Marine Tradition

The Marines have an old tradition,Believed to be Corps-wide.It’s one that salutes our brothersWho’ve passed to the other side.A single rose by a turned down glassResides at the table’s end…A tiny bit of nostalgia,And a tribute to absent friends.Each in his turn will look that way,Each with his cup abrim,Each will remember a fellow MarineWith … Read more

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Every Marine remembers the day…

“Down the huge parade ground they marched, erect as one man. For the first time, they felt the full thrill of the title they would carry for the rest of their lives. Past the reviewing stand the drill instructor barked “Eyes Right!” and he flashed his silver saber to a salute. The band struck up … Read more

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A Marine’s St Paddy’s Day Toast

‘Here’s to cheating, stealing, fighting, and drinking. If you cheat, may you cheat death.If you steal, may you steal a woman’s heart.If you fight, may you fight for a brother.And if you drink, may you drink with me.’ http://www.usmc81.com Link to this post! Facebook Comments comments

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A Marine Toast

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

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