Amazing American Civil War Photos Turned Into Glorious Color


Color photography may not have been invented until the 1930s but that hasn’t stopped an active group of Redditors from looking to change the past. On the Colorized History Subreddit, Redditors use photo manipulation to add color to historical black and white images. Two of the most prolific users, Mads Dahl Madsen and Jordan J….

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Memorial Day Image


If a picture is worth a thousand words, this image says so much about the meaning of memorial Day. Please share. Link to this post!

Drive On


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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Chesty Puller Marine Legend: His Life In Pictures


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,…

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Veteran’s Celebration at NYSE


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…

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Sunset at Edson Range


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!

MAG-16 Photos, Vietnam


A good collection of MAG-16 (and related) photos from Vietnam given to me last week by Doug Woods in Reno: Link to this post!

Fourth of July


Enjoy your freedoms on the 4th of July! Link to this post!

We take our flag every where we go!

2010/05/06 Link to this post!

MCAS(H) Tustin, California


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!

Osprey in Afghanistan


Courtesy of LtGen Trautman ===> Great photos! Link to this post!