MARINE POOLEE SUBDUES COLORADO HIGH SCHOOL SHOOTER

The United States Marine Corps has confirmed that Brendan Bialy, a current poolee in the Marine Corps Delayed Entry Program (DEP), assisted in subduing an active shooter at STEM School Highlands Ranch on May 7, 2019.

Brendan’s courage and commitment to swiftly ending this tragic incident at the risk of his own safety is admirable and inspiring. His decisive actions resulted in the safety and protection of his teachers and fellow classmates.

Brendan joined the DEP July 12, 2018 out of Recruiting Sub-station Parker, CO, and is scheduled to ship to recruit training this summer.

For more information concerning the details of the incident, please contact local authorities. (Link)

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36 thoughts on “MARINE POOLEE SUBDUES COLORADO HIGH SCHOOL SHOOTER”

  1. Marines never back down and always push forward. Well done and god bless for putting yourself in a dangerous place to help others. You will make a fine Marine. Semper Fi

  2. Sounds like a Medal of Honor to me.Semper Fi Marine we welcome you to the Brotherhood.
    God bless the parents who raised you

  3. Great job Marine I agree this is a Medal of Honor Marine your parents raised you well Welcome to the brotherhood Semper-Fi

  4. Fine job there young man(future Marine). Congratulations on being an American hero,we need more of people like you. Semper Fi,and welcome to our Brotherhood. World’s finest USMC.
    P.S I do agree this young man should receive a medal of Accomadation for his heroic act.

  5. Early S/F young man may u earn the title and I know in my military mind you’ll wear the title well you’ve proved that already. Also my thoughts and prayers for ur classmate Kendrick Castillo. He would’ve made a great Marine alsohad he chosen that route.

  6. What about Kendrick Castillo. The news said he was a future Marine, or was planning on enlisting after graduation. The Corps ought to make him an Honorary PFC. It would recognize his dedication to Marine Corps values, and be great publicity, for the Corps.

  7. You for sure have the internal’s for the making of a “Tufel Huden”.In the words of Col. W. L Fox, Medal of Honor reciepiant, Attack Attack Attack! You’ll be a.good hard charging Marine!

  8. Semper Fi and job well done from another delayed enlistment Marine! I’m sure Chesty is welcoming you with open arms! You deserve the Medal of Honor for your actions!

  9. OUTSTANDING ! Young Man, Happily waiting to Call you Marine. Adapt,Overcome,improvise. Keep Moving Forward!!! .

  10. This young man should be awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for his courage and lifesaving effort. NAVINST 1650 has the details. Semper Fi!

  11. “ATTA-BOY, BRANDON !!!” HAVE NOT YET EARNED YOUR “EGA” BADGE, BUT YOU ARE ALREADY KICKING-ASS & TAKING NAMES @ A YOUNG AGE !!!! SOUNDS TO ME LIKE YOU HAVE ALREADY EARNED YOUR “PFC” STRIPE FOR BOOT-CAMP GRADUATION DAY !!! OOORAH, SEMPER FIDELIS, & KEEP EVERY SHOT INSIDE THE 10-RING…………

    PVT. WHITLOCK, USMC-VOL. “SEMPER FI SOCIETY OF THE BRAZOS VALLEY”, SEALY, TX. 77474 (68 YRS. OLD !!!)
    MOS# 0000—SERIAL #1911-30-06

  12. Brendan congratulations on your courage and valor. I can see you becoming an outstanding MARINE and I would be proud to stand beside you .Sgt.Dirk M.Goldberg USMC 0331 1975-1983

  13. This young man will make an excellent
    Addition to our family.Congragulations,and welcome to the Brotherhood,good luck at boot camp.He should get Pfc,out of boot camp,after this display of courage and willingness to lay his life on the line.Put a medal on him!!.

  14. Same recruiting station my son went through. One of the best recruiting stations there is, although great Marines come from everywhere. Your actions have already shown you will be another great Marine. Push hard in everything you do, nothing is easy. And for Kendrick Castillo, you could have been another great Marine. Prayers to your family for their great loss.

  15. You have all the makings of a Marine, job well done. Show what you are made of in boot camp, you deserve that first stripe now. Your parents are extremely proud of you as we all are. Semper Fi poolee!

  16. This young man will make an excellent Marine. The only challenge left for him to overcome is to achieve his EGA in Marine Boot Camp. Best of luck to this courageous young man and all the blessings in the world. Will have this young man in my prayers. Semper Fi!

  17. As the father of an active duty Marine, I can simply state that I’m not surprised. We need more like Brandon!

  18. As a Retired Marine I say that you have raised the bar. You are now and forever more a United States Marine! Semper Fi Brandon, we salute you!

  19. you bet ya THATS what we COLORADO PRE:BOOT CAMP Young Marines do.
    I’m BORN and Raised In Colorado Semper Fidelis GOD Personally received you through them pearly Gates on this day in MAY 7th 2019. And My God Bless your Family as well.

  20. Improvise–Adapt–Overcome!! Out-F–king Standing–Welcome to the Brotherhood! Your parents have done a great job!

  21. Great job!!! Like we said during bootcamp in 1959, Marines always run to the sounds of gunfire. Boot camp should be easy for you. You know what it takes to become a Marine! Semper Fi.

  22. Great job Brother! You picked the right service to get into. You will never be sorry you are joining the Corps. You are showing your will to fight and back up your friends. You will fit in just right with the Marines.
    Semper Fi
    Sgt Court Conkwright USMC
    1962 – 1967 Parris Island and 2nd Marine Corps Div.

  23. The Marines are looking for a Few Good Men (that was the old saying) and you are one of them. Semper Fi USMC 1972-1974

  24. Way to go Brandon! It looks like you have what it will take to join our brotherhood. Let us know when you earn the title. Remember, “Once a Marine, Always a Marine”

    “Uncommon Valor was a common virtue”

    Cpl. V. R. Burk USMC 1970 – 1976

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