My Marine Mom Letter to the United States Marines

Happy Birthday Marine Corps I sit at my computer on the night of my youngest son’s Marine Corps Ball and reflect on the journey I’ve taken as a Marine Mom and want to say “Thank You.” For four years I Read More …

US Marine Corp Graduation

The pageantry of a Marine boot camp graduation is one every Marine remembers, from a parents perspective it’s one of the proudest moments in a parents life. Read More …

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 …

Veterans Day from a Military Mom

I salute my US Marine sons on Veterans day who are part of the few, the proud, the Marines Read More …

Happy Birthday Marine Corps

In honor of my two Marine sons, Happy 236th Birthday to the United States Marine Corps. Read More …

Memorial Day Tribute

The Iwo Jima Marine Corps Memorial in Washington DC reminds us this Memorial Day that we place the flag of freedom to represent freedom. 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 49/365: Packing, the Dog Waits..

As my  son packed to go back to the U.S. Marine Base in Yuma AZ, the bed gradually became visible.   I can finally see the covers and it was amazing how everything fit. Only the important electronics, change of Read More …