In combat, a sniper’s goal is to become a needle in a haystack. Marksmanship is only a piece of the puzzle. Whether I was in the Sierra Nevada Mountains or the deserts of Iraq and Afghanistan, stealth was not just a tool — it was the objective. Before I became a Marine sniper, I spent … Read more An Amazing Pool of Talent at an Employer’s Fingertips
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
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Brother, life is too short to wake up with regrets. So love the people who treat you right. Forgive the ones who don’t, just because you can. Believe everything happens for a reason. If you get a second chance, grab it with both hands – those of you who served in Viet Nam know this. … Read more Band of Brothers Day
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The lessons you learn in the military don’t stop being relevant when you leave the service. To my fellow patriots contemplating a changeover from military life to the civilian world and to the many veterans struggling to compete in the competitive workplace, I offer the following from my personal experience. Your military service provided you … Read more Military Service Provides Solid Career Foundation
Substitute the branch, base, rank, etc. in Ken’s story as you see fit but the story holds true for all military veterans. Good piece.~Cpl. Beddoe Forwarded by Greg Lee, firstname.lastname@example.orgArticle by Ken Burger, Thursday, March 4, 2010 Occasionally, I venture back out to the air base where I’m greeted by an imposing security guard who … Read more You can leave the military, but it never really leaves you
From SaviFilms:PLEASE check out my tribute to our troops. I know this video is important to me, and I would love to hear your feedback on it. Let me know what you think. Semper Fi.~Sav http://www.usmc81.com Link to this post!
A couple months ago, I was contacted by Bruce Williams-Burden, a former Navy Corpsman. Bruce was wrapping up his book “LUMINOUS BASE”, which is a magnificent story of the fifty-seven Hospital Corpsmen who died in the course of their duty over a 45-year period (1962-2007). Bruce asked me if I wouldn’t mind giving it a … Read more LUMINOUS BASE
by Wally Beddoe, December 2009 University of Bridgeport, Psychology Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a condition that can develop after someone has experienced a life-threatening situation. People with PTSD often can’t stop thinking about what happened to them. They may try to avoid people and places that remind them of the trauma and may work … Read more Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Source: http://www.txdevildog.com/marine-corps-quotes/ Follow @txdevildog on Twitter “Many quotes are from ‘Warrior Culture of the U.S. Marines’, by my good buddy Marion Sturkey. http://tinyurl.com/sturkey “Mess With One MARINE You Mess With Them All!” “A Marine on duty has no friends.” “Do not fear the enemy, they can only take your life. It is better to fear … Read more Marine Corps Quotes
I always wanted a nice Eagle Globe & Anchor tattoo. I asked a good friend of mine, Marine Mike Leahy (http://www.thehootch.com) to draw the EGA for me, which he did. I took Mike’s hand-drawn EGA and had it made into a tattoo. I think it came out really awesome! If you use Mike’s EGA for … Read more USMC Tattoo – EGA STENCIL: Eagle Globe & Anchor LINE ART