"Being a Marine is following a long line of people since 1775 who have stepped up and defended this country. We have our roots in the Navy. Facing something that you know is going to be difficult, knowing it is not going to be easy. You know it's never going to be easy. There is not going to be a time when it's going to become easy but you do it anyway. Knowing that there is a sense of accomplishment at the end when you're done..."
Aiding wounded service members, their families, and the families of the fatally wounded.