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Fair Winds and Following Seas Join us in saying goodbye to Sgt. Dorothy (Schmidt) Cole who passed away last week as the oldest living Marine. Last year, “Dotty” shared her story as she celebrated her 107th birthday. Semper Fi, Marine.
Seventy-five years ago today during the Battle of #IwoJima75 , Marines claimed Mount Suribachi and raised the American flag at its summit, creating an unforgettable and iconic moment in American history and patriotism. #WeAreIwo .
#HappyBirthdayMarines! Today, we celebrate our heritage and honor the sacrifices of those who fought before us.