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 …

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 …

Return to Rolled Sleeves For the Marine Corps

Today, March 9th, 2014 is a return to rolled sleeves for the Marine Corps. 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 Devil 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 …

Remembering Veterans Day

Here’s to you Dad on Veterans Day, I wish I knew more about your military record, you would be proud of your Marine sons. Read More …

What is there to Say About US Marines?

Famous quotes describing the US Marine Corps birthday, the finest fighting force in the world. Read More …

How Marines Relieve Stress in Afghanistan, with “Call Me Maybe”

Who rocks the song “Call Me Maybe?” The United States Marine Corp, that’s who. Filmed in Afghanistan, before their move from Kandahar to Leatherneck and these Marines put the studly in the song. Read More …

Katy Perry’s Video and the Marines Corps

I’m biased as a Marine Mom, but I really like the new Katy Perry video “Part of Me”, mainly because it was filmed at a Marine base with real Marines. 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 …