In a month-long poll on USMC81.COM, over 1,100 voted for their preferred spelling of the USMC spirited battle cry. OOH-RAH was the favorite spelling with over 29% of the votes. Coming in a close second with 22% of the votes was OORAH.
“For the record, America’s 1stSgt hates Oorah! I can’t stand it for a number of reasons. Let me just reiterate if Oorah! had a mouth I would put my fist in it. Can I make it any clearer?
Let me explain why.”