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


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.

Since the establishment of the Corps on 10 November, 1775, US Marines have earned a reputation for being some of the world’s most feared warriors.
These 20 images photos show the Marines in action.
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The US Marine Corps, the service famous for being “first to fight,” turns 244 years old Sunday.

Since the establishment of the Corps on 10 November, 1775, the Marines have fought tough battles in nearly every corner of the world, and they have earned a reputation for being some of the world’s fiercest warriors.

The Marine Corps, according to its mandate, “must be the most ready when the nation is generally least ready.”

These awesome photos show the Marines in action.

Gunnery Sgt. Robert Brooks, drum major for the 1st Marine Division Band, awaits the start of the annual Seafair Festival Torchlight Parade in Seattle Center, Seattle, Wash. on Saturday, July 29, 2017.

Marines with 3rd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division fire an M777 Howitzer at known targets during training on August 9, 2018 at Mount Bundey Training Area in Australia.

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Marines conduct surf passage training during a Radio Reconnaissance Operator Course at Marine Corps Training Area Bellows, Marine Corps Base Hawaii on May 2, 2019.

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A US Marine with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 18.1 shoots the Swedish Carl Gustaf M4 anti-tank recoilless rifle during Exercise Archipelago Endeavor with Swedish Marines of 1st Marine Regiment on the island of Uto, Harsfjarden, Sweden on Sept. 5, 2018.

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Hospital Corpsman Jacob Adam drinks cobra blood at jungle survival training during Exercise Cobra Gold 2018 at Camp Ban Chan Khrem in the Kingdom of Thailand on Feb. 17, 2018.

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Marines with Black Sea Rotational Force 18.1 fire an 81mm mortar system during Exercise Platinum Eagle 18 at Babadag Training Area in Romania on Sept. 5, 2018.

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US Marine firefighters and Royal Thai firefighters work together to put out a simulated aircraft fire during Exercise Cobra Gold 2018.

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Staff Sgt. Oohio, a Military Working Dog with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, stands guard at the unit command post at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan on Feb. 27, 2019.

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Staff Sgt. Nathaniel McDonald, the motor transport operations chief with Combat Logistics Battalion 3, prepares to spar during the Marine Corps Martial Arts Instructors Course’s culmination at Marine …read more


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