Skip to comments.Marines celebrate 230 years of ‘special operations’
Posted on 11/10/2005 12:57:59 AM PST by Sailor6468
More than just a branch of Americas armed forces, the modern U.S. Marine Corps serves as a model that other military forces worldwide have attempted to emulate, with varying degrees of success. Marines are aware of this, and justifiably proud. But that pride has not always been conducive to working and playing well with others.
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Uncle Sam's Misguided Children...Semper Fi!
Happy Birthday Brothers!
Happy Birthday brother and sister Devil Dogs!
Uh rah. November 10, 1775. Semper Fi to all those who have served as United States Marines.
Happy Birthday, Marines! Thanks for protecting all that is good!
Happy Birthday United States Marines. What a Great Day November 10th. I am Proud to be Born on November 10.1948. God Bless all our Brave Troops.
Happy Birthday from Iraq!
And hi to my buddies back at the shipyard if you are on here!
Hey, great screen name! Welcome to FR.
We are very cooperative except when it is detrimental to our health and well being, then we use our methods.
Coming home last night I saw an outdoor restaturant sign lit up that read "Happy 230th Birthday Marines" .
As I write this my Nephew is on the last 20 minutes of the Crucible at Parris island ,the final exam before becoming a Marine ,the Warrior breakfast will be served shortly.
Happy Birthday Marine Corps.!!
Contgratulations to your nephew. You must be proud of him.
Its simple, Kelley said. A superbly trained and motivated Marine, one fortified by 230 years of enviable history and tradition.
"Therein lies the Corps most important asset: the philosophy ingrained within each Marine. Some might call it brainwashing. Best-selling author Tom Clancy referred to it as Marine Corps magic.
Congratulations to your nephew! What a day to become a Marine!!!!!!! My last Marine did so on the anniversary of the victory at Iwo Jima.
My 'birthday' gift today will be welcoming two Marines 'home' for the long weekend!! Giving them a taste of home is nothing compared to just being able to be in the same room with them.
God Bless the United States Marine Corps +
For all my fellow Marines who didn't make it back.
God bless them all and their families.
Happy Birthday, Kelly to you and every Marine that has ever served AMERICA. God Bless you ALL from this Airman.
This Grunt and many others like me wouldn't be here today if not for you guys!
"Uncle Sam's Misguided Children...Semper Fi!"
This sounds like inter service rivalery...LOL. Even so, God Bless All of America's Marines because even if that statement is true; when the lead starts flying "Uncle Sam's Misguided Children preform ABOVE and BEYOND the Call. Happy Birthday to them All and God Bless America that they Protect.
Big Army salute for ya Gunney! Thanks for your service!
Taking the entire generations of Marines in my family, including my 83 year old Dad (VMF-241) down to the local Birthday Party. Naturally, a bar.
Sorry about that Chief.
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