This personal take on the Battle for Fallujah shows why that fight belongs in the pantheon of the Corps' legends along with Iwo Jima, Chosin, and Hue City.
Most kids grow up wanting to someday be a Navy SEAL or an astronaut. This sailor may soon fulfill his dream of being both.
In the middle of a battle, two enemy soldiers decided to settle a score with a "fist and skull" fight. The other 180,000 combatants stopped to watch.
If you're uncertain whether someone is really in the military or faking it, pull them aside and ask these questions — you'll be surprised by the answers.