Medal of Honor Recipient who ignored orders to stay put and fought his way five times into an ambush in an Afghan ravine, helping to rescue three dozen Afghan and American troops and to recover the remains of four dead American servicemen. Lets talk about your disrespectful and unpatriotic comments about the naming of Navy vessels. How did you make that determination and who were they. The Marine Corps is thus uniquely prepared for a world of unpredictable threats and fluid relations. Thanks again for the comment, and for raising a young man who wanted to join the Corps. I merely said I was proud somehow despite the fact he ranked the Marine Corps last.
Trucks straight out of Mad Max. Not many Military units throughout the world do that. In 1961 we had a prisoner marched up in front of the battalion. Miller, Thanks so much for the comment. He took the Warrior's calling card, He's mastered how to kill. I did my four and by the end, I was spent and pretty much hating it after a crappy deployment to Okinawa.
Getting the Eagle Globe an Anchor, or Devil Dog Tattoo on your arm or other parts of your body. For those who may be interested, the U. I also know its not all about size. There was almost an animosity that I felt. Yes a single father, but remembering those who I have served with most of all. Like I like the first few comments where the lil chairforce guy gets but hurt.
Arty guys who do civil affairs. They should br darn proud of what they do, but you never hear about them. I have 2 tie clasps, 1 Masonic and 1 Marine. He was given a ticket home with no discharge papers, like he had never joined. Marines are taught to do the best, to become the best, that they are capable of becoming.
In order to schieve victory one must be emersed in the operational art of warfare…Mind, body, and soul, he must be intelligent, fit and focused. It is safe to assume that you have not done your part in that regard. I successfully completed my tour as a Drill Instructor and received an Honorable Discharge on April 1969. . I just think that article stinks and no purpose in writing or reading! You said in your initial comments that the army changed uniforms every 5 years because of pressure from the companies that sell uniforms. And I want to reiterate one other thing that I said above.
Upon graduation they were assigned the same duty stations as men including ships, flight training, isolated or restricted duty stations, They are Captains and Admirals today. I should have been talking about it for a long time. Then we were transferred to the Dept. Received the Navy Cross for the destruction of the Dong Ha bridge in Vietnam. In civilian life, I respected people from other branches I worked with but I never had a problem expecting competence and completion when I worked with another Marine. I am not so proud that I can say I cried when he passed away.
And many struggle to ever get past this. He said he joined because he saw the compassion and toughness in me and wanted that too. From what I saw and experienced the Air Force definitely had it the best in the Middle East, even as a transient escorting a patient back to Germany I was put up in an air conditioned tent that had a real bed in it and their base in Ramstein blew my mind. Put on full combat gear, including the helmet obviously, and go lay on your stomach with your back at a 30-degree angle, your rifle aimed toward the woods. And I was the idiot working out at night or doing ruck runs in the dark when we were at the barracks because I lived in perennial fear of falling out of humps — besides being small, I had a short stride and it was hard for me to keep up.
Chuck Norris was in the Air Force. But it did mess up my back for a while. So register for something useful, like your favorite curtains in a variety of shapes and sizes… guaranteed to fit whatever you move into next. Water tastes like water again. Those guys are doing somiething worthwhile everyday, like saving lives and busting narcs. Like You do have a point.
I confess I was glad to give it up when we rotated who would carry the gun or tripod. Or, better, depending on how sick in the head you are. I especially appreciate your comments about the Coast Guard. Meghan McClung, Marine public affairs officer, killed by a roadside bomb in Iraq while escorting media. Airborne, as you will see throughout these comments, I have tamped down the inter-service rivalry of various commenters — and I have done so to only get attacked by several Marines for doing so. With all due respect to your 30 years, a salty Lance Cpl with 3 years has seen more and done more than the average Air Force person will do in 60. I just assumed they did something similar during major wars in the form of battlefield commissions, but to do it during peacetime is nothing short of amazing.