3/8 Fortune Favors the Strong



3rd Battalion, 8th Marines (3/8) An infantry battalion in the United States Marine Corps based at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

Known as the "Fighting Third" Their motto is "Fortuna Favet Fortibus" (Fortune Favors the Strong).

Insignia The imagery features a combination of dogs, a knife/bayonet, and a backdrop of lava rock.

Nicknames "Lava Dogs" & "Chicha Jima Marines"

Their Companies include:

  • Headquarters and Service Company
  • Company I
  • Company K
  • Company L
  • Weapons Company

High resolution digital print of the original watercolor artwork.

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