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Great Britain's Royal Marine Commandos

@: Great Britain's Royal Marine Commandos or, officially, The Corps of Her Majesty's Royal Marines

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"Beefeaters" - Tower Warders in ceremonial 'Tudor State' dress (their day uniform is 'undress blue'). The 'Ravenmaster' feeds raw meat to the resident ravens at The Tower daily, making them the 'real beefeaters'.

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Oh, my little soldier boy...I'm in love with you. ~ WWII era illustration, ca. 1940s

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SILVER SATIN EVENING GOWN, 1930s Silver-pale lavender silk charmeuse bias-cut sleeveless gown, cowl neckline, open back, jeweled Deco elements on shoulder straps & at CB, floating trained back panel, labeled "NRA Code, Made Under Dress Code Authority PHB038577", B 34"-36", H 35"-38", L62"-72", (belt missing, 3 tiny tears on front, stains & grime at hem) fair. Augusta Auctions. April 9, 2014 - NYC New York City

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Carlos Hathcock, US Marine Corps, 93 confirmed kills in Vietnam. Established Scout-Sniper school for Marine Corps at Quantico.

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from Mail Online

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 fought racism to rise to the rank of three-star general, has died aged 83. Lt. General Petersen was a true trail blazer for African American's in the armed forces

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Vernice Armour (born 1973) is a former Captain in the United States Marine Corps who was the first African-American female naval aviator in the Marine Corps and America's first African American female combat pilot in the United States military. She flew the AH-1W SuperCobra attack helicopter in the 2003 invasion of Iraq and eventually served two tours in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

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Lee Trevino enlisted in the US Marine Corps in 1956 at the age of 17, he served four years.