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These are 10 of the toughest and most important battles US Marines ever fought

The US Marines have waged war in just about every corner of the world. Here's the incredible stories behind 10 of their hardest battles.
Marines with the U.S. Marine Corps Color Guard marching the National Ensign and the U.S. Marine Corps Battle Colors during a Sunset Parade at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.

The US Marine Corps turns 244 — check out these awesome photos of the Devil Dogs in action

The US Marine Corps, famous for being "first to fight," is another year older. These incredible photos show the Marines in action.
An F/A-18D Hornet conducts an aerial refuel.

Drugs, inexperience, and a dangerous disregard for safety led to the deadly midair collision that killed 6 Marines last year, investigation reveals

The deadly incident led to to a loss of "trust and confidence" in a squadron commander and saw the firing of another three Marine Corps officers.
Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Rep. Seth Moulton at a Democratic gala in Indiana, September 14, 2017.

‘You remain a frickin’ coward’: Trump taunting a 2020 Democratic candidate and retired Marine isn’t a laughing matter for some...

"[Seth Moulton] served in combat & received a bronze star," Rep. Ted Lieu tweeted at Trump. "You received fake deferments because of your daddy."
Recruits drill at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island.

This is what 24 hours is really like for recruits at US Marine Corps boot camp

A Marine veteran shares her experience of what 24 hours is really like at the legendary Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island in South Carolina.

16 Marines were arrested in relation to human smuggling and drug crimes

The dramatic bust follows the arrest of two other Marines earlier this month for allegedly smuggling undocumented immigrants for financial gain.
US Marines march to the beach from a landing craft utility during an amphibious assault in Klaipeda, Lithuania, for exercise Baltic Operations 2019, June 16, 2019.

75 years after D-Day, the US Navy and Marines are still training for sea invasions, but now right by Russia’s shores

In June, the US Navy and Marine Corps and their partners put on the 47th Baltic Operations, practicing complex missions in a tense part of the world.
Norman Cooling, then a Marine Corps colonel, at a meeting at Forward Operating Base Spin Boldak in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, June 21, 2011.

A Marine general said he’d rather ‘his daughter work in a brothel than be a Marine pilot.’ A female pilot called that ‘unconsc...

The Corps is weighing what to do with a general who "devalued" women at his command. His offensive comments are triggering controversy.
A US Marine Corps M1A1 Abrams tank from 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, during Arrow 2019 at the Pohjankangas Training Area near Niinisalo, Finland, May 12, 2019.

The Marines pulled tanks out of caves in Norway for war games close to Russia’s border for the 2nd year in a row

During the Arrow 19 exercise in May, Marines pulled tanks and other vehicles from caves in Norway that have stored gear since the Cold War.
U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Michael Lippert, test pilot with the F-35 Pax River Integrated Test Force, takes off from HMS Queen Elizabeth with the first Paveway II payload Oct. 9, 2018.

A US Marine Corps F-35 squadron will make history by deploying aboard a foreign aircraft carrier

US Marines flying F-35B fighters are set to deploy aboard the HMS Queen Elizabeth, one of the first US squadron deployments on a foreign carrier ever.