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Comment by 1~littledrip (Jean) yesterday

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 us....as Marines. During these Next 2 Nights, remember OUR PEOPLE, 3rd Bat. Kilo Co. and Extra Steppers, Graduation 10/31/2014, Parris Island…

 

For this night, our fine Young People, at 0200 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

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

Semper Fi

Comment by 1~Keri (HCC) on September 27, 2014 at 10:08am
In case anyone is not following the news articles group, check here for mailing deadlines for this 2014 holiday season.

http://marinefamilynetwork.com/group/newsroom/forum/topics/navsup-a...

1~Keri (HCC)
Marine groups moderator/mgr
VPP of Sgt. M - 1MEF/1LE Bn deployed
Isaiah 41:10
Comment by 1~Chickie (Teresita) on September 25, 2014 at 8:03am

With each step Echo Co and Extra Steppers may God's strength and peach go with you! 

Comment by willow on September 24, 2014 at 8:42pm
Candle lit and prayers being said. God Speed!
Comment by 1~littledrip (Jean) on September 24, 2014 at 7:55pm

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 us....as Marines. During these Next 2 Nights, remember OUR PEOPLE, 2nd Bat. Echo Co. and Extra Steppers, Graduation 10/03/2014, Parris Island…

 

For this night, our fine Young People, at 0200 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

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

Semper Fi

 

Comment by 1~littledrip (Jean) on September 4, 2014 at 8:24pm

Hello folks,

  Please keep voting daily, the margin is very close now!  Vote for a Sgt. in the Marine Corps for American Hero of the Year. Deadline for voting is just a few days (Sept. 6) from now.  The Sgt. is one of five finalists for American Hero of the Year and the only Marine::

http://marinefamilynetwork.com/events/american-hero-of-the-year-vote

Thank you!

Comment by 1~littledrip (Jean) on September 4, 2014 at 7:22am

Hi Stephanie,

  Extra Steppers are those recruits that needed to take "extra steps" on their journey to become Marines due to injury or illness.

Check out this poem by Wolfdragon that captures it perfectly.

http://marinefamilynetwork.com/group/sppsq/forum/topics/the-extra-s...

Comment by Stephanie on September 4, 2014 at 6:00am
What are extra steppers?
Comment by 1~Chickie (Teresita) on September 4, 2014 at 5:58am

Prayer are being sent ~ for the loved one's as well! 

Comment by willow on September 3, 2014 at 10:40pm
Candles lit and prayers being sent!
 

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