U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Richard Blumenstein/Released 110715-M-0000B-002.jpg
Jul 15, 2011
A solid gold ring baring the Marine Corps emblem, which was purchased by Cpl. Kyle Lichtenberger’s great-grandfather in 1918, rests on top of his acceptance letter from Columbia University in New York, at his home in Jacksonville, N.C. July 15. Kyle is the fourth generation of his family to serve in the Marine Corps. He received the ring on his wedding day January 26, 2008. (Official U.S. Marine Corps Photo Illustration by Sgt. Richard Blumenstein)
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