U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. William T. Kerrigan, the battalion commander of Battalion Landing Team (BLT) 1/8, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, addresses friends, family, and veterans of BLT 1/8 during the opening ceremony for the Beirut Memorial Run at the Lejeune Memorial Gardens in Jacksonville, North Carolina, Oct. 20, 2023. The Beirut Memorial Run is an annual event that honors the Marines that died in the bombing of the Marine Barracks in Beirut, Lebanon on Oct. 23, 1983. Participants run a total of 241 laps for each service member that died in the bombing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ryan Ramsammy)
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