Tag Archives: USMC

“No Ma’am.” A Letter From Marine to Sen. Dianne Feinstein

(BizPacReview) The following open letter, written by U.S. Marine Joshua Boston and headlined “No ma’am.,”  was posted in the CNN iReport on Dec. 27 with the included note from the producer and photo. It has struck a nerve with many and is being circulated around social media venues like Twitter and Facebook. Senator Dianne Feinstein, […]

Why I Will Not Honor the Military

America’s greatest enemy is Washington, D.C. That is reason enough to bring soldiers home  from foreign lands to honor the oath they swore before God Almighty to defend the Constitution from all enemies, foreign and DOMESTIC. But they are not doing that. Not one of them is doing that. There is not a veteran of […]

The Real G.I. Joe

On Nov. 15, 2003, an 85-year-old retired Marine Corps Colonel died of congestive heart failure at his home in La Quinta, Calif., southeast of Palm Springs. He was a combat veteran of World War II. Reason enough to honor him, but this Marine was a little different. This Marine was Mitchell Paige. On Guadalcanal, the […]

The Big Feller Needed a Lesson

You may or may not be old enough to remember Gomer Pyle, USMC, but I sure do. There was a lesson in every show, a good one. Of course, this was back when television still had moral standards, family was important, and the head of the house was the man who owned the home. School […]

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