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  • Huntsville, TX
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His Mistress

Posted on August 24, 2014 at 1:05am 6 Comments

She awaits his return in languid repose, ready to growl, then roar to life at his insistent touch...but, no I forgot to run the machine enough to keep the battery charged. It is just a mass of iron and rubber, chrome and petroleum fluids that could again be a motorcycle with proper care. I suppose that will be our first task shared upon his return.

He was so adamant about bringing that bike home before deployment; I just could not understand. After all, it is a long way from…

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Semper Fidelis..a musing

Posted on June 1, 2014 at 12:08am 0 Comments

   No organization is as identified with a phrase as the Marine Corps with its motto, Semper Fidelis. The mention of one evokes a thought of the other. For the first 96 years of its existence the motto of the Corps was First to Fight. Although undoubtedly true, the phrase was weak as a motto. It simply stated a fact; it did not address the brotherhood that is the essence of the Corps. Adopted in 1871, the Latin phrase Semper Fidelis - always faithful - has a gravitas not found in the…

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Platoon video

Posted on April 8, 2012 at 5:36pm 6 Comments

    "...Heavy on the left foot// Mighty, mighty left foot...." Perhaps we have watched the platoon video too much. Our days are interspersed with outbursts of cadence calls; sometimes one will call and the other respond. I know what she is thinking, "Oh god, now I have to hear this from a whole new generation?" Hasn't thirty-nine years been long enough?" 

    There were warnings. You might not be able to pick out your recruit. They all have changed so much you might not…

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At 4:47pm on February 27, 2012, 1~Atrain (Anita) said…

Welcome to MFN yomamatex!  We’re happy to see you!   Enjoy exploring our message board home on MFN. 
 
Please look for a welcome email from Marine Family Network, checking your bulk/spam folder if necessary.  If you did not receive it please comment back to me on my profile page and I’ll send it to you
Here are a few links to main message board groups to help you get started –
 
the Boot Camp/Poolee board has general topics and a group for every graduation date where you can meet others who have a Recruit with yours:
http://marinefamilynetwork.com/page/recruit-bootcamp
 
Our Outreach Programs (good works we do for our Marines):
http://marinefamilynetwork.com/page/outreach-programs
 
And your state:
http://marinefamilynetwork.com/page/states-territories
 
To post in any topic/discussion you need to "Join the group" - there's a link in the top cream bar, to the right near your username and the log-out spot.  Click to 'join' the group. 
 
All of our message board categories fall under the heading of the GROUPS tab at the top of the page or look for “GROUP CATEGORIES” along the right side about ¼ of the way down.
 
All of our informational pages for Boot Camp are at www.RecruitParents.com  Click on any topic from the left menu to learn more.


 We also have a live scheduled chat:
http://www.marineparents.com/connections/chat.asp

If you've any questions, please don't hesitate to comment back to me.
 
Anita (1~Atrain) - MFN Volunteer
VPM of Brian - Deployed
 
 
 

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