Member Stories

Once A Marine, Always A Marine

Once a Marine, always a Marine…I am now 42 years old and have lived my life by many codes that I learned when I was active duty. It has made me a stronger person, but has always come through for me when I needed it the most. I have been a Middle School Mathematics Teacher in Newark, NJ and I cant tell you how well being a Marine has helped me become a better teacher. This Wednesday, May 26, 2010, my school will be hosting a tribute to soldiers that have fought and died for their country. I am proud […]


USMC Boot Camp

USMC Boot Camp “Now without killing yourselves, GET OFF MY BUS!” These are the last four words you will hear prior to your life changing forever. The change begins immediately when you first mirror the yellow footprints. Whatever doubts you had if this is real are quickly gone as yelling is heard from all directions and your heart attempts to escape your body. The night is young and so are you but you will quickly learn that you have everything to learn once again. We have come from all points throughout the USA. From the big cities to the rural […]