I know it is not Marine Corps, so hold the emails. I am trying to raise you cultural awareness.
“It is in truth not for glory, nor riches, nor honours that we are fighting, but for freedom – for that alone, which no good man gives up but with life itself.”
–Declaration of Arbroath, Scotland, 1320
Sunni fighter Abu Mujahid lost a leg battling U.S. Marines in the Iraqi city of Falluja, scene of some of the fiercest battles of the Iraq war.
Small pieces of shrapnel still pit his skull and scars decorate his body after a missile strike in 2004 by a U.S. warplane on the city in the western province of Anbar — Iraq's Sunni heartland and once a stomping ground for al Qaeda. Full article