For me, few things are as inspiring as seeing United States Marines in their dress blues. They look sharp. And strong. And good. All the qualities that remind me of my father (Sgt. Michael James Ahearn, USMC, Vietnam War Veteran). I have a deep appreciation for all who have served in the Armed Forces, but I will admit, I have a particular bias is for the Marines.
This week the Daily Inter Lake sent me out to document the festivities on the Fourth. Highlight of the day: seeing the local Flathead Marines looking good and stepping sharply down main street in the annual Fourth of July parade in Kalispell.
Semper Fi Marines! Well done.
Other scenes from the day…