I’m gunna miss these guys and there ENTHUSIASMS.Gunna really miss John and his stories next year, working with him was a great experience. Whenever he spoke to you he made you feel like you were wanted there and that he genuinely enjoyed teaching you, and what he did.
How do I live without the ones I love?
U.S. Marine Cpl. Darek Kelsey, left, a scout sniper from Greensburg Pa., and assigned to 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, makes adjustments to his M40A5 sniper rifle at a live fire range on Camp Leatherneck, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, March 23, 2013. Kelsey was were there to calibrate his weapon before conducting combat operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Ezekiel R. Kitandwe/Released)
Night Mare and High Noon Stallion.
Soldiers with Afghan National Security Forces alongside U.S. Marines with Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines (2/8), Regimental Combat Team 7, board a CH-53E Super Stallion during Operation Nightmare on Camp Bastion, Afghanistan. Operation Nightmare was a clearing operation led by Afghan National Security Forces and supported by the Marines of 2/8. (Photos by Kowshon Ye, 6 JUN 2013.)
Our new toy. No head time and spacing. Takes 2 seconds to change a barrel. #.50cal
TIKRIT, Iraq—In Saddam’s hometown, a U.S. Marine slides down a marble handrail in one of the dictator’s extravagant palaces. The residence contained carpets worth hundreds of thousands of dollars and at least one golden toilet. Tikrit was the last major city to fall to Allied forces during the invasion, and, despite fighting that continued through Iraq, Marines celebrated victory, April 14, 2003.
This is fucking awesome.