Faisal Sipra

Faisal "Fez" Sipra served as an 0351 infantryman with 1st Bn 8th Marines during the Gulf War and with 2nd Bn 8th Marines as part of the Special Purpose MAGTF- Guantanamo/Haiti. He has also served with Joint Task Force 6 along the Arizona-Mexico border with 2nd Bn 25th Marines. Now a member of the private sector, he continues to devote time to recognizing Marine Corps history and advocating for fellow veterans .


  Is the “Company” the Marine Corps’ next ultimate unit?   The origins of the Marine Corps’ small unit doctrine. … continue reading

The “General’s Armada”- One of the most brilliant Naval campaigns and the Marine who led it.

Joseph Medina

To say that Brigadier General Joseph Medina (USMC Retired) has warrior blood would be an understatement. His father managed to … continue reading

Validation of the Marine Corps’ Infantry Agility- The Regimental Combat Team

From the end of operations in Vietnam through the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, Marine Corps infantry operations were, for … continue reading

Remembering a Giant of the Corps

Battalion Commanders are never the same after learning of the loss of any of their Marines, a feeling that literally … continue reading

Operation Purple Star- Tragedy and Remembrance.

Just over a month from today, on July 22nd, 2019, a new memorial will be dedicated at the Battalion HQ … continue reading