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Marine Corps Recruiting  Follow us on Snapchat: @USMCRecruiting. To enlist or discuss opportunities in the United States Marine Corps, fill out this form:

Swipe to see the battles Marines win. Whether they are fighting to win for our nation and freedom, overcoming their own self-doubt or taking an active role in improving their communities—all Marines are a part of something greater than themselves. Tag someone who may have what it takes to earn a place in our brotherhood.

Before America was founded, Marines were already fighting battles to protect her. Today, they continue to shape both the Corps' and our country's legacy as they fight for freedom and win.

For the last four days we have celebrated the fighting spirit of 97 of the nation's top student athletes. Swipe to see highlights of the week. #BattlesWonAcademy

Swipe for more. When the 13 colonies that would go on to become the U.S. battled British troops during the American Revolution, the Continental Marines proved their prowess as elite war-fighters. Until every battle is won, Marines are still the first to fight and the first to win for our nation.

Cpl Chan Lathung, a crew chief with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 362, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, scans the surrounding area for insurgent activity during a general support flight over Helmand province, Afghanistan. The squadron flies several general support flights weekly delivering mail, food and ammunition to troops throughout the area.

Photo by Cpl Isaac Lamberth

If you are ready to learn more about earning our title, text questions about joining the Marines to THEFEW (843339) and learn what it takes. Standard message charges may apply.

It was Captain Golino’s fighting spirit that pushed her to overcome barriers on the football field—and these challenges ultimately prepared her for the Marine Corps. Now, she uses that same determination to fight our nation’s battles.

Ask your questions in the comments below. Verice Bennett is a Marine veteran and Silver Star Award recipient. This week, he will be mentoring the 2017 class of Semper Fidelis All-Americans at the Battles Won Academy, an annual event honoring rising high school seniors who have the fighting spirit to make a difference in our nation. #AskAMarine

One World Trade Center stands tall as Marines motivate the city on their way to the 9/11 Memorial during the Freedom Run at Fleet Week New York May 28, 2017.

Photo by LCpl Molly Hampton

Marines of the 31st MEU take in the sunset over the USS Green Bay (LPD-20) at White Beach Naval Base, Okinawa, Japan. The 31st MEU is the Marine Corps' only continuously forward-deployed Marine Air-Ground Task Force, and is task-organized to address a range of military operations in the Asia-Pacific region, from force projection and maritime security to humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.
Photo by Cpl Darien J. Bjorndal

When it comes to patriotism, every stitch, symbol and detail of the Marines’ Dress Blues uniform is emblematic of the Marine Corps’ commitment to fighting and winning battles that protect our nation.

Swipe for more. Each stitch of the Marine uniform represents the battles won for freedom and our history of honor, courage and commitment. From the cammies worn in combat to the distinctive dress blues uniform reserved for more formal missions, Marines are prepared to defend our nation.

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