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Recently a Canadian sniper made a shot against an enemy bad guy ("The shot in question actually disrupted a Daesh [Isis] attack on Iraqi security forces) who was 3,450 meters away. After a little math for Marines that’s about 37... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at One Marine's View
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This is pretty interesting that they are having those that went out to look for this guy testify against him. Although six warriors were KIA in directly looking for this guy, I can remember many missions we went on where... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at One Marine's View
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There are countless servicemembers who I run into that routinely tell me they were a “sniper” in Vietnam. So many, I have thought “there must have been battalions of snipers apparently” not the case sports fans. However, there are thousands... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2017 at One Marine's View
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So here is a case where this Indiana High school decided to turn away this young man who recently graduated from Marine Corps Boot Camp and desired to wear his dress blues. I get it. There is no greater feeling... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2017 at One Marine's View
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Credit: El Paso Public Library The photograph was taken in 1915. It shows Pancho Villa (center), General Pershing (right), and Álvaro Obregón (left). Obregón later joined Carranza against Villa; he became president of Mexico in 1920. In the image, General... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2017 at One Marine's View
If you think you can or yout hink you can't, you are right! Many in all finical status are quick to point the finger at someone else for their misfortune. Many will never be successful because they wont look into... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2017 at One Marine's View
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I have seen many gut wrenching events like the this where warriors go above and beyond. Many people just don’t get it though. You see, when you serve with fellow warriors, there is a very unique bond. I can’t really... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2017 at One Marine's View
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This could be a very good thing for Vets. Let me give you an example: A Marine officer buddy of mine retired and was looking to get a job but the job he was applying for needed a letter stating... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2017 at One Marine's View
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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 May 28, 2017 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 May 23, 2017 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