SOME PEOPLE As I arrived for my doctor’s appointment, there was this couple outside, blocking the door, fumbling around for masks (this particular doctor required masks), but blocking the entrance to me, who was wearing my mask already. In the waiting room, the male instantly started tapping his cowboy boots to some song in his… Continue reading Rude Ass People
Gunshine Wow, if you are into 80s-90s rock, then you need to give these guys a listen. They really sound like someone took a little Autograph, with a spoonful of Buckcherry and a pinch of Jackyl and you have Gunshine. These guys have a very early Mötley Crüe sound to them. They are from Pensacola,… Continue reading Gunshine
Lord Dark Helmet One of my favorite movies is Spaceballs. Rick Moranis, was so funny as Lord Dark Helmet. For those who have never seen Spaceballs, I encourage you to watch it. It is a parody of several movies about space, with Star Wars being the main. If slapstick humor is not your thing, you… Continue reading Lord Dark Helmet
Why Are Marines Leaving The Corps? We have the big 10 problems that I see, in no particular order: #1. Funding There can be an argument for both the Corps getting enough or not enough funding. But what the troops see is the Corps having to do more with less. This has always been a… Continue reading Why Are Marines Leaving The Corps?
Why I Stayed a POG In The Marines I was a POG and proud of it, I enlisted as a draftsman because it was something that I liked and in school in Tech Ed, I was always good at it, so I decided to make a living at it. In boot camp, I was a squad leader… Continue reading Why I Stayed a POG In The Marines
Happy Valentine’s Day 2024 Naughty Thoughts – Roses are reds, Violets are blue, All my naughty thoughts involve me and you Valentine’s Day, also called Saint Valentine’s Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is celebrated annually on February 14. Originating as a Western Christian feast day honoring one or two early saints named Valentinus,… Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day 2024
What Kind of Veteran Are You? I recently stumbled upon a question on Facebook, about how many veterans feel that they are looked at as less of a Veteran if they didn’t serve in combat. This question is a problem for me as I do feel like I’m not a real veteran or a real… Continue reading What Kind of Veteran Are You?
Friend of The Corps – Toby Keith – Dead at 62 Toby was a big friend of the U.S. Military, with Songs like “American Soldier“, “Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue (The Angry American)“, and “Call a Marine“. He was also an avid USO supporter who performed for more than 250,000 troops, in 17… Continue reading Friend of The Corps – Toby Keith – Died at 62
Generation Kill – Fun Facts The real-life Sergeant Major John Joseph Sixta was sentenced to 30 years in prison to life for abusing his two stepdaughters in California when they were children. He was convicted in Arizona for abusing another child and was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Several Marines from 1st Recon are… Continue reading Generation Kill – Fun Facts
Generation Kill – Episode 7 Episode 7 – Bomb in the Garden April 10-23, 2003 You see the Marines looking at a computer screen in the humvee, this is a ‘Blue Force Tracker‘ or ‘BFT’ for short, (shows where all the friendly combat units are located). Ironically, I have worked on several projects that either… Continue reading Generation Kill – Episode 7