Earlier today, the Commandant and Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps addressed Marines and cut the cake in preparation for the 240th Marine Corps Birthday.
You voted and this week's Corps top shot comes from Cpl. Andre Dakis.
He captured this photo of a Marine with 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit preforming a high altitude low opening jump over North Carolina.
Capt Byron Owen, a Ground Intelligence Officer in the Marine Corps, received the Silver Star, the third highest military decoration for valor, for his courage and knowledge.
U.S. Marines jump out of the back of a KC-130J Hercules during an aerial-delivery exercise as part of Cobra Gold 2013 in Thailand, Feb. 15, 2013. U.S. and Thai marines participated in the
training to enhance combat readiness and military-to-military cooperation between the two nations.
The U.S. Marines are assigned to the 3rd Marine Division's 3rd Marine Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force. U.S. Marine Corps
photo by Lance Cpl. Todd Michalek