General James F. Amos (Right), Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps, and Darrell Issa (Left), Congressman for the 49th Congressional District, meet with Marines of the MARCENT Coordination Element Kuwait, during a Dec. 22 visit to Kuwaiti Naval Base, Kuwait. Amos toured the facility and met with Marines serving through the holidays. "All I can say is I am proud of them," said Amos. "Every one of them signed up and they didn't have to. I want to wish them all a Merry Christmas and a happy new year."