Archive for the ‘Marine Corps Motivational’ Category

Marine Corps Poems: The Great Generation

The called us the “great generation” After we fought the war. We came home to A grateful nation That promised We’d fight no more. Our nation stands Always ready To fight for Rights we adore, And soon we were Back in the foxholes Defending those rights Once more. The nation that We fought for Was […]

Marine Corps Photos: Remote Marathon

Runners compete in the 2013 Marine Corps Marathon Forward at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan Oct. 27. More than 300 runners participated in this year’s marathon. This is the fifth year a satellite marathon has been held at Camp Leatherneck. Photo by Sgt Bobby J. Yarbrough. marines.com

Legendary Marines: Lieutenant General Pedro A. del Valle

Lieutenant General Pedro A. del Valle, who led the First Marine Division through the Okinawa operation in the closing months of World War II, died 28 April 1978 in Annapolis, Maryland. For his outstanding leadership as Commanding General of the First Marine Division, during the attack and occupation of Okinawa from 1 April to 21 […]

Sergeant Major Francis Drury Rauber

Sergeant Major Francis Drury Rauber, the 2nd Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, died on 19 February 1991. He served as the Marine Corps senior enlisted man from 1 September 1959, until his retirement from active duty on 28 June 1962. Born 10 July 1901, in Rochester, New York, Sergeant Major Rauber graduated from high […]

Marine Corps Photos: Tap Rack Bang

LCpl Julian J. Saucedo clears an M777A2 155 mm lightweight howitzer at the Rodriguez Live-Fire Complex, Republic of Korea, Aug. 16, 2013, in preparation for the Korean Marine Exchange Program 13-8. The artillerymen fired 155 mm high-explosive rounds using five different howitzers. Photo by LCpl Kasey Peacock. marines.com

Marine Corps Photos: MCMAP

Recruit Nicole Fite sweeps her training partner, Recruit Aminnah Moulaye, both with Platoon 4032, November Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, to the ground during a martial arts training session July 24, 2013, on Parris Island, S.C. Fite, an 18-year-old native of Amelia, Ohio, and Moulaye, an 18-year-old Boston native, must earn their tan belts, the […]

Legendary Marines: General Joseph F. Dunford, Jr.

General Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., was promoted to general and assumed the duties of Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps on 23 October 2010. A native of Boston, Massachusetts, he graduated from St. Michael’s College and was commissioned in 1977. General Dunford’s assignments in the operating forces include Platoon and Company Commander, Co K, 3rd […]

Marine Corps Poems U.S. Marine…..No Better Friend

You can keep your Army khaki, You can keep your Navy blue, I have the World’s best fighting man, To introduce to you His uniform is different, The best you’ve ever seen, The Germans called him “Devil Dog” His real name is “Marine.” He was born on Parris Island, The place where God forgot. The […]

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