Our Commitment to Honor

On March 6, 1945, First Lieutenant Jack Lummus — a former player for the New York Giants — led the E Company’s third rifle platoon of 27 marines to Kitano Point on Iwo Jima. Lummus, a “win at all costs” athlete, led the charge — practically assaulting the enemy on his own. He would eventually step on a landmine. Mortally wounded, he urged his platoon forward. In the words of Bill Ross:

“Tears turned to raging fury as…

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Aaron Pace

Aaron Pace

Married to my best friend. Father to five exuberant children. Fledgling entrepreneur. Writer. Software developer. Inventory management expert.