Posts under Tag: USMC
A Different Christmas Poem

By: Michael Marks The embers glowed softly, and in their dim light, I gazed round the room and I cherished the sight. My wife was asleep, her head on my chest, My daughter beside me, angelic in rest. Outside the snow fell, a blanket of white, transforming the yard to a winter delight. The sparkling lights in the tree I […]

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Veterans Day: Freedom is Never Free

{EAV:e84e6df8eb56f618} On this Veterans Day we remember that freedom is never free. I wanted to pause to give thanks to all that gave some and the some that gave all to keep our country free from tyranny and oppression. Also, let’s not forget that November 10th marked the 237th birthday of the US Marine Corps. A special note of thanks […]

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Happy Veterans Day: Freedom is Never Free

Says it all…    

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Happy 236th Birthday United States Marine Corps

Today we celebrate the 236th Birthday of the USMC. Let’s not forget the gratitude for their never-ending vigilance. May God Bless the United States Marine Corps.   The Marines’ Prayer Almighty Father, whose command is over all and whose love never fails, make me aware of Thy presence and obedient to Thy will. Keep me true to my best self, […]

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Happy 235th Birthday, Marine Corps!

The Commandant and Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps present a message for the 235th birthday of the Marine Corps. The Marines’ Hymn From the halls of Montezuma, to the shores of Tripoli, We fight our country’s battles in the air, on land and sea. First to fight for right and freedom, and to keep our honor clean; We are […]

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If you can’t, you must. If you must, you can.

Last week I watched my wife do the hardest think she’s ever done… no, not childbirth (I was there for that, too). As the youngest of four siblings she stood in front of dozens of friends and family pouring out her heart to give her beloved father’s eulogy. It was a magnificent and uplifting moment and I have never been […]

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We remember Jesse F. Baird… May He Rest in Peace

This past week my wife lost her beloved father, Jesse F. Baird, after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. He was 87 and lived a wonderful life surrounded until his last days by people he loved and that loved him very much. For those who have asked: services will be held at 12:45pm Thursday, at Bay Pines National Cemetery. Visit […]

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