Herding Cats with Baseball Bats

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This week is a painful endurance of pre-deployment madness. Not that the things that have to get done are non-sense. It just feels like non-sense. For me this takes the form of cornering young Marines and explaining through clenched teeth the importance of getting their service record book audits completed before deployment and why doesn’t […]

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By Way of Introduction

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Whenever I meet new people I like to tell them the story of how I met my buddy Roger’s wife Wanda. There are a number of reasons for this. Mostly, it’s a stinkin’ funny story. But it also gets a few things about me out there which saves time as well as lets people know […]

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From the desk of America’s First Sergeant,

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“…generation after generation of Marines have grown gray in war in both hemispheres, and in every corner of the seven seas so that our country and its citizens might enjoy peace and security.” from General John A.Lejeune’s Marine Corps Birthday message. If we do one thing right in the Marine Corps, it is maintaining a […]

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