Ben Stafford: From hockey player to Marine

Semper Fi Ben, thank you for your patriotism!~Wally“If other young men were giving their time, then why was the same not expected of me?” Second Lt. Stafford says. Leading Marines “has been, and will most likely always be, the greatest honor and privilege of my life.” [READ STORY] http://www.usmc81.com Link to this post!

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Paralyzed Marine vet lives grueling days with remarkable spirit

Some character this Marine has. A true inspiration for the rest of us who think like is hard…~Wally Joshua Hoffman, paralyzed from the chest down by a sniper’s bullet in Iraq, must undergo 90 minutes of therapy every four hours at his Middleville home just to survive. That does not even begin to touch rehabilitation … Read more Paralyzed Marine vet lives grueling days with remarkable spirit

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Marine Corps Quotes

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

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An Army officer sums up what makes Marines different

By Col. Daniel F. Bolger, USA (Excerpt from DEATH GROUND: TODAY’S AMERICAN INFANTRY IN BATTLE) What makes Marine infantry special? Asking the question that misses the most fundamental point about the United States Marine Corps. In the Marines, everyone–sergeant, mechanic, cannoneer, supply man, clerk, aviator, cook–is a rifleman first. The entire Corps, all 170,000 or … Read more An Army officer sums up what makes Marines different

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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 A Marine Toast

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