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A search and rescue swimmer assigned to the @USNavy 's #USSMakinIsland looks out of an MH-60 Seahawk while conducting search and rescue relief operations, Friday, following an AAV-P7/A1 assault amphibious vehicle mishap off the coast of Southern California, Thursday.
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.
This #MemorialDay , we pause to honor our fallen brothers and sisters. We will always remember their sacrifices for our nation.