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FRIDAY FOTO (July 3, 2015)

Uncommon Valor.

A Marine Corps bugler plays “Taps” beside the Iwo Jima Memorial in Arlington, Virginia.

You’ve probably seen the famous photo of the Iwo Jima flag-raising… 224 more words

National Security And Defense

Women in the Navy, Marine Corps Get More Maternity Leave

Women in the U.S. Marine Corps and the Navy can now take 18 weeks of maternity leave, triple the amount of time they were provided prior to July 2. 145 more words

Has a Hillary alternative arrived ... finally?

Count me as one who welcomes the entry of Jim Webb into the race for the Democratic Party presidential nomination.

It might be his military experience, although as an Army veteran myself, I cringe — good naturedly, of course — at the idea of a Marine running for president of the United States. 283 more words

Political News

The First of Many.

Welcome to my blog! I’m slowly working on getting things together to make it our own. Yes, I said ours! My husband will be joining in from time to time. 320 more words

Military Industrial Complex Wife Spills The Beans

This morning I was browsing Youtube and happened to stumble across a video interview labeled Illuminati Wife Tells All. The label is a bit misleading. 365 more words


FRIDAY FOTO (June 26, 2015)

Tough Customer.

A member of Special Operations Command throws the shot put during field competition for the 2015 Defense Department Warrior Games, at Marine Corps Base Quantico… 66 more words

National Security And Defense

Oxygen Appreciation

There was this part of training when I was in the Marine Recon Indoctrination Program, called RIP for short, that I found particularly daunting. The corporal running the morning evolution would say it with a particularly wicked snarl on his lips, “oxygen appreciation, fellas, get ready.” Corporal Siedenswartz certainly had a way about him, and it wasn’t a pleasant way at all. 1,251 more words