For Parents of Marines

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This ‘n That

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Verse of the Day.....

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BIG Happinesses

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An easy way that YOU can help Gold Star moms and dads

Started by 1~Good2GoMom (Barb). Last reply by 1~Chickie (Teresita) Jun 26. 32 Replies

Proud Parents of Officers

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Anyone else have a Marine in Japan?

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Buying a car

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Down Under

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Leave question

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Let's Make Some NOISE People!!!

Started by 1~ucme (Laura), VPMM & Volunteer. Last reply by 1~steel_walk42 (Denita) May 14. 307 Replies

Uniform purchase

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One small happiness

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Pay it Forward

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College Loan Deferments

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Looking for picture frame

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Comment by 1~Chickie (Teresita) on July 4, 2014 at 10:40am

Happy 4th of July! Sending out a HUGE thank you to all those that serve our country so selflessly! My family is very grateful to you and your families for their sacrifice. May God bless you all! Semper Fi! 

Comment by 1~alex2toes(Dianne) on July 4, 2014 at 7:20am

Happy 4th!

And a big Thank You to all our Veteran's on these pages who helped ensure it continues! Semper Fi!

Comment by 1~alex2toes(Dianne) on June 27, 2014 at 4:30pm

The Fourth is rapidly approaching and I see there are different places offering discount to military members. You will need to google for the list but it would be worth it. There are some nice ones.

Comment by nurse janice on June 26, 2014 at 8:02pm

Fox, November, and Extra Steppers-

Prayers are being said and the candles are lit for you to come back to us- stronger and more confident than before- you can do this!

Comment by 1~littledrip (Jean) on June 25, 2014 at 8:01pm

It is time dear Marine family and friends, AND to those that have gone before.  As the Tradition Began with WD, A Marine Family Parent, just like You and Me, and US. WE HAVE A CLASS that are to Begin the Crucible, that 54 Hour Test that Defines a Marine.  As they March into Those Woods, it is up to each of US, To Light a Candle, for it is the single flame within the night that defeats doubt, conquers concern, and brings them back to Marines. During these Next 2 Nights, remember OUR PEOPLE, 2nd Bat. Fox Co., 4th Bat. Novembeer Co, and Extra Steppers, Graduation 7/3/2014, Parris Island…


For this night, our fine Young People, at 0230 do begin... and WE, Very Proud Marine Parents, Aunts & Uncles, Grandparents, Wives, Husbands, Siblings, Children, and Loved Ones, Together, In Unison, can voice uplifting words for Our Marines in these Troubled Times and in our Troubled World, that they may find

  • God’s Grace and Esprit de Corps

  • Strong Will and Fierce Determination

  • Strength, Health, Honor and Courage

  • And always, always Good Luck


For it is that Light that comes, on the Dawn of that Third Day, taking that final hump back to the Prize for all that is.....that Shines over New Marines.


For Courage is endurance for one moment more …Unknown Marine Second Lieutenant in Vietnam.


You cannot exaggerate about the Marines. They are convinced to the point of arrogance, that they are the most ferocious fighters on earth – and the amusing thing about it is that they are. …Father Kevin Kearney, 1st Marine Division Chaplain, Korean War


Lighting a candle this night,

Jean (1~Littledrip), inspired by Wolfdragon

VPM of Corporal Marine, deployed to Afghanistan

~While Two Marines Still Breathe-One is Never Alone~

Semper Fi

Comment by nurse janice on June 18, 2014 at 3:45pm

Congratulations!  What a nice picture!

Comment by FortheLoveofFrosting on June 18, 2014 at 3:33pm

I see some familiar names here... :)  Our Marine is coming up on the 1st anniversary of the day he left for PI.  What a crazy year it has been!!  He's currently stationed at 8th & I in Washington, DC and is in the Color Guard.  That's him with President Obama on Memorial Day.  We are so proud!

Note:  Photo is a screen shot from news video:

Comment by luciharlow on June 17, 2014 at 9:02pm

we are going in July to the NAS in the pan handle to see our son. With hubby being a retired Marine officer we will be staying on the base.  I just wish my son had a little more freedom. Can't wait for him to get to his first duty station. I will be happy when all is schooling in aviation is done in August.

Comment by nurse janice on June 17, 2014 at 7:54pm


CONGRATULATIONS!!  Wow- tell him we all said "Well Done"

Comment by KrisLeigh on June 16, 2014 at 4:51pm



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