• The US Marine Corps turns 243 today - check out these awesome photos of the Devil Dogs in action

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    The US Marine Corps, the service famous for being "first to fight," turned 243 years old Saturday.
    Since the establishment of the Corps on Nov. 10, 1775, the Marines have fought tough battles in nearly every corner of the world, and they have earned a reputation for being some of the world's fiercest warriors.
    John F. Mackie became the first Marine to receive the Medal of Honor for courage under fire during the Civil War, and on Oct. 17 of this year, Marine Ret. Sgt. Maj. John Canley became the 300th Marine to receive the country's highest award for combat valor for his "unmatched bravery...
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