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The Marble Mountains, a half dozen peaks of crystallized limestone; aloof, Orbidding and grotesquely beautiful, they jut up improbably in the fertile lowlands just south of Da Nang like angry sores on an otherwise smooth skin of plains, rice paddies and waterways. The villagers of Nui Kim Sahn earn...
Somebody held him in her arms Not many years ago, Dreaming her dreams about him Never thinking he'd meet a foe. Somebody watched him while at play With his gun, boots and pack, Ridding the land of bad men Watching-it was all an act. Somebody saw him in a ball game, Helping to make a score, Watching...
My New Year's resolution, Is a lot of work it seems, My lifetime desire, Is to be pnrt of the Marines. It's wearing the uniform, With devotion and pride; It's knowing you're an equal, Serving with them side by side. My choice to be a Marine, It's not wrong, but totally right. I'll be part of them...
IN THE vicinity of historic Baltimore, Md., 80 Marines guard the most sophisticated cryptologic communications complex in the western world. Their performance recently won them a Meritorious Unit Commendation for "exceptional professional competence." These same Marines field a drum and bugle team...
HE STEPPED from the plank board sidewalk into the dusty street and waited. It wasn't the first time he had faced a man who wanted to kill himnor would it be the last. Moments later a man walked through the doors of the saloon and came toward him. Both men paused. Then the air rang with the sound of...
The Marine Corps has become a habit with the Audrey McNair family. Mr. McNair retired from the Corps in 1962 after 20 years' service; son Carl, 20, is a Marine corporal now stationed at Camp Lejeune, N. C.; and now the eldest McNair offspring, 22-year-old Karen Lee, is undergoing recruit training...
ONE OF the nice things about being stationed at the First Marine Corps District, Garden City, N. Y., is that New York City is right next door. There's Broadway, Rockefeller Center, Central Park, Fifth Avenue, hansom carriage rides, the Jets, the Giants and, well, you name it and New York has it.
Edited by MSgt Tom Bartlett Seventh Anniversary The Defense Language Institute observed its seventh anniversary, looking back on more than 7500 American servicemen who graduated from full-time foreign language courses in the U. S. during Fiscal Year 1970. The institute operates three major branches...
CAN YOU qualify for one of the challenging types of watch-standing in the Marine Corps, where the primary mission is to enforce security regulations at foreign service establishments? In every clime and place, Marines are performing this mission in our embassies throughout the world. From...

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