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 …

Free Tahmooressi Rally in Omaha Nebraska

It is time to free Tahmooressi from Mexico! Enough is Enough! On Friday August 1st at 6:00 there will be a Freedom Rally in Omaha Nebraska at Memorial Park. Jill Tahmooressi, Mother of Andrew Tahmooressi, is the featured speaker. I Read More …

Patriotic Video That Gets It Right

The Best Patriotic Video Across the internet are scores of videos with patriotic songs, words, and performers that inspire and lift the heart. My plan this Independence Day weekend was to post several of my¬†favorite patriotic¬†videos here, and I had Read More …

Deployed Dad Writes his Daughter a Song

This deployed dad1 knows how hard being away from is on his family, especially his little girl, and he wanted to make her feel better. Most military children understand that Mommy or Daddy is doing a very important job for Read More …

My Dad a WWII, D-Day Veteran

My Role Honoring Veterans of WWII How did you spend your nineteenth birthday? For my Dad on June 7, 1944 he spent that day sitting on a gunner of a destroyer overlooking the beach of France. It was D-Day, code Read More …

Memorial Day Patriotism

The Internet and Social Media Patriotism I’m so glad to see Memorial Day patriotism¬†spread all over the vast social media networks, including Pinterest, Facebook and Twitter. People may criticize social media, call it a waste of time, snippets of fluff, Read More …

Carrie Underwood: Keep Us Safe

Salute to Our Troops If you’re going to release a song dedicated to the military and American troops what better time to release a patriotic song than at the ACM Salute to our Troops show? Carrie Underwood did just that 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 …