Posts Tagged ‘Quotes About Marines’

What It Means To Be A Marine

“The man who will go where his colors go without asking, who will fight a phantom foe in the jungle and mountain range without counting, and who will suffer and die in the midst of incredible hardship without complaint, is still what he has always been, from Imperial Rome to sceptered Britain to democratic America. […]

Marine Corps Quotes

“An unwavering pride in self, unit, and service to country — the esprit de corps — is instilled from the start, at boot camp for the enlisted Marine and at the Basic School for the officer. It is not indoctrinated; it grows and manifests itself in the individual going through the gauntlet and attaining the […]

Marine Corps Quotes

The man who will go where his colors will go, without asking, who will fight a phantom foe in a jungle and mountain range, without counting, and who will suffer and die in the midst of incredible hardship, without complaint, is still what he has always been, from Imperial Rome to sceptered Britain to Democratic […]

Marine Corps Motivational Poster

“Do not attack the First Marine Division. Leave the yellowlegs alone. Strike the American Army.” Orders given to Communist troops in the Korean War; shortly afterward, the Marines were ordered to not wear their khaki leggings to keep the enemy from immediately fleeing

Marine Corps Quotes

Do not attack the First Marine Division. Leave the yellowlegs alone. Strike the American Army. Orders given to Communist troops in the Korean War, shortly afterward, the Marines were ordered to not wear their khaki leggings.

Marine Corps Quotes

“Alone among the U.S. military services, the Marines have bestowed their name on their enlisted ranks. The Army has Army officers and soldiers, the Navy has naval officers and sailors, the Air Force has Air Force officers and airmen—-but the Marines have only Marines.“ James Bradley

Marine Corps Moto Posters

There it is. It is useless to ask ourselves why it is we who are here. We are here. There is only us between the airfield and the Japs. If we don’t hold, we will loose Guadalcanal. Col Merritt A. “Red Mike” Edson, the Ridge, Sept. 1942

Medal Of Honor Awarded To: PFC Stanley R. Christianson

(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 with Company E, Second Battalion, First Marines, First […]

Marine Corps Slogans: A Few Good Men

In 1779, USMC Capt. William Jones let it be known that he was looking for “a few good men” to serve onboard ship. The slogan has survived for over 200 years, in spite of it being politically incorrect in today’s jargon. Of course, this was roughly 150 years before women started to serve in the […]

Marine Corps Motivational Posters

A man with a flag in his pack and the desire to put it on an enemy strong point isn’t likely to bug out. Col Lewis B. “Chesty “ Puller to an Army staff officer who, watching Marines raise the flag over Seoul, complained “Marines would rather carry a flag into battle than a weapon.”

Motivational Quote Of The Day

“Just as a horse must have endurance and no defects, so it is with weapons. Horses should walk strongly, and swords and companion swords should cut strongly. Spears and halberds must stand up to heavy use: bows and guns must be sturdy. Weapons should be hardy rather than decorative.” Miyamoto Musashi’s book of Strategy, the […]

Marine Corps Motivational Poster

Gone to Florida to fight the Indians. Will be back when the war is over. Col. Archibald Henderson, USMC (CMC); in a note pinned to his office door, 1836

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