Not Marines

June 8, 2010

A June 6 Reuters video report said that “U.S. Marines and Iraq” were working together in Basra.

gbu basra patrolHowever, the U.S. military members WERE U.S. NAVY RIVERINES, NOT MARINES. As the PAO for the Little Creek, Virginia-based Riverine squadrons, I’m requesting a correction be made to give these men the credit they deserve.

Barbara Albritton

We replaced that report with a corrected version which did identify the Riverines: GBU Editor

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