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10-09-09, 08:05 PM #1
Any 1/8 Marines out there?
So I just found out that at the end of October, I will be checking in to the 1/8. I heard about our deployment schedule and I'm pretty excited. I don't think I'm allowed to discuss what I've heard so far on here, am I?
Anyways, if there are any 1/8 Marines out there that can offer some advice or give me some insight as to what I have to look forward to, I'd appreciate it!
10-09-09, 08:22 PM #2
OPSEC!! do not say anything PFC! A good friend of mine was in 1/8. he was a plt sgt during the push into Fallujah. from what he tells me 8th regiment is well respected. so dont fvck up their reputation young gun. S/F.
10-09-09, 08:38 PM #3
10-09-09, 11:11 PM #4
....LUPO...check out 2/8/2 on the web...same/same/same...Doc...
10-11-09, 01:56 AM #5
I was with Bravo Co. 1/8 during the Fallujah push. Some of the BEST Marines I have served with. 8th Marines has a long legacy of GREAT Marines. You have big boots to fill. Go make you path and good luck!
10-11-09, 01:59 AM #6
10-11-09, 08:03 AM #7
Yeah I'm in 1/8. I actually have to cut my leave short so I pick up you guys from Geiger. I'll shoot you a pm with my phone number and name.
I find it ironic. 26 years ago we lost Marines in Lebanon and now new Marines join our unit on the same day.
10-26-09, 06:43 PM #8
Yup totally watched these guys running around like idiots this weekend from across the way...god I love my life.
10-27-09, 10:34 AM #9
Wasn't too long ago when you watched me get off the buses and reported to 1/8. I love my life too.
10-27-09, 11:40 AM #10
10-27-09, 12:53 PM #11
Lupo send me a PM. You with A B C Wpns? I stay over in hp 105.
10-27-09, 08:07 PM #12
Finally met up with Lupo just now. No I didn't haze him, just talked for a good while. Pretty good Marine, mature as **** if you ask me. Great things coming from him I'm sure.
10-27-09, 08:28 PM #13
10-28-09, 05:07 AM #14
Two of my best friends PCS'd to my unit in Oki (and one is here with me in Germany) from 1/8.
Comm guys. They checked in RIGHT after the fallujah push... if anyone knows Sgt Sweeting, or Sgt Felix?
10-29-09, 02:58 PM #15
LCpl: thank you for the ride to the MCX the other day. I can't tell you how appreciative I am of someone offering to help out a boot from another company the first couple months that we're here. Thanks again! S/F
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