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President Elect Trump has announced that Gen. James "Maddog" Mattis (USMC, retired) as his Secretary of Defense.
Lt. General Chesty Puller approves of this appointment.

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Jody Calls

In World War Two, "Jody" was the guy back home who was keeping company with your girl. Marching cadences have been around for a long time. I can easily picture a Roman Centurion belting one out to keep the march in line. Since 1945 they've been evolving.

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Something About the Navy Yard Shooting that You Should Know

We have now had two mass shootings at military installations. We now know that a lunatic whose name will not be mentioned here murdered 13 people before he was put down.

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A Marine Stands His Post

Found this on Facebook. It maybe fiction, but who cares? Read on True Believer.

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Voices from Vietnam

During Desert Storm we got a lot of "Any Serviceman Mail". Letters from strangers back home who wrote to us. The single group biggest writing was from Veterans of Vietnam. To a man they said, "Get it done, We've got your back." They kept their word. Our homecomings were much different from theirs. No one spit on our uniform. No one called us "Baby Killers." While surfing the net I came across "Zippos from Vietnam". The lighters the men and women carried. Engraved on the lighters are messages from their hearts and souls.

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Happy Birthday Jesus

There will be a Magic Show at zero nine thirty...

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Marine Fighter Pilot Dies at 86

Colonel Ed McMahon (USMC, retired) died today.

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Marines

"Freedom is not free, but the U.S. Marine Corps will pay most of your share." Ned Dolan "We signed up knowing the risk. Those innocent people in New York didn't go to work thinking there was any kind of risk." Pvt. Mike Armendariz-Clark, USMC "I have just returned from visiting the Marines at the front, [...]

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USAF vs USMC

Recently, a Marine Corps Harrier Squadron was invited to attend the annual Air Force Red Flag exercised at Nellis Air Force Base, NV. This is one of the USAF's big exercises where they test Combined Arms employment of tactical air assets. The USAF F-15 pilots showed up on the ramp with dozens of rear echelon [...]

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War Souvenir 1943

This is a reason we won World War Two.This is the reason we're losing the battle for Iraq. Any soldier caught with something along these lines would be court marshaled. Here's a clue people: War is by nature not politically correct. War is destroying the enemy by whatever means available for he is surely going [...]

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