westerbergismyhomeboy:

Class act.

A Hollywood actress made good on her promise to attend the Marine Corps Ball.
Mila Kunis joined the 3rd Battalion 2nd Marines to celebrate the  236th birthday of the Marine Corps. The ball began with a ceremony at 7  p.m. on Friday at the Greenville Convention Center.
Kunis arrived at the Pitt-Greenville Airport about 2:30 p.m. Friday  and was taken straight to the convention center. She was captured on  camera by veteran WNCT television videographer Kenneth Roundtree.
Publics affairs officer Capt. Scott Sasser said that Sgt. Scott Moore  and Kunis both were “enjoying the night” as was the rest of the unit.
The celebrity date has brought a lot of attention to the ball, but  the focus has not turned away from the importance of celebrating fallen  troops and sacrifices that the unit has made, Sasser said.
“The Marines and sailors know what the night is about,” he said. “That’s been the focus the whole time.”
The unit was deployed to Afghanistan for seven months and lost seven troops during that time.
Cpl. William Steffy said he was excited to celebrate the Marine  Corps’ birthday and for Kunis to have the opportunity to go to the ball.
“It’s good that she got to come on a date with a Marine,” he said.

westerbergismyhomeboy:

Class act.

A Hollywood actress made good on her promise to attend the Marine Corps Ball.

Mila Kunis joined the 3rd Battalion 2nd Marines to celebrate the 236th birthday of the Marine Corps. The ball began with a ceremony at 7 p.m. on Friday at the Greenville Convention Center.

Kunis arrived at the Pitt-Greenville Airport about 2:30 p.m. Friday and was taken straight to the convention center. She was captured on camera by veteran WNCT television videographer Kenneth Roundtree.

Publics affairs officer Capt. Scott Sasser said that Sgt. Scott Moore and Kunis both were “enjoying the night” as was the rest of the unit.

The celebrity date has brought a lot of attention to the ball, but the focus has not turned away from the importance of celebrating fallen troops and sacrifices that the unit has made, Sasser said.

“The Marines and sailors know what the night is about,” he said. “That’s been the focus the whole time.”

The unit was deployed to Afghanistan for seven months and lost seven troops during that time.

Cpl. William Steffy said he was excited to celebrate the Marine Corps’ birthday and for Kunis to have the opportunity to go to the ball.

“It’s good that she got to come on a date with a Marine,” he said.


fuckyeahusnavy:

Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Matthew Leistikow, assigned to  Fleet Combat Camera Group Pacific, leads Sailors in a wedge patrol  formation during patrol familiarization as part of the Fleet Combat  Camera Group Pacific Summer Quick Shot 2011. Quick Shot is a semi-annual  field training exercise intended to train combat camera personnel to  operate in a combat environment.


fuckyeahusnavy
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Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Matthew Leistikow, assigned to Fleet Combat Camera Group Pacific, leads Sailors in a wedge patrol formation during patrol familiarization as part of the Fleet Combat Camera Group Pacific Summer Quick Shot 2011. Quick Shot is a semi-annual field training exercise intended to train combat camera personnel to operate in a combat environment.

Happy 236th birthday Marine Corps!

Happy 236th birthday Marine Corps!

Rangers, old and new.

Rangers, old and new.

I’m sorry I’ve been away. Please do expect an onslaught of bad-assery to ensue along with a few news pieces!

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The silent heroes, US Navy Seals

The silent heroes, US Navy Seals

U.S. Marines assigned to the 1st Marine Logistics Group (MLG) drive a Cougar H 4x4 mine-resistant, ambush-protected (MRAP) vehicle through the off-road course, during a demonstration aboard Camp Taqaddum, Iraq, Nov. 29, 2008. The demonstration was a part of the 1st MLG Commanders’ Conference. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jason W. Fudge/Released) (Photo courtesy of U.S. Marines Corps) 

U.S. Marines assigned to the 1st Marine Logistics Group (MLG) drive a Cougar H 4x4 mine-resistant, ambush-protected (MRAP) vehicle through the off-road course, during a demonstration aboard Camp Taqaddum, Iraq, Nov. 29, 2008. The demonstration was a part of the 1st MLG Commanders’ Conference. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jason W. Fudge/Released) (Photo courtesy of U.S. Marines Corps) 

A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft from the 391st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron deploys flares during a flight over Afghanistan on Nov. 12, 2008. The squadron is deployed to Bagram Air Base. DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Aaron Allmon, U.S. Air Force. (Released)

A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft from the 391st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron deploys flares during a flight over Afghanistan on Nov. 12, 2008. The squadron is deployed to Bagram Air Base. DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Aaron Allmon, U.S. Air Force. (Released)

Explosive ordinance disposal technicians detonate an improvised explosive device April 9. With the high threat of IEDs, route clearance has become an important asset for coalition forces in Afghanistan.

Explosive ordinance disposal technicians detonate an improvised explosive device April 9. With the high threat of IEDs, route clearance has become an important asset for coalition forces in Afghanistan.

Two Small-Arms Protective hard plate carriers, one from 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, and the other from 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, rest against each other, symbolizing the transfer of authority of Garmsir district, April 26. After serving for seven months in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, 2/1 will soon return to Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Two Small-Arms Protective hard plate carriers, one from 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, and the other from 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, rest against each other, symbolizing the transfer of authority of Garmsir district, April 26. After serving for seven months in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, 2/1 will soon return to Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif.