Marine Corps named most prestigious branch of service in America

So, distinguished members of Mitchell’s Militia… It appears the Marine Corps has once again earned a noteworthy ranking… No, this time, the Marine Corps was not ranked the worst branch to join… (See: Marine Corps ranked worst service branch to join, and I love it.) Rather, it was named the most prestigious.

An Army officer sums up what makes Marines different

Great post over on Cpl. Beddoe’s site about what makes Marines different. It’s written by U.S. Army Col. Daniel F. Bolger. Col. Bolger really hits the mark on much of his post. I don’t agree with all of it, but I do agree with most of it. Here’s the link: An Army officer sums up what makesContinue reading “An Army officer sums up what makes Marines different”

USMC postpones rule for women doing pull-ups

Women just took another hit in their effort to serve in infantry units in the Marine Corps. The Marine Corps quietly cancelled its new rule that required women to be able to do three pull ups instead of a flexed arm hang, which meant holding one’s chin above the pull-up bar for at least 15 seconds.Continue reading “USMC postpones rule for women doing pull-ups”