Small arms ballistic effects
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — For the first time in its 96-year history, a female general is taking charge at the famed Marine Corps training depot at South Carolina's Parris Island.
Brig. Gen. Loretta Reynolds, who is also known as the first female Marine to ever hold a command position in a battle zone, takes charge Friday at the installation south of Beaufort.
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Tribute to the Marines of the Darkhorse Bn and their families. Hope you enjoy
Lone Marine Rolling Thunder
With a broken wrist!!
Will Rogers, who died in a 1935 plane crash, was one of the greatest political sages this country has ever known.
Enjoy the following:
1. Never slap a man who's chewing tobacco.
2. Never kick a cow chip on a hot day.
3. There are two theories to arguing with a woman. Neither works.
Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan – U.S. Marines here are protecting their, um, assets with new, state-of-the-art ballistic underwear.
The undergarments, which are similar to spandex shorts, have a special material that helps protect their private parts from shrapnel and debris during a blast.
Aboard an Osprey in Helmand Province, Afghanistan – Osprey-bashing is still much in style in Congress and other venues, but not in the southern deserts of Afghanistan.
The ungainly aircraft, which lift off and land like a helicopter and fly like a fixed-wing prop aircraft, have gone into the short-haul business of ferrying troops and cargo for the Marine Corps in Helmand province, and they’ve begun shedding their bad reputation in the process.
Improvise, adapt, overcome!