• "In Memoriam" is run on a space-available basis. Those wishing to submit items should include full name, age, location at time of death (city and state), last grade held, units served in, dates of service and, if possible, a local or national obituary. Allow at least four months for the notice to...
  • Girls Softball Team Honors KIA Marine After Lance Corporal Nicholas "Nie" O' Brien was killed in action in Helmand province, Afghanistan, June 9, his sacrifice was honored in a special way by an age14-and-under girls fast-pitch softball team in Gastonia, N.C. (his hometown), who wore his name on...
  • GLOBAL WARRIOR: Averting WW III. By H. John Poote. Published by Posterity Press. 414 pages. Softcovef. Stock #0981865933. $14.36 MCA Members. $15.95 Regular Price. "Global Warrior: Averting WW III" is the latest book by author H. John Poole. Some of you will remember him from other writings, such...
  • GEORGE W. HAMILTON: America's Greatest World War I Hero. By Mark Mortensen. Published by McFarland & Company Inc. 302 pages. Softcover. Stock #078646321X. $40.05 MCA Members. $45 Regular Price. This book has been waiting for nearly 90 years to be written. It is too bad that it wasn't done many...
  • "Action Around the World With the FIGHTING LEATHERNECKS." William Douglas "Bill" Lansford is a respected author, screenwriter and decorated World War II Marine Raider. He was a U.S. Army officer too, but his favorite subjects are the Corps' history, legends and traditions.
  • Duty for Marines at Kings Bay, Ga., is busy and demanding, but when the liberty bell sounds, the area around the base is alive with activities for families and single Marines. Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay is located in a historically rich area with archeological evidence of 15th century, pre-...
  • The beautiful view of southeast Georgia's sparkling intercoastal waterway is one that many people pay big bucks to see and even more to live near. But the beauty was largely lost on the 20-year-old U.S. Marine on this sultry Southern summer day as he peered across the sun-sparkled waters from his...
  • Sometimes the question comes up as to just who is "Old Corps." There are mays you can tell. "Old Corps" Marines . . . . . . didn't "re-up." They "shipped over." . . . didn't mind saluting superior officers. The officers saluted back. . . . didn't mind getting caught in the rain. ... thought...
  • In the "Thick of the Fight" He Led Way: Noncommissioned Officer Earns Nation's Highest Military Award President Barack H. Obama draped the infantry-blue-colored ribbon suspending the Navy Medal of Honor, Sept. 15,2011, around Sergeant DakotaL. Meyer, the first living Marine to receive the nation's...
  • Voodoo and revolution - a century ago, those were the two characteristics most often associated with Haiti. One was a product of the ancient religions of Africans and was carried across the Atlantic, a stowaway on the ships bringing slaves to the New World. The other was a product of squabbles over...

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