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    Question regarding DOS medals.

    Where would one go to purchase DOS medals? Particularly the Meritorious Honor Award Medal/Ribbon. I'm having a hell of a time finding the damn things, as are my SNCOs. Any advice from some of you...
  2. Thread: Africa Info

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    Africa Info

    Anybody care to share any stories and/or info about Cape Verde, Senegal, Liberia, Cameroon and South Africa? I'm scheduled to hit all these countries and train with local military in the coming...
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    The Marine Corps as been the single most...

    The Marine Corps as been the single most homosexual experience of my life.
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    Not to beat a dead horse but again. Fitness,...

    Not to beat a dead horse but again. Fitness, aggression, confidence, etc. And I believe it says something of those Marines that go above what's required and train on their own time. I spent all week...
  5. Thread: Boot Life

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    I'm hesitant to post too much on a public forum...

    I'm hesitant to post too much on a public forum but, C none of the above.
  6. Thread: Boot Life

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    Not really my choice. But with 5/10 going away I...

    Not really my choice. But with 5/10 going away I really wanted to jump on this Africa deployment. Not the combat deployment I wanted but I won't say no to Italy, Greece, Spain, etc.
    There's a...
  7. Thread: Boot Life

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    Back again. as I'm sure some of you have heard...

    Back again. as I'm sure some of you have heard 5th Bn 10th Marines is about to be no more. The colors will be officially furled on the 1st of June and the lights in the CP will shut off on the 1st...
  8. Thread: Boot Life

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    The Fleet Marine Force. The Marine Corps has it's...

    The Fleet Marine Force. The Marine Corps has it's origins in the navy, hence many of the naval terms. Decks, hatches etc.
    Technically I'm not stationed on Camp Lejeune but "aboard" Camp Lejeune.
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    Solid Snake Commander Shepard Ender Wiggen

    Solid Snake
    Commander Shepard
    Ender Wiggen
  10. Thread: Boot Life

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    Ah yes, the amount of times my unit has been...

    Ah yes, the amount of times my unit has been fined for using POS's that are "nature preserves" or some bullshit...
    And yes, MASSIVE amounts of chiggers.
  11. Thread: Gunner Porn

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    I'll be bringing my camera to EMV and shortly...

    I'll be bringing my camera to EMV and shortly after Bragg. I'll try to post some photos/videos when I get back from both.
  12. Thread: Boot Life

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    AKA "the ghetto of Camp Lejeune" AKA "The black...

    AKA "the ghetto of Camp Lejeune" AKA "The black hole of the Marine Corps"

    Negative gunny, just a single 101.
  13. Thread: Boot Life

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    So you're very familiar with the paradise that is...

    So you're very familiar with the paradise that is N street. :rolleyes:
  14. Thread: Boot Life

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    The lowly lance corporal, start pulling in that...

    The lowly lance corporal, start pulling in that fat E-3 paycheck... :rolleyes:

    Even if I don't get meritorious I should pick it up in November. But I'd love to have it in the books.
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    You have to want it like you want to take your...

    You have to want it like you want to take your next breath. I saw a guy who ran 300 PFTs in his sleep and was an honors student in college fail out of Marine boot camp. And for all the hype, these...
  16. Thread: Boot Life

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    Oh I definitely got "straightened out" when I...

    Oh I definitely got "straightened out" when I first checked into the fleet, funnily enough the corporal that was doing the correcting is now a sergeant and is trying to get me on a meritorious board.
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    That's my only real problem with the Marines....

    That's my only real problem with the Marines. Half my shop just doesn't give a ****. They show up late, can't shave properly or get haircuts, don't do any work, constantly fallout of PT, etc. It's...
  18. Thread: Boot Life

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    I'm with headquarters platoon, I'm an 0621 field...

    I'm with headquarters platoon, I'm an 0621 field radio operator. So if I'm not carrying a big ass ruck full of radios and batteries on a patrol, I'm loading radios, filling guns, setting up OE's,...
  19. Thread: Boot Life

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    Boot Life

    Just an update for anyone who cares. I've been in the fleet for about 3 months now and I hit my year mark at the end of August. I'm currently with Tango Battery, 5bn, 10th Marines, 2nd MARDIV. Headed...
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    Sticky: Almost done with "Making a Killing" by Captain...

    Almost done with "Making a Killing" by Captain James Ashcroft. Entertaining and informative...
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