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Happy 244 #USMC

Happy 244th Birthday to the United States Marine Corp This is going out a little early, but November 10th falls on the weekend. Happy birthday to those who have earned the title United States Marine. We are all 244 this year.

halls of Montezuma

The Halls of Montezuma

The Halls of Montezuma For long time readers, this will not be a surprise. For those new or just wandering by, prepare yourselves. I am a Marine. It was on July 7th of 1989 that I graduated boot camp and officially earned that title. Aside from the day I was …

Heft of an Alice Pack

Heft of an Alice Pack

Note to the story: This is a blast from the past. There are several reasons for this. First and foremost the 241st birthday of the Marine Corps will be happening this week (Thursday November 10th.) As always for me that is a time of celebration not only of my personal …