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Actor/comedian/game show host Drew Carey served 6 years in the United States Marine Corps Reserve. When Time Magazine asked him what events in life made him who he is, Carey replied "the Marine Corps. It instilled a great sense of discipline that I can call on when I need to." Obviously he enjoyed being a jarhead because he has kept his Marine crew cut through most of his stage and TV career.

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Today in Black History, 4/10/2014 - Frederick Clinton Branch was the first Black American officer in the United States Marine Corps. For more info, check out today's blog!

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In Memoriam: Legendary USMC Sniper Carlos Norman Hathcock II - Bryan

Carlos Hathcock was born this day in 1942. Today, we honor the life and legacy of the exceptional Marine sniper known as

First ever black Marine Corps pilot Frank E. Petersen Jr. dies

Lt. Gen. Frank E. Petersen Jr., the first ever black Marine Corps pilot, who…

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United States Marine Corps F4U Corsair fighter-bombers on Tarawa Atoll in the central Pacific. Such was the demand for this plane that Vought, the original manufacturer, was soon being supplemented by Goodyear and Brewster. Eventually the Corsair won a record as the one plane with the longest production run of any piston-engined fighter in U.S. history (1942–53).

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American war propaganda poster

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The crew of HM Submarine THUNDERBOLT display their 'Jolly Roger' on the Submarine Depot Ship HMS FORTH in Holy Loch, Scotland, after a successful patrol in the Mediterranean, 27 March 1942.

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Robert Ryan-Marines-WW2-served with the OSS in Yugoslavia (Actor)

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Famous Marines: “At 16, Hackman left home to join the U.S. Marine Corps, where he served four-and-a-half years as a field radio operator.”

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February 5, 1916 Alfred Masters, the first African American to serve in the United States Marines, was born in Palestine, Texas. Masters was sworn into the marines June 1, 1942.

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