Posts Tagged ‘Marines’
Via The Military Times;
Soldiers at Fort Benning, Ga., an Army post about 90 miles south of Atlanta, were treated to a gargantuan BOOM recently by the Leathernecks who train there.
An Army TV news correspondent starts her report by saying the U.S. Marine armor school detachment there, “made history… by detonating some of the largest explosions Fort Benning has ever seen.”
That’s a real “Big Bang” theory! I bet there’s some Army-types that’d dispute that claim, but I haven’t seen any come forward yet.
Allen West; “Does anyone remember the two Soldiers from the 101st Airborne who were beheaded and gutted in Iraq?”
Nobody in the leftist media does
Rep. Allen West send this to the Weekly Standard;
“I have sat back and assessed the incident with the video of our Marines urinating on Taliban corpses. I do not recall any self-righteous indignation when our Delta snipers Shugart and Gordon had their bodies dragged through Mogadishu. Neither do I recall media outrage and condemnation of our Blackwater security contractors being killed, their bodies burned, and hung from a bridge in Fallujah.
“All these over-emotional pundits and armchair quarterbacks need to chill. Does anyone remember the two Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division who were beheaded and gutted in Iraq?
“The Marines were wrong. Give them a maximum punishment under field grade level Article 15 (non-judicial punishment), place a General Officer level letter of reprimand in their personnel file, and have them in full dress uniform stand before their Battalion, each personally apologize to God, Country, and Corps videotaped and conclude by singing the full US Marine Corps Hymn without a teleprompter.
“As for everyone else, unless you have been shot at by the Taliban, shut your mouth, war is hell.”
- Representative Allen West tells US what President Obama does not want US to Hear! (votingamerican.wordpress.com)
I know many of you probably saw this as a slide show or an email, but this one put to music brought a tear to me eyes. Mannheim Steamroller is behind the music, and thankfully it fades to silence before the toy piano part (that part always gets me).
Not that time yet, getting closer, but Merry Christmas to my brothers and sisters still overseas anyway.
h/t The Navy Exchange on Facebook
Even though sometimes it feels that way
While not all are in a combat role, some that are that may surprise you include Germany and France. Why do I say you may be surprised? Noting the news we’ve been privy to here at home about “massive” protests of “thousands of people” decrying Afghanistan deployments would lead one to believe that the nations involved are turning against fighting the Taliban and al-Qaeda.
Well, whatever the situation is in their respective home countries, the troops stationed there are still fighting and dying as ours are.
See if they look familiar…
Yeah they talk funny and have weird looking weapons, but they don’t seem to be running away…
Neither are the Germans…
Of course, you know these guys;
Here’s a tribute to all of them on this coming Memorial Day, remember them;