The U.S. Marine Corps was created as part of the U.S. Navy at the beginning of our country’s history as a defense against enemy ships and pirates. They were concerned almost exclusively with shipboard security service and amphibious warfare in their formative years. Sharpshooters by trade, they were to aggressively attack threats as soon as they were spotted, looking to inflict the greatest damage og the utmost extent.
However, the U.S. Marine Corps has evolved with war-tested, enhanced, military strategies and American foreign policy. As part of their new role, the Marines are charged with providing humanitarian assistance wherever they’re needed. In this video, U.S. Marines can be seen transporting food and supplies aboard Super Stallions helicopters to Hurricane Matthew victims in Plaisance-du-Sud, Haiti. The Marines are a part of Joint Task Force-Matthew, a U.S. Southern Command directed team that is currently supporting relief efforts in Haiti after the hurricane hit. Always on duty, always willing to help. God bless the U.S. Marine Corps!
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