1992 Riots in Los Angeles Examining the Sequence of Events, Protocol And Ultimate Call to Send in the Marines
By Cpl Kyle Daly, USMC
After riots erupted in the streets of Los Angeles in 1992 following the acquittal of police ofﬁcers who were charged with using excessive force while arresting Rodney King, Marines of 3/1 were organized into a Special Purpose MAGTF to help restore order.
“A Trusted Symbol” For More Than a Century, the American Red Cross Has Faithfully Served Marines in Crisis
By Sara W. Bock
Service to the Armed Forces has long been an integral part of the Red Cross mission, and Marines have come to trust the organization to be there for them during times of need.