Tag Archive | Marines

US Marine Drill Team and Fat Albert

US Marine Drill Team and Fat Albert

Today is Veteran’s Day in the US. The date was originally set aside to commemorate Armistice Day, November 11th, 1918. On that date the guns fell silent and WW1 ended. In the UK and Commonwealth Countries the day is called, “Remembrance Day” in memory of the fallen. The United States did not enter WW1 until […]

The Story Behind the Marine Rescuing Two Babies.

The Story Behind the Marine Rescuing Two Babies.

The below picture turned up on my FB feed the other day. I was intrigued by the photo as it struck me as iconic even though I had never seen it before (and I’ve seen many a photo of the Vietnam War.) I was so intrigued I tried to track down the original via a […]

Who has your back?

I’ve been stewing about this for a while now. When a policeman requests back-up he gets it for the simple reason his or her life is at risk. When your soldiers ask for help, you help them if you have the means for the same reason as a policeman in trouble. It’s not complicated. They […]