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06-12-10, 08:50 AM #436
06-12-10, 09:01 AM #437
07-01-10, 06:55 PM #438Hi,
My name is Tracey. I'm kinda nervous about posting in her for the simple fact that I'm NOT a Marine. my brother is the Marine. I found this site, because I was browsing around trying to find a site that was offering support for families preparing for deployment. This looked like a real winner... but since I've been browsing around it looks like I'm surrounded by mostly Marine to Marine support. I really hope i'm not stepping on any toes here by posting. I just wanted to introduce myself. and say Hey Yall.
and thank every Marine that has given for this country.
07-20-10, 05:28 PM #439
Hey to all Marines,
I came across this website while ii was trying to find out more information about becoming a MARINE.
I alwayz adored the courage,mentality and faith a Marine has.thatz y I am considering to become a great Marine like the rest of you guyz
07-28-10, 02:35 AM #440
09-07-10, 01:18 AM #441
This Place can use a little-Female Support-"Are We Not Men?".I don't know about anyone else But I Say-Welcome-Welcome.Now I see Eyeyoulow-has Said Welcome.Hey Eyeyoulow-How You been?.I am sure that other Marines and Doc's will soon make you feel right at Home.
09-07-10, 01:23 AM #442
And Also-Friends-and Families-of Marines will Welcome you-not Forgetting "The Drifter"
09-07-10, 01:47 AM #443
Hey Eyeyoulow-I see I read that wrong.didn't see the small-print-Your right that-"LADY"-deserves aplause-and Honor for what she does;but you and I know she has a Calling-to do-These Portriats.God Bless Her Forever.Also-I'm sure you would welcome the other woman to Leatherneck.
09-07-10, 02:10 AM #444
Great-Squid-Have you Finished High-School yet?.Are you over 18 yrs of age?Can you get into College at this moment?Are any of you parent's-dependent upon you?Do you have a steady job-that would be lost if you joined the Marines?Do you have a Pregnant girlfriend or wife?Do you owe people money?I only mention this because-these things happen-in life.Joining the Marines is not a spur of the moment decision.The Marines are the Best.They have the highest Respect and Honor of any Service-Sometimes you may have to kill people.Are you ready for that?Think about these things.After thinking about these things-If you want to Join-The Few-The Proud-The Best Trainned-then Come on In........Semper FI.
09-07-10, 07:41 AM #445
09-07-10, 08:29 AM #446
Yes, very nice Thanks and God Bless
09-11-10, 09:19 PM #447
MARINES are Sui Generis...no wonder no one understands them; regardless of who they are. ONLY A MARINE UNDERSTANDS A MARINE. It is because of our job training and performance. NO ONE has higher standards & morale. There is no Brotherhood like the " BROTHERHOOD FORGED UNDER FIRE " If you ain't been there; being a MARINE you"ll more than likely make it before your enlistment is up. SEMPER FIDELIS!
Roger D. Stewart
10-02-10, 03:24 PM #448
As you can see from my signature below, I booted at PI in 1965 (Plt 149). I was a weekend warrier and did not get the chance to to 'Nam. In my 1st year in my reserve unit in Lafayette, Louisiana, I was a grunt and then the unit was changed to a MP company. Did four summer camps at Camp Lejuene and one at Camp Pendleton. Did MP duty at only one summer camp because I transfered, during the summers, to an Amtrack unit in Tampa, Florida and served as a cook (the XO there asked me if I could type - nope; if I could drive a tractor - nope; if I could fix a tractor - nope).
As a 64-year old senior, I'm now taking a creative writing course in a senior citizen center here in Austin, Texas and I'm now writing about my boot days. This message board is tops for jogging my fading memory.
10-03-10, 01:30 AM #449
10-03-10, 10:32 AM #450
Thanks for your reply and welcome. You should have seen those blue-haired little ladies in my writing class when I read them my first PISD story. You see, I asked them if they wanted a PG-rated reading or an R-rated version. They exchanged glances and said "Why not, let's hear the R-rated version!" Boy did they flinch when I laced them with the recalled DI expletives.
They also squirmed when I told them about crapping with 9 other guys in a room with no toilet stalls. I'm considering showing them the following clip from Full Metal Jacket, which pretty much sums up my boot experience in 1965.
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