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Veteran of the Week: Brice Bartlette

First Sergeant (Ret) Brice Bartlette is a 23-year veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He joined the Marine Corps in August of 1993 as an Infantryman and retired in September 2016. He has been deployed to combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq 2004-2205 and Helmand Province, Afghanistan 2012. Brice also, served two tours as a Marine Security Guard providing internal security for U.S. Diplomatic Missions overseas. Throughout his service, he was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal w/ combat “V” , Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal w/ combat “V”, Combat Action Ribbon, and the Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal.

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Marines with 2nd Platoon Golf Company 2nd Battalion 5th prepare for a raid on a suspected insurgent propagandist's home - plotting routes and positions  - on January 11, 2005 in Ramadi, Iraq. The raid netted computers, DVDs, and other materials but the target was not apprehended.
Marines with 2nd Platoon Golf Company 2nd Battalion 5th Marines search for insurgents who attacked their platoon with RPGs and small arms fire - seriously injuring a member of the unit  - as they carried out a daytime patrol on January 11, 2005 in Ramadi, Iraq.

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