Archive for the 'MilBlog' Category

Deserters and Liars

Thursday, December 9th, 2004

LGF posted an article about a service member (possibly a former Marine, but read the comments as there is doubt as to which branch he was actually in) speaking up for a war dodger in Canada.
TORONTO (CP) - A former United States marine told a refugee hearing for an American war dodger Tuesday that trigger-happy […]

The Military Channel

Sunday, December 5th, 2004

Discovery is starting up a television channel that is all about the military. I can’t explain how excited I am about this channel. I know my parents will love to have it, especially Dad. He was completely against me joining the Corps when I first told him I wanted to enlist, but now he is […]

Rifleman First

Thursday, December 2nd, 2004

Here is another article I got in an email from Seamus. I really liked this article.
Hat tip: Seamus Garrahy and Master Sergeant Jim Bowers

All Hands:
This is from Master Sergeant Jim Bowers, who is stationed at Headquarters Marine Corps.
It is an account from Sgt Clinton Firstbrook, an office POG (guy who works on an office) […]

Marine work gets different

Thursday, December 2nd, 2004

Life as a Marine this week has been very different from my normal job. I go into work at 0730 and leave around 1630 Monday through Friday. I sometimes go to work early, stay late, or have to pull a twenty-four hour duty shift, but that is no big deal. Monday and Tuesday alone, I […]

More weapons found

Thursday, November 25th, 2004

The AP has got a great piece out on the most recent weapons find in Fallujah.
FALLUJAH, Iraq - U.S. Marine officers said Wednesday that U.S. and Iraqi troops sweeping Fallujah have uncovered enough weapons to fuel a nationwide rebellion and that clearing the former insurgent bastion of arms is holding up the return of civilians.
When […]

More must read

Wednesday, November 17th, 2004

I am very glad the Marine wrote this and sent it off. Semper Fi my brother, who ever and where ever you are.

Must read

Wednesday, November 17th, 2004

A friend of mine wrote this a few days ago and it really hit home to me. I would like all of you to take a look at it. This Marine Corporal is a great person.
Sara, I along with the rest of us back home are praying for you.

About the military me

Sunday, November 14th, 2004

I am a Lance Corporal (E-3) in the United States Marine Corps stationed in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. I currently have just under two years left on my first contract.
I enlisted in December 2001 at the age of 17. I graduated high school and left the following August for recruit training in San Diego, California. […]

New category

Sunday, November 14th, 2004

Some of my friends that I know from other places are starting to read the blog. They all know I’m active duty military and want to read about what I do for the military. Welcome to MilBlog. Here you will find things about the military, what I think about them, etc.