Iwo Jima anniversary

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  1. USMCGrunt

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    The raising of that flag on Suribachi means a Marine Corps for the next five hundred years. [James Forrestal, Secretary of the Navy; 23 February 1945
     
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    OORAH
     
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    Immortalized in LEGO at the USMC National Museum. YUT!
     
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    Thanks for posting this!
     
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    If you ever get a chance to visit the National Museum of the Marine Corps off 95 take some time for lunch. You could spend hours there. The lunch is good and reasonable.
     
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    Or soak in The Globe and Laurel not far from MCB Quantico back gate - just about 50 years of atmosphere soaked into the walls and memorabilia there.

    https://www.thebestgandl.com/
     
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    You have to wear some good clothes to get in there not shorts and T shirts.
     
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    And where “sides” are “Side Arms” on the menu.
     
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    kinnem Moderator 5-Year Member

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    Ollie North's War Stories is covering Iwo tonight. It should repeat at 11 PM EST.