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October, 2005

Marine receives Silver Star medal for combat valor October 28, 2005 — The annals of Marine Corps history are filled with stories of men and women who have sacrificed their all in service to their country.  Puller, Basilone, Lejeune, Butler, Daley—names that are synonymous with valor in combat and Marine Corps lore. "There is a fellowship of valor that links all U.S. Marines, past, present, and future," said Joseph MORE
Marines return home after nearly four decades October 7, 2005 — The remains of 11 Marines were laid to rest Oct. 7 in a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. The families the Marines, their long wait finally over, said a final goodbye to thier loved ones not forgotten after nearly four decades. Arlington National Cemetery, the final resting place for America’s honored heroes, was the rain-laden backdrop to MORE