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Fortes Fortuna Juvat: The Third Marines

Third Marine Regimental Headquarters

Third Marine Regimental Headquarters

“Sir, my question is, now that the 3rd Marines have been allowed to show their abilities to the world, are we going to be entering into combat rotations in the near future?” — Question by unknown 1/3 Marine to Secretary of Defense Don Rumsfeld, December, 2004

Third Battalion is just one part of the Third Marine Regiment, the main ground force in the Third Marine Division (3/3/3: the source of its callsign, ‘Trinity’), and a unique unit in the Marine Corps.  Because of Hawaii’s isolated location and lack of higher-ups, the regiment has an unusual amount of autonomy and a reputation to match. Read more »

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11 – 18 May 2006: Haqlaniyah Hotel

SAMSUNG DIGIMAX A55WKilo Company engaged a group of insurgents in an abandoned hotel in Haqlaniyah; after a several hour firefight, the hotel was destroyed by precision-guided munitions dropped by aircraft. — Source: 1st Marine Division Press Release

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