I dare you to click on one of the images in the Gallery to explore a little Marine Corps History!
Robert Bruce Mathias. . .Mathias was a four-time national champion in triathlon. . .Was a star player as a fullback on the Stanford football team. . .played in the 1952 Rose Bowl. . .was the youngest person ever to win the Olympic decathlon Gold Medal at the age of 17. . .He repeated that feat in 1952 setting the world Record. . .he attended Stanford University on an NROTC scholarship from 1950 to 1954. After graduation Mathias joined the Marine Corps and served on active duty from 1954 to 1956. He also served eight years as a congressmen !