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Usmc History

In Memoriam: Colonel William H. Dabney

Beth Crumley | Posted 04.25.2012 | Impact
Beth Crumley

Colonel Bill Dabney demanded excellence of himself and expected it in others.

The Siege of Khe Sanh Begins

Beth Crumley | Posted 03.31.2012 | Impact
Beth Crumley

I have spoken several times on the siege of Khe Sanh Combat Base and the hill outposts. One of the questions I am most frequently asked is, "How did it all begin?"

1st Battalion, 4th Marines Does "Whatever it Takes"

Beth Crumley | Posted 03.20.2012 | Impact
Beth Crumley

The 1st Battalion, 4th Marines are currently on float with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. I have no doubt that this unit will uphold the finest traditions of their history, "Whatever it Takes."