A friendly drum line competition between the III Marine Expeditionary Force (III MEF) Band and the Republic of Korea (ROK) Army Band. Link to this post!
THIS IS A FULL Collection of 4 pages of FIRE BASES, AIR FORCE BASES, Naval and Medical, BROWN WATER Naval, and any and all bases DOD during the Vietnam War 1963 to 1975 Great link for in-country Vietnam vets, or those curious about the Vietnam War… Thanks to Ed Creamer, Col Wayne Morris USMC (Ret) … Read more Map of the Vietnam War
What’s more American than an American flag? Turns out that maybe it’s more than you think. Like a plethora of other items, American flags can be manufactured less expensively in China than they can here. North Bay, California Congressman Mike Thompson joined other citizens in being up in arms over the concept that our soldiers … Read more What You Need to Know About the US Military Ban on Flags Made in Other Countries
The most famous Morse Code communication in history – and the bravest. Wall Street Journal, Mar. 31, Pg. A12 | Editorial Jeremiah Denton never blinked. He did not blink while leading bombing runs over North Vietnam as commander of a squadron of A-6 Intruders. He did not blink after he was shot down and taken … Read more Jeremiah Denton blinked “torture”
ROTC Scholarship Applications Now Available ROTC cadets looking to get a little bit of extra spending money or those who need help covering the costs of tuition are encouraged to apply for the first-ever AmmoMan.com ROTC Scholarships. Applications are open now for a pair of ROTC-exclusive, $500 scholarships for cadets enrolled at accredited 4-year colleges … Read more ROTC Scholarship – AmmoMan
By: Ed Creamer, email@example.com On 30 August 2006, Marine Col. F. Brooke Nihart, at 87 years of age, executed his orders to report for duty at Marine Detachment, Heavens Pearly Gates. As a Sgt. during WW-II, he served on the aircraft carrier Saratoga during the battle for Wake Island. He later fought on Okinawa. In … Read more It’s Our Code
The most decorated combat flight in U. S. history didn’t take place in a major battle. It was a photo-reconnaissance flight; the flight of ‘old 666′ in June of 1943. Read about the Eager Beaver Crew here. Link to this post!
From YouTube: “Welcome Home” is a new series being produced by Sleeping Dog Productions, Inc. It tells the story of Viet Nam Veterans, from all branches of the service. It is scheduled for release in 2015, the 40th anniversary year of the end of the War. It is a thank you — and a welcome … Read more “Welcome Home” Trailer
Color photography may not have been invented until the 1930s but that hasn’t stopped an active group of Redditors from looking to change the past. On the Colorized History Subreddit, Redditors use photo manipulation to add color to historical black and white images. Two of the most prolific users, Mads Dahl Madsen and Jordan J. … Read more Amazing American Civil War Photos Turned Into Glorious Color
“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who … Read more The Man In The Arena
If a picture is worth a thousand words, this image says so much about the meaning of memorial Day. Please share. Link to this post!
by Erin Whitehead, Marine Corps spouse Yesterday, many Americans paused to honor those who have served and continue serving in our nation’s military. Flags were flown and prayers were said in civilian homes and backyards around the country. But because of the nature of our lives, the military spouse community has a special understanding of … Read more Beyond The Bumper Sticker: 10 Ways Americans Can Support the Military Family
What our troops are up against. This video was filmed by the Taliban and shows just how sophisticated the Taliban is getting day by day. They now have and use all kinds of modern day technologies. While the Taliban claimed credit for the attack on FOB Salerno, it was likely executed by the Haqqani Network, … Read more Taliban Suicide Attack
Mandatory viewing for all Veterans Link to this post!
Reveille! Get out of the rack! Link to this post!