United States Marines Corps Celebrates 243 Years

United States Marines Corps Celebrates 243 Years

Happy 243rd birthday to the United States Marine Corps. Oorah and Semper Fidelis! Victory Girls Blog is very proud to number among our writers inactive Marines, wives, daughters, sisters ,and friends. How much do you know about the Marines Corps?

Hazing being blamed for Marine recruit’s suicide

Hazing being blamed for Marine recruit’s suicide

It is completely heartbreaking when a recruit dies in training. In March, Raheel Siddiqui, a Muslim Marine recruit from Michigan, died at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris…

What is a Gold Star Family?

What is a Gold Star Family?

I would be willing to wager a small sum that until the Democratic National Convention last month most contemporary citizens of the United States of America had…

Yes, Chicks on the Right, Dakota Meyer IS Legally Divorced From His First Wife

Earlier this year, the military and conservative communities were thrilled at the news that Bristol Palin and Dakota Meyer were engaged.

The Magnificent US Marines, Remembering Corporal Jason Dunham, and Weekend Links!

It’s well known that a Marine remains faithful to the mission at hand, to each other, to the Corps and to country, no matter what. Everyone likes…

Feministing: We Know Nothing About the Military… But Do What We Say!

Feminazis seem to have an eager need to prove that they have no idea what they heck they are talking about 99% of the time. Feministing proved…

Idiot Liberal College Student: Military Discounts Aren’t FAIR!

I’m sure that as soon as you read the words “liberal college student”, you rolled your eyes and thought, “Well, duh”. I mean, the words “idiot”, “liberal”,…

They Came In Peace

The Marines of 1st Battalion, 8th Marines were sent to Lebanon for a peacekeeping mission. They weren’t there to fight or wage war. Yet 241 service members…

Beyond Callous: Obama Sends Form Letters to Families of Fallen Troops

Remember when he had a president who actually cared about troops? Who saw them as more than just a photo op? Our current Commander-in-Chief is not such…

Remembering Our Fallen

My husband and I just got home from visiting our hometown of Jacksonville, Florida. Often, on federal holidays, Camp Lejeune gives Marines and sailors a 96 —…

A Badge of Dishonor

Not everyone supports the war in Afghanistan. It’s annoying, considering that people who spoke out against the war in Iraq claimed that the reason was because we…

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…

It’s not over yet

It’s not over yet

Yesterday, the Marine team pulled ahead of the Army team, and we’re still leading by approximately $500. While the Army team reached the $15k goal before we…

Marine Team Challenge Number Three: What will $250 in donations get you?

So, I volunteered for the Marine Team donation matching challenge, and here’s what I’ve been dared to do. If we raise $250 between 2:00 and 4:00 this…

This Election Day, honor those who defend our right to vote

There’s a lot of talk today about making sure that people get themselves to the polls, about who will win what seat in Congress, and what it…

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…

Jump On It

Jump On It

So, here’s how the Valour-IT competition is looking right now. The Navy and the Air Force is dragging up the rear, while the Army is far in…

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