Preston sends us a link to the short Washington Times story about some Marines who escorted some ladies to a ball;
Nikki Reese, right, a senior at Woodbridge High School, is escorted by Marine Sgt. Jacob DeMille to the 6th annual Cinderella Ball, at the Willard InterContinental Hotel, in Washington, D.C., Sunday, June 5, 2011. The ball, put on by The House, Inc., is for local students with life-threatening illnesses or disabilities. The House, Inc. is a leadership resource for area students that offers before and after school programs and weekend activities. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)
There are more pictures at the link.