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The United States Marine Corps, also referred to as the United States Marines, is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting expeditionary and amphibious operations with the United States Navy as well as the Army and Air Force.
Soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard’s B Troop, 1-94th Cavalry Squadron train at Camp Ripley before traveling to Washington D.C. to provide support to local law enforcement for the 59th Presidential Inauguration. More than 850 Minnesota Guardsmen will join Citizen-Soldiers and Airmen from across the Nation who have been authorized to provide security, communications, medical evacuation and other support to civilian authorities. (Minnesota National Guard video by Sgt. Sydney Mariette)