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The day Ronnie Westberry arrived in Vietnam, his unit had just been attacked, and he helped load wounded and dead Marines in helicopters. "We did that for hours, chopper after chopper after chopper, realizing that could be me," he said. "I knew what fear was. I was scared."


Jungle survival: Troops swallow snake blood at Cobra Gold’s marquee training event

American troops slurped cobra blood and noshed on rats while learning how to survive in harsh environments during annual drills underway in Thailand.


Woman arrested after fatally stabbing Marine

Honolulu police arrested a 23-year-old woman early Monday morning in the Red Hill area after she allegedly stabbed a 24-year-old Marine who was pronounced dead after being taken to a hospital.

11 years later, grief remains fresh for father of fallen Marine

Sitting in an armchair in the home he once shared with his family, Raymond Harris still becomes emotional as he thinks about his daughter’s death and the community that has continued to support him.


He was one of the first. Now, the last: A Navajo code talker remembers Iwo Jima

Thomas Begay, 92, is believed to be the last surviving member of the 5th Marine Division’s famed bilingual radio unit on Iwo Jima.


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