Chesty Puller

Chesty Puller

A man named Chesty Puller joined the U.S. Marines as a private, got promoted to Sergeant and then became an officer as a Lieutenant, then got discharged, enlisted as a Private again, then became an officer again, and ended up being a Lieutenant General. He is the only Marine to be awarded five Navy Crosses. During the Korean War, when facing a difficult situation he said, “They’re on our right, they’re on our left, they’re in front of us, they’re behind us; they can’t get away from us this time.” He and his men survived this ordeal.

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