U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Evan Frickey, a dog handler with 3rd Marine Regiment, plays with Cookie, an improvised explosive device detection dog, while providing security at the Safar School compound, Garmsir district, Afghanistan, on March 18, 2012. DoD photo by Cpl. Reece Lodder, U.S. Marine Corps.
Earlier today I wrote about the Marines who were ordered to get rid of their weapons in order to meet with the SecDef. I just picked up the following update from telegraph.uk Major General Mark Gurganus later said he gave the order because Afghan troops attending the talk were unarmed and he wanted the policy to […]
I saw this clip yesterday and then was just reminded of it again. Some great first-hand footage of our mighty US Marines in the fight and what they deal with day in and day out.
On this day in 1775 in Philadelphia at a place called Tun Tavern, the Marine Corps was born. Samuel Nichols was the founder at the time. I have never been a Marine but I have stayed in a few Holiday Inn Express hotels and I have many Marine friends besides working with them a lot […]
This is a great video produced by the NRA of Oliver North showing the new Missile equipped C-130 the Marines have. It is sort of like a AC-130 Spectre Gunship that the Air Force flies, but not as heavily armed. If the above video does not work, you can click on http://www.nralifeofduty.tv/#/cololivernorth/VideoModule/477 to watch […]