Drive On

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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 […]

Chesty Puller Marine Legend: His Life In Pictures

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Many I’ve never seen before. Great tribute to Chesty! ~Cpl. Beddoe Lieutenant General Lewis Burwell “Chesty” Puller (June 26, 1898 – October 11, 1971) was an officer in the United States Marine Corps. Puller is the most decorated U.S. Marine in history, and the only Marine to be awarded five Navy Crosses. During his career, […]

Veteran’s Celebration at NYSE

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This morning, I attended a traditional veteran recognition event at the New York Stock Exchange.  My good friend and Marine Ben Cascio and Marine Mark Stanton, Ben’s crew chief from Vietnam, and I were special guests to observe the pre-Opening Bell celebration of Veteran’s Day. We arrived prior to 0800 and were treated to a […]

Sunset at Edson Range

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From Photos of the United States Marine Corps on Facebook.  “DI marching his recruits back to the barracks from Camp Pendleton’s Edson Range at sunset.”  Photo by David Harvey Photo submitted by David Harvey Link to this post!

MCAS(H) Tustin, California

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A few pics I took last weekend (3/20/2010) of the hangars at the now-deserted Marine Corps Air Station in Tustin, CA.  I was stationed here from 1983 to 1985.  I remember the skies buzzing with CH-46’s and CH-53’s.  Good times! Link to this post!