Sea Stories

Do you have an interesting story from your time in the Corps that will give our readers a good chuckle? Maybe it’s a boot camp tale or a good old sea story that will have us in stitches? We would love to hear your stories and see any accompanying photographs. Write them down (500 words or less) and...
Do you have an interesting story from your time in the Corps that will give our readers a good chuckle? Maybe it’s a boot camp tale or a good old sea story that will have us in stitches? We would love to hear your stories and see any accompanying photographs. Write them down (500 words or less) and...
SEA STORY OF THE MONTH Do you have an interesting story from your time in the Corps that will give our readers a good chuckle? Maybe it’s a boot camp tale or a good old sea story that will have us in stitches? We would love to hear your stories and see any accompanying photographs. Write them down...
Editor’s note: We’ve been asking for stories about situations in which being a Marine has gained you special treatment or helped get you out of a sticky situation. We think all Marines, both young and old, have experienced this a time or two. As Veterans Day approaches, we thought it fitting to...
Editor’s note: Do you have an interesting story from your time in the Corps that will give our readers a good chuckle? Maybe it’s a boot camp tale or a good old sea story that will have us in stitches? We would love to hear your stories and see any accompanying photographs. Write them down (500...
Editor’s note: Do you have an interesting story from your time in the Corps that will give our readers a good chuckle? Maybe it’s a boot camp tale or a good old sea story that will have us in stitches? We would love to hear your stories. Write them down (500 words or less) and send them to: Sara W...
Editor’s note: Do you have an interesting story from your time in the Corps that will give our readers a good chuckle? Maybe it’s a boot camp tale or a good old sea story that will have us in stitches? We would love to hear your stories. Write them down (500 words or less) and send them to: Sara W...
Editor’s note: Do you have an interesting story from your time in the Corps that will give our readers a good chuckle? Maybe it’s a boot camp tale or a good old sea story that will have us in stitches? We would love to hear your stories. Write them down (500 words or less) and send them to: Sara W...
To Tell the Truth It was 1961, and I was back on active duty as an acting sergeant after a number of years in the inactive Reserve. My unit at Marine Corps Air Station El Toro, Calif., was undergoing an Inspector General formation. I was leading the first rank in the formation when the IG, a...
SEA STORY OF THE MONTH “Do You Know Who That Is?” As a test of resolve, endurance and attitude, trying out for 2d Force Reconnaissance Company in the early 1960s might entail multiple sprints across the summit of a nearby coal pile that fueled the Camp Geiger, N.C., base heating plant, known as “...

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