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Woke-ism in the military

| March 27, 2021 | 49 Comments
Woke-ism in the military

Two stories on the topic today. First up is an opinion piece from a Marine Corps officer who has watching things unfold over the last decade and some change. If it’s hit the USMC, you can be sure the other branches are much worse. From Soft Liberalism to Iron-Fisted Leftism in Today’s U.S. Military | […]

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Remember? Marine Mech’s A-4 Joyride

| March 22, 2021 | 15 Comments
Remember? Marine Mech’s A-4 Joyride

A-4M Skyhawk Pretty impressive, if not exactly career enhancing. At least in the Marines- read on. That Time a Marine Mechanic Took a Joyride in a Stolen A4M Skyhawk By Blake Stilwell How much could a Marine Corps fighter cost? That was probably one of the questions running through 21-year-old Lance Cpl. Howard Foote’s mind […]

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Nearly 70 years later, Korean War Marine veteran awarded Silver Star

| March 19, 2021 | 2 Comments
Nearly 70 years later, Korean War Marine veteran awarded Silver Star

On Wednesday, a Korean War veteran received a long overdue military valor award. 89-year-old Salvatore Naimo received the Silver Star for his heroic actions during the Korean War. In 1951, his platoon was under attack by Chinese forces. Naimo carried two injured marines to safety while injured himself. Then he proceeded to fight off enemy […]

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MOH Recipient Has Ship Named For Him

| February 10, 2021 | 14 Comments
MOH Recipient Has Ship Named For Him

  Then-Gunny John Canley originally was awarded the Navy Cross while serving as a company commander at the outset of the infamous Tet Offensive in 1968. (Courtesy of the office of Julia Brownley) Medal of Honor recipient Sgt Major Canley has a new Navy ship named for him. https://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/your-marine-corps/2020/11/12/new-navy-ship-to-be-named-for-marine-medal-of-honor-recipient/ From the article:  Marine Gunnery Sgt. John […]

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Marine Corps threatens to shut off city’s water supply

| January 11, 2021 | 22 Comments
Marine Corps threatens to shut off city’s water supply

There’s a town of about 500 people located entirely within Marine Corps Base Quantico. It seems the mayor there found out that the most recent contract for water, which the Marines provide to the city, was back in the 1930s. They decided that they were only going to pay the Corps according to that contract […]

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Valor Friday

| January 8, 2021 | 2 Comments
Valor Friday

This is Part II in a continuing series exploring just who is the “Most Decorated”. Part I can be found here from last week. We worked our way up through the Second World War. Things get a bit difficult after that. The Korean War happened just after World War II. Many of those decorated during the […]

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Marine Corps activates new base on Guam

| December 5, 2020 | 10 Comments
Marine Corps activates new base on Guam

 Marine Aircraft Wing and Marine Aircraft Group exercises and training on Guam and within the Mariana Island Range Complex demonstrate the Aviation Combat Element capabilities of the Marine Air-Ground Task Force. (Lance Cpl. Antonio Rubio/Marine Corps) Marine Corps Base Camp Blaz*, Guam, became the Corps’ first new base in nearly 70 years. Camp Blaz will […]

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Happy Birthday Devil Dogs!

| November 10, 2020 | 38 Comments
Happy Birthday Devil Dogs!

245 years young, here’s to many more. Presidential Message on the 245th Birthday of the United States Marine Corps As Commander in Chief, I proudly join our Nation in wishing the United States Marine Corps a happy 245th birthday. Officially established by the Second Continental Congress on November 10, 1775, the Marine Corps has protected […]

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