Archive for the ‘Marine Corps Motivational’ Category

Marine Corps Photos: King of the Battlefield

A tank drives by to provide better security for the Marines with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, as they prepare to search a village for Taliban fighters in the early morning, April 18, 2012. The Marines and sailors with Charlie Co. took part in a month long operation where they cleared the Gostan […]

Moto Quote Of The Day

“There’s no way to rule innocent men. The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren’t enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws. Who wants a nation of […]

Marine Corps Photos: Dust Up

A Marine with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), Battalion Landing Team 1/4, fires the M777 howitzer during a battery defense battle drill at Arta Range, Nov. 3, 2013. A five-person gun crew can fire as many as five rounds per minute. The 13th MEU is deployed with the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group as a […]

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 […]

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