Freedom: Priceless

MEMORIAL DAY 2011 solemn. poignant. somehow fitting. the irish brigade memorial at gettysburg an excerpt from the Gettysburg Address: “The brave men, living and dead, who struggled…

Remembering Pearl Harbor: 69 Years

Yesterday, December 7th, 1941 — a date which will live in infamy — the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air…

235 Years of Honor, Courage, and Commitment

235 Years of Honor, Courage, and Commitment

235 years ago today, the United States Marine Corps was born in a tavern in Philadelphia, PA. Each year, on November 10th, Marines all over the world…

Marines show UFC fighters what real warriors are

Marines show UFC fighters what real warriors are

People always tell me, how cool it is what we do, but there’s nothing cooler than being a US Marine. A lot of people look at UFC…

It’s Time For The Project Valour-IT Blog Competition!

It’s Time For The Project Valour-IT Blog Competition!

It is that time of year again — time for the annual Project Valour-IT blog competition! Each year, bloggers sign up to represent the different branches of…

5 Heroes To Remember This September 11

Originally posted at David Horowitz’s Newsreal. Nine years ago, our country was changed forever. On a sunny September day, we were hit by a series of coordinated…

Interviewing Nick Popaditch, the ‘Cigar Marine’

Nick Popaditch is an American hero who has spent his life in service to our country. He first enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1986, serving with…

WWII vet awarded 13 medals 66 years after D-Day

Imagine parachuting behind German enemy lines on D-Day at Normandy. Imagine getting wounded — twice — and then being captured with your unit by Germans and then…

Remembering the Forgotten War

Originally posted at Hard Corps Wife: Today is the 60th anniversary of start of the Korean War. It’s now come to be remembered as America’s Forgotten War,…

happy 40th anniversary moonwalkers!

happy 40th anniversary moonwalkers!

‘the eagle has landed.’ apollo 11’s astronauts, neil armstrong and buzz aldrin, walked on the moon for the first time forty years ago today on july 20,…

‘independence forever!’

‘independence forever!’ is the toast that john adams, our second president, gave on the 50th anniversary of the declaration of independence. coincidentally and maybe fittingly, that was…

‘these are the boys of pointe du hoc’

‘these are the men who took the cliffs. these are the champions who helped free a continent. these are the heroes who helped end a war.’ ronald…

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