March 2015 Archive

Remembering Okinawa

U.S. Marine reinforcements wade ashore to support the beachhead on Okinawa, 1 April 1945. Throughout this year, we are commemorating the final battles of World War II, and for Marines in particular, we are commemorating the final battles in the Pacific theater of war. In February, we commemorated...

The Green Marines

I have written in a previous editorial that one of my drill instructors had strongly averred that there was only one color in the Marine Corps and that was Marine Green. Often, we have heard the Corps referred to as the Green Machine or Mother Green. I fully subscribe to my old DI’s philosophy, but...