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 …

Visiting the United States Marine Corps National Museum

Recently I had the honor and privilege of visiting the National Marine Corps Museum with one of my Marine sons and it was amazing! As another Marine who was visiting said excitingly “This place is like Mecca to a Marine” Read More …

Marine Corps Values

Marine Corps values of loyalty, pride, strength, and integrity are what I have seen in my sons as they continue their career in the US Marines. If your son or daughter is thinking about the Marine Corps I would highly Read More …

Return to Rolled Sleeves For the Marine Corps

Today, March 9th, 2014 the Marine Corps returned to rolled sleeves after a several year hiatus. You may not think rolling your long sleeves up to become a short-sleeved shirt is big deal, but to the grunts, POGs, leathernecks and Read More …

Marine Mom Challenge Coin

Look what I just found! A Marine Mom Challenge Coin, I didn’t even know they made them. If my Marine Corps sons ever read my blog this is a big hint for my birthday, Mothers Day, or Christmas. (no more Read More …

The Title Marine is Earned During Boot Camp and the Crucible

The Crucible is the last test during Marine boot camp, at the end of a 72 hour marathon of tests and endurance the recruit is finally able to call himself a Marine Read More …

Happy Birthday US Marine Corps

A very happy 237th Birthday to the United States Marine Corps, from one Marine Mom to all that have served in this honorable branch of the service. Read More …

U.S. Marine in Service Charlies

Nothing looks sexier than a Marine in his service Charlie uniform and BCG’s, or birth control glasses, at MCRD Marine boot camp graduation. Or maybe not. Read More …