Photo Credit: Photo by Rachel Larue Joint Base MyerHenderson Hall Public Affairs Office
Marine Corps War Memorial Foundation founder James P. Donovan, Headquarters and Service Battalion, Headquarters Marine Corps, Henderson Hall Battalion Sgt. Maj. Craig D. Cressman and H&S Bn. HQMC Henderson Hall Commanding Officer Col. Ira M. Cheatham lay a wreath at the foot of the Marine Corps War Memorial in recognition of the 68th anniversary of the Battle for Iwo Jima Feb. 22. The Marine Corps War Memorial depicts a photograph taken during the battle by Joe Rosenthal of Marines and a Navy corpsman raising the American flag Feb. 23, 1945. The memorial honors all Marines who have given their lives in service to their country.