USMC Birthday Message to Marine Corps Parents

My United States Marine Corps Birthday Message for 2017 In years past I have written my USMC Birthday message to the Commandant of the Marine Corps or to the U.S. Marines in general. I am now addressing the new Marine Corps parents Read More …

USMC Birthday Message From a Grateful Marine Mom

My USMC Birthday Message This will be my fourth year writing a USMC Birthday message to the United States Marine Corps. Last year I was anticipating attending a third USMC Boot camp graduation at MCRD San Diego. It is with Read More …

How One Business Recognizes Military Appreciation Month and RED Friday

Military Appreciation Month The United States Military is a vital part of our countries defense and the men and women who serve in the Armed Forces sacrifice on a daily basis with their time, health and many times their lives. Read More …

Stories of a WWII Navy Veteran on the Edison Destroyer, a Story Rarely Told

Stories of WWII Navy Veterans Patriotic Military Quotes on my Custom Designed ShirtsBuy Here Every year around Memorial Day and Veterans Day I add a little bit more to the story of my Dad I never heard when he was Read More …

A Marine Mom Letter to the Marine Corps on Their Birthday

The Marine Corps birthday is just around the corner and once again I begin my Marine Mom letter to the Marine Corps. My first letter was a request, last year was a letter of thanks and this year is emphasizing Read More …

Memories of My Father on the 70th Anniversary of VJ Day

Who remembers VJ Day? How many of the past few generations even know what V-J Day is all about? The Victory over Japan (VJ) is the day the Japanese officially accepted the surrender terms from the Allied Nations on August Read More …

Operation Longhorn was the Jade Helm of the 1950’s

So many people were up in arms about Jade Helm in 2015, but have you  ever heard about Operation Longhorn? Watch YouTube or many of the alternative media outlets and according to some, the military was preparing to take over cities across Read More …

My Most Memorable Memorial Day Weekend Spent in Washington DC

The year I spent Memorial Day in Washington DC was one of the most memorable weekends I have ever had in my life. My kids were part of the Elmwood-Murdock marching band and participated in the annual Memorial Day parade. But, Read More …

Facts About Iwo Jima, One of the Most Famous Battles of World War II

Ever since my sons became Marines I have been interested in my family’s military history and wonder where my Dad would of been on significant dates like Iwo Jima. February 19, 1945 the landing at Iwo Jima and he was Read More …

Count Down To Christmas: Marine Corps Christmas Ornaments

USMC Christmas Ornaments I love the holiday season and everything about it including Christmas carols, outdoor light displays, making candy, baking cookies, and especially my Marine Corps Christmas Ornaments.  To me, Christmas trees are a journey through life and memories Read More …