Archive for the ‘Marine Corps Motivational’ Category

Marine Week 2014 – Official Trailer

Seattle, Washington, United States The Emerald City will play host to the fifth annual Marine Week, July 26 – August 3, 2014. Marine Week is a celebration of Community, Country and Corps – providing the American public the unique experience to directly connect with hundreds of Marines.

Marine Corps Poems: A Sergeant of Marines

You have heard stories told Of men that were bold, And didn’t have an ounce of fear. Now you can believe, Can even conceive, That there really are Some members of that breed. If you want to see the type Of which I write, Then join the The United States Marines. They make sergeants there […]

My Meeting With A Marine Corps General

(Today’s entry for Throwback Thursday.  SHARING the post helps the site grow.) Family Day Parris Island 16Sept2010. I am reuniting with the daughter that I sent off a few months ago, and I am now meeting this young woman for the first time since she has become a United States Marine. So perhaps I can […]

Kenneth L. Worley Medal Of Honor Recipient

(Part of a continuing series of articles spotlighting United States Marines who have been recipients of America’s highest military award, the Medal of Honor.) From the Presidential Citation: LANCE CORPORAL KENNETH L. WORLEY UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty […]

Marine Corps Photos: 1st MEB Amphibious Assault

Infantrymen with 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, load into an amphibious assault vehicle for troop movement duringannual reserve training, July 10. Marines with 2/25 conducted training evolutions to engage an enemy objective during Exercise Javelin Thrust 2012. Javelin Thrust is an annual large-scale exercise with 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat […]

Motivational Quote Of The Day

“Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word: equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude.” Alexis de Tocqueville

History Of The Marines Corps Hymn

Every branch of military service has a rich history, steeped in as much hard fact as fiction and lore. Trying to separate reality from myth is hard for your average Marine. While all the other services can trace their songs’ lineage, the history of the “Marines Hymn” still holds mysteries for the experts. The Hymn […]

Marine Corps Photos: Buddy Rush

A Marine with Echo Company, 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, refuses to allow a puddle of water from keeping him from completing his part of the job. Marines used a strategy known as buddy rushing while taking an enemy machine-gun nest at Shooting Range 6, Feb. 11, 2013. Buddy rushing is when one Marine fires […]

Marine Corps Poems: I Found Our Flag

I found our flag a hangin’ On a small town general store. It was faded and ragged, A thing we do deplore. But when I saw the owner Asittin’ on that front porch, I knew why it flew there For he was a man of yore. Beneath his rolled up shirt sleeve, An arm of […]

Marine Corps Photos: Log Run

Marines with Marine Rotational Force Darwin run with logs over their shoulders alongside infantry platoons from the Tongan Defence Service and the French Armed Forces New Caledonia during a log-run competition as part of Exercise Tafakula 2013 at Taliai Military Camp, Kingdom of Tonga. Photo by LCpl Nathan Knapke.

Marine Corps Moto Posters

Long after Raiders led the way, Gung Ho will never die;Still heard today from jungle scenes, Two words, immortalized… from song “Gung Ho” by Raider H. E. LeBlanc

Marine Corps Photos: Movin’ Out

Cpl. Tahachee Appodaca, a Wasco, Calif., native and platoon sergeant with 1st Platoon, Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, orders his Marines to push forward during company-sized assault training, as part of Exercise Iron Fist 2013, aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Jan. 31, 2013. During […]

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