The 2d Battalion, 3rd Marines of the 3d Marine Brigade undergoes a typical Puller inspection in September 1951.  Among other things, he wanted to instill in his junior leaders the importance of looking out for the feet of their men.









During the Commandant's visit to the 1st Marines on October 3, 1950, Puller presents the first American flag flown over recaptured Seoul to General Clifton Cates.  Chesty believed that the best fighter was "a man with a flag in his pack and the desire to put it on an enemy strong point.