Brian Mackley

Brian Mackley

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The Few. The Proud. The Bikini Marine.
Shannon Irhke served as an Administrative Specialist in the Corps and after years of hard work she obtained the rank of sergeant. She says that although it can be hard being a female Marine she still loved it.
Memories of the Longest Day still linger for these D-Day survivors
As celebrations take place in France and around America honoring the men and women who took part in that mission on its 75th anniversary, there are fewer and fewer who remember it firsthand. Grapes, 98 and living in Houma, Louisiana, is one of five American D-Day survivors to share those recollections with Military Times.
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