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The Story of Tun Tavern

In the turbulent years between 1775 and 1780, as the American colonies ignited in the flames of revolution, there stood a modest establishment in Philadelphia…

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USMC: Most-challenging specialties (MOS)

For those embarking on a journey into the world of the United States Marines, it’s essential to grasp the intricate tapestry of roles and responsibilities…

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“Backbone” USMC Leadership Traits – JJDIDTIEBUCKLE

by Cpl. Beddoe, 2013 JJDIDTIEBUCKLE is an acronym used by Marines representing their 14 leadership traits. Justice, Judgment, Dependability, Initiative, Decisiveness, Tact, Integrity, Endurance, Bearing,…

Rules for dating a Marine's Daughter
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Rules for Dating a Marine’s Daughter

If you pull into my driveway and honk you’d better be delivering a package, because you’re sure not picking anything up. Remove your hat when…

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Kick Ass Texas Chili Recipe

I make this on a regular basis. It’s the best chili! I’ve taken 1st place in every contest entered. No lie. Give it a try…

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A General Mattis Christmas Story

A couple of months ago, when I told General Krulak, the former Commandant of the Marine Corps, now the chair of the Naval Academy Board…

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Marine Corps Quotes

We’ve been looking for the enemy for some time now. We’ve finally found him. We’re surrounded. That simplifies things.” – Col. Lewis B. “Chesty” Puller,…

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An Army officer sums up what makes Marines different

By Col. Daniel F. Bolger, USA (Excerpt from DEATH GROUND: TODAY’S AMERICAN INFANTRY IN BATTLE) What makes Marine infantry special? Asking the question that misses…

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USMC Tattoo – EGA STENCIL: Eagle Globe & Anchor LINE ART

I always wanted a nice Eagle Globe & Anchor tattoo. I asked a good friend of mine, Marine Combat Artist Colonel Mike Leahy, to draw…

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Paul Melvin Beddoe, KIA Vietnam

PFC Paul Melvin Beddoe was a member of Company B, 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion. PFC Beddoe died Jan. 21, 1968 in a Da Nang hospital, one…