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    Royal Marines - 350th Anniversary

    Ladies & Gentlemen. Her Majesty's Corps of Royal Marines celebrates 350 years since inception on the 28th October 1664.

    Raise a glass, Happy Birthday Royal! - Absent friends.
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    3badgemarine James Robinson

    Jim has crossed the bar.

    He died at 0100 Sunday 28th September. A great loss to his family and many friends. I have linked Jim's profile page as it contains a photo of him when he was working a...
  3. My apologies. Put it down to illness on my part....

    My apologies. Put it down to illness on my part.

    Spike died in March I completely screwed up the dates.
  4. RSM Spike Kelly and RSM/First Drill Pete Lewis

    For those who haven't heard through thte grapevine.
    Spike Kelly crossed the bar at Derriford Hospital Plymouth.
    Funeral 1100 Wednesday July 4th at RC Cathedral, Wyndham Sq, Plymouth.

    RIP Spike...
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    There have been many conversations about whether...

    There have been many conversations about whether the Drum Major could launch the mace over the main gate and retrieve it on the far side. One person who backs up the claim, especially for Eastney...
  6. If the barstewards had enough sense to talk to...

    If the barstewards had enough sense to talk to their grandfathers they would understand why they should thank those lying under the ground rather than kicking over the headstones. Unfortunately...
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    They are all free apart from the Edinburgh...

    They are all free apart from the Edinburgh tattoo, you can stand on the Mall and watch the whole thing or apply for seats if you know how.
    Great occasions.

    Horseguards Parade, where they carry...
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    Conch and Old Marine. Charles will be the...

    Conch and Old Marine.

    Charles will be the next King, he is the heir, those are the rules. William and Katherine will, in the course of time, make excellent replacements; it would be good for them...
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    I'm sure there are a few sore Jarheads this...

    I'm sure there are a few sore Jarheads this morning. Hope your day was a good one, Happy Birthday and Semper Fidelis.
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    Certainly is. Have you ever forgotten one of your...

    Certainly is. Have you ever forgotten one of your kids birthdays? :D:D

    Inkummmmmmmmin!
  11. Thread: 347 years

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    JIm!! Still sucking in oxygen, imagine that....

    JIm!! Still sucking in oxygen, imagine that. Happy Birthday.

    Gentlemen of the USMC should be aware that JR, who is made of ancient but stern stuff, was available to fight during the Battle of...
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    I just checked and it seems ok. Try the DT...

    I just checked and it seems ok. Try the DT website and look for this.
    ...
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    1st Battalion 5th Regt USMC Sangin

    These images were published in the Daily Telegraph today. The first one is very poignant, the innocence of an Afghan child trusting a US Marine. Pity his elders don't have his honesty.

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  14. If I may put a slightly different slant on things...

    If I may put a slightly different slant on things gentlemen. Two things stand out in my "Larsonesque" mind.

    Ozzie must have ****ed off the Mafia, who surely had holdings in the World Trade centre;...
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    Yeoman Warders

    The Tower of London is part of most Americans list of 'must sees' when visiting the UK. The Yeoman Warders, often referred to as Beefeaters, are the former members of HM forces who guide you around...
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    Thanks Rocky. As I wrote in the first post;...

    Thanks Rocky.


    As I wrote in the first post; "There's always somebody worse off than you." Here's one of our lads, Mark Ormrod, running across the USofA recently, the 'Gumpathon.' If you are...
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    A Nativity Play with a difference..... British...

    A Nativity Play with a difference.....

    British soldiers in Afghanistan have put on alternative performance of the Christmas Nativity play.

    Jesus was born to a laughing crowd in Afghanistan’s...
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    Merry Christmas

    Merry Christmas 'Royal' try not to end up in cells.

    Always remember there is somebody worse off than you.



    http://4gwar.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/royalmarince-ice-norway.jpg
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    If those barstewards in Nigeria would apply their...

    If those barstewards in Nigeria would apply their undoubted skills to a legitimate business they would be very rich quickly. However they just cannot seem to get their heads around the idea.
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    They made it, didn't expect anything else. :D...

    They made it, didn't expect anything else. :D Helped by the USMC. Well done everybody, a truly great effort.


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    Happy Birthday Royal

    28th October 1664. An Oder-in-Council approved the raising of 1200 soldiers as The Duke of York and Albany's Maritime Regt. of Foot formed from the bands of London as soldiers for the fleet.

    346...
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    I have discovered that McCullin was embedded with...

    I have discovered that McCullin was embedded with Delta Company 1/5th US Marines at Hue. Anybody recognise the Marine in the image? The photograph is simply annotated, "Shell shocked soldier, Hue...
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    http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51M4M0QVT5L....

    http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51M4M0QVT5L._SL500_AA300_.jpg


    This image, by Don McCullin, is of a US Marine prior to or during the battle for Hue, 1968; of course I don't have to tell you...
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    I was still so hacked off this morning that I...

    I was still so hacked off this morning that I sent this to the reporter. Poor girl will be wishing she had never heard of me. (Wootton Basset is a small town near to RAF Lyneham. The coffins of...
  25. Thread: Walter

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    Walter

    I don't know what our American colleagues call these people, but in the RM we refer to people who create a fictitious past and awards of gallantry medals, "Walters, or Walts" for short. Named after...
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