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In Recognition of the US Marine Corps 244th Birthday on November 10, 2019

In Recognition of the US Marine Corps 244th Birthday on November 10, 2019

    By Capt Joseph R. John The US Marine Corps was formed on November 10, 1775 by the Second Continental Congress, with the first Marines enlisting under Commandant Samuel Nicholas, but it wasn’t until 1921 that the Marine Corps began celebrating that historic day officially as its birthday by reading Marine Corps Orders No. […]

Memorial Weekend Pet Promotion — Fees Waived for Armed Service Members

Memorial Weekend Pet Promotion — Fees Waived for Armed Service Members

Animals for Armed Forces Foundation is generously SPONSORING dog and cat adoptions during #MemorialDay Weekend for: Active Duty, Reserve and #Veterans of the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps,National Guard and/or immediate family members! Please have proper ID to receive this discount. As always, Adoption Counseling and Application approval are required prior to adoption. […]

A Happy Thanksgiving to Our Troops, Wherever They May Be

A Happy Thanksgiving to Our Troops, Wherever They May Be

From the Department of Defense, sildenafil a Thanksgiving wish to the troops: From us, a Happy Thanksgiving to our troops, wherever they may be: Whether snow training in Estonia Army photo by Sgt. Lauren Harra Conducting machine gun training in Djibouti. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kenneth W. Norman Manning an M240B machine gun […]

Obama orders Pentagon, generals and admirals to make climate change Job One

Obama orders Pentagon, generals and admirals to make climate change Job One

By Paul Driessen Remember the Climate! Military triumphs and catastrophes have often hinged on how well (or luckily) armies and navies employed, avoided or benefited from weather and other natural events. Severe storms helped the British navy defeat Spain’s Armada in 1588. George Washington knew horrid weather meant the Hessians would not expect an attack […]

Just Say No to Draft Registration for Women — and Men

Just Say No to Draft Registration for Women — and Men

. . By Thomas L. Knapp Testifying before the US Senate’s Armed Services Committee in early February, Generals Mark A. Milley (the US Army’s chief of staff) and Robert B. Neller (commandant of the US Marine Corps) endorsed extending mandatory Selective Service registration to women. Because, you know, equality. I have a better idea. It’s […]

Army, Marines chiefs say women should register for the draft

Army, Marines chiefs say women should register for the draft

The top officers in the Army and Marine Corps testified Tuesday that women should now be required to register for a potential military draft, advice as men now must at 18, because the Pentagon has opened all military combat roles to female service members. Gen. Mark A. Milley, chief of staff of the Army, and […]