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Thread: Welcome Aboard
01-14-08, 08:28 AM #1
Welcome Aboard to the Best Marine Site on the net. Also welcome to your home away from home................
We have a great crew of Marines in here from WW II to the present............
Throw your sea bag in a corner, pull up a footlocker, sit and chat awhile.........
"AGAIN WELCOME ABOARD."
The Leatherneck Staff
IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY LATE HUSBAND, SSgt Roger A. Alfano, USMC
ONE PROUD MARINE
Once a Marine...Always a Marine
01-15-08, 02:32 PM #2
SEMPER FI MARINES THIS IS MY FIRST TIME ON THIS SITE AND IF YOU HAVE SEEN THE RECENT NEWS WE HAVE A TRAITOR ON THE RUN I URGE YOU TO GO TO THE FBI, MOST WANTED LIST ON THE NET AND BURN THIS SCUMS FACE INTO YOU BRAIN IF YOU SEE HIM CALL FOR BACK UP ASAP DO NOT TRY TO CATCH HIM ALONE HE MUST BE TAKE ALIVE TO PAY FOR WHAT HE HAS DONE TO OUR SISTER L/CPL MARIA LAUTERBACH AND HER CHILD . STAND BY AND KEEP YOUR EYES OPEN , I AM FIRST IN LINE FOR HIS FIRING SQUAD AND HANGING
01-17-08, 09:03 AM #3
New to the site , Just tryin to figure out how this stuff works.
01-17-08, 10:16 AM #4
NICE PROFILE JAGGUNNER, HOW ABOUT FILLING IT OUT
02-02-08, 04:03 AM #5
Found this great site while doing some VA stuff and Career research, AKA job hunting. Will post my History stats later. But the short is Joined Febuary 12th, 1988 Got out October 1994, IRR Febuary 1996.
02-08-08, 10:33 AM #6
Gentlemen...I joined because I was hoping to find some Grunts, that I served with.........1969, Lima, 3/3/3. Capt. Krulak was our C.O.!! I was a Squid with 2nd. Platoon.....ALWAYS FAITHFUL.....Docgreek
02-08-08, 10:48 AM #7yellowwingGuest Free Member
Welcome Aboard Doc!
02-17-08, 10:11 PM #8
hey all.... just signed on to find out any info for my 18/yr old son..... he wants to join Marines.... has already been in contact with recruiters.....
would be nice to put him in contact with those on the front line that he wants to serve with....
any help.... I thank you.....
I served 10 years Navy....... 1988-1998.... OS2 Reed
02-17-08, 10:42 PM #9yellowwingGuest Free Member
Welcome aboard bullweenkle! What did the Navy have you doing with that OS rating? Be sure to tell your son about this site and encourage him to get on board.
02-18-08, 12:56 AM #10
My OS rateing in the Navy was a combined job. I worked in what some know as "The Blue Room" or "The Nerve Center". I did everything from radar, communication, navigation, target plotting/planning, etc...
I also had a specialty school and tittle as ASTAC... Antisubmarine Tactical Air Controller.... controlling helo's and aircraft to pretend... lol... we could find a sub...
Really though, mine was a very tactical job with allot of radio communication with YES, even Marines. Shore bombardment even.. X/Y up/down.... all that...
I would have stayed the full 20 but was up for new duty station and orders. I had just bought a house and most of all, my teenagers weren't doing very good without Dad home...
Gee, that was a long story short, but, thats me... and I look forward to makeing my Son proud of himself even if it means Infantry. He does want to serve his country too.
So, to all of You Marines, we appreciate You and without you, we couldn't have the quiet/comfy dinner at the table nights we do. May God keep you all safe and get you home soon.
Proud to be American..... John
03-05-08, 11:25 AM #11
Came On Last Night To Look Around And Found A Nice Place To Pull Up A Footlocker. Had Some Interesting Chats Already With Some Fellow Devil Dogs And Am Impressed With This Site. There Is Hardly Anyone Else In The Free World To Talk To That Would Understand Us. E5namkrow Reporting For Duty. Semper Fidelis
03-05-08, 11:37 AM #12
Grab a cold one brothers lets tell some sea stories. Just watch out for Miss Ellie she is tough.
No better friend/No worse enemy
03-06-08, 09:04 PM #13
Sorry to hear about your sister, I followed this on the new's, I hope
they catch that s.o.b. he is in Mexico, to bad he dosen't come back
this way. real sorry your sister didn't deserve that .
geneo semper fi.
03-12-08, 12:51 PM #14
Thanks for the welcome.It took a few years to come aboard.I shook off the cob webs and here I be.
04-02-08, 05:18 PM #15
Hello fellow Marines...Im new to this site...happened to come across it by chance, but it caught my eye.
Im glad theres a website where I can be amonst my fellow Marines and Corpsmen (cant forget the Doc's!)
A little insight on me:
0351 Marine assigned with 3rd BN, 2nd Marines
Completed 2 combat tours in Iraq (OIF 1, OIF 3), and 1 tour in Djibouti, Africa
Honorably discharged after 4 years in July 2006
Ive been thinking a lot, and Im pretty convinced Im gonna find my way back to the Corps...not sure if Im going back as a grunt, but something tells me I probably am. I guess time will tell (and after I get this friggin DUI cleared up)
Anyway, its good to be here. Semper Fi, brothers.
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