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The Making Of A United States Marine

October 16, 2010 by


(I respectfully ask that all of you, Republican, Democrat, Tea Partier, whatever, take a 5 minute break from your partisan politics and read the story of just one individual who is a member of a much larger group that makes all of this bickering possible.)   Our daughter graduated from Boot Camp at MCRD Parris […]

A Phone Call Home From A Marine Recruit

August 16, 2010 by


Yesterday (Sunday) morning, our phone rang and my wife answered it. A female voice on the other end asked who she was speaking to, and then proceeded to ask her if she had a daughter at boot camp at Parris Island. When my wife told her yes to these questions, the woman said “Your daughter […]