Editorial

Celebrate The U.S. Marine Corps’ 242nd Birthday With This Incredible Battle Montage

The United States Marine Corps turned 242 years old today.

There might not be anything or anybody more badass on this planet than the U.S. Marines. They run towards the sound of gunfire to help the helpless, and Marines always answer the call. Our enemies around the world know their effectiveness when it comes to obliterating their targets, and our allies around the globe know of their steadfast commitment to getting the job done.

As Secretary of Defense James Mattis once famously said, “Demonstrate to the world there is ‘No Better Friend — No Worse Enemy’ than a US Marine.”

That isn’t the only awesome quote from Mattis about the Marines. He also once claimed, “Marines don’t know how to spell the word defeat.”

There might be no better way to celebrate the Marines’ 242nd birthday than with this incredible battle montage released this morning by the Corps.

God bless the United States Marines, this country and every man and woman who puts on a uniform.

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