USMC Life http://usmclife.com A community page for everything Marine Corps. Wed, 27 May 2015 15:24:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 IS suicide attacks in Iraq’s Anbar kill 17 troops http://usmclife.com/2015/05/is-suicide-attacks-in-iraqs-anbar-kill-17-troops/ http://usmclife.com/2015/05/is-suicide-attacks-in-iraqs-anbar-kill-17-troops/#comments Wed, 27 May 2015 15:24:05 +0000 http://usmclife.com/?p=15288 ShareBAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State extremists unleashed a wave of suicide attacks targeting the Iraqi army in western Anbar province, killing at least 17 troops in a major blow to government efforts to dislodge the militants from the sprawling Sunni heartland, an Iraqi military spokesman said Wednesday. The attacks came just hours after the Iraqi …

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Marines serve with purpose, standing for us all http://usmclife.com/2015/05/marines-serve-with-purpose-standing-for-us-all/ http://usmclife.com/2015/05/marines-serve-with-purpose-standing-for-us-all/#comments Wed, 27 May 2015 12:00:08 +0000 http://usmclife.com/?p=15281 Share Marines serve with purpose, standing for us all.’For Us All’ demonstrates the commitment that the Marine Corps has to protecting our way of life, and offers a glimpse into the lives of Marines serving all over the world. Counted on always, Marines have sworn to safeguard our nation by embodying the values of honor, …

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The World’s Most Motivated Boot: A Marine Video http://usmclife.com/2015/05/the-worlds-most-motivated-boot-a-marine-video/ http://usmclife.com/2015/05/the-worlds-most-motivated-boot-a-marine-video/#comments Tue, 26 May 2015 15:45:09 +0000 http://usmclife.com/?p=15285 ShareNeed a little humor for your short week? “Here is an example of a Marine in the fleet prior to the disgruntlement phase of enlistment. Watch closely- In just six months time, he will shed his cocoon, get a DUI, and blossom into a beautiful shitbag.” Share

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Iconic Marine Memorial Photo Captured: What Life’s Like Today http://usmclife.com/2015/05/iconic-marine-memorial-photo-captured-life-today/ http://usmclife.com/2015/05/iconic-marine-memorial-photo-captured-life-today/#comments Sun, 24 May 2015 17:15:42 +0000 http://usmclife.com/?p=15277 ShareOn March 27, 2007, just a few weeks before Marc Golczynski was to return home from his second tour in Iraq — one he volunteered for — he was shot on patrol and killed by enemy fire in al-Aanbar province. During a moment at the burial, his 8 year old son, Christian, stepped forward to …

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Iraq’s “will to fight” an issue especially after Marine’s sacrifices in the city http://usmclife.com/2015/05/iraqs-will-to-fight-an-issue-especially-after-marines-sacrifices-in-the-city/ http://usmclife.com/2015/05/iraqs-will-to-fight-an-issue-especially-after-marines-sacrifices-in-the-city/#comments Sun, 24 May 2015 16:57:34 +0000 http://usmclife.com/?p=15275 ShareWASHINGTON (AP) — The Islamic State group’s takeover of the provincial capital Ramadi is stark evidence that Iraqi forces lack the “will to fight,” Defense Secretary Ash Carter acknowledged, a harsh assessment that raised new questions about the Obama administration’s strategy to defeat the extremist group that has seized a strategically important swath of the …

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“Marine” veteran arrested for quadruple murder and arson http://usmclife.com/2015/05/marine-veteran-arrested-for-quadruple-murder-and-arson/ http://usmclife.com/2015/05/marine-veteran-arrested-for-quadruple-murder-and-arson/#comments Fri, 22 May 2015 18:28:58 +0000 http://usmclife.com/?p=15271 Share It’s been said Daron Dylon Wint (pictured above) a Marine veteran, but that’s not the case. He never earned the title Marine, simply attending and failing boot camp doesn’t count in our world. *** WASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities have arrested an ex-convict who was accused in the killings of a wealthy Washington family and …

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IS captures Iraqi towns of Husseiba and Syria’s Palmyra http://usmclife.com/2015/05/is-captures-iraqi-towns-of-husseiba-and-syrias-palmyra/ http://usmclife.com/2015/05/is-captures-iraqi-towns-of-husseiba-and-syrias-palmyra/#comments Fri, 22 May 2015 15:20:14 +0000 http://usmclife.com/?p=15266 ShareBAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State group militants searched through the Syrian town of Palmyra for government troops and fighters, using lists of names and informers to track them down and shooting some in the head on the spot, activists said Friday, estimating at least 150 have been killed in the past two days. The purge …

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Memorial Weekend: Free Entrance to Knott’s Berry Farm Parks http://usmclife.com/2015/05/memorial-weekend-free-entrance-to-knotts-berry-farm-parks/ http://usmclife.com/2015/05/memorial-weekend-free-entrance-to-knotts-berry-farm-parks/#comments Fri, 22 May 2015 05:10:17 +0000 http://usmclife.com/?p=15262 ShareKnott’s Berry Farm is proud to honor the brave members of our Military by providing all Active, Veteran and Retired US Military personnel with complimentary admission during Memorial Day Weekend, May 23 through May 25. Up to six tickets may be purchased for family and friends at this discounted rate: Knott’s Berry Farm: $41.00 Regular …

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2nd Marine killed in Osprey crash named http://usmclife.com/2015/05/2nd-marine-killed-in-osprey-crash-named/ http://usmclife.com/2015/05/2nd-marine-killed-in-osprey-crash-named/#comments Thu, 21 May 2015 16:28:05 +0000 http://usmclife.com/?p=15259 ShareHONOLULU (AP) – The military on Wednesday said a second Marine has died of injuries he received after an Osprey aircraft crashed during a training exercise last weekend in Hawaii. Lance Cpl. Matthew Determan of Maricopa, Arizona, was among several people who were injured when the MV-22 Osprey went down at Bellows Air Force Station …

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Marine Veteran convicted of assaults, rape stationed at Pendleton http://usmclife.com/2015/05/marine-veteran-convicted-of-assaults-rape-stationed-at-pendleton/ http://usmclife.com/2015/05/marine-veteran-convicted-of-assaults-rape-stationed-at-pendleton/#comments Thu, 21 May 2015 16:20:33 +0000 http://usmclife.com/?p=15256 ShareSAN DIEGO — A former Camp Pendleton Marine has been convicted of attacking or raping six women in San Diego while on active duty. Prosecutors say former staff sergeant Ted Amparan wore his military fatigues when he attacked the victims — many of whom were sex workers — between 2007 and 2012. Some were as …

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