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 …

A Marine Mom Letter to the Marine Corps on Their Birthday

The Marine Corps birthday is just around the corner and once again I begin my Marine Mom letter to the Marine Corps. My first letter was a request, last year was a letter of thanks and this year is emphasizing Read More …

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 …

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 …

Why Is The Marine Corps Birthday So Important?

When is the Marine Corps Birthday? As November 10th rolls around United States Marines all over the world will recognize the Marine Corps Birthday. Now just where was the Marine Corps born? In a bar. Yes, you heard me right. On 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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …