Semper Fi

Children play on the U.S. Marine Corps Memorial in Arlington, Va.

On Feb. 19, 1945, U.S. Marines stormed the beaches of Iwo Jima to begin the assault on Japanese home territory, 65 years ago today.

This post is in honor of U.S. Marine Chuck Lindberg, a North Dakota native and one of the original flag raisers that I had the pleasure to spend time with.