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Today In Marine Corps History:4 June 1942

Battle of Midway (June 4-6). VMSB-241, VMF-221 and the 6th Defense Battalion began the Battle of Midway. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enj...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jun 4, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History: 3 June 1918

The 4th Marine Brigade fought at Les Mares Farm, Belleau Wood, Chateau-Thierry, France. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enjoyed this post, S...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jun 3, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History: 2 June 1918

At dawn on this date, the crack German 28th Division attacked along the axis of the Paris-Metz road hitting the American 2d Division, including the 4th Marine Brigade. The Marines opened with deadly rifle fire and helped hand the German troops a setb...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jun 2, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History: 1 June 1918

“Retreat Hell! We just got here,” said the 5th Marine Regiment in France. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enjoyed this post, Sub...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jun 1, 2016

Shoe laces – a big mistake

N’s feet have finally grown.  His school shoes still fit ok but he needed new trainers which are always harder to buy.  His insteps aren’t particularly high, he’s an F fitting, but velcro fastenings never seem long enough on train...
by Bubbablue and Me on May 18, 2016

The tooth fairy cometh – first wobbly tooth

It’s another big first moment. Yes, N has his first wobbly tooth. It crept up on me.  I know several other 5 year olds who’ve recently lost their first, but thought we’d be waiting a bit longer.  But no, he woke on Monday morning...
by Bubbablue and Me on May 11, 2016

Fri-NALLY

The adage is still true, the days are long but the weeks and months go so fast! But it’s Friday…Fri-NALLY! I can’t believe April is over and this week just completely flew by. I started this post on Tuesday, put it down and just rea...
by I'd Roll need on Apr 29, 2016

Starting Nursery And How It Is Going

It doesn’t seem that long ago since Aria was born, she is growing so fast and I know it’s cliche, but I would love a pause button or to slow things down. The first two years were a blur of nappies, bottles, food, nappies, sleepless night...
by SusanKMann on Apr 22, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:31 March 1801

On this date, LtCol Commandant William W. Burrows rode with president Thomas Jefferson to look for “a proper place to fix the Marine Barracks on.” President Jefferson was a personal friend of the Commandant, and deeply interested in the w...
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 31, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:30 March 1966

The 7th Marine Regiment terminated Operation Indiana in Vietnam. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enjoyed this post, Subscribe To My RSS Feed...
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 30, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:29 March 1917

Marines garrisoned St. Croix to deny harbor to German submarines. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enjoyed this post, Subscribe To My RSS Fee...
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 29, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:28 March 1918

Marines were placed under the command of French Marshall Foch in WW I. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enjoyed this post, Subscribe To My RS...
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 28, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:27 March 1953

The 5th Marines, supported by the 2d Battalion, 7th Marines, in the first full day of fighting after the Chinese assault the previous evening of Outpost Vegas on Korea’s western front, counterattacked to regain enemy-held positions. Companies E...
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 27, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:26 March 1944

Marines of 1stProMarBrig landed on Kili island and Namorik Atoll, Marshall Islands. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enjoyed this post, Subsc...
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 26, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History: 25 March 1945

After 35 days of bitter fighting, the amphibious assault on the rocky fortress of Iwo Jima finally appeared over. On the night of 25 March, however, a 300-man Japanese force launched a vicious final counterattack in the vicinity of Airfield Number 2.
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 25, 2016

Barefeet to boots – the 7 stages of children’s shoes

Children grow so quickly, but when you see them every day, it’s hard to see it until they grow out of their clothes.  Or are stood next to someone else’s child and you realise they’ve shot past them in height. But I’ve notice...
by Bubbablue and Me on Mar 24, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History: 23 March 1815

Marines assisted the USS Hornet’s capture of the HMS Penguin off Tristan de Cunha. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enjoyed this post,...
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 23, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History: 22 March 1952

Six new Marine battalions and Marine air groups were activated on the West Coast, giving the Corps the full authorized limit of three divisions and three wings. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you are seeing this post on Facebook,...
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 22, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:21 March 1945

General A. A. Vandergrift, 18th Commandant of the Marine Corps, became the first Marine four-star general on active duty. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site...
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 21, 2016

Today In Marine Corps History:20 March 1943

Marine “Avengers” conducted the first aerial mine-laying mission. #Marines#Marine#USMC#United States Marine Corps If you are seeing this post on Facebook, please SHARE it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enjoyed this post, Subscribe T...
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 20, 2016


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