• "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...
  • It's an old story, but one that's true, Even though it's oft told anew. About a tavern named Tun, A term for a keg, when the work was done. The tavern hosted many a name, Washington, Jefferson and old Ben Franklin came. The Continental Congress even met here, To do its work and enjoy the beer. When...
  • "Run to the sound of the guns?" I thought: "Do they think I'm crazy, or what?" The lieutenant, who wasn't much older than me, Had to be some kind of a nut 'Cause he got up and he started running, "Move it out! Go! Go! Go!" he yelled. "Those people are trying to kill me," I thought. "He's gotta be...
  • A MARINE CALLED GABE: The Life and Legend of John Archer Lejeune. By Maj Ralph Stoney Bates Sr., USMC (Ret). Published by CreateSpace. 324 pages. Softcover. Stock #1490982566. $13.46 MCA Members. $14.95 Regular Price. "Buck, let's take the whole damn town. "
  • RUNNING WITH THE DOGS: War in Korea With D/2/7 USMC. By Frederick P. Frankville. Published by (Universe Inc. 308 pages. Softcover. Stock #1475974744. $19.76 MCA Members. $21.95 Regular Price. The fighting in the Korean War ground to a halt on July 27. 1953. It was replaced by an uneasy armistice...
  • GUNG HO! The Corps' Most Progressive Tradition. By H. John Poole. Published by Posterity Press. 398 pages. Softcover. Stock #0981865941. $14.36 MCA Members. $15.95 Regular Price.
  • This story is about one family from Brooklyn, N.Y., with eight children. In 1940. that family had 10 people running about a small three-bedroom home. During World War 11, that same family had six young men lighting in three of the bloodiest battles of the war. This story is not about the Battle of...
  • Can you help your museum find Marines who served/continue to serve between 1976 and the present and fit the following criteria? * Marines with five or more Combat Action Ribbons, whose service is highly representative of the high op tempo experienced during the last few decades * Marines decorated...
  • Marine Corps drill instructors teach recruits that the training they receive in boot camp is ultimately geared lo enable them to light and survive on the battlefield and in life. Marine veteran Terry Anderson learned that lesson well; in fact, he attributes it in large part as the reason for his...
  • * Lance Corporal Samuel Ellis, Public Affairs Office, Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., reports that Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team (FAST) Marines from Norfolk, Va., completed a three-day training exercise at MCB Quantico on Sept. 6, which prepared them to go into a qualification exercise before...

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