Marine Corps, MCRD Graduation Family Day

Family day for a new Marine at San Diego is all about the food, they eat non stop so be prepared to stop and eat all the time. Read More …

Day 165/365: Marine Teaches Recruit to Square Uniform

A United States Marines teaches his recruit brother to square away his uniform and cover while home on leave. Read More …

Day 106/365: First Encounter With a Marine Drill Instructor

In just a little under four months I will have two sons in the United States Marines. My youngest, a high school senior, is in the delayed entry program and got a little taste of Marine boot camp during last Read More …

Day 50/365: Airport Adventure, With My Marine

Can you find my Marine son in this picture? It’s as if he’s playing hide and seek. Now I can see why US Marines do not wear their cammies, ACU’s, or uniforms in public. They would stand out, and the Read More …

Day 28/365: Marine Corps Ornament

This Christmas ornament is one of the newest on the tree. It is in honor of my oldest son who became a Marine this year. Next year I will have another commemorative ornament as my youngest son completes basic training Read More …