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Wounded Warriors Documentary – Not Yet Begun to Fight
On the heels of weeklong screenings in New York City and Los Angeles, Not Yet Begun to Fight, an unconventional look at the impact of war and the journey to recovery, will air on Montana PBS on November 9 at 7pm, and nationwide on PBS’ World Channel at various times November 11, 12, 16 and 17.
Press TV: Vietnam forgotten, more than a ‘Lost Generation’
There are two kinds of Vietnam vets now, dying and dead. A decade or so ago, there were two other kinds, those who really remembered the lessons and those who sold their souls for "thanks" and a platform for bitterness and ignorance.
Navy Shutters and Seals El Toro Hangar
California Department of Public Health holds-up release of old hangar. Navy requried to do more work.
Just Who’s Running The Show?
Questions we should ask about an eleven year war.
In Which I Turn Myself In For Indefinite Military Detention
I just turned myself in for Indefinite Military Detention. Send the Marines!
#*&amp% Happens And Other Causes Of "Tradition"
Tradition isn't planned...it just happens
The Marine Corps…Honor, Tradition, Commitment.
What makes someone volunteer for the Marine Corps?
2011 Marine Corps 236th Birthday Message
The Continental Marines were the Marine Force of the American Colonies during the American Revolutionary War.
Veterans Exposed To Enviromental Hazards
Former Marine Corps Air Station El Toro, California, is a safer environment today than prior to its closure in July 1999. Since the 1980s, the Navy spent hundreds of millions on remediation work at the base.
Fallen Marine Honored With Intelligence Medal for Valor
The parents of a Marine Corps sergeant killed in Afghanistan accepted a posthumous National Intelligence Medal for Valor on their son's behalf at the National Intelligence Directorate headquarters here today.
Face of Defense: Marine Realizes Dream of Flying
Amid his days spent fishing, hunting and ranching horses in his small hometown of Flintstone, Md., Travis Alder dreamed of flying.
Face of Defense: Supply Chief Sets Leadership Example
When Marine Corps Master Sgt. Lorenzo Lacy left for a six-month deployment with Marine Central Command in June 2010, he had a considerable task ahead of him.
Face of Defense: Chaplain Provides ‘Ministry on the Fly’
Gallagher already has given the chaplain several notifications that they are running short on time, but the Navy lieutenant is engaged in a conversation with a young corporal.
Face of Defense: Marine Survives IED Blasts
Lance Cpl. Andrew J. Armstrong’s fellow Marines call him “Rock,” and the name fits him well. The Corinth, N.Y., native has survived two roadside bomb blasts. He is still in the fight and shows no signs of stopping.
Face of Defense: Service Comes Naturally for Squad Leader
Army Sgt. Marcus Chatman, a U.S. Division Center distribution squad leader with the 1st Infantry Division's Company F, 1st "Vanguard" Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, has consistently lived a life of service to the United States in one way or another.
Face of Defense: Marine, Canine Make a Good Team
Two Marine Corps members, one somewhat hairy for a Marine, work together to make this military base safe for its workers and residents.
Marine Corps Can’t Find Records of Critical Tests
Some soil at Camp Lejeune, N.C., was so saturated with fuel and chemicals by the late 1980s, the Marine Corps knew it was critical to test the air in nearby buildings for carcinogens.
TIM KING : Confessions of a Marine Corps Mutineer
(SALEM, Ore.) - I became a bit of an expert on the military legal system during my time as a U.S. Marine. I don't know if it was half me and half the Marine Corps, or just how it all came to be the mess that it was; but I do feel that I became a qualified expert of sorts at being a Marine troublemaker. In Marine Corps jargon I was a a 'Shitbird' and believe me, it was more like a club than just a word used to belittle us.
President Obama (Obully?)
“If there's one goal of this conference (on bullying),” President Obama told those gathered recently at the White House, “it's to dispel the myth that bullying is just a harmless rite of passage or an inevitable part of growing up. It's not.” In fact, he added, bullying is “not something we have to accept.” The president explained that as a child he had been bullied and so identified with the victims.
Jim Hopkin’s Day
im Hopkins was a Marine. He was born on the Marine Corps Birthday, November 10th. He was a Vietnam Veteran, who was suffering from exposure to the dioxin used to kill the foliage in Vietnam.
Military Ethics: ‘Do the Right Thing’
(SALEM, OR) - The Navy and Marine Corps are faced with the choice of ‘doing the right thing’ by supporting legislation to provide medical care and compensation to those injured from exposure to environmental hazards while on active duty or facing the backlash of a public outcry for not doing so, including lawsuits from dependents and civilian workers that could run into the billions of dollars.
MARINE CORPS GUIDELINES ON DADT (VIDEO)
A MESSAGE FROM THE COMMANDANT AND SERGEANT MAJOR OF THE MARINE CORPS
Dale Suiter: Politically Correct – Then and Now
By Dale R. Suiter STAFF WRITER Burke Davis writing in "Marine," a biography of Marine Lt. Gen. Lewis B. "Chesty Puller," quotes the general as...
Marine Marvin J. Ruffert Passes
- A good and decent man dies proud of his family and country - From the Ruffert family: Ruffert, Marvin J. Our dad and best friend...
Camp Lejeune Brain Cancer Cases, Lawsuit Filed in District Court
Alabama Marine veteran files suit in District court for the death of one child and the injury to another from Camp Lejeune's contaminated well water. Several bills introduced in Congress would provide for medical coverage for injured veterans and their dependents.
A Message From a Friend
Then tragedy struck and grief and sadness was everywhere. Comfort could only be found in her arms. One by one, they returned home and asked for her to hold them and tell them stories of their past. Remind them of good times, mend their hearts as she had done time and time again, and she did.
GORDON DUFF: FLOTILLA HERO KEN O’KEEFE, VETERANS TODAY WRITER ON...
HERO OF GAZA FLOTILLA GOES HEAD TO HEAD WITH BIASED BBC "ISRAELI FIRSTER" WATCH THE SPARKS FLY.... By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor For those Americans that...
Verizon’s Corporate Conscience Is M.I.A., Bilks Marine Widow
- Marine Widow Michaela Brummund Battles Verizon Over $350 Termination Fee - Michaela Brummund's Marine husband was KIA, serving and dying for his country in...
DAVID WINNETT: TO SERVE, OR NOT TO SERVE
To Serve, or Not to Serve: The good, the bad, the ugly, and the VA David K. Winnett, Jr. Captain, USMC (Ret.) With war still raging...
Veterans: They Deserve No Less
Veterans disabled by environmental hazards are routinely denied compensation and medical care by the Department of Veterans Affairs. (WASHINGTON, DC) - The Department of...
SHARON COHEN: REVOLVING DOOR OF MULTIPLE TOURS LINKED TO PTSD
Revolving door of multiple tours linked to PTSD By SHARON COHEN (AP) It wasn't his first tour in Iraq, but his second and third when Joe...
Support Marine Dad’s Legal Fund in Fight Against ‘Thank God For...
VT says support the Marine Dad, Al Snyder Legal Fund against idiots who disrupt Marine and U.S. troop funerals in an outrageous show of disrespect for killed-in-action servicemen and women.
GORDON DUFF: From an “Old Fart”, Advice for our Soldiers...
THIS IS "BETWEEN US" By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor I just returned from the region after a REMF "combat tour" of my own, 5 star...
Woody Williams—A Life Inspires, a Man Makes Us Proud
Some we meet inspire a powerful sentiment of pride, love and respect; a desire to express gratitude, to shake hands, some human way to express joy that another lives with...