190116-M-MV252-6839.JPG - United States Marine Corps 1st Lt. Sterling Elliot, the Operations Officer with 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, pictured here aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Hansen in Okinawa, Japan, was one of seven Marines who acted quickly to save an U.S. Airman’s life following a recent motorcycle accident Dec. 31, 2018. Elliot, a native of Katy, Texas, stayed with the injured airman providing body support stabilization, he also flew back with the injured airman on the helicopter to the U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa as an escort. (Photo by United States Marine Corps Cpl. George Melendez)
190110-A-AB123-005.JPG - This photo provided by the Marine Corps shows Brig. Gen. William Forney, former 1st MAW commanding general from 1992 to 1994, who served 30 years in the Marine Corps. On Dec. 25, 2018, Forney passed away in Panama City, Florida at the age of 76. His decorations are the Legion of Merit; Meritorious Service Medal with gold star; Navy Commendation Medal with Combat "V"; Air Medal with Numeral 8; and the Combat Action Ribbon. (U.S. Marine Corps courtesy photo)
170728-M-WH325-0032.JPG - Navy Seaman Charles Patrick, a hospital man attached to Task Force Koa Moana 17 receives his Enlisted Fleet Marine Force Warfare Specialist Insignia (FMF) award on the USNS Sacagawea, July 28, 2017. The FMF award is given to Navy enlisted personnel who are attached to deployable U.S. Marine Corps units and pass verbal and written exams qualifying the individual adept in Marine Corps history, and knowledge.
(U.S. Marine Corps photo by MCIPAC Combat Camera Lance Cpl. Juan C. Bustos)