Happy Birthday America!
"Everyone says you only fall in love once, but that’s not true, because every time I see you, I fall in love all over again."
Medal of Honor recipient Kyle Carpenter and his mother.
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Kyle Carpenter - Medal of Honor recipient.
In 2010, he covered a live grenade with his body, saving a fellow Marine’s life. I photograph celebrities all the time but it’s these people that catch my attention and get my respect.
Can You Hear Me Now? - 1st Sgt. Jason Marshall, company 1st sergeant for Company Landing Team 1, fixes his gear after leaving a CH53E Super Stallion Helicopter at Kahuku Training Area during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014. Twenty-two nations, 49 ships, six submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel participated in the biennial RIMPAC exercise which is a multinational maritime exercise held biannually in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. RIMPAC 2014 is the 24th exercise in the series that began in 1971. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Sarah Dietz/Released) by United States Marine Corps Official Page http://flic.kr/p/o44o3s
A rifleman with company K, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment loads his M16A4 during unknown distances firing drills during small unit leadership training on range 106 held at Marine Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., June 12, 2013.