Archive for the ‘Marine Corps Motivational’ Category

Medal Of Honor Recipient PFC Gary W. Martini

(Part of a continuing series of articles spotlighting United States Marines who have been awarded America’s highest military award, the Medal of Honor.) From the Presidential Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty while serving as a Rifleman, Company F, Second Battalion, First […]

Leadership Principles Of The Marine Corps

The USMC has 11 Leadership Principles Know yourself and seek self-improvement. Be technically and tactically proficient. Develop a sense of responsibility among your subordinates. Make sound and timely decisions. Set the example. Know your Marines and look out for their welfare. Keep your Marines informed. Seek responsibility and take responsibility for your actions. Ensure assigned […]

Marine Corps Poems: MUD!

If ever there was mud, It had to be the crud That lay about On Okinawa’s scene. Of every place They had to be, To take a hill, Or blast a mill, Or march along Some stinkin’ Piece of ground That led to somewhere else Just as muddy as the first, Just so you wouldn’t […]

Marine Corps Photos: Crash Fire Rescue

U.S. Marine Corps LCpls Jeffrey Headlee, left, and Grant Gray, both aircraft rescue and firefighting specialists with Marine Wing Support Squadron 372, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Air Wing, use a hose at Forward Operating Base Shukvani, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Nov. 7, 2013. Photo by LCpl James Mast. marines.com

Marine Corps Photos: I’m on Top of the World!

Cpl Scott Bradley and LCpl Dakota Marshall, two Marines with Black Sea Rotational Force 14 from 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, reach the peak of a cliff with two Romanian soldiers of the 17th Mountain Troop Bn. during Exercise Platinum Lynx in the Carpathian Mountains, May 8, 2014. This photo is property of the Marine […]

Marine Corps Poems: A Thirty-Year Man

I’ve tramped the whole world over, My boondockers have gone far. From the Halls of Montezuma To the distance of a star. I’ve splashed ashore on islands, I’ve climbed the distance hills. The sand I got from foreign lands I carry with me still. I treasure my tomorrows, I know not when they’ll end. Perhaps […]

Marine Corps Photos: Come At Me

United States Marines with Africa Partnership Station participated in a training exercise focusing on riot control, riverine operations, ambush reaction drills and more October 18, 2013. Each exercise, led by British Marine forces, challenged the Marines through different scenarios focusing on all aspects of military tactics. Photo by Sgt Marco Mancha. marines.com

2nd Lt. John J. McGinty, Medal Of Honor

(Part of a continuing series of articles spotlighting United States Marines who have been awarded America’s highest military award, the Medal of Honor.) From the Presidential Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty as Acting Platoon Leader, First Platoon, Company K, Third Battalion, […]

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