Posts tagged as 'Military'

2011
15
Sep

To the shores of Tripoli

Before the uprising in Libya, even though it is part of the Marine Corps Hymn, I really doubt most Marines knew were Tripoli was located. ‘To the shores of Tripoli’ in the Marine Corps Hymn stems from the Battle of Derne. It is the first recorded land battle fought overseas by the United States. It … Continue reading

2010
23
Jan

INFIDEL 0341

This has to be the best motorcycle photo I have ever seen. It is on an ’04 Harley-Davidson FXST. In case you don’t know what 0341 means, 0341 is the Marine Corps MOS number for infantry mortarman. I found this picture on ChopCult.com. You can see the guys profile here.

2009
10
Nov

Motivational Poster

After I posted that last image, I found one that I liked better. So I’m posting this one as well.

2009
10
Nov

Happy Birthday, Marines

The United States Marine Corps turns 234 years old today. Happy Birthday to all of the Devil Dogs.

2009
09
May

I Don’t Have PTSD, I Swear

I was at work today and got a phone call from someone wanting to do a phone interview about my combat deployment. It was basically a bunch of questions about the status about my health (mental and physical) since I came back from deployment. I did a similar one after I cam back from the … Continue reading

2009
09
Apr

Victory Point

I just ordered a book for myself and my family. This is the story of my unit, 2/3, during Operation Red Wings and Operation Whalers in Afghanistan in 2005. Be sure to order your copy! Also be sure to visit the website for the book as well. “This is how our grunts fight in Afghanistan. … Continue reading