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  • proper n. The United States Marine Corps.


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  • If being in the Marines is the only great thing about your life then you are indeed in a sad state of affairs.

    joel david schecter

  • Susie Briones said she is angry at what she described as the Marines' failure to adequately "decompress" him and other Marines when they come home from combat.

    "i need immediate help"

  • The film Taking Chance, exquisitely acted by Kevin Bacon, shows how young men and women are inspired to join the military as the highest achievement of their life -- a young friend of mine, who has just joined the Marines, is a case in point -- and that most Americans, stretching across the country as in Chance's final journey, recognize this and honor them.

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  • And all his Sniper Training Bullshit with the Marines is nothing more than open competition that the Marines hold occasionally to give civilians a chance to out shoot their snipers and other shooting teams and are given Certificates that are Official looking as rewards for their shooting in an effort to draw young qualified shooters into the

    Heroes or Villains?

  • The picture on page 14 identifies in its caption Marines from the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine


  • He bragged openly about his saving 16 Marines from a downed helicopter.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • Space Marines is the most compelling illustration to me, but since I know it's related to a video-game universe I would not be likely to read the book (no offense, but the world is just too big for me to dive into this late in the game).

    Book Cover Smackdown! The Windup Girl vs. Legend of the Space Marines vs. The Terror

  • "The Few, the Proud, the Marines" is as much a part of the gridiron sideshow as Clydesdales.

    Super Bowl ads: Not just about the beer anymore

  • An amphibious force with 2,200 Marines is to arrive today.

    Aid mission uses lessons of war

  • '' The most compelling thing I see are Marines from the Vietnam era toughing out mental illnesses, '' said Andrew Calcutt, 26, a second-year law student.

    Law students, faculty teach veterans their rights


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