“Oorah’’ is defined as a sign of enthusiasm, an effusive response to an order, akin to the Army’s “hooah!” or the Navy’s “hooyah!” Here are photos from the U.S. Marine Corp’s Flickr feed of Marines in action around the world. You’ll see an influx of Marines later this month for the Marine Corps Marathon on Oct. 28.
Are the Giants in town? Marines and sailors with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit stand atop the flight deck of the USS Makin Island on Oct. 3 as they arrive in San Francisco for 2012 Fleet Week.Sgt. Christopher O'Quin/U.S. Marines
NASA tried one last time to contact its record-setting Mars rover Opportunity, but declared it dead on Feb. 13, 2019, 15 years after arriving at the Red Planet. The solar-powered rover has been silent for eight months, victim of one of the most intense dust storms in decades.