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Marines Refuse Vaccine

| April 11, 2021 | 52 Comments
Marines Refuse Vaccine

Across the Marine Corps (pronounced “core,” Joe) about 40% are declining the opportunity to participate in the voluntary COVID-19 vaccine program. The vaccine has received Emergency Use Authorization (EAU) from the FDA, and by law use cannot be made mandatory by the military. Marines, and other service members, have refused the vaccine for any of […]

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70-year-old Marine vet saves man from fire in Norristown

| March 21, 2021 | 6 Comments
70-year-old Marine vet saves man from fire in Norristown

Former Marine Jimmy “The Cowboy” Johnson Another soft spoken hero. BZ, Cowboy. Jeff LPH3 sends. 70-Year-Old Marine Corps Vet Jimmy ‘The Cowboy’ Johnson Saves Neighbor From Norristown Blaze By Steve Marroni A 70-year-old U.S. Marine Corps veteran rushed into a burning home to save a man in Norristown Monday. Already a hero for his service, […]

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Private Lou D’Allesandro – Summer Camp Wannabe?

| March 15, 2021 | 116 Comments
Private Lou D’Allesandro – Summer Camp Wannabe?

The folks at Military Phony send us their work on Louis Clifford D’Allesandro Jr.  D’Allesandro lives in Manchester, New Hampshire and is 82 years old at the time of this writing – March 2021. D’Allesandro is well known in New Hampshire because he has been a State Senator there for many years. It seems he […]

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1st Marine Aircraft Wing triggers people on Twitter with photo

| March 12, 2021 | 27 Comments
1st Marine Aircraft Wing triggers people on Twitter with photo

The 1st MAW sent out what they thought was an innocuous tweet. A Marine flying over Okinawa took a snapshot of a gorgeous sunset over the Japanese city, with the Wing sharing it. As happens with some regularity, social media being the bane of modern existence, the post drew lots of ire. Why? Because there […]

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USMC’s New Brigadier

| March 5, 2021 | 20 Comments
USMC’s New Brigadier

Col. Anthony Henderson, a combat-tested Iraq and Afghanistan veteran, is being promoted to brigadier general. Photo Credit: Lance Cpl. Tyler Byther/United States Marine Corps. This Marine gets his BG star, and the individual reporting it can only seem to address is the fact that he’s black. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/04/us/politics/marine-corps-black-general.html From the article:  One story about Colonel Henderson […]

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Marine Rescues Couple

| February 22, 2021 | 3 Comments
Marine Rescues Couple

Marine recognized for saving drowning couple from rough waters in California “It’s what Marines are expected to do.” BY DAVID ROZA When Cpl. Jordan Perez heard a couple calling for help, he ripped off his boots and sprang into action. The Marine saw two civilian kayakers, their vessel capsized in the waters of 21 Area […]

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Marine’s New Amphibious Combat Vehicle

| February 17, 2021 | 11 Comments
Marine’s New Amphibious Combat Vehicle

BAE Amphibious Combat Vehicle The U.S. Marine Corps’ 67,500-pound replacement for its aging Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAVs) is in full rate production. BAE’s new Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) hasn’t made everyone happy, however. The U.S. Marines’ Amphibious Combat Vehicle Is A Beast By Caleb Larson BAE Systems, the firm behind the United States Marine Corps’ […]

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Perspective From the Marine Band

| February 13, 2021 | 13 Comments
Perspective From the Marine Band

Colonel John R. Bourgeois, USMC (Ret.), was 25th Director of “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band. His acclaimed career spanned nine presidential administrations, from Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower to Bill Clinton. He was appointed Director of the Marine Band in 1979, and remained there until his retirement from active duty in 1996. Seems he […]

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