A little humor…

CHiPs vs. USMC Top this for a speeding ticket…Two California Highway Patrol Officers were conducting speeding enforcement on I-15, North of the Marine Corps Air Station at Miramar. One of the officers was using a hand held radar device to … Continue reading

And one from my era…

James E. (Bull) Williams… 20 year Navy man, enlisted at 16, retired on 20. Volunteered to go to Viet Nam with 19 years in, because he knew small boats and thought he might pass that along to his shipmates and … Continue reading

Something Different #20, #21, #22

Back to the Navy and Afganistan… Only two of the three citations have been released. SEALS doing the L part of the job… Sadly one was posthumous. The President of the United States Takes Pride in Presenting The Navy Cross … Continue reading

Somthing Different #19

Another Marine in Iraq- Not once, not twice, but SIX times through the kill zone to get people… The President of the United States Takes Pleasure in Presenting The Navy Cross ToTodd CorbinLance Corporal, United States Marine CorpsFor Services as … Continue reading

Something Different #17 and #18

More Marines in Fallujah at Christmas… Same unit again, two different perspectives… The President of the United States Takes Pleasure in Presenting The Navy Cross ToJarrett A. Kraft Sergeant, United States Marine CorpsFor Services as Set Forth in the Following … Continue reading

Something different #16

Another Marine in Fallujah… Again going beyond the call of duty to save other Marines. The President of the United States Takes Pleasure in Presenting The Navy Cross ToDominic D. Esquibel Lance Corporal, United States Marine CorpsFor Services as Set … Continue reading

Something Different #14 and #15

Two Marines from the same unit, on the same day… Again close combat. The President of the United States Takes Pleasure in Presenting The Navy Cross ToRobert J. Mitchell, Jr. Corporal, United States Marine CorpsFor Services as Set Forth in … Continue reading

Something Different #12 and #13

Once again Marines in Iraq- This time in Fallujah, same battle but with sadly different endings; One posthumous… The President of the United States Takes Pride in Presenting The Navy Cross (Posthumously) To Christopher S. Adlesperger Private First Class, United … Continue reading

Somthing Different #11

We move back to Afghanistan for the next Marines award… The President of the United States Takes Pleasure in Presenting The Navy Cross ToAnthony L. Viggiani Sergeant, United States Marine CorpsFor Services as Set Forth in the Following Citation:For extraordinary … Continue reading

Something Different #10

Another Marine in Iraq- Takes charge and saves lives… The President of the United States Takes Pleasure in Presenting The Navy Cross ToMarco A. Martinez Corporal, United States Marine CorpsFor Services as Set Forth in the Following Citation:For extraordinary heroism … Continue reading