What You Need to Know About the US Military Ban on Flags Made in Other Countries


What’s more American than an American flag? Turns out that maybe it’s more than you think. Like a plethora of other items, American flags can be manufactured less expensively in China than they can here. North Bay, California Congressman Mike Thompson joined other citizens in being up in arms over the concept that our soldiers…

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Marine Executive Association


I’m proud to be a member of the Marine Executive Association ~Cpl. Beddoe The Marine Executive Association is Marines helping Marines during transition, carrying on the Marine tradition “Taking Care of Our Own.” MEA members network their marketplace knowledge; contacts; job locations; and personal experience to assist the transitioning Marine penetrate the civilian marketplace. Using…

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Retired Marine Continues His Quest to be Always Faithful


How ’bout an OOH-RAH for the Master Guns! Link to this post!

CPL P letter to POTUS


Via Corporal Kevin P. Thanks to overwhelming support, I have decided to release this. I wrote a letter to the President! Tell me what you guys think: “January 25, 2012 The Honorable Mr. Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President, My name is Kevin. I am twenty…

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Operation: Care and Comfort


“Historically, Americans have shown their support to our Troops serving in times of war in many ways. By writing letters, mailing care packages, welcome home events, or by showing support for a deployed service member or Veteran’s family, Americans have opened up their hearts, homes, and wallets to show that they support those who serve….

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Brother To Brother Day


A day of reconnection for all Veteran’s and Active Duty personnel. You’ve got this Cpl’s support Marine!! See the FACEBOOK Page. Semper Fi! http://www.usmc81.com Link to this post!

Bands For Arms: Handmade Bracelets


I received a tweet from @yettajoooones on Twitter giving me a heads up on a really neat organization building bracelets from old military clothing. [@usmc81 Must check out @BandsForArms [: Such an awesome/unique thing!] I checked them out and was really impressed with what they have done. I believe their bracelets could be the next…

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Cpl. Gary Miller and Toy for Tots


An incredible Toys for Tots story from the childhood and life of my good friend Cpl. Gary Miller.  http://www.usmc81.com Link to this post!

Dog Tags For Kids


Help us send dog tags to troops in Iraq, Kuwait, and Afghanistan so they can send them to their kids back home! This is a grassroots effort to show our support for the troops and their families. We tried to think of something we could send Dad or Mom that they could easily send back…

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