Category Archives: Heroes

Can you do this??

This one has been making the rounds on the internet for a few days now, and I am late to the party.  It’s worth the full 8 minutes of your time to work through this one. Not an easy thing … Continue reading

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Words to Live By

Over at Kyle Defoor’s place, he posted a quick piece that includes this video. Now, the important things here.  The intro and closing are done by Marcus Luttrell.  I have written about Marcus before.  This man’s story is incredible and … Continue reading

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Tucson Rant

As I was growing up the Vietnam War was in pretty much full swing.  The manner in which veterans and active duty personnel were treated as they returned really colored much of my thinking, and opinions of veterans, in a … Continue reading

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Christmas is Coming….

Y’all get some boots for someone on you Christmas List, and get a pair for yourself too. Get yours at Boot Campaign

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Domestic Heroes

There is a lot of focus on our military forces, and those that are in harm’s way right now.  This is as it should be.  But, at the end of the day, there are plenty of folks right here in … Continue reading

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Remember

27 years ago. Beirut . It was the bloodiest day in the Corps’ history since World War II, when Marines fought to secure Iwo Jima. On October 23 1983, around 6:20 am, a yellow Mercedes-Benz truck drove to Beirut International … Continue reading

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On War: Joe Rosenthal & Iwo Jima – Plog Photo Blog

Most Americans do not understand why Marines hold the battles of our Corps, and in particular Iwo Jima, and the Pacific campaign, with such reverence.  Perhaps these incredible photos will help. On War: Joe Rosenthal & Iwo Jima – Plog … Continue reading

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July 4th – Liberty

Today marks the 234 anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, our Independence Day.  The day that a small, representative group of individuals penned a document that set forth their complaints against the Crown, and the intention to break free from … Continue reading

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June 6th

A series of interesting posts is up at Argghhh!!! Describing the events of 66 years ago. 26 years ago, this commemorative address was made. These are the things that our forefathers have done to support Liberty, and this Republic.  Are … Continue reading

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1/6 In Marjah

On this Memorial day this video pretty much speaks for itself. Against GySgt Wallgreens request I recorded his speach in secret….. the result is this awesome video with the last words we heard before boarding helos and heading into the … Continue reading

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