You want to stomp on my flag (God help you if I see you do it) you have the freedom (and lack of brain cells) to destroy the item that gives you that very freedom here in America, however, I'm sure I can find numerous reasons you need to meet a US Marine, danger close.
Americans are falling into the "sheep" category. They act just like sheep and don't think for themselves or what "they" believe in, just what they are told to believe in. Here is an idea, I believe in America, if my flag bothers you, pack sand and eat shit. If it offends you, go back to the shit hole you came from. If I could find a flag pole tall enough to disrupt the international space station's orbit because it was too tall, I would drop that sucker in my yard with a flag so big the good 8lb, 9 0z baby Jesus himself could see it on a cloudy day.
You may have read or have seen how the Wounded Warrior Project helps vets. You will see their label all over the NFL and sexy commercials where they take “vets” sky diving etc. However, you better do your homework when it comes to donating to the Wounded Warrior Project.
If they were simply out to “help” warriors that would be one thing however, when they are making hands over fist cash on the backs of actual wounded warriors, I have issues with that.
Let’s take a look at their salaries:
Top Three Salaries at Wounded Warrior Project (Based on Fiscal Year-Ended 09/30/13)
As many of you know,I like cigars and a couple a day is nice,more are better! I think I may be onto something as you read below how one warrior,loves cigars andis109 yrs old! Again,I think I'm onto something. Time for a C-Gar
Richard Overton feels a "little stiff" from time to time and he's cut out the whiskey but other than that, he feels pretty good.
Not bad for America's oldest living military veteran, who turned 109 on Monday.
“I get around pretty good, just get a little stiff. I'm doing all right, I guess," Overton told FoxNews.com, as he waited at his Austin, Texas, home for a car to pick him up to take him to meet Gov. Greg Abbott. Read more here
In the short 22+ years of the Marines there have been a few times I shouldn’t have walked away. The first come to Jesus moment was when I was doing rappelling (HRST) training in Camp Lejeune and we lost a main pylon rod (rod that hooks the transmission to the helo) in a huey and at 70ft there was no time to auto rotate and he ground came up and smacked us in a hurry. I walked away without a scratch.
3 deployments to Iraq. Two to Afghanistan reaching from 2003 to 2010 and entertaining being shelled in and shot at in Ramadi, shot at again in Afg, enough RPGs to start a nice collection of shrapnel, had several warriors wounded all around me in multiple IEDs and again no scratches. The funniest (I can laugh now) was in Iraq and getting attacked when I was taking my once a month shower. Thought I was gonna die in the shower….not fun at the time). I live today by the phrase “when it’s your time, it’s your time” and I would tell that to young Marines as they arrived in country in the brand new camies and sill had American chow in their guts. Not to be stern, just honest and to prove you can’t pussy foot around and worry about it, you have a job to do and your trained to do it, now let’s do it. Being scared is fine, there were plenty times I was scared, anyone that says otherwise was either not getting shot at or is full of shit.
I like living, it’s better than the alternative and if you try to kill me know you’re getting everything at my hands to kill you first and I will use a sledge hammer to kill a mosquito. Never take a day above ground for granted, never not tell your loved one you love them because in a blink of an eye, your or them can be gone. Just being alive and here is important, and being here lets you make a difference. Time for a C-Gar
A nurse took the tired, anxious serviceman to the bedside. "Your son is here," she said to the old man. She had to repeat the words several times before the patient's eyes opened.
Heavily sedated because of the pain of his heart attack, he dimly saw the young uniformed Marine standing outside the oxygen tent. He reached out his hand. The Marine wrapped his toughened fingers around the old man's limp ones, squeezing a message of love and encouragement.
The nurse brought a chair so that the Marine could sit beside the bed.All through the night the young Marine sat there in the poorly lighted ward, holding the old man's hand and offering him words of love and strength. Occasionally, the nurse suggested that the Marine move away and rest awhile.
He refused. Whenever the nurse came into the ward, the Marine was oblivious of her and of the night noises of the hospital - the clanking of the oxygen tank, the laughter of the night staff members exchanging greetings, the cries and moans of the other patients. Now and then she heard him say a few gentle words. The dying man said nothing, only held tightly to his son all through the night.
Along towards dawn, the old man died. The Marine released the now lifeless hand he had been holding and went to tell the nurse. While she did what she had to do, he waited.
Finally, she returned. She started to offer words of sympathy, but the Marine interrupted her.
"Who was that man?" he asked. The nurse was startled, "He was your father," she answered. "No, he wasn't," the Marine replied. "I never saw him before in my life."
"Then why didn't you say something when I took you to him?"
"I knew right away there had been a mistake,
but I also knew he needed his son, and his son just wasn't here. When I realized that he was too sick to tell whether or not I was his son, knowing how much he needed me, I stayed." I came here tonight to find a Mr. William Grey. His son was Killed in Iraq today, and I was sent to inform him. What was this Gentleman's Name?
The Nurse with Tears in Her Eyes Answered, Mr. William Grey.............
Jade Helm, yes, the exercise you have been reading on Facebook and news stations about a military build up to take over and declare martial law. Gang, being a Marine I have a good finger on the pulse of what is going on within the military. Jade Helm, although may fit some beliefs of a ploy from our unpopular president to overthrow our citizens, it isn’t. Before you go and say, he’s a Marine, of course he is going to say this, take a deep breath.
The exercise is NOT unprecedented: these types of Special Operations training events have been conducted since the 1970s and there are towns in NC and VA that have had significant portions of their population role play for the military in the past. For example, “Robin Sage” – the culminating exercise for the unconventional warfare portion of the Special Forces’ Qualification Course – has, for decades, taken place in civilian towns outside of Fort Bragg. This was also done in Germany during the Cold War. Until the recent hysteria among American citizens about this event, most patriots valued the opportunity to take part as role players and “partisans” for our special operators to interact with.
The last American’s that would turn on its own are your military members. You have to ask yourself, would these people that we send to foreign countries to rid evil simply turn on their home land? Give us a little more credit. The Marine Corps has several Marine Expeditionary Units (MEUs), actually 3 of them posed from the east and left coast and Japan. There are actually 3 on the east, 3 on the west and yes, one in Japan. One of these three is deployed, one is getting certified and one had just returned from deployment and is in rest/rebuild mode. These MEUs have been doing these types of exercises all over the US for the past shit ton years. However, no one has ever thought that it was an attempt to overthrow the US despite they had been done in Alabama, Florida and North Carolina, just to name a few. Despite how our current situation in DC is, we are always doing these types of training exercises and yes, they are the same scale of Jade Helm. It just so happens that currently, no one trusts our president.
This has got to be a record of shortest time as Commandant of the Marine Corps. The General is a first class officer. I served with him in Iraq and he was always top notch. The kind of leader when things were bad you could look at and feel better about the situation. Time for a C-Gar
The move cuts short Dunford's service as the commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, a job he began last October. But the rapid promotion is one of several that have marked Dunford's fast-tracked military career, which saw him leap from a one-star brigadier general to four stars in about three years. Read more here
It's amazing how this president has strangled the press. Press, what a joke, they don't even report news, its more of "entertainment". There is no more truth or holding someone accountable. Just rating numbers and "agendas". If this was a republican president they would be throwing his words back at him however, its not a republican president it's a democrat president and this continues to show his lies and and failures. Time for a C-Gar
The war in Afghanistan makes Obama look like a mix of a panderer—telling Americans what he thought they wanted to hear in 2008—and a bungler—struggling unsuccessfully with the ugly realities of the war ever since as plan after plan falls short of its goals.More here
This is a video of dedication on two levels, first on a warrior and his dog and second a true American (Laura Taylor - police officer) who sees the bigger picture. True dedication on both levels - Tim for a C-Gar