Current Events of Interest 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines This page will contain news of interest to members of F 2 5. For example, a family member graduates from Marine Corps boot camp, the birth of a grand child, or other event you'd like to share. Distinguished Service Medal (United States Navy) The Navy Distinguished Service Medal is a military decoration of the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps which was first created in 1919. Air Weather Association airweaassn.org John Terry Gordon, 92, of Silver Spring, Maryland, passed away on January 29, 2018, peacefully in his sleep surrounded by his close family. 1941 Timeline | World War II Database 3 Jan 1941. Weather data for 3 Jan 1941; At 0530 hours, the British artillery barrage began, hitting Italian defensive positions at Bardia, Libya.