Flying over MCRD San Diego (August 25, 2000) Having a bi-annual reunion nearby, the USMC/Vietnam Helicopter Association flies YL-42 (restored Sikorsky UH-34D) over the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego shortly after graduation ceremonies. In ’81, I spent many hours marching on that parade deck. I was listening in on the air traffic comms … Read more Flying over MCRD San Diego
Mike Clausen was one helluva Marine! He earned the Medal of Honor for bravery in Vietnam (more below). I first met Mike in Pensacola, Florida during a Marine reunion. Over the next four or five years I would communicate with Mike over e-mail and help him with his technical (computer) questions. I saw Mike three … Read more Raymond “Mike” Clausen Jr.
This is a great recruiting video for the Marine Corps…http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFeHoMhuz7A http://www.usmc81.com Link to this post!
There once was the love of a beautiful maid And the love of a staunch, true man And the love of a baby, unafraid All have existed since time began But the eternal love The love of all loves Even greater than love for mother Is the infinite, passionate, tender love Of one drunken Marine … Read more A Marine Toast