Uploaded by “FutureUSMCSoldier” on Jan 31, 2012 My visit to the USMC museum in Quantico VA. hope you like it. I own the rights to the video and the music used. Link to this post!
Last week’s video of Marines urinating on Taliban corpses went viral on the Internet. Among the responses was Lt. Col. Allen West’s ‘Shut Your Mouth, War Is Hell‘. I agree the actions of those Marines do not represent the values we learn in the Corps, however, unless you’ve been shot at by the Taliban, Shut … Read more War Is Hell
A documentary film from 1st Battalion, 5th Marines during their deployment to Sangin, Afghanistan in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. Video Produced by 1/5 Combat Camera, Sgt Logan Pierce, Cpl Nathan McCord, LCpl Kowshon Ye, PFC Jason Morrison Link to this post!
Posting this with permission from my friend, Marine Major John Ruffini October 24, 2011 I recently took a trip to Guadalcanal. I was in between duty stations and due to circumstance and a generous gift; I was able to take the trip. While there, I obtained two dog Tags that had been around since the … Read more Guadalcanal Dog Tags
Cpl. Beddoe’s USMC Patch Collection: Patches collected (over 600) during the past 20 years while webmaster of POPASMOKE.COM or click here Link to this post!
2011 USMC Recruiting Commercial OUTSTANDING! SEMPER FI! http://www.usmc81.com Link to this post!
REVISION OF THE MARINE CORPS PROFESSIONAL READING PROGRAM LIST Date Signed: 7/8/2011 ALMAR Active Number: 027/11 2011 R 082003Z JUL 11, UNCLASSIFIED//, LMAR 027/11, MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC DMCS//, SUBJ/REVISION OF THE MARINE CORPS PROFESSIONAL READING PROGRAM LIST//, REF/A/MSGID:MSG/CMC WASHINGTON DC CMC/081912ZSEP2009//, AMPN/REF A IS ALMAR 029/09, UPDATE TO MARINE CORPS PROFESSIONAL READING LIST.// GENTEXT/REMARKS/ 1. … Read more Marine Corps Reading List 2011
Courtesy: HISTORY AND MUSEUMS DIVISION, HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS, WASHINGTON, D.C., 1968 The purpose of this study is to explore and describe the development of the emblem and to provide students of Marine Corps history with a reference for its display on the diversity of uniforms worn by Marines since 1868. EGA 1868-1968 Part … Read more USMC Eagle Globe Anchor 1868-1968
On Memorial Day Monday, I was flying back to JFK from a West Coast trip and was looking forward to finishing up a book I’d been reading. The Author, Ron Winter, is a member of the USMC Combat Helicopter Association, of which I have been the webmaster since around 1997. Ron sent me the book … Read more Masters of the Art
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On February 7, 1969, a Marine helicopter crashed in Vietnam, killing six of the seven on board. On February 7, 2007, a Marine helicopter was shot down in Iraq, killing all seven on board. Both helicopters belonged to the Purple Foxes of HMM-364, a Marine Corps helicopter squadron. In 1969, a Corpsman by the name … Read more Purple Foxes – February 7, 1969 and 2007
The oldest military insignia in continuous use in the United States. It first appeared, as shown here, on Marine Corps buttons adopted in 1804. With the stars changed to five points, this device has continued on Marine Corps buttons to the present day. http://www.usmc81.com Link to this post!
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
Excerpt from a CMC speaking engagement: I would share with you a story that took place back in the spring in Iraq. I say that Iraq is better, but Iraq is still a very dangerous place. On the morning of 22 April, outside an entry control point in the city of Ramadi, we had two … Read more LCPL Jordan Haerter and CPL Jonathan Yale
A tribute to the Crew of “Blood Sweat & Tears”And the Marines of 3rd Platoon, Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Division Marines were dying. They had hit an explosive device, and the Marines of Alpha Company, 3rd Platoon, 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Division closed ranks. They had been sweeping an area on the left … Read more Gopher Broke – Medal of Honor Story