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Marines to the rescue!

| November 23, 2020 | 9 Comments
Marines to the rescue!

Some Marines working a guard post in Washington D.C. recently came to the aid of a woman on a scooter who’d been struck by a car. Their quick thinking and decisive action led them to get a jack from the car and from another car that stopped to help, getting the car off the woman […]

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A Porn Star and Three Marines…

| November 22, 2020 | 15 Comments
A Porn Star and Three Marines…

Iron March Neo-Nazi Logo No, not that type of story. Paul Kryscuk, a reported porn star, sold multiple manufactured weapons, or “ghost guns” to then-Marine Liam Collins. Kryscuk allegedly mailed the illegal weapons from his homes in New York and Idaho to Collins in North Carolina. Both were regular contributors to the online neo-Nazi forum […]

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Valor Friday

| November 13, 2020 | 14 Comments
Valor Friday

This week a Medal of Honor recipient from the Vietnam War was reinterred at Arlington National Cemetery at the behest of his mother, who is now 90 years old. It seems from our research that when he was killed in action his mother had him buried near her home in Miami, Florida. For the last […]

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Different spanks…

| November 7, 2020 | 35 Comments
Different spanks…

ninja sends in this article from Stars and Stripes. A Marine lieutenant colonel found guilty of stealing hundreds of dollars in merchandise from a base exchange in South Korea has escaped punishment, according to a published report. Lt. Col. Samuel K. Lee, 47, was convicted Sept. 11 at Camp Foster, Okinawa, of two counts of […]

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WWII KIA Marine finally returns home

| November 7, 2020 | 5 Comments
WWII KIA Marine finally returns home

The KoB sent in this tip that Private Howard Elmer Miller of San Mateo, CA has been laid to rest back home after 77 years buried in an unnamed grave on the South Pacific island of Betio. Private Miller died in the fierce and bloody Battle of Tarawa in November 1943. Hondo posted about him […]

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Guadalcanal – The Marines at Edson’s Ridge

| October 23, 2020 | 10 Comments
Guadalcanal – The Marines at Edson’s Ridge

  It’s Friday and it’s raining polar bears outside my window, and we’re all a little bit bored. I found this while looking through old revived WWII film: another film from the archives. This is about Guadalcanal, and the battle for Edson’s Ridge. 800 Marines beat 2,500 Japanese soldiers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74rqIWy6kkA

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Univ of Pittsburgh studying gender integration for USMC. Cost? $2M

| October 23, 2020 | 12 Comments
Univ of Pittsburgh studying gender integration for USMC. Cost? $2M

ninja sent in this article from Stars and Stripes. The University of Pittsburgh is conducting a study to determine the best way for the Marine Corps to approach gender integration at its two boot camps, the service announced Tuesday. The study comes as the Marine Corps faces a looming deadline set in the fiscal year […]

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Starship Troopers off USMC Commandant’s reading list

| October 22, 2020 | 11 Comments
Starship Troopers off USMC Commandant’s reading list

I stood by while General Berger cut USMC flying squadron’s plane strength. I stood by when he got rid of all the Corps’ armor and much of its artillery. I can remain silent no longer! Task and Purpose reports the Commandant’s reading list is out. Off the list is the classic military science fiction work […]

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