Old Jarhead Poems

I recently read “Old Jarhead Poems – The Heart of a Marine” by Robert A. Hall. In all my years of reading Marine Corps literature, never I have come across such a meaningful and reflective book of Marine poems. One or two I recognized from past editions of Leatherneck Magazine but most of the poems … Read moreOld Jarhead Poems

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STRANGE BREED

WE ARE A STRANGE BREED…… WE RESPECT COURAGE, HONOR, COMMITMENT, AND EACH OTHER. WE ARE TOUGH, AND THRIVE ON ADVERSITY AND CHALLENGE. YET TEARS FILL OUR EYES, WHEN WE SEE THE STARS & STRIPES, READ NAMES ON THE WALL, OR HEAR THE MARINE HYMN. WE WOULD RATHER DIE THAN BE UNFAITHFUL. SEMPER FI IS EMBEDDED … Read moreSTRANGE BREED

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I am a Marine

I am a Marine, Born in 1775. Through two centuries, I’ve fought the best; And through two centuries, survived. I’ve fought the British twice, And two times I have won. Because of me, there was a setting of the Empire’s sun. I am a Marine. And I’ve fought in many nations, From Mexico’s Chapultepec, to … Read moreI am a Marine

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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 moreA Marine Toast

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