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Marine Skills!

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A little while back I was in Ramadi hob-nobbing with my brethren in Kilo Co. I came across this mural painted on their barracks by one of the previous tenants.The young Marine who produced this masterpiece used nothing but his fingers and black ink so I am told. Say what you want about the relative […]

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The Longest Day

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Everyone who has spent any time in the military is familiar with the concept known as ‘hurry up, and wait.’ Waiting is fundamental to Marine Corps doctrine. Why, you may ask? Because if we eliminated waiting from our planning and operations we would be back from our deployment already and that is just not acceptable. […]

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