Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.


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November, 2008

Barracks Marines take part in Thanksgiving festivities aboard cruise ship November 25, 2008 — A squad of Marines from Marine Barracks Washington joined other active-duty service members to celebrate with local veterans, wounded warriors and children whose parents are deployed overseas for a Thanksgiving celebrations aboard a dinner cruise ship on the Potomac River, Nov. 25. The Marines in Dress Blue Alphas met the many guest on the MORE
Col. John Ripley laid to rest at U.S. Naval Academy November 7, 2008 — On the battlefield, many servicemembers have collectively fought to win major battles, but one special Marine performed a task so bold and decisive that it changed the course of an entire war. The Marines of Marine Barracks Washington, D.C., honored one such leader, Col. John Ripley, a celebrated war hero of the Vietnam War, who recently passed MORE
Gen. Robert Barrow honored, remembered by Marines November 3, 2008 — With the passing of one of the U.S. Marine Corps’ finest leaders, more than 200 servicemembers converged on his hometown, Nov. 3.            Gen. Robert H. Barrow, 27th Commandant of the Marine Corps, was honored by a battalion of Marines from Marine Barracks Washington, led by Gen. James T. Conway, 34th Commandant of the Marine Corps and Sgt. Maj. MORE