HALO jumps are used to enter hostile territory undetected when threats to both Airmen and aircraft are expected.
2014 Marine Corps Birthday Message
This year is the 239th Marine Corps Birthday. "On 10 November each year, wherever we are, we pause to celebrate the anniversary of our Corps, and reflect on who we are, what we do, and why we do it." — Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. (Produced by Headquarters Marine Corps Combat Camera)