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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Marine Corp’

Is Romney stupid or just a liar?

Is Romney stupid or just a liar?

The following article from Politifact is a very good indicator why we do not want Romney as Commander-in-Chief. He either has not a clue about the military or he is willing to lie about it. Either scenero is disqualifying.   Mitt Romney says U.S. Navy is smallest since 1917, Air Force is smallest since 1947   During the Jan. 16, 2012, Republican presidential debate in Myrtle Beach, S.C., former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney took aim at President Barack Obama’s support ... Full Story

On This Day, November 10, 1775

On This Day, November 10, 1775

  Birth of the U.S. Marine Corps During the American Revolution, the Continental Congress passes a resolution stating that "two Battalions of Marines be raised" for service as landing forces for the recently formed Continental Navy. The resolution, drafted by future U.S. president John Adams and adopted in Philadelphia, created the Continental Marines and is now observed as the birth date of the United States Marine Corps. Serving on land and at sea, the original U.S. Marines ... Full Story

Book Review: Road of 10,000 Pains

Book Review: Road of 10,000 Pains

After Four Decades, Veterans of Overshadowed Vietnam Campaign Finally Tell Their Stories For most Americans, April 1967 represents a slice in time no more or less significant than any other. For those who set foot in the Que Son Valley 43 years ago, however, it represents a painful reminder of a battle won and friends and innocence lost. To look at the lush expanse of Vietnam’s Que Son Valley today, it is hard to imagine a time when some semblance of peaceful prosperity didn’t envelop ... Full Story

Obituary: Thomas Wesley Dean

Thomas "Dude" Wesley Dean, 86, was born June 30, 1923, and died Sept. 1, 2009. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Ruth Dean, three children; Carol Fleeger and husband Wally of Berthoud; Daniel Dean and wife Denise of W. Richland, W. Va., and Lori Victoria and husband Stanley of Kingwood, Texas. He has seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Thomas served his country in the United States Marine Corps during World War II and was awarded numerous medals, ... Full Story

1642 What’s Next? No PCS This Year

By Ralph Trenary Berthoud Recorder Allow me to indulge in a little old soldier reminiscence. For generations one of the most ominous events in the life of a member of the U.S. Armed Forces has been PCS; Permanent Change of Station. In earlier times it was the annual cycle of large numbers of familiar faces departing and new personalities arriving. I am eternally grateful to be rid of this summertime ritual. (more…)

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