US defies world, maintains right to kill children
Pelosi credits Iran for Success in Iraq


    "Some people wonder all their lives if they've made a difference. The Marines don't have that problem." - President Ronald Reagan


A Marine AH-1A Super Cobra fast-attack helicopter passes by the amphibious assault ship USS Tarawa during sunset over the Pacific Ocean, May 21, 2008. The USS Tarawa is on a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility operating in the western Pacific and Indian oceans. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Daniel A. Barker.


U.S. Marines patrol the deserts of the Salah Ad Din province, Iraq, May 16, 2008. The Marines are assigned to 1st Platoon, Company A, 2nd Light Armor Reconnaissance, Task Force Mech, Ground Combat Element, Multinational Force West.    U.S Marine photo by Sgt. Rome M. Lazarus.


U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Alex C. Brilla high-fives a young Iraqi girl during a school supply mission, May 23, 2008, in western Al Anbar province, Iraq. The platoon has been visiting and supplying the school for more than a month.    U.S. Marine Corps photo.