on CNN

In celebration of 15 years of dedication to Marines, veterans, and family members, we are sharing stories from our history. Our mission throughout the years has not changed. We provide up to date information and resources, as well as a place to connect and share® .

This week's featured story is a broadcast transcript from 2005 on CNN.

" And knowing that you're not alone in these highly emotional feelings that you have of roller coastering up and down and homecomings are ecstatic events, and then something like this week happening with so many Marines dying overseas. It's good to be amongst people that understand and know that you're not alone in all these emotions . "