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Marine Corps Photos: Ruler of the Sky

Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter prepares to make a vertical landing aboard Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., March 21, 2013. This marks the first vertical landing of a Marine Corps F-35B outside of a tes...
by Semper Fi Parents on Dec 15, 2014

Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots

Since 1947, the United States Marine Corps has been making Christmas a happier time of year for children whose families may be struggling to provide a happy holiday season. Some things you may not have known about the Toys For Tots program: Establish...
by Semper Fi Parents on Dec 12, 2014

The Marine Corps Gives Santa Claus A Hand

Elves? Why in the world would Santa Claus need elves for helpers when he has the United States Marines? Please CLICK HERE to learn how to help the Toys for Tots campaign. #Marines#Marine#USMC If you enjoyed this post, Subscribe To My Feed. To Friend...
by Semper Fi Parents on Dec 11, 2014

Marine Corps Photos: Free Falling

Marines with U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command free fall during a High Altitude Low Opening (HALO) training exercise at an airfield in North Carolina, July 8, 2013. The Marines conducted the HALO jump to reinforce the skills employ...
by Semper Fi Parents on Dec 11, 2014

The Marine Corps Saves Christmas

The United States Marine Corps and Santa Claus. How’s that for a winning combination? #Marines#Marine#USMC If you enjoyed this post, Subscribe To My RSS Feed. To Friend and/or Follow us on Facebook, Click Here.
by Semper Fi Parents on Dec 9, 2014

Marine Corps Poetry: My Old Blues

When I lie down For my last snooze, And if I still have The right to choose, Just lay me out Gently, In my old blues. Make sure my brass Is shiny bright, My stripes not askew, My hash marks All arranged For all the boots To view. My blood stripes Smo...
by Semper Fi Parents on Dec 8, 2014

Medal Of Honor Recipient Colonel Reginald R. Myers

(Part of a continuing series of articles spotlighting United States Marines who have been awarded America’s highest military award, the Medal of Honor.) From the Presidential Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of hi...
by Semper Fi Parents on Dec 8, 2014

Help The Marine Corps Save Christmas

OK people, listen up!How often do you hear the United States Marine Corps ask for help? CLICK HERE to donate to Toys For Tots #Marines#Marine#USMC For a free subscription to our feed, Click Here. To Friend and/or Follow us on Facebook, Click Here.
by Semper Fi Parents on Dec 8, 2014

Marine Corps Photos: Night Flights

Marines participating in Talisman Saber 2013 prepare to fast-rope from an HH-60H Sea Hawk assigned to the Firehawks of Helicopter Sea Combat Support Squadron (HSC) 85 at Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, July 15. Talisman Saber is a biennial exerci...
by Semper Fi Parents on Dec 8, 2014

Marine Corps Poetry: A Hopeful Holiday Christmas

(Cpl Cook forgot the females) Holidays are coming near And our lads are over there And we at home miss them much And try to stay in close touch Though absence make the heart Grow fonder ‘Rather have them here Than yonder. We remember the growin...
by Semper Fi Parents on Dec 5, 2014

Marine Corps Photos: Free Fall to Spain

Reconnaissance Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response and paratroopers with the Spanish army descend to their objective at Naval Air Station Rota, Spain, Aug. 13, 2013, after jumping from an MV-22 Osprey during Exer...
by Semper Fi Parents on Dec 5, 2014

UPDATE: The United States Marine Corps Fills In For Santa Claus

I originally posted this last year. Holly has accomplished her goal and has become a member of MCESG. This video is particularly special to my wife Sue and I for a number of reasons. It should tell you how we feel about Christmas that we named our ch...
by Semper Fi Parents on Dec 4, 2014

Toys For Tots And Corporal Miller

Please help the United States Marine Corps help needy children, donate to Toys For Tots. The video is from 2010. The message is timeless. Please CLICK HERE to donate to Toys for Tots #Marines#Marine#USMC If you enjoyed this post, Subscribe To My RSS...
by Semper Fi Parents on Dec 3, 2014

Marine Corps Photos: Special Purpose

U.S. Marines and Sailors load onto a KC-130J Marine Super Hercules at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Dec. 24, 2013. The Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response recently repositioned from Moron Air Base, Spain. It trains for a variety...
by Semper Fi Parents on Dec 3, 2014

Medal Of Honor Recipient Captain Joseph J. McCarthy

(Part of a continuing series of articles spotlighting United States Marines who have been awarded America’s highest military award, the Medal of Honor.) From the Presidential Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of hi...
by Semper Fi Parents on Dec 2, 2014

How Toys For Tots Began

. Toys for tots Began in 1947, when Major Bill Hendricks and a group of Marine Reservists in Los Angeles collected and distributed 5,000 toys to needy children. The idea came form Bill’s wife, Diane. In the fall of 1947, Diane crafted a homemade do...
by Semper Fi Parents on Dec 2, 2014

Marine Corps Moto Posters

They (women Marines) don’t have a nickname, and they don’t need one. They get their basic training in a Marine atmosphere, at a Marine post. They inherit the traditions of the Marines. They are Marines. Gen Thomas Holcomb, 17th CMC, (1936-1943) #...
by Semper Fi Parents on Dec 2, 2014

Marine Corps Recruiting Poster

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by Semper Fi Parents on Dec 1, 2014

Marine Corps News From World War Two: Jap Shell Intrudes To Protect Marines

SOMEWHERE IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC Staff Sgt. Alfred Scalcione says it’s peculiar how things are taken out of one’s hands In wartime. “Three of us were huddled in a small dugout one night,” said Scalcione, “waiting for an en...
by Semper Fi Parents on Dec 1, 2014

Walt Disney And The United States Marines

Back in the days before Patriotism became a bad word, the folks at Disney stood for what was right. Please CLICK HERE to learn how you can help Toys For Tots #Marines#Marine#USMC For a free subscription to our feed, Click Here. To Friend and/or Follo...
by Semper Fi Parents on Dec 1, 2014


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