The USMC celebrate 236 years of serving the United States.
398687 04: U.S. Marines of the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) head for their helicopter ride to the war zone in Afghanistan December 12, 2001 aboard the amphibious command ship the USS Bataan in the Arabian Sea. The Bataan Amphibious Ready Group is deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (Photo by Johnny Bivera/U.S. Navy/Getty Images)