30 Marine Corps Photos Too Powerful For Words

6. Honor The Fallen

Photo: U.S. Marine Corps/Flickr -- Lance Cpl. Scott C. O'Neil places identification tags on Sgt. Joe L. Wrightsman's monument during a memorial ceremony.

Photo: U.S. Marine Corps/Flickr — Lance Cpl. Scott C. O’Neil places identification tags on Sgt. Joe L. Wrightsman’s monument during a memorial ceremony.

7. To Fallen Brothers

Photo: U.S. Marine Corps/Sgt. Mark Fayloga -- A Marine says goodbye to 1st Lt. Scott J. Fleming during his memorial service at Patrol Base Jaker, Afghanistan.

Photo: U.S. Marine Corps/Sgt. Mark Fayloga — A Marine says goodbye to 1st Lt. Scott J. Fleming during his memorial service at Patrol Base Jaker, Afghanistan.

8. Don’t Go, Daddy

Photo: U.S. Marine Corps/Cpl. William J. Jackson -- The 22-month-old daughter of Gunnery Sgt. Jared Hoversten sits in front of buses shortly before her dad and other Marines leave for their deployment to Afghanistan.

Photo: U.S. Marine Corps/Cpl. William J. Jackson — The 22-month-old daughter of Gunnery Sgt. Jared Hoversten sits in front of buses shortly before her dad and other Marines leave for their deployment to Afghanistan.

9. I’m With Stumpy

Photo: U.S. Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Michael R. Holzworth -- U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Redmond Ramos, a corpsman, displays a tattoo that reads "I'm with Stumpy" showing his sense of humor. He lost his leg in 2011 while serving in Afghanistan.

Photo: U.S. Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Michael R. Holzworth — U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Redmond Ramos, a corpsman, displays a tattoo that reads “I’m with Stumpy” showing his sense of humor. He lost his leg in 2011 while serving in Afghanistan.

10. Pointing To The Past

Photo: U.S. Marine Corps/Lance Cpl. Neysa Huertas Quinone -- Marines with Alpha Battery, 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion point out names at the Onslow County Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Jacksonville, N.C.

Photo: U.S. Marine Corps/Lance Cpl. Neysa Huertas Quinone — Marines with Alpha Battery, 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion point out names at the Onslow County Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Jacksonville, N.C.

Jacob H. is an award-winning journalist and photojournalist who currently resides is West Michigan with his wife. In his spare time, Jacob enjoys writing, photography, mountain climbing, and camping.
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