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The Few, The Proud, The Unisex

The Few, The Proud, The Unisex

When Ronald Reagan was president he described members of the U.S. Marine Corps in a memorable phrase that is featured on the Marines’ Heritage Museum website: “Some people wonder all their lives if they’ve made a difference. The Marines don’t have that problem.” The generation of paper–pushers and PR–minded behind–kissers that inhabit the Pentagon and […]

Wounded Vets Take Message of Hope to Victims

Wounded Vets Take Message of Hope to Victims

Without fanfare or cameras several Marines visited victims of the Boston Bombing with a message of hope. Having lost limbs themselves, they were able to share hope with the hurting. Bloomberg News: B.J. Ganem lost a leg to a roadside bomb in Iraq while serving in the Marines. Bobby  Donnelly lost his after a high-altitude […]

Now Soliciting Bids for the G.I. Jane Combat Hall of Fame

Now Soliciting Bids for the G.I. Jane Combat Hall of Fame

It was a coincidence ripe with irony.  On the same day the main section of the Washington Post was trumpeting Sec. of Defense Leon Panetta’s decision to allow women in combat, the sports section was featuring an analysis of the “epidemic” of torn knee ligaments in women’s basketball and soccer. Reporter Preston Williams wrote: “Young […]

Happy Birthday Marines

Happy Birthday Marines

Here’s to another 237 years of defending against ALL enemies, foreign and domestic. “No good decision was ever made in a swivel chair.” — Gen. George S. Patton “Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered automatic weapons.” ― Douglas MacArthur “People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because […]

Regarding Marines In Video, Some Context, Please!

How about a little context here! The video of Marine snipers urinating on Taliban corpses has gone viral on the Internet. I have yet to see, either on the Internet or the MSM, what the late Paul Harvey called “the rest of the story.” Regarding urinating on corpses: dumb, yes; shocking, no. But what do […]

Amazing Tribute to our Armed Forces by WVU Marching Band

This is an awe-inspiring effort by the WVU marching band to give thanks to our Men and Women in uniform. Watch ’till the end, it’s worth it. Even more, listen to the crowd cheer on the branches and their nation. Patriotism is very much alive. Rich Mitchell is the Sr. Managing Editor of Conservative Daily […]

31st Modern Day Marine Military Exposition Set for Marine Corps Base, Quantico, VA, September 27 – 29

WASHINGTON, Sept. 1, 2011 — The 2011 edition of the world’s largest military exposition focusing on enhanced capabilities for expeditionary forces will be hosted by Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Virginia, September 27 – 29. Co-sponsored by the base, the 76,000-member Marine Corps League, and Marine Corps Systems Command, the 31st Modern Day Marine Military Exposition […]

Remember the Troops

Memorial Day is not just backyard cookouts and family gatherings. Take some time this long weekend to remember those that have gone into service for their country. No one asked them to. No one made them do it. They wanted to. Give a few minutes out of your hectic schedule to listen to the music, […]

Osama bin Laden dies an Ignoble Death but Lady Liberty lives on

Once upon a midnight dreary, Osama pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore, While he plotted, clearly scheming, suddenly there came a tapping, As of some SEAL gently rapping, rapping at his chamber door. “‘Tis some visitor,” he muttered, “tapping at my chamber door – Only this, and […]

May 30th – Special Memorial Day Show

Show Description: CDN Staff are compiling a tribute to America and the men and women in our armed services that defend her. Show Time: Monday May 30th 9pm Eastern, 8pm Central, 7pm Mountain, 6pm Pacific To Listen to the show click this link:  Plain, Hard Truth Tribute to America and Our Troops To Call in […]