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I Am a Retired United States Marine (usmc)

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 43 People

    annirawrmuffin annirawrmuffin 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 3, 2014

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    Service

    I joined the Marine Corps when I was 17.  I did it to show my Dad that I was tougher than he was.  Well, I also couldn't find a future in montana.  I know, sounds stupid now, but you should have been there.  I had lived the previous 3 years in the Philippines...
    broadshoulder broadshoulder 51-55 Aug 25, 2008

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    Fallen Heroes Marine Dog Tag.

    Fallen Heroes Dog Tag - Marines The cost of America's freedom is most dearly paid in the lives of those Marines who died defending that right. We owe our liberty to their efforts. These dog tags remember and commemorate that sacrifice. Minted in a brass alloy, these dog tags...
    midwest5772 midwest5772 66-70 Jul 2, 2010

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    Helicopter Hydraulic Mechanic

    I was in the Suck from 1994-2001 I got out right as all the craziness was happening. I was a 6094 helicopter hydraulic mechanic. i did time at MCAS New River, Tustin, El Toro, Miramar, Futema and finally Camp Pendleton. I went on a Med cruise and a 6- month pump to Oki, saw...
    hharperson hharperson 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 11, 2008

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    Any Regrets?

    Let me start off by saying I am not a retired Marine but I wasn't sure where else to put this. I'm currently 17 years old and will be finishing my senior year of highschool next year and trying to join the Marines has been on my mind for a long time now. I haven't met with the...
    bluesboy13 bluesboy13 16-17, M Mar 31, 2011

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    Where I Met My Love

    I was serving on Active Duty in Kaneohe Bay, HI.  I was an Admin Marine and he was an Infantry Marine.  We were both stationed on K-bay.  We met almost 4 years ago.  When we met I was in the middle of going through a divorce from my first husband who was also...
    FormerUSMCnowUSMCGF FormerUSMCnowUSMCGF 18-21, F Feb 15, 2008

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    I Am a Marine Gf Looking For Some Help

    I am not a Retired Marine, but I am a Marine girlfriend. I joined this group so that I could post this story. There is a girl in our group talking crap about Marines. She is stating that they are all cheaters, that being a Marine isn't a "real job", that...
    Caligirl125 Caligirl125 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 12, 2009

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    Once a Jarhead. . . .

    Signed an open contract in 1981 and ended up in supply; served four years' a year in Okinawa, the rest at LeJeune, then got out in '85.  Much of what I learned in the Corps has been engrained in me, like the need to rise early, exercise, keep a stearn look, and give orders...
    think2much think2much 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 13, 2008

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    One Miserable Anti-american Human Being Called Bumsquirt

    There is this avowed Anarchist and Socialist on EP who is mouthing off with his hatred of America and our military men and women. He is a totally miserable excuse for a human being who calls himself "Bumsquirt." He has posted vile comments on my Whiteboard and reflected many...
    lickitysplit lickitysplit 61-65, M 4 Responses Sep 4, 2010

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    What Mos Was Everyone

    so what MOS was everyone I was a 1345/1341 heavy equipment operator and heavy diesel mechanic.
    Karalas Karalas 26-30, M 7 Responses Oct 2, 2007

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    Not a Marine Myself..

    ....but I'd love your feedback.  One word - infantry.  Tell me.  I'd trust you guys before I trust his recruiter ;-)
    sethandlisa08 sethandlisa08 18-21 2 Responses Mar 1, 2008

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    I Love The Corps But Am Not A Marine

    I am afraid that I was a Squid, but I have loved the Corps since I was a small kid. My father fought with the 2nd Marine Division in the Pacific during WW-II and made the initial landing on Saipan and some other islands (something Jima, but not Iwo). I served as an officer in the...
    lickitysplit lickitysplit 61-65, M Sep 4, 2010

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    Happy 237th Birthday Usmc

    To all, who have served,,,,, past, present and future... A hearty and Happy 237th Birthday weekend to our beloved corps. Now let's git drinkin' Boy's!!
    TheThirdEye TheThirdEye 66-70, M Nov 9, 2012

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    Former Marine

    I was a Marine from 2000-2004. Picked up CPL in the inactive reserve. Was part of 3d TSB SPT, Co 31st MEU, 35th I believe MSSG. Have been all over Asia and spent all time that wasn't school living in OKinawa. I wouldn't trade it for anything.
    Karalas Karalas 26-30, M 6 Responses Sep 24, 2007

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    Related Experiences

    Oh gosh that last one was embarrassing I have no clue how to use this app!! I am 19 and I have been dating a Marine for a year and 5 months!! My marine is in Missouri at job school...
    VaydaGrace14 VaydaGrace14 18-21, F 3 Responses May 5

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    does anyone have insight to mos school in pensacola fl? my marine will be there in a month so I'm early asking this question but does anyone know anything about the liberty there...
    LivMarie9 LivMarie9 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    "Behind every strong Marine, there's an even stronger woman who stands behind him, supports him, and loves him with all her heart" Keep staying strong ladies! It's all worth it...
    kenzie11904 kenzie11904 18-21, F Apr 27

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    Wondering if any of your marines had to go to Kessler Air Force base for mos school?
    JusstJusstinee JusstJusstinee 18-21, F May 3

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    Does anyone know how marines can get flight cheaper? Please let me know!
    VGASR VGASR 18-21, F 2 Responses May 7

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    Does anyone know how long Amphibious Assault Training last at Camp Lejeune? Idk if my Marine is holding out or if he really doesn't know. Any information would be greatly...
    SemperFiJWII SemperFiJWII 22-25, F 2 Responses May 12

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    Hello ladies, Hope everyone is having a great Saturday! I have two questions for you ladies. Ok so I've been dating my Marine for 3 years and 7 months. We've been together since...
    VGASR VGASR 18-21, F May 16

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    MCRD SAN DIEGO HELP! when do I stop writing my marine?? he has a week until the crucible
    krystallklearr krystallklearr 18-21, F 2 Responses May 18

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    My marine graduates in less than two weeks! What is a good graduation present????
    krystallklearr krystallklearr 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    yesterday my marine asked his mom if he could marry me! we're still young and I'm in college so he was just getting her opinion and approval but the fact he actually brought it up...
    elliecrow elliecrow 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My boyfriend just left today for Camp Pendleton. Can't wait to see him! Anyone else's man just leave for Camp Pendleton?
    AshleyPatt4 AshleyPatt4 18-21 3 Responses Apr 27

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    96 days! they said he should be home by august 2nd :) I know its never certain but I'm happy anyway!!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 27

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    I'm 31. I'm not 13. I'm an adult. Why doesn't my parents allow me to stay overnight with him?! He wants to celebrate my birthday in Natural Bridge, just me and him but my parents...
    PaulineLe PaulineLe 26-30, F Apr 28

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    So I follow this page on Facebook right and it's for milso's. This girl and I were commenting and we just found out that we literally go to the same school! Like omg! This is crazy...
    JusstJusstinee JusstJusstinee 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    Hoping to hear from him Sunday, just waiting and waiting
    JusstJusstinee JusstJusstinee 18-21, F Apr 29

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    He is starting to stop dipping because of our future. I know he's trying and it makes him feel angry with everything. I wish I was there with him right now, so I could hug him and...
    PaulineLe PaulineLe 26-30, F Apr 29

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    He called me! Guys he called me! Best 20 minute phone call ever!
    JusstJusstinee JusstJusstinee 18-21, F Apr 30

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    Our 3 year anniversary was yesterday, can't wait until our marriage reaches that point ❤️ :)
    infinitelovexo infinitelovexo 18-21, F May 1

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    I got a letter in the mail today. The fort since he's been away. There were tears of happiness
    careuhambur careuhambur 16-17, F 1 Response May 1

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    After a 7 month deployment he finally came on the 18th! He left on the 30th and we spent every day together ❤️ I'm looking forward to seeing him Memorial Day or flying to his...
    VGASR VGASR 18-21, F May 1

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    1 month left till I leave to nc to be with my love for the rest of my life ! :) I can't wait to start this beautiful chapter in my life with him. <3
    Nmxx7 Nmxx7 16-17, F 3 Responses May 2

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    I'm being to doubt my relationship... My boyfriend comes home in about 20 days, but I have this really sad feeling in my gut that's telling me were gonna break up once he gets back...
    iamjbay iamjbay 18-21, F 3 Responses May 3

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    So, I'm married now... My husband is currently serving a 6 month deployment and as we are halfway through it I have some reservations for when he comes home. Separation has been...
    baileyconeal baileyconeal 18-21, F 3 Responses May 4

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    sorry about the rany but yesturday was our one year anniversary and i was hoping for a letter or some flowers or something to say hapoy anniversary. i got zip zero nada. barely...
    wifeusmc27 wifeusmc27 18-21, F May 4

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    How sweet he is !!!! And today when we talked about our vacation. He said that i will spend time with him on his birthday even he doesn't have to leave his base for the vacation...
    PaulineLe PaulineLe 26-30, F 1 Response May 4

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    Literally just can't stop thinking about him and about the future, just one of those nights..
    JusstJusstinee JusstJusstinee 18-21, F 3 Responses May 5

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    ncredible!! I have run across so many other sites with older women that I just can't seem to relate to!! I have read all these comments and completely click with all of your...
    VaydaGrace14 VaydaGrace14 18-21, F 1 Response May 5

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    and I am sleeping alone for the 64th night in a row! 😖
    braem22 braem22 18-21 3 Responses May 5

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    Does any one know of any nice MILSO groups like this one on Facebook I could join?
    infinitelovexo infinitelovexo 18-21, F 1 Response May 6