The Boston Marathon is a 26.2-mile race. But for a Marine, the last 100 yards were the toughest. Don.
Marines with 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment conducted helicopter evacuation training as preparation for their deployment with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. "Before doing this, if you were to ask me if it was possible to survive an egress from a helicopter that had crashed in the ocean, I would've said you were out of your mind." -- Capt. Jacob Crespin, Echo Company commander