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Memorial day. Although for many, the main focus of this weekend will be what time they are to meet friends and family for a BBQ or party, I ask that if even for a few minutes you stop to ponder... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at One Marine's View
While visiting Guadalcanal, I saw first hand US tank hules still on the beach and in the jungle. Very crazy. A bit ago I helped locate a dog tag to a servicemember, this ties into these researchers finding these wrecks... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at One Marine's View
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I've met some bad ass Mother F'ers in my short 23 years in the Marines and can believe every word about this Green Beret. Hands down a bad ass. Haven't ever met him, but I bet we chewed the same... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2017 at One Marine's View
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If you read One Marine’s View you should have read about Cpl Leavey and “Rex” HERE, and HERE and learned that Cpl Leavey served in Iraq in 2006 in Ramadi and Fallujah as a dog handler. BACKGROUND: After being wounded,... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2017 at One Marine's View
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We in the infantry call pilots the "Sexy MOS". Military Occupation Specialty (MOS) are military career job descriptions. Although, it takes a unique guy to be a grunt, (nut job), pilots always stay clean and live good on huge boats... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2017 at One Marine's View
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Afghanistan, Iraq (insert any shit hole here) Would you do it again? Absofreakinlutley….. Deployments suck. In the Marine Marine Corps, Okinawa is often a spectacular visit for seven months (not) it sucks. Combat deployments suck as well. Despite you are... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2017 at One Marine's View
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Many times the media is the first to beat these highly trained pilots up when they are making split second decisions. My hat goes off to all military pilots regardless of branch as they have come to save my ass... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2017 at One Marine's View
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It's easy to go through your day and not even think that we still have warriors all over still in the fight. Is your American flag up? Just asking? During the most recent deployment of the Marine Corps' Middle East... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2017 at One Marine's View
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Remember we still have warriors in harms way. Time for a C-Gar! KABUL — A suicide bomber rammed a car filled with explosives into an armored NATO convoy in the Afghan capital Wednesday morning, killing eight Afghan civilians and wounding... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2017 at One Marine's View
The mic fails, so the crowed steps in............Canadian country music artist Brett Kissel gets help from the packed crowd at Rogers Place during the Star-Spangled Banner Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2017 at One Marine's View
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I knew and served with Brig. Gen. Daniel D. Yoo when he was a brand new LtCol Yoo. Man, I'm getting old. He is first rate officer material. Smart, confident, and is cut from the same mold as Mattis and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2017 at One Marine's View
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This is a pretty solid explanation on why the US is focused on the development of the North Korea nuke program. Despite that their leader is a man child freak, the ripple affect of North Korea nuke development is the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2017 at One Marine's View
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The war in Afghanistan has been neglected so badly in the past eight years, now all of the progress and gains our warriors had made are very well diminished. The past neglect to your warriors should be criminal. Afghanistan is... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2017 at One Marine's View
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You may have seen this post before. Some by utilizing the worthless website (snopes) claim its not true but hey, snopes is a joke and if you use that as your "authenticator" you should reevaluate it. I could care less... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2017 at One Marine's View