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USMC Iwo Jima 73rd Anniversary

Marines, veterans and family gather for the Iwo Jima Commemorative Banquet celebrating the 73rd Anniversary celebratingthe Battle of Iwo Jima at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., February 17, 2018. The evening included a sunset memorial, 21-gun salute and banquet. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Noah Rudash)

Marines, veterans and family gather for the Iwo Jima Commemorative Banquet celebrating the 73rd Anniversary celebratingthe Battle of Iwo Jima at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., February 17, 2018. The evening included a sunset memorial, 21-gun salute and banquet. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Noah Rudash)

Marines, veterans and family gather for the Iwo Jima Commemorative Banquet celebrating the 73rd Anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., February 17, 2018. The evening included a sunset memorial, 21-gun salute and banquet. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Noah Rudash)