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    [CENTER]"The deadliest weapon in the world is a MARINE and his rifle!"
    [*******#008000]GEN. PERSHING, US.ARMY [/COLOR]
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    "Hard pressed on my right. My center is yielding. Impossible to maneuver. Situation excellent. I am attacking!"
    F[*******#008000]ERDINAND FOCH [/COLOR]
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    "We're surrounded. That simplifies the problem!"
    [*******#008000]CHESTY PULLER, USMC[/COLOR]

    "The more MARINES I have around the better I like it!"
    [*******#008000]GEN. MARK CLARK, U.S. ARMY[/COLOR]

    "I want you boys to hurry up and whip these Germans so we can get out to the Pacific to kick the s**t out of the purple-pissing Japanese, before the Godda**ed MARINES get all the credit!" [*******#008000]Lt General George Patton, US Army 1945 [/COLOR]
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    "People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf." [*******#008000]GEORGE ORWELL [/COLOR]
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    "Sometimes it is entirely appropriate to kill a fly with a sledge-hammer!"
    [*******#008000]MAJ. HOLDREDGE [/COLOR]
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    "A ship without MARINES is like a garment without buttons."
    [*******#008000]ADM. DAVID PORTER, USN [/COLOR]
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    "The MARINES have landed and have the situation well in hand!"
    [*******#008000]RICHARD HARDING DAVIS [/COLOR]
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    "Casualties many; Percentage of dead not known; Combat efficiency: we are winning!"
    [*******#008000]COL. DAVID M. SHOUP, USMC [/COLOR]
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    "I can never again see a UNITED STATES MARINE without experiencing a feeling of reverence."
    [*******#008000]GEN. JOHNSON, U.S. ARMY [/COLOR]
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    "The raising of that flag on Suribachi means a MARINE CORPS for the next 500 years."
    [*******#008000]JAMES FORRESTAL, SECRETARY OF THE NAVY [/COLOR]
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    "Come on, you sons of b*****! Do you want to live forever?"
    [*******#008000]GySgt. DANIEL DALY, USMC [/COLOR][/CENTER]

    [CENTER][FONT=Arial Unicode MS]"We're not retreating, Hell! We're just attacking in a different direction!"[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial Unicode MS][*******#008000]GEN. OLIVER SMITH, USMC [/COLOR][/FONT][/CENTER]

    [CENTER][FONT=Arial Unicode MS]"I have just returned from visiting the MARINES at the front, and there is not a finer fighting organization in the world!"[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial Unicode MS][*******#008000]GEN. DOUGLAS MACARTHUR, U.S. ARMY [/COLOR][/FONT][/CENTER]

    [CENTER][FONT=Arial Unicode MS]"Teufelhunde! (Devil Dogs)"[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial Unicode MS][*******#008000]GERMAN SOLDIERS, WW1 at BELLEAU WOOD [/COLOR][/FONT][/CENTER]

    [CENTER][FONT=Arial Unicode MS]"So they've got us surrounded, good! Now we can fire in any direction, those b*****ds won't get away this time!"[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial Unicode MS][*******#008000]CHESTY PULLER, USMC [/COLOR][/FONT][/CENTER]

    [CENTER][FONT=Arial Unicode MS]"We have two companies of MARINES running all over this island and thousands of ARMY troops doing nothing!"[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial Unicode MS][*******#008000]GEN. JOHN VESSEY, CHAIRMAN OF JOINT CHIEFS[/COLOR] [/FONT][/CENTER]

    [CENTER][FONT=Arial Unicode MS]"Retreat hell! We just got here!"[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial Unicode MS][*******#008000]CAPT. LLOYD WILLIAMS, USMC [/COLOR][/FONT][/CENTER]

    [CENTER][FONT=Arial Unicode MS]"The safest place in Korea was right behind a platoon of MARINES. LORD, how they could fight!"[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial Unicode MS][*******#008000]MAJ. GEN. FRANK LOWE, U.S. ARMY [/COLOR][/FONT]

    [FONT=Arial Unicode MS]"Panic sweeps my men when they are facing the AMERICAN MARINES."[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial Unicode MS][*******#008000]CAPTURED NORTH KOREAN MAJOR [/COLOR][/FONT][/CENTER]

    [CENTER][FONT=Arial Unicode MS]"Our Country won't go on forever, if we stay soft as we are now. There won't be any AMERICA because some foreign soldier will invade us and take our women and breed a hardier race!"[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial Unicode MS][*******#008000]LT. GEN. LEWIS "CHESTY" PULLER, USMC[/COLOR] [/FONT][/CENTER]

    [CENTER][FONT=Arial Unicode MS]"Some people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference. The Marines don't have that problem."[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial Unicode MS][*******#008000]PRESIDENT RONALD REAGAN, 1985[/COLOR] [/FONT][/CENTER]


    [FONT=Arial Unicode MS]"There are only two kinds of people that understand Marines: Marines and those who have met them in battle. Everyone else has a second-hand opinion." [*******#008000]Unknown[/COLOR][/FONT]
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    ...and the best for last

    [FONT=Arial Unicode MS] [/FONT]
    [CENTER][*******#666633]WE STOLE THE EAGLE FROM THE AIR FORCE, THE ANCHOR FROM THE NAVY AND THE ROPE FROM THE ARMY.[/COLOR][*******#666633] [/COLOR][/CENTER]
    [CENTER][*******#666633]ON THE SEVENTH DAY WHILE GOD RESTED, WE OVERRAN HIS PERIMETER, STOLE THE GLOBE AND WE'VE BEEN RUNNING THE WHOLE SHOW EVER SINCE.[/COLOR][*******#666633] [/COLOR][/CENTER]
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    [*******#cc9900]WE LIVE LIKE SOLDIERS, TALK LIKE SAILORS, AND SLAP THE HELL OUT OF BOTH OF THEM.[/COLOR]
    [*******#cc9900] [/COLOR]
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    [CENTER][*******#cc0000]WARRIORS BY DAY, LOVERS BY NIGHT, PROFESSIONALS BY CHOICE, AND MARINES BY THE GRACE OF GOD.[/COLOR][*******#cc0000] [/COLOR]
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    Can somebody post about General Mattis concerning his quote. I saw it last week but can't find now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by loui_ludwig View Post
    Can somebody post about General Mattis concerning his quote. I saw it last week but can't find now.
    I come in peace, I didn't bring artillery. But I am pleading with you with tears in my eyes: If you **** with me, I'll kill you all.

    Marine Corps General James Mattis, to Iraqi tribal leaders
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    Quote Originally Posted by khalifah View Post
    I come in peace, I didn't bring artillery. But I am pleading with you with tears in my eyes: If you **** with me, I'll kill you all.



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    Quote Originally Posted by khalifah View Post
    I come in peace, I didn't bring artillery. But I am pleading with you with tears in my eyes: If you **** with me, I'll kill you all.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Movieman View Post
    AC wings and Combat AC wings are not to be worn together. Combat AC wings are an "upgrade" to regular AC wings. Aviator and AC wings represent totally different wings.

    So that MSgt is messed up.
    Thats what I thought--As a former M/sgt myself, I know his type-"I am a Top , I know it all" shoot, as I got older I realised how much I didn't know..I was always open to ideas from the troops..

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    The UH-1Y Venom (love that name):












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    -Sir, there might be a problem.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by HollywoodMarine View Post
    Say what!? You speaking in a coded message?
    What will replace the Huey?

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    nice pics!thank´s

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cava View Post
    What will replace the Huey?
    Did you look at the last post I made, Cava? The UH-1Y Venom will be an upgrade of the venerable UH-1N.

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    Default Drill Instructors


    MARINE CORPS RECRUIT DEPOT, PARRIS ISLAND, SOUTH CAROLINA (7 March 2007) — Senior drill instructor SSgt. Hugo Cherena of Waterbury, Connecticut addresses his recruits.



    MARINE CORPS RECRUIT DEPOT, PARRIS ISLAND, SOUTH CAROLINA (7 March 2007) — Senior drill instructor SSgt. Hugo Cherena inspects his recruits for injuries. Recruits are inspected every evening for any for cuts, scrapes, insect bites or other injuries that may have occurred during the day's training.



    MARINE CORPS RECRUIT DEPOT, PARRIS ISLAND, SOUTH CAROLINA (8 March 2007) — A Marine Corps drill instructor watches recruits on the parade deck.



    SAINT CLOUD, MINNESOTA (10 March 2007) — Drill instructor SSgt. Jorge Galvan yells at poolies during a family day event at the Whitney Senior Center. Drill instructors from California were flown in to give poolies and family members an idea of what life will be like during the first days of recruit training in the Marine Corps. Most of the poolies are taking part in the delayed entry program (DEP).



    MARINE CORPS RECRUIT DEPOT, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (9 August 2007) — Drill instructor SSgt. Adrian Ron, Platoon 2121, Company F, motivates a recruit to speak louder and move faster.



    MARINE CORPS RECRUIT DEPOT, PARRIS ISLAND, SOUTH CAROLINA (14 September 2007) — Senior drill instructor Sgt. Kenneth Morgan, Platoon 3078, Lima Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, inspects his squadbay as his recruits stand on line before they hit the rack for lights out.



    WATERLOO, IOWA (12 March 2009) — Drill instructor Sgt. Gregory Widmar, instructs poolies in a boot camp simulation given for parents and family members at the U.S. Marine Corps Recruiting Substation Cedar Falls and Cedar Rapids Family Night event held at the Waterloo Center for the Arts.



    NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND (27 October 2009) — GySgt. Allen F. Fowler keeps a watchful eye on his class of officer candidates during the ceremonial parade. Gunny Fowler served as the class drill instructor.

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    I would absolutely love to meet one of these guys IRL to have a drink and see what they're like away from the barracks.

    Thanks for your effort.

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    Quote Originally Posted by v-twin View Post
    I would absolutely love to meet one of these guys IRL to have a drink and see what they're like away from the barracks.

    Thanks for your effort.
    I've actually run into all of my DI's a few years after boot camp. It was pretty intimidating at first, but in general they are pretty cool guys on the outside.

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