings awareness about the importance of being ready for disasters; man made or natural, and emergencies. It's important for Marines to stay ready, be prepared, and help reduce the danger of large-scale emergencies. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Joseph Cooper)

Marine Corps News

8/24/2021
Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 211 conducted a first-of-its-kind operation which saw F-35B aircraft launched from HMS Queen Elizabeth land on the amphibious assault ship USS America to load ordnance, refuel, and strike follow-on objectives on August 20th,2021. The operation highlighted the interoperability of the F-35B and the strategic importance of the joint integration between the United Kingdom Carrier Strike Group and the U.S. Navy Amphibious Ready Group / Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps Maj Brian Kimmins prepares to launch an F-35B from HMS Queen Elizabeth for a historic cross-deck operation with USS America in the Pacific Ocean on August 20, 2021. The operation highlighted the interoperability of the F-35B and the strategic importance of the joint integration between the United Kingdom Carrier Strike Group and the U.S. Navy Amphibious Ready Group / Marine Expeditionary Unit. This mission was the first time in modern history the United States has cross-decked aircraft for a mission utilizing a foreign aircraft carrier, demonstrating naval partnerships in action.
8/23/2021
Marines and Sailors of 2nd Marine Division aboard the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) arrived in U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations off the coast of Haiti in support of Joint Task Force-Haiti, Aug. 21. Marines departed Aug. 18 to support U.S. Agency for International Development following a 7.2-magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti on Aug. 14... Marines assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, Bravo Company, disembark a landing craft, utility, in the well deck of the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24), Aug. 18, 2021. Arlington is deployed to U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet to support humanitarian assistance and disaster relief efforts in Haiti following a 7.2-magnitude earthquake Aug. 14, 2021.
8/21/2021
Marines participating in Large Scale Exercise 2021 employed a pair of Naval Strike Missiles that traveled more than 100 nautical miles through simulated mountain ranges and shipping lanes before striking a naval target ship at sea. KEKAHA, Hawaii (Aug. 16, 2021) A Navy Marine Expeditionary Ship Interdiction System (NMESIS) launcher deploys into position onboard Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands.
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