Graduating from basic training is no small feat, especially for a Mairne. Your new Marine has endured weeks of brutal physical and mental exercise, and they have survived! As they enter their new careers in the Marines, you may be looking for something sentimental to commemorate the occasion or something they will be able to […]
The U.S. Marine Corps is a long-standing American institution. Today’s Marine medals awarded for service originate from the World War I era, but the history of Marine valor dates back much further. The Marine tradition is, in fact, older than the country it protects.
The United States Marine Corps has one of the most identifiable uniforms out of all the branches of the U.S. military. This is due in part to the fact that the outfit has not changed much over the past 100 years. There are four principal livery ensembles to consider, and as with other military uniforms, […]
Purple Heart Day is celebrated August 7 every year. It is also referred to as Purple Heart Recognition Day, National Purple Heart Day, and Purple Heart Appreciation Day. Every year we take a day to acknowledge those who have served for our country and have been wounded in battle, were a POW, or have died of […]