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

2014/04/08

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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ROTC Scholarship – AmmoMan

2014/03/21

ROTC Scholarship Applications Now Available ROTC cadets looking to get a little bit of extra spending money or those who need help covering the costs of tuition are encouraged to apply for the first-ever AmmoMan.com ROTC Scholarships. Applications are open now for a pair of ROTC-exclusive, $500 scholarships for cadets enrolled at accredited 4-year colleges…

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Corpsmen Celebrate 115 Years of Service

2014/02/16

By MC1 James , Naval Hospital Pensacola Public Affairs PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) — Hospital corpsmen have a long and proud tradition of excellence, honor, bravery and sacrifice as the Navy’s enlisted Medical Corps. On June 17, 2013 the Navy’s Hospital Corps celebrated 115 years of service. Hospital corpsmen perform their duties as assistants in the…

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Lone Survivor – Trailer

2013/07/31

Looking forward to seeing this one… Link to this post!

Text Hit Counters

2013/01/01

Free Text Hit Counters for your web page. Works for WordPress, Tumblr, etc… http://beddoe.com/counter/go.php Link to this post!

CT Veteran ID Law

2012/11/30

Hooray for Connecticut! GOV. MALLOY: VETERANS CAN NOW HAVE THEIR STATUS RECOGNIZED ON DRIVERS’ LICENSES, STATE-ISSUED ID CARDS (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman today announced that military veterans can now apply to have their status marked on a Connecticut Driver’s License or state-issued ID. The Department of Motor…

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TEXAS FLAG

2012/11/25

Manner of Retirement I am your Texas flag! I was born January 25, 1839. I am one of only two flags of an American state that has also served as the symbol of an independent nation–The Republic of Texas. While you may honor me in retirement, the spirit I represent will never retire! I represent…

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Drive On

2012/11/20

My good friend Jim Hatch (USMC, RVN) is a talented artist and one of my favorite songs he does is called “Drive On”, written by Johnny Cash after he and his wife June returned from a USO tour in Viet Nam. With Jim’s permission, please take a minute and listen to “Drive On! If you…

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Reveille

2012/08/13

Reveille! Get out of the rack! Link to this post!

How to Become an Officer of Marines

2012/08/07

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Soldiers Deck of Cards

2012/08/06

A Veterans tribute with just a pack of cards and a beautiful ending. Link to this post!

UFC Fighters Train Like Elite Warriors

2012/08/05

Watch the entire series! Good to go! Four UFC fighters traveled to Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton to test themselves against a rapid-fire version of The Crucible. After 12 weeks of intense training, the United States Marine Corps puts recruits through the ultimate trial — The Crucible. For 54 straight hours, their endurance, teamwork, and…

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Band of Brothers Day

2012/08/02

Brother, life is too short to wake up with regrets. So love the people who treat you right. Forgive the ones who don’t, just because you can. Believe everything happens for a reason. If you get a second chance, grab it with both hands – those of you who served in Viet Nam know this….

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Brian Stann “The All American” Tribute

2012/07/21

“The Silver Star Ceremony commenced as 1st Lt. Brian M. Stann, Weapons Company Commander, shook Maj. Gen. Richard Huck, 2nd Marine Division Commanding General. Stann was being recognized and honored in front of the battalion for a job well done when he went above and beyond the call of duty to keep his men alive…

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Drive On!

2012/07/17

My good friend Jim Hatch (USMC, RVN) is a talented artist and one of my favorite songs he does is called “Drive On”, written by Johnny Cash after he and his wife June returned from a USO tour in Viet Nam. With Jim’s permission, please take a minute and listen to “Drive On! If you…

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Inside the July 2012 Marine Corps Gazette

2012/06/25

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Marines – Speed Art

2012/06/22

Really cool #PHOTOSHOP Link to this post!

Birthday Surprise from Dad at school before he deploys for a year!

2012/02/05

Deployment is tough on the kids people. We need to support them any way you can while their parent is deployed overseas! Link to this post!

Kick Ass Texas Chili Recipe

2011/01/17

I make this on a regular basis. It’s the best chili! Give it a try and let me know what you think.~Cpl. Beddoe The Ritchey family of Garland, Texas, has had phenomenal success in chili competitions. They can account for five world championships. The late Wes Ritchey won the CASI championship once, and his wife,…

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