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Disney Extends Military Armed Forces Salute!

Great news to all, the Disney salute has been extended through 2014. Check out this article on the old pricing vs. the new with some great tips.

Walt Disney World:

  • Disney 4-Day Military Promotional Tickets with Park Hopper Option
  • Disney 4-Day Military Promotional Tickets with Water Park Fun


  • Disney Military Promotional 3-Day Park Hopper Tickets
  • Click for more details or contact your local ITT ticket office
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Share A few years ago, my Marine asked me what I thought about which Marine Corps Base I would prefer over another… I didn’t know anything about either duty station and ended up spending hours googling, only to get exhausted in the search with nothing concrete in hand. I knew right then and there that …

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Semper Feisty Radio


ShareListen to Semper Feisty Radio and join USMC Life’s Founder, Kristine and fellow Marine Corps spouses Jackie and Abbey, with different approaches and perspectives on life in the Corps, current issues, family life and more. We’re sorry to announce that we have put a hold on our radio show. Jackie is moving to Korea and we’ve …

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Marine Corps Marathon 1775

Runners Banned from Marine Corps Marathon for Common Practice

ShareHonor, Courage, and Commitment run deep in the Marine Corps and those values extend to runners who participate in the Marine Corps Marathon Series. It’s not an usual practice with runners. Injuries happen and life gets in the way, so participants trade bibs. Some even sell bibs. Of course this is all frowned upon by …

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Map of Military Deaths 29 Palms on Hwy 62

Highway 62 Death and Injuries to Twentynine Palms Marine Base

ShareUpdate 4.16.14: It is with heavy hearts that we report that Angela passed away on April 15th from injuries. More information from the accident has been released according to the High Desert Star: “Nikki Jones, of Twentynine Palms, said she was on the scene of the accident and saw a third vehicle, which she said …

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