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  • Yep! Most people missed the 239th Birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps
    Yep! Most people missed the 239th Birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps
    “Throughout the world on 10 November, U.S. Marines celebrate the birth of their Corps -- the most loyal, most feared, most revered, and most professional fighting force the world has ever known” - Marion F. Sturke, author of Warrior...
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    America's 911 Force was born in the cradle of liberty
    In 1775, the taverns and inns of Philadelphia were a hotbed of meetings which served as the founding of a collection of notable groups. Legend states Tun Tavern to be the womb whichconceived the Continental Marines, forerunner of today’s...
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    Marines in the Pentagon
    A chaplain, who happened to be assigned to the Pentagon, told of an incident that happened right after Flight 77 hit the Pentagon on 9/11.A daycare facility inside the Pentagon had many children, including infants who were in heavy cribs. The...
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    Happy 239th birthday Marine Corps
    On November 10, 1775, the Continental Congress commissioned Samuel Nicholas to raise two Battalions of Marines. Nicholas immediately set up shop in Tun Tavern. The proprietor of the tavern Robert Mullan, was appointed Chief Recruiter. And so was...
  • Lance Corporal William L Koprince, Jr. to be honored on September 13, 2014
    Lance Corporal William L Koprince, Jr. to be honored on September 13, 2014
    On Saturday, September 13, 2014, the 1-75 North and South mile marker 81-83 will be dedicated to the memory of Lance Corporal William L. Koprince, Jr, U.S.M.C. It is fitting because this section is in Loudon County where Lance Corporal Koprince...
  • 7th annual Memorial Run for Freedom coming up
    7th annual Memorial Run for Freedom coming up
    Jared Landaker was a young man; bright and cheerful, dedicated and determined to succeed. After graduating from Big Bear High School in 1999 and then with his degree in physics from University of LaVerne Jared was commissioned into the Marine...
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    Real American heroes: Happy Veterans Day
    On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918 an armistice was reached during the First World War. The next year Armistice Day was celebrated and in 1938 became a federally acknowledged holiday. In the aftermath of WWII and the Korean...
  • Teufelhunden Apparel: More than just MMA clothing
    TeufelHunden Apparel: More than just MMA clothing
    As Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) has become one of the most popular sports in America, if not the world, a host of MMA clothing companies have sprung up in its wake: Affliction, Tap Out, Blood Happens, One More Round, Knock Out Artist and now one with...
  • Female Marines complete hiking portion of infantry training in N.C.
    Female Marines complete hiking portion of infantry training in N.C.
    Monday morning, before the sun came up over Camp Geiger, N.C., seven female Marines set out on a 12 mile hike, each packing some 80 pounds of gear as they rucked through the first phase of infantry training. Four of the seven completed the trek...
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    Marine Corps veterans honor their dead Officer Candidates School classmates
    On October 10, 1966 a group of young men stepped off buses at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia to begin Officer Candidates School (OCS). They were the members of the 42nd Officer Candidates School Class.On October 10, 2013, that same group of...
  • Camp Pendleton Marine busted for planning deviant sexual encounter with children
    Camp Pendleton Marine busted for planning deviant sexual encounter with children
    Busted by an undercover agent with the Department of Homeland Security, Marine Stephen Lewis, 21, is now behind bars for allegedly setting up an unthinkable sexual encounter with a man and his children.Lewis, who used the online site Family4Love...
  • Doberman Pinscher Jack at Bougainville WWII
    Dogs of modern war, part 4: The Pacific War, WWII
    When the United States took dogs into the Pacific War during World War II, they would prove that they were essential to the survival of so many men. The new training methods were working. Handlers entrusted their lives to their dogs and they had...
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    Tun Tavern - United States First Brewery
    Beer has evolved greatly during the years from when a cold beer was first opened to current day. There has been many bars, taverns and other places to get a beer. Some of these bars and taverns have found a place in history, such as the one in...
  • USMC Inaugural Parade marchers
    Disabled Marine rifles at inauguration signal shift in administration policy
    “Didn't know the Marines had to take the bolts out of their rifles for the Inaugural,” an email forwarded to Gun Rights Examiner from a United States Marine Corps source observed. “Wonder if someone can explain why [they]...
  •  Marine Commandant speaks out on women in combat
    Marine Commandant speaks out on women in combat
    As the debate of whether or not women should be allowed to enter in combat in war, the Commandant of the United States Marine Corps has weighed in on the issue as reported on Jan. 31, 2013, by the Daily Beast. The Department of Defense (DOD)...