More DI Sayings

I am sure that everyone has heard it from time to time in The Corps but the most profound thing that I remember my SDI, GySgt Bruce E. Boltze saying to us was “The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war”. Gunny Boltze was promoted to CWO# and was shot down in an OV-10 Bronco over the South China Sea in 1971…his 3rd tour. Researching his accomplishments and medals, he was a Marine's Marine. Proud to have known him, even for only 8 weeks in 1969.

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So, how many Marines does it take to change a light bulb?

Remember, it is a joke, making fun of situations.

 

So, how many Marines does it take to change a light bulb?

After all these years, I've finally found the perfect scenario to describe a normal day in the Marine Corps. Another possible title to this blog would have been: Why I Have to Get Out Before I'm Driven Insane. Here it is:

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American Thing To Do

Hey Sgt Grit… I was a young man fresh out of High School when I joined the Marine Corps in May 1963. I graduated on a Thursday and left for Boot Camp on Monday morning. I joined because I loved America and loved everything that it stood for then and stands for now. But, I joined to do my duty, as my father and grandfather had done in World War II and World War I. I did it because it was the American thing to do and I was an American.

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MUST SEE VIDEO: 74 Year-Old Former Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Punches Moon Conspiracy Stalker In The Face

This is awesome.  Can't get much more entertaining than this live clip.

This version shows Bart Sibrel following Aldrin and pestering him, until the former astronaut explodes.  The right cross from Aldrin comes at the 1:20 mark.

I was fortunate to have a beer with Buzz Aldrin at a wedding in 1992.  There is no doubt that he walked on the moon.  Mythbusters offers proof below.

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