March 2011

The "Digger Marine": an Odyssey from Okinawa to Canberra

Volume 94, Issue 3

MCO 5060.19B- Award of the Title Honorary Marine - clearly lays out the criteria for this prestigious award. "To appropriately recognize individuals who have distinguished themselves through noteworthy service or support to the Marine Corps." The title Marine is a revered designation that affords a special distinction to those who earn it. ...It "should not be given merely to reward or foster friendships."

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Maj Allan C. Bevilacqua, USMC (Ret)

R. R. Keene