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Marine airlifted to hospital for self-inflicted gunshot at Twentynine Palms Marine Corps base has died

| July 9, 2020 | 16 Comments
Marine airlifted to hospital for self-inflicted gunshot at Twentynine Palms Marine Corps base has died

The Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center is renowned as the Marine Corps’ premiere training facility. While meeting the needs of visiting units, the installation also utilizes a significant amount of resources while also dedicating to resources to conserving energy, while maintaining the training standards. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Medina Ayala-Lo/Released) By ERIKA […]

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Much ado about Nothing

| June 10, 2020 | 58 Comments
Much ado about Nothing

There has been much ado about nothing as of late.  It turns out that the Strawman Marine is legit, but his argument is not.  It seems the matter of racial tension has been resurrected again.  It is always hard to watch a Veteran make an ass of themselves.  It is particularly painful to me when […]

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Marine Corps Bans Confederate Displays

| June 6, 2020 | 66 Comments
Marine Corps Bans Confederate Displays

Confederate Battle Flag The commandant of the Marine Corps has ordered that all Confederate symbology be removed from Marine installations. Commandant General David Berger is said to have instructed that all Marine bases remove any “Confederate-related paraphernalia” worldwide. The directive was sent out as part of a memo, in which Berger demanded several initiatives be […]

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Armed Forces Day

| May 16, 2020 | 8 Comments
Armed Forces Day

Happy AFD, TAH Delta Whiskies and Whiskettes. Jeff LPH 3 sends. Armed Forces Day 2020 Armed Forces Day is celebrated on the third Saturday in May. Thanks to President Harry S. Truman, it’s a day to pay special tribute to the men and women of the Armed Forces. President Truman led the effort to establish […]

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Marines to the Rescue

| May 7, 2020 | 13 Comments
Marines to the Rescue

Marine Corps Capt. Daniel Kult, Sgt. John Dietrick and Pfc. Alexander Meinhardt, from left to right, of 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, pose at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on May 4, 2020. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Joseph Garris) 3 Marines Tackle, Subdue Threatening Passenger on Long-Haul […]

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Happy Returns of the Day, Dave!

| April 30, 2020 | 27 Comments
Happy Returns of the Day, Dave!

From all of us Delta Whiskies and Whiskettes, Happy Birthday, Dave! May there be many more… *grin*

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Iran’s Gulf Harassment Incurs Ire. Update.

| April 22, 2020 | 82 Comments
Iran’s Gulf Harassment Incurs Ire. Update.

Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy Gunboat Nearly a dozen Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN) vessels harassed a formation of U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships in the northern Persian Gulf, the Navy announced. Eleven Iranian vessels “repeatedly conducted dangerous and harassing approaches of USS Lewis B. Puller (ESB-3), USS Paul Hamilton (DDG-60), USS […]

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Top Marine: Current Physical Fitness Test Cancelled

| April 22, 2020 | 15 Comments
Top Marine: Current Physical Fitness Test Cancelled

The Marines suspended the annual PFT in order to meet the federal government’s coronavirus prevention requirements. The article is short, so it’s quoted in entirety. From the Marine Corps Times: Less than 24-hours after the Marine Corps said there would be no Corps-wide suspension of the Physical Fitness Test the top Marine announced the semi-annual […]

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