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Shwew, some communist regime tried to bring down “Typepad” which hosts One Marine’s View. They failed. Go figure. Glad that cluster screw is over. What a gaggle. Nothing like having a shit ton of great ideas for the blog, low... Continue reading
Posted 8 hours ago at One Marine's View
we SURVIVED and destroyed the enemy for 15 months and saved lives.. those of our brother to our right and left and those of the two small villages who were being harrased by the Taliban on a daily basis… Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at One Marine's View
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I was receiving a 9-line to medivac a wounded Marine and prayed he would make it. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at One Marine's View
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"White, already dazed from an explosion, repeatedly ran the gauntlet of enemy fire to get to the wounded and fallen. When the shooting stopped and night fell, White, who was barely 20 years old, cared for his wounded brother, called in steady radio reports, directed security and guided in close-air support until the medevac birds were able to come and evacuate the wounded and the dead." Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at One Marine's View
Some will shun them when they return, some will stare...... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at One Marine's View
Action is a decision to change things. It doesn’t have to be the absolute best action, just an action combined with determination and enthusiasm can make things happen. Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2014 at One Marine's View
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So many Americans have no idea these men existed or what they did for this country. This country owes it to them to tell their story Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2014 at One Marine's View
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General Carl E. Mundy, Jr., the 30th Commandant.On April 2 he died peacefully at home, surrounded by family, having struggled with a rare and aggressive form of cancer, Merkel cell carcinoma.(taken from here) Being the 30th Commandant of the Marine... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at One Marine's View
However, for every “sexy” event you see, there is 100 really shitty things we all do that isn’t always “sexy”. Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2014 at One Marine's View
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The US has publicized how we will be out of Afghanistan by 2014 and I’m sure everyone will yell and celebrate when they start pushing it on the news. However, remember, that doesn’t mean we are pulling 100% of our young warriors out of there. Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2014 at One Marine's View
Harden up cupcake, I know your Monday was hard, but remember, we are still at war. Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2014 at One Marine's View
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One person CAN make a difference!!! Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2014 at One Marine's View
I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again, it’s not that you got knocked down (everyone does) it’s what you do next that matters. This kid not only lost the wrestling championships (pretty big event to a kid this... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2014 at One Marine's View
The wise, the average minded, and the brute have neither voice nor hand in shaping today's military. Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2014 at One Marine's View
Allen said he recited the Pledge of Allegiance because he feels “blessed every day.” “I’m so thankful for the day and the country that I’m in,” he added. Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2014 at One Marine's View
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You might have read on the “Duffle Blog" (all satire) where there was a post about the first female Commandant of Marines. However, the following isn’t a post off the Duffle Blog, its real. The Marine Corps has given the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2014 at One Marine's View
The audience is suspicious, and more than a wee bit cynical, of timing - another critical factor for successful magicians, politicians, and now a Marine commandant. Yes, timing is everything. Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2014 at One Marine's View
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Now from a distance I look back on what the Corps taught me: To think like men of action, And to act like men of thought! To live life with intensity, And a passion for excellence, Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2014 at One Marine's View
If you haven’t seen this, then you need to(thus WHY you come to this site). It’s one example of an innocent heart, making a genuine gesture to a fellow serviceman and his family and who happens to missing his own... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2014 at One Marine's View
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When you’re steely eyed warriors go into harm’s way they are trained and given everything they need to succeed. Sometimes Marines find themselves in harm’s way and other times, more often than not they find themselves in Hells way. Those... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2014 at One Marine's View
Some people go through life bitching and complaining that life isn’t fair and they should have gotten this or that job and that everything is against them. Grab them by the scruff of the neck and show them the below.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2014 at One Marine's View
President Obama said: “I was proud to sign the Repeal Act into law last December because I knew that it would enhance our national security, increase our military readiness, and bring us closer to the principles of equality and fairness that define us as Americans.” Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2014 at One Marine's View
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Roughly 31 years after boot camp, Valentine retired from active duty at Camp Pendleton in 1973. Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2014 at One Marine's View
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"if you’re going to strut your shit through an airport in Elvis jump suites for your company, have a little situation awareness and assume everyone is judging you, because they are." Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2014 at One Marine's View