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Rememberance Day (11am on 11th of Nov)

A day to remember… an annual remembrance of those who lost their lives in service to their country since WWI. Although we remember all of those who have given a life, a limb, or a loved one to the cause on this day (11am on the 11th day of the 11th month), this year is the 100th anniversary of the beginning of WWI. 254 more words

Veterans Day Salute

It’s a cool, clear, peaceful morning on our hill overlooking the bay. From my desk I can see the neighbor’s cat slinking around our front yard ducking behind rocks and shrubs like a commando. 453 more words

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The 239th Birthday Message From The Commandant Of The Marine Corps

A MESSAGE FROM THE COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS

In his birthday greeting 70 years ago, General Alexander Vandegrift, our 18th Commandant noted that, “A Birthday is a fitting time to peer backward – and forward.” That year, Marines reflected on an extraordinary year in combat during their amphibious drive across the Pacific. 425 more words

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Semper Fi

Wishing a Happy 239th Birthday to the United States Marine Corps, created in 1775 at the Tun Tavern in Philadelphia