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  1. Marines and Sailors of II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group have entered 2020 hitting the
    U.S. Marines with Charlie Company, 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion, II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, participate in a foot patrol during cold-weather training at Bjerkvik, Norway, Feb. 23, 2020. Marines are in Norway preparing for Exercise Cold Response, a Norwegian-led exercise designed to enhance military capabilities and allied cooperation in high-intensity warfighting in a challenging arctic environment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Isaiah Campbell)
  2. As the Marines stormed the beaches during World War II, Navy hospital corpsmen were alongside them
    Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class George E. Wahlen was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Battle of Iwo Jima.
  3. After returning home from the Battle of Iwo Jima and receiving the Medal of Honor, PFC Douglas T.
    PFC Douglas T. Jacobson was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Harry S. Truman for his actions on Feb. 26, 1945.
  4. The Battle of Iwo Jima, a brutal but defining moment in Marine Corps history, was filled with
    Private Wilson “Doug” Watson was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Harry S. Truman at the White House Oct. 5, 1945, for his actions on Feb. 26-27, 1945.
  5. Members of the U.S. military community on Okinawa participated in a Career Summit hosted by Hiring
    Retired U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Ronald L. Green speaks with U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Luis F. Garcia, an inventory management specialist with 3rd Marine Division, at the Hiring Our Heroes Career Summit at Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 25, 2020. The summit was held to help service members and their families transition out of the U.S. armed forces. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Zachary Larsen)